Homemade Easter Gift Ideas

Homemade Easter Gift Ideas
One of the most significant yearly feasts in the liturgical year of Christians, Easter Day is celebrated to recognize and commemorate the resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. Many people prepare feasts and gather with their families and friends to celebrate the event. Some people also practice gift giving at the celebration. If you want to give affordable but useful and attractive gifts, you can always check out the different homemade Easter gift ideas below. Old Time Easter Basket If you have ample time to make homemade gifts, you can try creating this basket because it is really enjoyable and interesting. The materials that you need for the project are white and purple craft paints, a basket, fine grain sandpaper, dry sponge, foam plate, paintbrushes and a disposable cup. Aside from these materials, you need stencils for the celebration, masking tape, stencil paint and stencil brush. Use the sand paper to remove the rough parts of the basket and make it more attractive. Afterwards, get...

Homemade Yogurt

Homemade Yogurt
There are many ways you can serve up homemade yogurt. Not only can you try different ingredients, but there are also various cooking methods you can use. Flavored Yogurt Ingredients 1/3 cup of sugar, honey or choco syrup 1/3 cup of molasses 1/3 cup of malt 1/3 cup of non fat milk Whole milk (1 quart) Instructions Scald the milk. Put the chosen sweetener in a cup and stir it. Allow the sugar to dissipate before adding any more flavoring. Among the most popular choices are lemon juice, coffee and mint. Whichever you choose, just put in a teaspoon of the extract. Place it in the yogurt making machine and follow the instructions. Ways of Making Homemade Yogurt First you prepare the ingredients. For the most basic, milk and plain yogurt are all that’s needed. Add more flavorings if you want. Here are your options for making them. The easiest method is with the yogurt machine. Just put in all the ingredients and follow the instructions as set down. You can also use a thermos. Put milk in...

Homemade Biscuits

Homemade Biscuits
There’s no need to settle for those tasteless cookies you get in stores. With a little patience and lots of enthusiasm, whipping out your very own homemade biscuits will be easy and fun. Milk Cookies Ingredients Sifted flour (2 cups) A cup of milk Butter (4 tbsp) Baking powder (3 tsp) Salt (half a teaspoon) Instructions put the flour in a bowl. Sift it and add salt with baking powder. Sift it. Add some butter. Use your hands to mix the butter with the flour. Pour the milk slowly while stirring the mix. Keep mixing until it resembles dough. Add some flour on the cooking area. Put the dough there and shape in a rough ball. Cut these shapes with a cookie cutter. Before baking the homemade biscuits, put the dough on a baking sheet. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes. You can add some jam on the cookie when it’s baked. Cheese Biscuits Ingredients Rosemary (1 tsp) Fresh parsley (half a tsp) Baking powder (3 tsp) Flour (2 cups) Thyme (1 tsp) Milk (1 cup) Cheddar cheese (1 cup) Butter...

Homemade Charcoal Chimney

Homemade Charcoal Chimney
To create a homemade charcoal chimney, you only need basic carpentry skills. As long as you have the right equipment, you can get the job done. Required Tools and Materials Tin can Cutters (diagonal) Drill bit Wire coat hangers (2 pieces) Can opener Needle nose pliers Key Instructions Remove all contents from the can. Clean the can. Use the can opener to remove the ends. Use the key (or another similar object) to crate holes on one side. The holes must be separated by a couple of inches. Use the driller to make 16 holes in the bottom of the can (that’s the side with the holes). The holes must be 3 inches from this bottom area. Each hole in this homemade charcoal chimney must have about ¾ of an inch space between them. Make four more holes for the handle. Create the Wire Mesh Use the pliers to straighten the hangers. Slice the hanger with the cutter. Make it into a dozen 8 inch pieces. Create a hook from each piece with a diameter of ¾ in. Insert the wire from one hole into another. Put...

Homemade Apple Pie Recipes

Homemade Apple Pie Recipes
Apple pie is a tart or a fruit pie that uses cooking apples as one of the main ingredients. To offer variation to people, some bakers top this dessert with whip cream. This dessert is very easy to make. If you want to enjoy this delightful, pleasant tasting and healthy dessert, it is beneficial to learn some of the best homemade apple recipes. Old Fashioned Homemade Apple Pie The ingredients for this delectable dessert are four pounds apples, ¼ teaspoon cinnamon, ¼ teaspoon nutmeg, a stick of butter, a small package of instant pie crust mix, a beaten egg white and a teaspoon of sugar. Peel and remove the core of the fruits. Slice the fruits into several portions. Place the apples in a large bowl. Mix the sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon in another bowl. Cover the fruits with the mixture. Make the crust by following the instructions in the package of the crust mix and place the apples on the crust. Spread butter on top of the apples and cover the fruits with top crust. Brush the top crust...
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