Sweet Slumber Tea Blend

Sweet Slumber Tea Blend | Evermine Blog | www.evwermine.com

I am a big tea drinker, especially on cold winter days when I want to stay warm. This tea is one of my favorites – a delicious herbal blend of chamomile, peppermint, lavender and roses. I made up a big batch of this loose-leaf blend to enjoy this winter and also to give as gifts…. 

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Perfect Pie Crust: Gluten-Free and Vegan

Perfect Pie Crust: Vegan and Gluten Free | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

I’ve been working on a fabulous gift idea for you. See, I come from a family lineage that takes its pie crust very seriously. After two or three years of tweaks and trials, this gluten-free and vegan version has recently earned the approval of the current pie-crust matriarch. An impressive feat, if I do blog… 

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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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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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Italian Bread Dip Mix

Italian Herb Mix Gifts | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Good quality olive oil and sweet, aged balsamic vinegar, swished with herbs makes a luxuriously rich and flavorful bread dip. By making the herb mix in advance, you can hurry along the process and never have to let an oven-warmed loaf wait in vain. Even better, make a bunch and you will have some to… 

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Homemade Vanilla Extract

Homemade Vanilla Extract Gifts | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

I secretly listen to Christmas music months before Christmas is even here. I know not everyone shares my enthusiasm for holiday music, but now is the perfect time to start preparing for the holiday season – especially if you plan to give homemade gifts! This year I decided to make homemade vanilla extract for my… 

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