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How to boil and easily shell quail’s eggs

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Cooking of quail’s eggs has a little difference from cooking of simple eggs, at the same time some differences still exist. For example, it’s almost impossible to get a liquid yolk, and to clean boiled quail’s eggs is more difficult than to clean common chicken eggs. But when you’ll get used to that, you will get a tasty, healthy and rather dietetic dish. Quail’s eggs Little saucepan I have no idea why, but among bought quail’s eggs we see dried-up eggs with badly broken shell more often than among their chicken eggs comrades. Such eggs we ...

Overview of Game Steering Wheel Steel Series SRW-S1

Date:      Author:     Category: Gadgets
Almost every one of us loved to play with a radio-controlled car as a child. Of course many have forgotten what a joy it was. May be now is right the time when it’s worth recalling - how it used to be? The ideal way for that is to buy a new product of SteelSeries SRW-S1, which is a game controller in the form of a steering wheel. Is it worth buying an expensive device? How can a steering wheel function without using a stand and why do the fingers of Formula 1 drivers ache – I will try to answer all these and other questions in this overview. Let’s start! The look and description of the elements The steering wheel is ...

How to make origami rabbit from paper

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Secrets of origami art for kids are revealed by skill of folding a square sheet of paper, precisely combining its corners and sides. Eared paper rabbit – is one of the simplest origami models from which beginners should start. Tips and details Here are several tips for beginners so that they will enjoy their work and get pleasing results: a) Choose white paper – bend lines are better seen on it; b) Work on a rigid surface – it’s easier to smooth out bends; c) First handicrafts should be large and simple like origami rabbit; d) Use a pencil – it’s convenient to mark bend lines; e) Got ...

How to make soap with fragrance of acacia

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We have already told how to make soap with swirls by using special soap base "Crystal Suspending". This soap base is very convenient to use, it remains liquid for long and allows making the most difficult swirls. Soap base "Crystal Suspending" Sweet almond oil White and green dyes Cosmetic perfume Acacia So that the soap base would melt quicker, we cut it into small pieces. We put the tank with soap base on water bath. The soap base for swirls melts longer than usual one. We add sweet almond oil to melted soap base (for ...

How to germinate wheat for food

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Germinated cereal grains are widely used in natural nutrition as a source of the most essential vitamins and trace elements, including such important as the B-group vitamins, E vitamin, zinc, magnesium and many others. It is believed that the growing grains contain more life energy, which is transmitted to person who uses grains for food. Thus, the grain is a kind of biological stimulant. The outer shell of grain is rich in cellulose, that improves digestion and the core contains a lot of nutrients in an easily digestible form. Regular consumption of sprouted grains improves the function of internal ...

Pecans – nuts of American Indians

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Every species of nut usually has its own interesting history, as people used nuts from the very ancient times, when they were one of the main foods. During the time of collecting our remote ancestors looked for eatable fruits, berries and nuts in the area where they lived. American pecan nut is not an exception, its first admirers were the ancient Indians, who not only used it for food, but collected it as well. The pecan has some more names: pecan hickory, carya illinoinensis and carya pecan. All these names mean the deciduous tree, reaching the hight of 30-40 metres and letting out beautiful aments with tiny ...

Sage essential oil (Salvia officinalis)

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Essential oil of a sage is obtained from  water and steam distillation of leaves of the plant (Salvia officinalis, Salvia sclarea) and inflorescences at the time of flowering. The harvested oil is very easy to apply, flying, fluid, with a pale yellowish-greenish shade or colorless. Aroma of essential oil is very saturated, cold, nut, spicy and camphor, wood and grassy. Medical influence - the antiseptic - the anesthetizing - the anti-depressive - the antitraumatic - the anti-inflammatory - improves microcirculation and hemo dynamics - stimulates synthesis of sexual hormones, ...

Pink pepper essential oil (Schinus molle)

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Pink pepper – the spice from fruits of the Peruvian peppery tree is widely is used in cookery, perfumery, cosmetology and medicine. From red fruits of a tree by distillation you will extract the essential oil which possesses a dry, spicy and gentle aroma. Application Essential oil of pink pepper is applied in an aromatherapy – for the treatment of problems of digestion, respiratory diseases, arthritis, improvement of blood circulation, elimination of skin problems. In cosmetology this essential oil is used in anti-cellulite programs, for increase of tone and elasticity of skin, improvement of ...

Cypress essential oil (Cupressus sempervirens)

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Essential oil of a cypress is obtained after boiling water and steam distillation of escapes and plant needles. On the average, you may receiving 1 kg of qualitative essential oil process about 70 kg of raw materials. The essential oil received from fruits of a cypress, usually have poor quality. Essential oil of a cypress – is  colourless or slightly greenish, fluid, with tart coniferous, is sweet - a balsam and a smoky smell, with rosin shades. Medical influence - antiedematous, lymphatic drainage, anti-inflammatory action - normalizes arterial pressure - eliminates intestinal and gastric spasms - ...

Frankincense essential oil (Boswellia Carterii)

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Essential oil of frankincense is obtained from the extract and steam distillation of crude pitch of a tree called Boswellia Carterii. Essential oil from frankincense turns out dense, viscous, colourless or with a subtle yellowish shade, with low, lingering, wood and balsam aroma. Incense may also be used since during the ancient times, this oil was appreciated by people and used for ritual actions, for treatment and rejuvenation of the body. Medical influence - eliminates dream problems - it is used at treatment of rhinitises, nose bleeding - possesses bactericidal, anti-inflammatory properties - ...