Instructables: exploring - beverages - featured Fri, 1 Aug 2014 22:25:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 World's Best Single-Cup Hot Chocolate
World's Best Single-Cup Hot Chocolate - More DIY How To Projects]]> colemishler Another family favorite, my dad taught me the most amazing hot chocolate making technique known to man. It is very rich and delicious!It's all based on proportions so just have the ingredients in stock:MilkSugarHeavy CreamCocoa PowderVanilla ExtractYour Favorite Mug The Base Start by adding the d...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:52:04 PDT
Sunrise Smoothie
Sunrise Smoothie - More DIY How To Projects]]> Miss Sarcastic This smoothie is inspired by beautiful sunrises, a lovely phenomena that takes place worldwide, and are a wonder to observe. This smoothie is like an edible sunrise, and is perfect for morning, noon, and night; now you can have a sunrise at any time of day! Prepare Your Ingredients Tools: A Cutti...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:51:07 PDT
Milk A Goat
Milk A Goat - More DIY How To Projects]]> buchananwp I recently had the opportunity to visit my friend who works at North Coast Farms, and she let me milk a goat. I am by no means a goat expert, but here's a basic overview of the process. Anyone can milk a goat. The trick is getting one and keeping it healthy. Milking a goat is incredibly simple, and ...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:24:39 PDT
Honey-Sweetened Carrot Lemonade
Honey-Sweetened Carrot Lemonade - More DIY How To Projects]]> karalito The perfect summertime treat, courtesy of the local pollinators!Adding a splash of carrot juice to this fresh squeezed honey-sweetened lemonade makes for the most gorgeous colored drink. There is just a hint of carrot flavor and it isn't overpowering. The honey, carrot and lemon all go great togethe...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 13:00:09 PDT
Rosemary, Cinnamon, Honey Lemonade
Rosemary, Cinnamon, Honey Lemonade - More DIY How To Projects]]> Darthorso THIS IBLE IS IN SEVERAL CONTESTS! IF YOU LIKE IT, VOTE FOR IT! THANKS! :DHi dear friends!This is Filippo from Italy!I've already talked a lot about my passion for rosemary in one of my first Instructables, and today I'm here with a new recipe for using again my favorite spice!The good thing about ro...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:17:31 PDT
Frozen Hard Lemonade Slushie
Frozen Hard Lemonade Slushie - More DIY How To Projects]]> Penolopy Bulnick What's better than a nice cold beverage on a hot day? A frozen cold slushie on a hot day! You can make these delicious slushies with Mike's Hard Lemonade, Smirnoff Ice, Bartles and Jaymes, and other delicious alcoholic drinks! Supplies You don't need many things for this delicious slushie.Suppl...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:29:20 PDT
Honey & Strawberry-Rhubarb Fermented Soda
Honey & Strawberry-Rhubarb Fermented Soda - More DIY How To Projects]]> clschmidt14 Stop! Don’t let the word “fermented” scare you. What you should think when you hear that word is: “healthy” and “easy.”Lacto-fermentation simply means that we will introduce some good bacteria into our honey-sweetened strawberry rhubarb juice. These good bacteria will eat up some of the honey and fr...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 16:32:12 PDT
Fizzy Apples & Tea
Fizzy Apples & Tea - More DIY How To Projects]]> shurly I've always enjoyed dipping things into other, wetter things and a few years ago I made an amazing discovery. Dropping apple slices into a cup of tea creates little fizzy bubbles and adds flavor to both the apples and the tea. This is a great snack-drink for autumn apple season, and also the other s...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 12:12:46 PDT
How to politely clean the espresso machine after pulling a shot
How to politely clean the espresso machine after pulling a shot - More DIY How To Projects]]> joejoetheclown Mmm, mmm, mmm. The afternoon doldrums have hit, and now it's time for a tasty espresso! Oh, but what is this? Yuck! Somebody (I'm sure unintentionally) left the portafilter full of grounds!Here's how to properly clean the espresso machine and leave it ready for the next person after you pull you...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 11:59:02 PDT
Bacon infused Bourbon
Bacon infused Bourbon - More DIY How To Projects]]> ezeisel I once had a debate with someone about the fact that you could potentially add bacon to anything and it would make that item taste better. So far, the only thing we decided would not be improved was kosher food, as it was not allowed.I've tested a number of different bacon infused bourbon combinatio...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 07:00:09 PDT
Making of Falooda - A Cold Drink for Summer
Making of Falooda - A Cold Drink for Summer - More DIY How To Projects]]> senoforshameer Summer is round the corner, and it’s time to stock cold beverages to chill us this summer. When cold and thirsty drink has almost become synonymous with store bought carbonated drinks, this summer let’s quench our thirst with healthy homemade Falooda. Falooda, also called Paloodeh is a Persian origi...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 15:24:29 PDT
Instant Mint Limeade Icecubes
Instant Mint Limeade Icecubes - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan What do you do when life gives you lemons (or limes, for that matter)? Make lemon juice, of course! But what if life gives you a bunch of lemons? Chop 'em up and freeze them into ice cubes so you can enjoy fresh lemonade/ limeade whenever you want! In this instructable, I'll show you how to prepare ...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 18:14:01 PDT
Melomel: The fruity honey wine
Melomel: The fruity honey wine - More DIY How To Projects]]> Phiske Bees are awesome! Without bees we probably wouldn't be here or life just wouldn't be as enjoyable. They pollinate many of the plants that produce some of the best fruits and vegetables we regularly eat. An estimated $15 billion in U.S. crops are pollinated by bees each year. Next time a bee flie...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 14:51:29 PDT
English Best Bitter - All grain brewing for beginners.
English Best Bitter - All grain brewing for beginners. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Thereisonlyme I started brewing about 5 years ago and after a lot of trying, experimenting and bad beer I have finally cracked good all grain brewing. So much so that I brewed 8 gallons for a friends wedding recently!There are many instructions out there, but I thought I'd share my experiences. It is very easy to...
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Tue, 13 May 2014 12:39:07 PDT
A Tea Flowing with Milk and Honey
A Tea Flowing with Milk and Honey - More DIY How To Projects]]> Vyger Now that's my cup of tea. I did a search on instructables and I could not find anywhere how to make my tea. I was mystified. Then I did a Google search and was further mystified. All kinds of ways of making tea, but not mine. And it's so simple. So there was only one solution ---- show you how its ...
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Sun, 11 May 2014 15:06:04 PDT
Honey Grapefruit Ade
Honey Grapefruit Ade - More DIY How To Projects]]> gshim What You Will Need Easy to make, great gift idea! good to keep in refrigerator for yourself too.You will need::Grapefruits!!HoneyJar ( washed and cleaned)Sparkling water to make aid Peel The Grapefruit Peel the grapefruit.It doesn't have to be pretty and perfact. Fill The Jar Fill the fru...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 15:18:11 PDT
Watermelon Drink Dispenser/Keg
Watermelon Drink Dispenser/Keg - More DIY How To Projects]]> Emberlily *Thank you all for your votes. I won a apron and a shirt from this Instructable.A fun drink dispenser for summer partys and get togethers The Watermelon Keg! Make it fancy with carvings or keep it simple, guaranteed to be a hit. Collect Tools You will need:• 1 Watermelon • Dremel Tool• Spigot (go...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 23:10:53 PDT
Orange Honeyed Punch
Orange Honeyed Punch - More DIY How To Projects]]> Passion Make This is a refreshing and healthy fruit punch and a perfect Summer's cooler. As the Mercury levels are soaring high just relishing on drinks and juice helps us to beat the heat. This drink is a frozen blend of orange, Banana and honey. A perfect combination to give refreshment and a hydrating feel on...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 07:06:21 PDT
Mint Chocolate Milk Shake
Mint Chocolate Milk Shake - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan Nothing says yum like a good ol' milk shake! And nothing says fresh like an Andes chocolate mint! But what if we mix these together? An amazing flavor and texture of a truly scrumptious beverage. No fries necessary with this shake! The faster we get started the faster we can enjoy a mint chocolate m...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 15:46:16 PDT
The Drink-O-Meter
The Drink-O-Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> tcone Some projects are inspired by a legitimate need, some are the result of moments when you say "wouldn't it be cool if...", and some lie in between.  This idea began closer to the second option but as it's progressed, I've realized that perhaps it could be a useful item in the right context. I starte...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 11:34:34 PDT
How To Make the Perfect Summer Cocktail: the Kentucky Mule
How To Make the Perfect Summer Cocktail: the Kentucky Mule - More DIY How To Projects]]> laladiesman Summer is upon us. This beautiful, hot season will be filled with outdoor everything; whether it’s a party with friends and family or a relaxing night in. This great, refreshing cocktail will get the party started or keep you from overheating in the sweltering heat. The combination of mint, lime, ...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:48:35 PDT
Flavored Water Recipes
Flavored Water Recipes - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell The key to a happy body = hydration. The key to happy hydration = flavored water! Making fresh and sugar free flavored waters at home is a great way to trick your household (including yourself) into drinking more water AND an easy way to save money and avoid bottle waste. Here are some tasty flavore...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:25:14 PDT
Rhizome Sodas
Rhizome Sodas - More DIY How To Projects]]> taylorwolf Inspired by Sandor Katz's The Art of Fermentation, I wanted to make some soda flavors I've never had before.  According to Katz, a soda can be made by adding an active starter culture (in this case, whey derived from yogurt) to any sweetened liquid.  I thought I'd riff on ginger ale and make sodas f...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 02:58:18 PDT
Watermelon Juice
Watermelon Juice - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell Nothing beats watermelon juice as a thirst quencher on a hot day. It's hands down my favorite summer / tropical holiday drink. To me it's like a pre-shelled bag of pistachios; all the glory with none of the work! (No need to slow down for seeds having watermelon this way!) Supplies - sweet, see...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:32:42 PDT
How to Pack an Espresso Shot
How to Pack an Espresso Shot - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell Taking the time to properly pack an espresso shot is an important (and super simple) part of making a good espresso drink. I was lucky enough to have Joe Speicher and Mark Wickens from the online coffee culture publication Ground to Grounds stop by and show me the ropes.What you'll need: an espres...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 19:47:58 PST
Egg Cream
Egg Cream - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie Quick and easy way to make a New York Egg Cream and bring a little bit of Brooklyn home!  The iconic New York egg cream is a drink that is considered wildly difficult to bottle. Over time the seltzer loses it's fizz becoming flat and separates from the milk, which is neither refreshing or appetizin...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 13:18:57 PST
Cool Whip Snowflakes
Cool Whip Snowflakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> smori Nothing is better on a snowy winter's day than a nice cup of hot chocolate, except for a nice cup of hot chocolate with a yummy snowflake made out of Cool Whip to top it off! Gather your materials You will need: a tub of Cool Whip (500mL) 1/4 cup of water pan (I used an 8x6" pan) ...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 01:45:02 PST
Sparkling Salty Lemonade - Soda Chanh Muốiối/
Sparkling Salty Lemonade - Soda Chanh Muối - More DIY How To Projects]]> wizgirl This is my favorite (non-alcoholic) drink of all time. Carbonated salty lemonade! What's it made of? You will only need 4 ingredients.Chanh MuốiSugarCarbonated WaterIce Make it We found that adding anywhere between 1/4 of a lemon to 3/4 of lemon works. It depends on how strong you like your...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 13:59:16 PST
Choosing Coffee Beans
Choosing Coffee Beans - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell If you are a pedestrian coffee drinker like I am, facing the decision of which beans to buy for home brewing can be daunting. There are too many brands and too many variables to make immediate sense of it all. So I turned to my friends Joe Speicher & Mark Wickens of Ground to Grounds (www.ground...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:14:49 PST
Italian-Style Hot Chocolate
Italian-Style Hot Chocolate - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 Did you know that Italian hot chocolate is different? I didn't, until I saw jessyratfink's hot chocolate. The first thing that comes to my mind whenever I think of hot chocolate is its creaminess, but I was surprised to see that that chocolate was completely liquid and not as thick as the one I am u...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:06:40 PST
Hot Cocktail - Michelada - With Hot sauce and Chili powder
Hot Cocktail - Michelada - With Hot sauce and Chili powder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mutazek A very special drink for his "burning" taste. A mixture of bitter beer, hot sauce and lemon make this drink an excellent accompaniment to grilled meats. This drink is more from Mexican culture, but I like to drink it to (I'm from Colombia), but with some little less ingredients, keeping it simple ...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 23:32:38 PST
Horseradish Vodka
Horseradish Vodka - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChrisKnight All great successes start with a failure or two.  This particular project evolved over the course of two years and three trips out to the dust at Burning Man.  It started with my corruption by the folks at Bloody Maryland, a theme camp dedicated to serving the best Bloody Mary on the playa.  They ma...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 09:22:06 PST
Cereal Tea
Cereal Tea - More DIY How To Projects]]> Aaron_Geman Yeah that's right The best comes last Have you caught yourself pounding down a bowl of cereal when all you really want is that sweet, delicious milk at the end? Why not have exactly what you want, and hot too! Grow up As you may have surmised, we will be making hot, cereal tea, thus el...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 22:55:55 PST
Chia Fresca: Add nutrients to any drink
Chia Fresca: Add nutrients to any drink - More DIY How To Projects]]> Diva Mom You could shell out wads of cash to buy chia seed bars and supplements or you could just add them to your drink for a delicious and smooth textured boost!There are a lot of nutritional benefits to Chia seeds, also knows as runners food, which may surprise you. The Aztecs and Tarahumara Indians in Ce...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 22:52:39 PST
Pink Chai
Pink Chai - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan Also known as Noon Chai or Kashmiri Chai, this amazingly pink beverage is made from the same tea leaves as green tea but varies dramatically in taste. A bit salty and incredibly creamy, this chai (tea) is as unique in taste as it is in appearance. Let's get started. Gathering Supplies Ingredi...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 22:30:25 PST
Indian Spice Chai - Delicious
Indian Spice Chai - Delicious - More DIY How To Projects]]> HollyMann Once you taste real Indian spiced Chai, it's hard to drink the other versions of it. The stuff that's sold at chain coffee shops tastes nice and sweet but lacks the depth of flavor and spices of the real stuff. I first had Chai in small town in northern Thailand - made by an Indian Thai woman. It wa...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 11:18:49 PST
Refreshing Alcoholic Ginger Beer with Orange
Refreshing Alcoholic Ginger Beer with Orange - More DIY How To Projects]]> teamwhy This Ginger beer is simple to make and so refreshing on a hot summer's day. It's more than that, it's also warming on a cold winter's night. The best of both worlds. It ends up being about 3.5% alcohol. It's a really basic recipe that is easy to tweak. Add some Cinnamon for some spice, use malt inst...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 18:52:18 PST
Peppermint Hot Chocolate
Peppermint Hot Chocolate - More DIY How To Projects]]> Natalina This is a simple recipe for making peppermint hot chocolate squares, which can either be eaten on their own as fudge, or mixed in a cup of hot milk for ready-to-go delicious hot chocolate. What I love about these is that I can make quality hot chocolate for one without breaking out a pan and mixing...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 16:59:45 PST
Beverage Appliance with Web Interface
Beverage Appliance with Web Interface - More DIY How To Projects]]> cpbinstructables The Beverage Appliance dispenses a mixture of any four liquids. The Beverage Appliance is controlled via web interface. The controller is composed of a Raspberry Pi, a relay, and a custom relay controller. The image of modified Raspberry Pi software is available here:
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 03:26:12 PST
★HOMEBREW HONEY BEER★ - More DIY How To Projects]]> marcellahella IF YOU LIKE THIS INSTRUCTABLE VOTE FOR ME IN THE HOMEBREW CONTEST (top right button) ! This is a really good beer, and is super cheap and easy to do. It is really hoppy, if you don't like that you can use less hops. It is not sweet at all, it just have a mild honey aroma, that is really pleasant wi...
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 11:14:53 PST
DIY Honey Grapefruit Tea
DIY Honey Grapefruit Tea - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ally Zhao Honey Grapefruit tea not only tastes good, but also can beautiful white. Why don’t you try your hand at it, I’m sure you would love it. Ingredients You need to prepare following things: - Graperfruit - Crystal sugar - Honey Deal with Grapefruit Firstly, peel off the yellow-orange skin, you ...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 19:38:19 PST
Spiced Caramel Apple Cider
Spiced Caramel Apple Cider - More DIY How To Projects]]> Penolopy Bulnick I love apple cider. It is a wonderful winter drink. I particularly like Starbucks Spiced Caramel Apple Cider, so I thought I would try to replicate the recipe! It is really easy to mix up and serve, so there is no reason not to spice up your apple cider this Holiday! Ingredients Ingredients:Appl...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 12:44:40 PST
Cinnamon Simple Syrup Penolopy Bulnick Simple Syrup is really handy to have around. Since it is winter, and it is nice to be able to sweeten hot beverages, I decided to make a cinnamon simple syrup for something a little different. Ingredients: 1 Cinnamon Stick (add more for a stronger flavor) 1 Cup Water 1 Cup Brown Sugar ...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 15:47:00 PST
Holiday Drinks Natalina Tis the season to stay inside and cuddle up by the fire with a tasty holiday beverage. This is a mix of alcoholic and virgin drinks, all of them either warm and comforting or full of holiday flavors. Find the perfect drink to serve for your holiday party this year! null null null nul...
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 11:48:36 PST
Make Hot Cocoa Cone Gift Bags...with your clothes iron!
Make Hot Cocoa Cone Gift Bags...with your clothes iron! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pegsgottado Aren't these CUTE! And, yes, I said you can make the cone bags with your clothes's how: Making Hot Chocolate Cone Bags First, get some regular sandwich bags...not the freezer ones. The ones I used measured 6.5” x 5.875”. Then cut off the zip tops.Preheat your clothes iron to the w...
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 11:54:14 PST
Whoopie Pie Mocktail!
Whoopie Pie Mocktail! - More DIY How To Projects]]> FrecklesMagee This gourmet whoopie pie mocktail is perfect for a warm winter occasion! Classic flavors join together to create a rich and creamy sensation in your mouth! I have been making mocktails for years, and this is one of the most sophisticated yet! The Whoopie Pie Mocktail can also be made into a cocktail...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 12:52:14 PST
Homemade Thanksgiving Tea Gift
Homemade Thanksgiving Tea Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> rvt1985 What's better than a hot cup of herbal tea on a chilly night? A hot cup of homemade custom-blended herbal tea with a hand-written tag that reminds you of good things in your life. Gather ingredients & tea making tools For this Instructable, I decided to make three varieties of tea: orange ginger...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 10:23:59 PST
Crabapple/Cranberry Liqueur
Crabapple/Cranberry Liqueur - More DIY How To Projects]]> BARKing Having made several liqueurs from various local fruit over the years, I, and those lucky enough to try my liqueurs, have found the Crabapple and the Cranberry liqueurs to be the most enjoyable. Both of these fruits have a tartness that balances out the sweetness and almost makes it refreshing. Many ...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 10:19:07 PST
Beverages ShaineVee Hi all! I made this category to store some of the more interesting items (to me :D). As I try them out, I will add "faves." This may take some time, so don't hold your breath. I love this site! :) null null null null null null null null null null null nu...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 20:14:01 PST
Basic Ginger Tea
Basic Ginger Tea - More DIY How To Projects]]> fireontheriver (First of all, I know it's technically a tisane/infusion, not tea.  Moving on...) In this instructable, I'm going to show you how to make a quick, simple ginger tea, which is delicious, warming, and great for dealing with sore throats, sniffles, colds, and the like.  Ginger root (Zingiber officinal...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 09:25:40 PST