Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar

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After a few years of flirting with fermentation projects here and there—koji, kombucha, pickles—I’ve come across one with real everyday and everyone potential: apple cider vinegar. I’m sharing it here at Evermine.com because it’s easy to make, easy to love, and it’s made with just the scraps of apples, something you may find yourself replete… 

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Pumpkin Apple Bread

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When my home is filled with the heavenly scent of cinnamon, ginger and clove, I know that fall has truly arrived. These spices can certainly be used throughout the year, but there is something warming about pumpkin spices dancing through the air as a loaf of pumpkin bread bakes in the oven. There is no… 

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Easy Pickled Red Onions

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Pickled onions are one of my favorite toppings for fish tacos, sandwiches, salads and more. I love their pink color and sweet pickled flavor with a hint of spice. They are very easy to make at home and they’re a quick pickle, so you can eat them up the very next day! These would make… 

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Favors

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One of my favorite things to do in fall is carve a pumpkin (or seven). I’ve long outgrown the typical jack-o-lantern for Halloween, but each year I make something crafty out in the garden with the king of squash. This year was the first that my one-year-old could really experience pumpkin carving, or more accurately,… 

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Habañero Hot Sauce

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A raucous gem of a habañero sauce has been showing up these past few years at many a hip Portland, Oregon brunch spot. It’s got a healthy punch, yet it’s approachable and sweet, and it’s made right here in Evermine’s hometown by a company called Secret Aardvark. It was this new interpretation of habañero that… 

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Crockpot Apple Butter

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As the fall wedding season approaches, I’ve found myself thinking about my favorite homemade treats. Here at the Evermine garden, we have two fairly young apple trees that produce a lot of fruit, and in autumn I like to gather all the apples that have fallen to the ground. These tart green apples are great… 

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