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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Teacher Appreciation Gifts: Funfetti Donuts

Teacher Appreciation Gifts: Funfetti Donuts | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

I homeschool my two oldest kids, Grace and Eden, and I love it, though it does mean I don’t get much of an opportunity to do the typical “thank you” teacher gift. My husband and I (he acts as the principle and does most of the test grading) do, however, purchase something special for each… 

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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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Potted Chocolate-Mint Puddings with Cookie Crumble “Dirt”

Potted Mint Chocolate Pudding | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com #earthday

I know a lot of people start their gardening projects in March, but I think Earth Day (which happens to be April 22nd) is the perfect day to celebrate the start of the gardening season. The weather is usually a little bit less rainy, and there is more sunshine to go around to help all… 

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Peanut Butter & Honey Cereal Bars

Peanut Butter & Honey Cereal Bars | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

My dear friend Lindsay is pregnant with her first! I, of course, can’t wait to meet her little girl. Her baby shower is coming up, and I’m testing out new recipes for treats and favor ideas. Cheerios are a baby’s favorite snack, so I thought they would make for a fun baby shower treat when… 

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Homemade Kimchi Recipe

Homemade Kimchi Recipe | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Kimchi fried rice is a weekly staple at my house. It’s quick, easy and delicious (try this recipe). We can’t get enough of the spicy, aromatic fermented cabbage. We love it as a side dish to any Asian-faire food and even with eggs for breakfast! Getting tired of buying jars of kimchi at the grocery… 

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