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How to cook crispy sauerkraut in brine

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Cabbage salting according to all the rules always seemed to me a very difficult task, requiring special cooking skills. More than once I saw how housewives squeezed cabbage with hands then put some pressure on it, stringed it with long thin sticks and I understood that such magic was surely beyond my power. I simply used to buy sauerkraut until I was taught how to make sauerkraut in brine, when literally within three days you get tasty crispy sauerkraut. Perhaps it is not as good for health as cabbage cooked in traditional way. But when cooking it there is also a process of lactic acid fermentation, though ...

How to make Beldi from baby soap

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Real Moroccan black Beldi soap is made by hand from alkali and olive oil and adding of eucalyptus leaves. Its consistency reminds moldering butter, is easily applied to body, softly and deeply cleansing your skin and activating microcirculation of lymph and blood in the skin as well (this property of Beldi is used during anti-cellulite procedures). Rather laborious and lasting process of making natural Beldi may be significantly simplified, by making it from common baby soap. Very often at first having tried Beldi made from baby soap, many people decide to make Beldi from scratch according to ...

How to make salad with pasta

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I have recently started cooking salads with pasta, but fell in love with this dish almost at once. Because the process of cooking such salad is usually simple and doesn’t take much time and as a result we have full nourishing and useful dish. Besides, this is the case when you don’t specially need to buy products, and you may cook just from things you can find in a fridge, if only you had pasta. Since ingredients turn out to be different, each time the salad turns out to be different one, but it is almost impossible to spoil it. The recipe of salad mentioned here is – just a variant, cooked of things that were found ...

How to cook woody black Chinese compressed mushrooms

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I love mushrooms very much – different kinds of mushrooms – pickled, boiled, in salads and soups. And since Chinese pressed mushrooms appeared in our market, for me it has become even easier to cook them. Black Chinese pressed mushrooms have range of advantages over the same hothouse champignons: they are dry and pressed. It is convenient to carry them with you for example in a trip. And in general it’s convenient to store them – they don’t occupy much place and you always have some supply. From package only of matchbox’s size as a result you may get a bowl of mushrooms and then use them anywhere you want. As ...

How to make a Mohawk with feathers

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You’ve always dreamt to amaze your friends with an eccentric hairdo? If so, this can be your chance! To make such a Mohawk, you don’t need neither to shave your temples clean nor to spend half a bottle of hair gel. Artificial or natural feathers of any color a tongs shaped oblong metal hairpin with 8 holes (in case if you don’t have a hairpin with holes, make them in a usual one with the help of an awl or a hole punch) An awl or a hole punch Glue A ribbon Scissors We are going to use the French plait as a basis. You should plait not by ...

How natural cosmetics differ from the organic cosmetics

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You should have heard a lot of different information about organic and natural cosmetics. These terms may seem quite similar, but still they have some differences. Natural products are received from different plants and minerals. They are not produced in the laboratory. Organic cosmetics are also made from natural products. No chemicals are used in the process of growing. Seaweed can serve as a great example because they are considered to be natural and non- organic due to the fact that they are grown not in natural conditions. Real organic products are not modified genetically, so they are as safe as natural ...

How to marinade cucumbers dry

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A cucumber is a kind of vegetable that can barely be kept fresh even in the fridge. I’ve been marinating cucumbers dry for several years and this way I get tasty cucumbers simply and quickly. Due to dry marinating the cucumbers become more delicious and they remain fresh marinated up to a week, and if marinated classically they salt down after 2 or 3 days. Cucumbers Garlic Dill Salt A polythene bag The ingredient set is rather simple. You can try different spices. Wash the dill well. It would be better to use the dill bloom for ...

How to make anti-cellulite alginate body wrap

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Alginate wrap is not in vain considered to be one of the most effective means in fighting with cellulite and reducing of overweight, it is often used in non-diet programs of losing weight. In the composition of alginate there are vitamins and amino acids, which improve blood circulation, regenerate skin cells, possess moisture-retentive and anti-cellulite properties. Alginate wraps may be used for all problematic parts of the body – in area of thighs, legs, hands etc. Main indications to start these procedures are – losing skin elasticity, visible traces of cellulite, stretching on skin, flabby ...

How to cook exotic salad with beetles grubs

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Holiday spent in Thailand allowed to bring with me not only a lot of unforgettable impressions, but also several very exotic recipes. The use of insects for food, not intelligible for fastidious Europeans, is very much used in traditional Thai cuisine. Impressionable people I don’t recommend to read the recipe of this salad, but for all others free of prepossession of eating insects it will be interesting. Beetles grubs Salad Celery Soy sauce Lemon juice Sesame If to trust countless scientific studies, humanity will ...

How to cook tasty dinner from yesterday’s rice

Date:      Author:     Category: Dinner
Who is not familiar with such a situation when you look into a fridge and understand that from yesterday’s plenty of things you have only garnish left, and its large amount at that. And so that it won’t be wasted you have to build a supper from it in some way. Different casseroles springing to mind, but their cooking usually takes much time. And here, is it possible for half an hour? Easily! Boiled rice - 10-14 oz (300-400 g) Chicken fillet - 10-14 oz (300-400 g) Onion - 1 piece Carrot - 1 piece Tomatoes - 1-2 pieces Salt, pepper, spices to your ...