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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5-Bean Vegetarian Soup Mix in a Jar

5-Bean Vegetarian Soup Mix in a Jar | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

When the colder weather arrives, a weekday dinner will often consist of some sort of warming soup. This vegetarian bean soup is a simple recipe that is full of nutrition to keep you warm from the inside out. Made using dry ingredients, it’s so pretty that it makes a great gift when presented in a… 

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Simple Gift: Fall Cooking Class Favors

Cooking Class Favors | The Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Cooking classes are so much fun! Think about it: all you do is talk about food, ingredients and how to mix and match the smells, textures and flavors! And of course, tasting is just as much fun as cooking (or maybe a bit more fun). So for a gourmet kosher cooking class, I will be… 

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Thank You Gift: Tea Favors

Thank You Tea Favors | The Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

What is the perfect gift for families that host my daughter for lunch or dinner while she is attending high school in New York? What is something that is easy to put together and yet something that can be enjoyed by a host or hostess? Well, after much thought (possibly over a cup of tea),… 

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Dorm Counselor Appreciation Gifts

Dorm Counselor Appreciation Gifts - Washi Tape | The Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

So, I seem to be having difficulty comprehending the fact that my 14 year old is attending high school in New York at the very same school I attended! I’m a tad bit nostalgic. Ok, maybe more than a tad, but seriously, how can I even have a 14 year old if I’m only 16!… 

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Homemade Coffee-Coconut Sugar Scrub

Homemade Coffee-Coconut Sugar Scrub | The Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Coffee has been used for centuries as a natural cellulite fighting and skin firming ingredient. The caffeine enhances fat metabolism, and when it’s applied topically, it can absorb and remove liquid fat from your skin, which decreases the appearance of cellulite. Coconut oil is a fantastic natural moisturizing lotion. It is anti-aging, acne fighting and… 

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