Homemade Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Homemade Red Velvet Cake Recipe
A red velvet cake refers to one of the kinds of cake that has red brown or dark red color. Some of the usual ingredients used when making the cake are cocoa powder, beets, flour, butter, buttermilk as well as red food coloring. This cake is very popular in some regions of the world like in the southern region of America. Cream cheese is commonly used for the icing or frosting of the cake. To learn how to bake the cake, below is an easy-to-follow homemade red velvet cake recipe that you can look at if you want to serve a delicious dessert to your family. Easy Homemade Red Velvet Cake Ingredients The ingredients for this special cake are a stick of softened butter, 1 ½ cups sugar, two eggs, two tablespoons red food coloring, two tablespoons cocoa, 2 ¼ cups cake flour, a cup of buttermilk, a teaspoon of vanilla and a teaspoon of baking soda. To make the frosting, you need ¾ cup butter, a pound of cream cheese and four cups confectioners’ sugar. Procedures Wash and prepare two baking...

Homemade Gravy Recipe

Homemade Gravy Recipe
Gravy is a type of sauce that contains juices from vegetables and meat that come out while cooking. To enhance the taste of the sauce, you can add flavorings like ready-made cubes. The sauce is commonly served with mashed potato, rice, meatloaf and roasted meat. If you want to try this sauce with some of your favorite dishes, you can look at different homemade gravy recipes. Homemade Lightning Gravy The sauce contains 1 ½ tablespoons pork, chicken or beef soup base, a tablespoon of fresh parsley, ¼ teaspoon black pepper, two tablespoons flour, two tablespoons butter, ½ tablespoon olive oil, ½ teaspoon onion powder and ¼ teaspoon garlic powder. In addition, it has 1 ½ cups water or cold broth and ¼ thinly sliced or minced onion. Combine the meat soup base, parsley, flour, butter, black pepper, olive oil, onion powder and garlic powder in a medium size pyrex bowl. Add the minced onion and broth. Mix well. Place the bowl inside a microwave. Set the microwave to medium heat. Cook for...

Homemade Alfredo Sauce

Homemade Alfredo Sauce
Alfredo sauce is commonly combined with different types of pasta like fettuccine and spaghetti. The sauce contains butter as well as parmesan cheese. Other ingredients can also be added to the sauce to enhance its flavor such as cream, chicken, garlic, shrimp and parsley. If you want to learn the simple or easy steps in making homemade Alfredo sauce, you can refer to the recipes of famous dishes that use the sauce. Easy Homemade Alfredo Sauce To make this delightful and savory sauce, you must have a small package of cream cheese, a cup of milk, a shallot, two cloves garlic, a teaspoon of butter and a teaspoon of oil. Mince the garlic cloves and shallot. Pour the oil in a frying pan and place over medium heat. Saute the garlic and onion for 30 seconds. Remove the pan from heat. Place another pan on the heat. Pour the milk and add the cheese. Wait for the cheese to melt and mix well. Add the onion and garlic to the cheese mixture. Change the heat setting to low and stir for two minutes....

Homemade Smokers

Homemade Smokers
There’s no point shelling out big bucks just to get a taste of BBQ ribs. A homemade smoker will do the job just as well. Required Tools and Materials Cooler or ice chest (must not be made from Styrofoam) Wood chips Electric hot plate Metal cooling rack (3 tier) Cake pan Metal pie tin Instructions Set the hot plate beside the cooler. Set the chord above the cooler. The plug must be on the outside. Put the cake pan on the base of the cooler. It must be close, but not touching the plate. Ensure the rack can fit in the pan. Put the pan in the rack. Make sure the rack doesn’t come into contact with the cooler or the plate. What this homemade smoker will do is use the rack for the meat storage. The cake pan will be used to absorb all the juices. Now put the food on the rack. Arrange the foods so the smaller ones are at the topmost level. Put the tie pin at the burner (this would be at the hot plate). Put wood chips in it. Turn the plate on. Shut the cooler but don’t lock the latch....

Install Your Own Car Audio System

Install Your Own Car Audio System
Installing your own car audio system is not that difficult especially if you have a bit of knowledge on basic wiring. It will take a couple hours or even less depending on how adept you are with handling electronic equipment. Once you carefully read the instructions that follow, you should be well on your way to replacing your exiting radio. Required Materials Mounting Bracket Wire Harness Required Tools Screw Drivers Instructions Buy an audio system that will fit in your car’s dash. It should be made specifically for cars and should clearly state the dimensions on the packaging. If you are purchasing this stereo on the internet be sure you review the dimensions stated on the website before buying it. You will also need to purchase a wire harness, preferably one that is compatible with the stereo and the car’s dash. You should get a guide with the radio that states how the audio system should be removed and then installed. Use this to help you with the installation. Remove...
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