Sparkling Cider Pound Cake with Sparkling Cider Glaze

Homemade Gift Idea: Sparkling Cider Pound Cake with Sparkling Cider Glaze | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

A few weeks ago a big chill came to Portland and its surrounding areas. Everyone started freaking out about the snow and ice we were going to get – everyone but me, that is. You see, I know better. I know my state, and I know that in the particular area where I live, snow… 

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Caramel Apple Dippers

Homemade Gift Idea: Caramel Apple Dippers | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Serendipity. That’s what you call a fortunate happenstance. As in, “It’s serendipity that this caramel dip turned out so well, even though I was trying to make Dulce de leche.” You see, this sauce tastes just like a caramel apple from the fairgrounds, but it was created by a stovetop flop. Remember the Caramel in… 

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Apple Chutney

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Here in the Pacific northwest, it’s easy for home cooks to run into the delightful problem of having more apples than we know how to manage. What comes out of this is lots of new cooking adventures and lots of new apple-based foods like apple cider vinegar, apple pie, hard apple cider and now, here… 

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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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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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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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