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How to cook tender cottage cheese quickly

Date:      Author:     Category: Dinner
I realized the need to make fresh cottage cheese when I had little children and such plenty of baby food as it is today I could only dream of. And though nowadays shop shelves are crammed with the most different baby cottage cheese, I go on making curds for my son myself as it is far healthier than any other best bought curd. And the most important point – it’s always fresh! So to get a classical home-made cottage cheese from milk you usually need to spend about two days and at the same time it can be a bit sour for the baby. However, mothers of babies have already invented a great number of recipes of "quick" cottage ...

How to make glycerol hand cream

Date:      Author:     Category: Handmade Cosmetics
Glycerol is one of the most popular moisturizing ingredients of cosmetic means. And whatever opponents of glycerin would say, adding this component into composition of creams allows to turn dry, dehydrated skin into perfectly smooth, soft and gentle. The main rule when using glycerol – it shouldn’t be used in its pure form and in compositions of creams it’s advisable not to exceed it to 7% concentration. Hydrosol of chamomile – 2.82 oz (80 g) Shea butter (karate) – 0.17 oz (5 g) Laurel oil – 0.10 oz (3 g) Emulsifier NeemWax - 0.17 oz (5 g) Olive wax – 0.07 oz (2 ...

How to make refreshing shampoo for greasy hair

Date:      Author:     Category: Handmade Cosmetics
Industrial shampoos for greasy hair don’t solve the main head skin problem – excessive sebum secretion, so owners of such type of hair are doomed to wash head frequently. The shampoo with menthol and grapefruit essential oil not only refreshes head skin and hair, but also adjusts the work of sebaceous follicles allowing visibly extending the interval between procedures of washing hair. It’s very simple to make such a shampoo. Rosemary hydrosol – 2.19 oz (62 g) Shampoo base – 1.06 oz (30 g) Water-soluble macadamia oil – 0.10 oz (3 g) Crystalline menthol – 0.10 oz (3 ...

How to cook potato-fish casserole in a microwave

Date:      Author:     Category: Dinner
Almost every evening I start a puzzle on the topic – “What can I cook?” I wish to diversify my meal and I don’t want to mess around with it at all. In case you don’t like cooking (and staying at the stove), please follow my example – bake. Casseroles – are the tastiest thing you can imagine. They are great because second course and garnish are cooked simultaneously. I very often cook something in a microwave. It greatly saves my time as for heat treatment. It turns out quite the same as baking in an oven and time for preparation reduces up to almost 2-4 times. Potato - 5-7 ...

How to make a sugar shampoo

Date:      Author:     Category: Handmade Cosmetics
Sugar is such a common and widely spread foods that few people perceive it as a cosmetic ingredient. And it’s in vain, as such famous cosmetic means as sugar scrubs and masks are good confirmation of that. Adding sugar into a shampoo allows decreasing aggressive effect of surfactants on your hair, because it moisturizes scalp and makes foam especially soft. This kind of shampoo is perfect for beginners as you need the minimum of components to make it while the perfect result is guaranteed. Lime-tree hydrosol – 2.26 oz (64 g) Shampoo base – 1.06 oz (30 g) Sugar – 0.18 oz (5 ...

How to cook exotic sandwiches with cockroaches

Date:      Author:     Category: Exotic dishes
Shish-kebab from grasshoppers, salad with beetles’ grubs, fried scorpions and locusts, fried eggs with cockroaches – all these common dishes for Thai cuisine we relate to kind of exotic one, and there will be very few people that wish to try them. But properly cooked insects aren’t inferior to traditional kinds of meat in their taste and nutritional value. Besides, scientists start prognosing more often that in the near future mankind is going to turn to products made of insects. People who have just started using insects for food are usually advised to disguise them so that fastidiousness and ...

How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

Date:      Author:     Category: Handmade Cosmetics
Watermelon is widely used in home cosmetology as cosmetic ice, tonics; various masks with watermelon juice visibly improve the state of complexion. The soap turns out to be very well-made, boiled on watermelon puree. Coconut oil - 2.82 oz (80 g) or 20% Rapeseed oil - 2.82 oz (80 g) or 20% Palm oil - 2.11 oz (60 g) or 15% Grapes seed oil - 2.11 oz (60 g) or 15% Peach kernel oil - 1.41 oz (40 g) or 10% Olive oil - 1.41 oz (40 g) or 10% Shea butter - 0.99 oz (28 g) or 7% Carnauba wax - 0.42 oz (12 g) or 3% NaOH - 1.81 oz (51.41 g) Watermelon pulp - 4.94 oz (140 g) or ...

How to cook sour-cherry cake from ready-made shortcakes

Date:      Author:     Category: Desserts
Dessert should be not only tasty, but also quick to cook. Of course, when you have enough free time and wish, you may choose more difficult recipe, but when you need to make a tasty pretty little cake within minutes, recipes of this kind are very much to the point. Ready-made shortcakes for the cake Jelly for the cake Sour cream Cherry, canned in own juice Coconut shaving Cherry, canned in own juice allows avoiding excessive sweetness in the cake, giving it a pleasant slightly sour taste. Pour off the syrup from cherries, ...

How to make a Christmas toy from common cone

Date:      Author:     Category: Homemade Toys
When you want to go and buy something new, quite often prices can stop you. It’s not necessary to buy Christmas toys, instead you can make them yourself. As we all wish so much that our Christmas tree will be the most beautiful and unique. I offer cones for your attention. No, you heard everything right, really simple pine cones. The most important point – it’s not expensive. You merely need to go to a forest or park and collect them. And after you have collected the cones you can make unique toys from them. The cones turn out to be so pretty that your guests will be charmed by them and will want to have such a little ...

How to cook cockroaches, roasted in egg

Date:      Author:     Category: Exotic dishes
Cockroaches, roasted in egg (or talking easier, fried eggs with cockroaches) is one of common everyday dishes of Thai cuisine. Naturally, it is impossible for us to repeat completely exotic recipe, but we’re able to come as close as possible to original one, the main point is – to get "right" cockroaches. Cockroaches Egg Spices, salt For roasting in egg not all kinds of cockroaches are suitable. Obligatory point is – lack of firm chitinous integument and wings. So for cooking of this dish we take either non-molted in adult insect ...