Homemade Hummingbird Nectar

Homemade Hummingbird Nectar
You don’t need to buy the instant mixes in stores because making homemade hummingbird nectar is actually a simple process. Here are the basic ingredients. Required Tools and Materials Spoons Water Measuring cups Feeders Granulated Sugar Instructions Mix ¼ cup of sugar for every 1 cup of water. You can put the mixture in a saucepan or jar. Use a spoon to mix it. Boil it for a couple of minutes. Let it cool down and put in the bird feeder. Pour the rest of the nectar in a container. The nectar can be stored for up to five days. Use a measuring cup if you’re having trouble getting the measurements right. Food Coloring Putting food coloring on homemade hummingbird nectar is optional. Some believe that red food color attracts the birds. Others contend that it’s the feeder that needs to be red and not the food. Try giving the food without any coloring first. Most of the time, the birds will eat the food even without red color. Aside from being unnecessary, the additives and chemicals...

Homemade Wind Generator

Homemade Wind Generator
Using a few simple tools, you can set up a homemade wind generator. This device will help in reducing your dependence on other energy sources. This in turn means more savings down the line. Required Tools and Materials Treadmill motor Hose clamp Hacksaw 6 bottles (2 liter) 1 inch pipe Scissors Zip ties Metal bicycle frame Welding tools Instructions Use the welding tools to modify the motor so it is centered on the bicycle pedal’s axle. Before you do this, remove the pedal. Use scaffolding if necessary. Put the motor housing in place by welding a pipe. Make sure the welded material connects the frame section up to the motor housing. To ensure this homemade wind generator works, double check the motor housing. Make certain the motor is fastened. If it isn’t, the housing will spin along with the axle. Create the Blades Get the bottles and secure plastic with the zip ties. Set the spokes so the wheel will spin when the wind blows. Make a cut on the bottle (2 inches) in a spiral manner....

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 Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Recipe
Pumpkin pie is one of the sweet desserts that are usually served for Thanksgiving and Christmas in some parts of the world such as in North America. The ingredients commonly included when making this dessert are pumpkins, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. If you are planning to make and serve this savory and delicious pie for your loved ones, then you can always look at some of the most popular and easy-to-follow homemade pumpkin pie recipes. Homemade Yogurt Pumpkin Pie To prepare the pie, you need three beaten eggs, two cups of cooked pumpkin, 1 ½ cups yogurt and ¾ cup maple syrup. Aside from these ingredients, you will use two tablespoons of dark rum, a teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice, ½ teaspoon vanilla, ¼ teaspoon salt and a pie crust. Put all the ingredients except for the pie crust in a large bowl. Mix the ingredients using an electric mixer. Wash and dry an 8-inch baking pan. Place the pie crust on the pan. Top the crust with the mixture. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Place...

Homemade Wifi Antenna

Homemade Wifi Antenna
You don’t need to hire an engineer to setup a homemade wifi antenna. With the right equipment, it will only take about an hour at most to finish the job. Required Tools and Materials Duct tape Bowl (must be made of aluminum) Soldering tools Wifi antenna Drill (optional) Wifi antenna node Instructions First decide on what antenna to use. The directional ones are good for great distances. However their deflection angles have limitations. The width cannot go beyond 30 degrees. What this means is that it’s good for long distance but poor for local transmission. If you want local transmission, use an omnidirectional antenna. After you have decided what antenna to use, take off the handle from the pan’s cover. Use the hole to pass the homemade wifi antenna’s cable. If there isn’t, make one in the middle. Use a drill to make the hole. Set the wifi node in the middle of the lid. This setup will force the emanating wave to focus in one direction. There are also other reflectors you...
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