Homemade Beef Stew

Homemade Beef Stew
There are many ways you can cook up homemade beef stew. Try the following recipes for the next family gathering. Beef Stew with Creamed Corn Ingredients Kernel (1 can) Limas (frozen, 20 oz) Tomato juice (1 can) Sugar (a cup) Creamed corn (1 can) 2 onions (sliced) Celery (2 tbsp) Corn oil (2 tbsp) Beef 3 Carrots A can of beef broth Instructions Combine the beef with onions and the broth. Boil the meat until it softens. The duration will depend on what method you use. A 3 quart pressure cooker will cook the mix in half an hour. Get the tomato juice, onions, potatoes and sugar. Add salt, pepper and other seasonings. Boil it. Allow the mix to simmer for 60 minutes. Add the creamed corn to your homemade beef stew. Cook for another 15 minutes. When it’s cooked, pour the mixture into a serving bowl. Serve with rice and cool drinks. Beef Stew with Tomato Juice Ingredients Pepper (1 tbsp) Salt (1/2 tsp) Onion (1 piece, sliced) Tomato juice (3 cans) Beef (2 lbs) Peas (1 cup) Hot water...

Homemade Cat Toys

Homemade Cat Toys
By creating homemade cat toys, you get to save money as these can be costly to buy. Of course, it also keeps your furniture safe. Here are some ideas you can work on. Paper Balls and Strings Get a handful of papers and shape them into a ball. Try using papers with different textures. You can use bond paper, newspaper or cardboard. Just throw in front of the cat and let him chase it down. Because they love to scratch, using cardboard or other heavy paper may prove more attractive to them. Get some strings and attach bells on the end. You can also use lights or even catnip. Set this homemade cat toy where kitty can reach it. You should also change the things attached to the end for variety. Lights and Sound A simple idea is to get a bag and fill it with toys that emit sounds and lights. These may consist of bells, flashing lights and others. Place it in front of the cat and he’ll have fun with it. Bubbles and Bottles Get a bottle and put lights inside. You can also put bells or other...

Homemade Snake Repellent

Homemade Snake Repellent
Snakes are carnivorous and poisonous species that belong to the Serpentes order. Living in a place where there are numerous snakes pose great threat to your life and to the lives of your loved ones. One way of ensuring your security is to purchase repellents from local stores and apply it around and inside your house. However, if the species is abundant in the area, it is more beneficial if you know how to make homemade snake repellent. Materials in Making the Repellent To make the repellent, you need a vacuum cleaner, cat litter, mothballs and powdered sulfur. Aside from these materials, you will use moth crystals, cinnamon oil, clove oil and spray bottle. Before proceeding with the steps in making the repellent, it is important to clean the surroundings of your house. It is also necessary that you eliminate spiders and spider eggs from your place since these can attract the poisonous creatures. Procedures Get a cup of cat litter and a cup of mothballs. Mix the mothballs and cat litter....

Homemade Laundry Soap

Homemade Laundry Soap
Also known as washing powder, laundry soap is a kind of detergent used for washing dirty clothes. Some of the substances, which consist the soap are anionic surfactants, ionic surfactants, phosphors and perfume. The soap is a very useful cleaning agent but there are people who agree that there are brands of washing powder that contain harmful substances. To avoid using products that have harmful substances, it is advantageous to learn the simple and basic steps in making homemade laundry soap. The Easy-to-Make Laundry Detergent The materials that you will need to make the detergent are a quart of boiling water, two cups of grated bar soap, two cups Borax and two cups of washing soda. The initial step is to melt the grated soap in the boiling water. Transfer the soap in a large container and add the Borax and washing soda. Stir until the other ingredients were fully dissolved. Pour two gallons of water in the container and stir. Homemade Special Laundry Detergent To make the product,...

Homemade Hair Dye

Homemade Hair Dye
Hair dye (also known as hair coloring) refers to a substance or chemical applied to change the natural color of the hair. There are various types of hair dye namely, temporary hair color, semi permanent, demi permanent, permanent and hair lighteners. The use of commercial hair coloring can have negative effects like allergy as well as hair breakage. To lessen the chances of experiencing these effects, it is best to use homemade hair dye. Discussed below are the procedures and some recipes that can be followed to make the hair coloring that you desire. Homemade Red Hair Coloring To make the dye, you need herbs that can be used to color the hair. For this project, you need ½ cup beet juice and ½ cup carrot juice. You also need an old bowl. Mix the juices in a bowl. Pour the mixture to the part of the hair that you want to color. Sit under the sun and let the hair absorbs the mixture for an hour. Rinse the dye. Homemade Blonde Hair Coloring The materials and ingredients that you will need...
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