Rose Petal Jam (Gulqand)

Rose Petal Jam (Gulqand) {Recipe) | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

As a student of herbalism and natural medicine, I’ve been experimenting with making tinctures, syrups, decoctions, teas, fermentations and other slippery, startling, sweet, harrowing or lilting flavors and textures for several years now. It’s been a riot at times, but mostly it’s been a lot of widened-eyes after first tries and glad smiles for new… 

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Homemade Sugar and Spiced Nuts

Homemade Sugar and Spiced Nuts | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

If you’re looking for a shower favor that is very doable, universally likeable, and mostly healthy but with a twist of decadence, check this one out. These sugar and spiced nuts are super yummy! The sweetness of sugar and cinnamon contrasts with just a touch of cayenne to wake up your taste buds. It’s a… 

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Edible Gifts: Preserved Lemons

Preserved Lemons Recipe | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Up until recently, I knew nothing about preserved lemons beyond seeing them listed as an ingredient in recipes and swiftly substituting for fresh lemons instead. But as my culinary adventures continued, I became more and more curious about them. What did they taste like? How were they actually used? Preserved lemons are primarily used in… 

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Homemade Waffle Cones

Homemade Waffle Cone Recipe | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Shavuot is a favorite holiday, and one of the ways we celebrate is by hosting a community ice cream party. It is customary to eat dairy foods on this holiday, and without a doubt, our ice cream bar wins, hands down, because of our homemade waffle cones. To create our waffle cone display, we typically… 

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Grain-Free Nut & Seed Granola Recipe

Grain-Free Nut and Seed Granola Recipe | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

I sure do love a good granola on top of yogurt in the morning. To me, granola is a special treat since it’s slightly expensive and often heavily sweetened. I get that it’s somehow a symbol for a fringe, hippie lifestyle, but it seems like an outdated characterization. This stuff is mainstream anymore! Well, somewhat… 

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Party Appetizers: Puff Pastry Lollipops

Party Appetizer: Puff Pastry Pinwheels | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

These puff pastry pinwheels are easy to make, taste like a buttery slice of heaven, and are just whimsical enough to convince anyone to eat their spinach. I love serving these before dinner whenever I entertain. When they come out of the oven, they smell divine and have my dinner guests drooling. When I make… 

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