Saturday Sips: Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix Recipe | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Winter weather has finally arrived here in Portland, putting us in the mood to cozy up by the fire with our hands comfortably cupped around a mug full of something hot. In this case, our hot beverage of choice is a rich and creamy hot cocoa made from a mix we’ve concocted ourselves. It’s so… 

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Cornucopia Candy Favors

Candy Cornucopia Favors for Thanksgiving | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Are you ready for Turkey Day? This year for Thanksgiving I wanted to try making up these cute Cornucopia Candy favors to give to everyone at our family gathering. They are fun and easy to put together, and are the perfect project to create with your kids. They could even take them to school to… 

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Simmering Spices

Homemade Simmering Spices | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

This is the time of year when I do a lot of cooking. Sometimes I think I cook more during this season than I do the other three combined! Many weekends and late nights are spent preparing multiple meals to go into the freezer. The bounty of fresh food that is available simply tastes better… 

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Thanksgiving Leftover Packing Station

Thanksgiving Leftovers Packing Station | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Every year for Thanksgiving we LIVE for leftovers. There’s nothing like a turkey and cranberry sandwich for breakfast the next day! To make it easy for everyone to take food home (and so I don’t have to give away my Tupperware) I’m putting together a leftover packing station complete with to-go boxes in various sizes,… 

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Homemade Pumpkin Spiced Biscotti

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Biscotti | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

When I was a little girl, my mom would let me have tiny cups of coffee once in awhile. Usually just enough to fill one of her antique china tea cups. Occasionally, she would surprise me with a biscotti cookie to dunk into my coffee and enjoy. Years later, this treat is still just as… 

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