Category: How To

Weaponized Snacking

So I did a thing where I took a simple recipe and adapted it with a few changes and… aw hell. I have been teaching myself to bake. First it was biscuits, then it was Focaccia, and now it’s this weird West Virginian thing called a “Pepperoni Roll.” I’m goaded into it by That Girl… Read more »

Homemade Glass Cleaner

Another really good homemade cleaner based on a recipe from Whole New Mom: 0.25 cup Distilled White Vinegar 0.25 cup Isopropyl Alcohol (AKA: Propanol, rubbing alcohol) 1 tbsp Corn Starch (Allergies? Substitute tapioca or arrowroot powder.) 1.5 cup Water 3 to 5 drops Blue Food Coloring Optional: 5 to 10 drops essential oil for scent… Read more »

DIY Scouring Powder

From Wellness Mama, a simple and amazingly effective scouring powder recipe: 1.0 cup baking soda 0.5 cup coarse kosher salt 0.5 cup borax Combine and keep in an airtight container or mason jar. Great on kitchen and bathroom fixtures. Add a few drops of essential oils if you need a nice smell, make sure to… Read more »

Dave’s quick and easy Yogurt-in-the-Jug

Inspired by flavrt‘s instructables guide to Yogurt By The Gallon. Materials: 1 x Styrofoam beer cooler as incubator 1 x Heavy stock pot 1 x Digital Temperature Probe (Example) 4 x Canning rings or custard cups 1 x Steaming basket w/o center post (Example) 1 x Gallon of milk, the less-processed the better 1. Place… Read more »