Valentine’s Day Gift Idea: Sexy Tea

Valentine's Day Gift Idea: Homemade Sexy Tea | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

I wanted to do something really special this Valentine’s day for you, dear Evermine blog readers, so I used my best herbalism skills to come up with a super sexy tea. Using herbs that are known for their ability to warm, provide a sense of security, relieve stress, open the heart, and of course some… 

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Mukhwas: An Indian After-Meal Spice Mix

Mukhwas: an Indian After-Meal Spice Mix | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

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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Homemade Spice Blend Gifts

Edible Gifts: DIY Spice Blends | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Every year for Christmas, my boyfriend James and I like to make gifts for our friends and family. Since James is a home-chef, we decided to make our own spice blends to give to our fellow foodies this year. We chose three different blends: Herbs de Provence, Asian 5-Spice, and Fajita Seasoning. We plan to… 

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Spiced Rim Sugar

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This time of year, it’s sometimes tough to get excited about winter. The light slowly seeps away; the weather forecast is bleak; and getting dressed is three times the process it is in summertime. But the best part of the winter — the best thing that comes out of trudging through dreary days with damp… 

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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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Popcorn Seasoning Kit

Homemade Taco Seasoning Kit | The Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Every fall, my boyfriend James and I love to curl up on the couch and have a movie marathon. We usually watch movie franchises like Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean or Twilight. With each movie night we like to stock up on our favorite snacks, and popcorn, of course, is a movie-watching staple. I… 

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