Homemade Ravioli

Homemade Ravioli
You don’t need a degree in cooking to prepare mouthwatering homemade ravioli. Let these recipes show you the many ways this dish can be arranged and cooked. Ravioli with Cream Cheese Ingredients Cream cheese (1 package) Eggs (8 pieces) Meat (1 lb) Pork (1 lb) A cup of water Parmesan cheese (1 cup) Mushrooms (chopped, 1/3 cup) ½ tsp each of salt, pepper and garlic Bread crumbs (half a cup) For the dough: Salt (1 tbsp) 2 eggs Pepper (1 tbsp) A cup of water Olive oil (3 tbsp) Instructions Pour some flour on the board. Arrange it in a circular shape. Make a well in the middle. Put the rest of the dough ingredients in it. Start this homemade ravioli by mixing these ingredients until dough is made. Kneading time should be 20 minutes. Spray some flour in the corner of the board. Place the ball of dough there. Put a bowl over it. Leave it there for half an hour. Knead it again and separate into 4 parts. Take one ball and roll until it thins out. Create a crease in its midst. Put the fillings...

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...

Homemade Cat Repellent

Homemade Cat Repellent
If stray cats are causing problems in your yard, you can use homemade cat repellents to keep them away. Here are the things you’ll need. Required Tools and Materials Cotton balls Several mist bottles Any of the following: rosemary, vinegar, lavender, oil of orange or lemon Herbs and other oils Instructions For outdoor use, identify the places the cats frequent. Put one of the oils mentioned earlier in a mist bottle (you can also use a sprayer). Just sprinkle some of it on the spot (i.e., garbage cans, the lawn etc). For indoor use, dab some of the oils in cotton balls. Put the cotton balls in the area where the cat goes. To avoid any unpleasant smells in your house, you can use cinnamon, orange or lavender. Other homemade cat repellents you can try are citronella, lemon grass and rosemary. You can use an eyedropper to dampen the cotton balls. These cotton balls can be put in the closet or near pots. Applying the oils on paper towels also works. Just put the towels around base boards,...

Homemade Cheese

Homemade Cheese
Here are some ways you can make homemade cheese. Even with only a little experience, whipping out these cheeses won’t be that hard. Lemon Laced Cheese Ingredients Whole milk (1 gallon) Pinch salt Lemon (1 piece, large) Instructions Put the milk in a large container. Add the salt and stir it a little bit. Allow this mixture to boil at medium heat. Stir the mix every now and then. This should prevent it from burning the bottom part. Turn off the heat when it boils. Add the lemon juice and stir it. The milk should curdle in less than 10 minutes. Line a colander over cheesecloth. Put the mixture through it. The stuff on the cloth is your homemade cheese. Cover the cloth around the cheese and squeeze the liquid out. The liquid is called the whey. You can drink or discard it. Put the cheese in a sealed container. Store the cheese in the fridge. Note: you can add some black pepper in the mix if you like. Ricotta Cheese Ingredients Whole milk (2 quarts) Salt (1 tsp) Heavy cream (half a cup) A...

Homemade Squirrel Repellent

Homemade Squirrel Repellent
Unless you have homemade squirrel repellents, your garden will be susceptible to these creatures who can cause havoc on your plants. Here are simple recipes you can make that should deter the squirrels. Required Tools and Materials Sauce pan Onions (at least two pieces) Spray bottle Jalapeno peppers Paprika (1 tbsp) Cayenne pepper (1 tbsp) Cutting knife Cheesecloth Instructions Pour about ¼ cup of water in the sauce pan. Heat it on a stove. Chop the onions into small bits. Chop the jalapeno peppers as well. Pour both in the heated water. Pour in the tablespoon of paprika. Add 1 tablespoon of cayenne pepper. Stir the mix. For this homemade squirrel repellent to work, you must allow the water to boil. Let it simmer for about 15 to 20 minutes. Shut down the burner and let the mix cool down. Pour the cooled mixture on the cheesecloth. You can also use a metal strainer instead. Transfer this liquid into a spray bottle. Replace the top. Spray this on the plants. This should keep the squirrels...
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