Mother’s Day Gift: Fruity Jam Butter

Mother's Day Gift: Fruity Jam Butter | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Mother’s Day is just one of those days when moms deserve to be pampered. I personally think breakfast in bed is one of the best ways to pamper mom, and when I say breakfast in bed, I don’t mean a fancy breakfast in bed. I’m talking about something really cute and simple. A tray with… 

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Homemade Harissa – Spicy Red Pepper Sauce

Homemade Harissa | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Harissa is a spicy red pepper sauce used in North African cuisine. I first stumbled upon it while researching Preserved Lemons (another common ingredient in North African dishes). Harrisa is a spicy, paste-like blend of hot peppers, garlic and spices, making for a delicious condiment that can be used in an assortment of dishes. Simply… 

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Homemade Spicy Margarita Salt Gifts

Homemade Spicy Margarita Salt Gifts | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

This time of year really begs for a sun salutation of some sort, doesn’t it? A few local taquerias here in Portland have figured out how to do it right in liquid form—the ever elegant and bright margarita, of course. Probably the best part of these stellar Margaritas is the spicy rim salt. The good… 

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Homemade Raspberry & Rose Vinegar

Raspberry and Rose Vinegar | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

I enjoy making my own concoctions at home. Infusions are very simple to make as you just combine ingredients in a jar and let them sit for awhile. I came across this post and couldn’t resist trying out a raspberry infused vinegar. The color looked so pretty, and after doing a bit more research I… 

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Healthy Recipe: Raw Energy Boost

Healthy Recipe: Raw Energy Boost | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

It’s that time again to recover from the holidays. Over spending, over eating, and otherwise indulging a bit too much all around can have you feeling the need for a boost of healthy energy. I’ve been adding a superfood mix of chia seeds, hemp hearts, buckwheat groats, and unhulled sesame seeds to my cereals at… 

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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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