Mukhwas: An Indian After-Meal Spice Mix

Mukhwas: an Indian After-Meal Spice Mix | Evermine Blog |

You know that stuff that you sometimes get at the end of the meal or on your way out the door at an Indian restaurant? That sweetish mix of flavorful seeds that’s usually served in a small bowl with a tiny spoon… that stuff? That stuff is called mukhwas, and as I’ve learned more and… 

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DIY Mini Popcorn Favor Bags

DIY Mini Popcorn Favor Bags | Evermine Blog |

Remember those endless days of studying for final exams? The mounting textbooks, notes and pencil shavings? Well, I suppose I am going through it again on a different level as my daughter journeys through the long days and nights working through some tough deadlines! To ease the ‘stress’, I have made cute little DIY popcorn… 

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New Holiday Gift Tag Labels + Packaging Inspiration

New Holiday Labels + Gift Packaging Inspiration | Evermine Blog |

We confess, one of our favorite things about Christmas is the presents under the tree, but not for the reasons you may think. To us, beautiful packaging can be just as compelling as the mysterious gift that resides inside, and lucky for us, it doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive to put together gift… 

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Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Edible Gift Idea: Homemade Cookies Packaged in CD Vellum Cases | Evermine Blog |

Happiness is Homemade – how true is that?! Well, for a morning class for our community, we will be giving out these delicious homemade cookies using a new recipe from Ina Garten featured in her new cookbook, Make it Ahead. These cookies have it all – the sweet and salty combo, with crispy edges, the… 

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Sweet Slumber Tea Blend

Sweet Slumber Tea Blend | Evermine Blog |

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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Simmering Spices

Homemade Simmering Spices | Evermine Blog |

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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