Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - kitchen - featured Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:46:46 PST BLOX v1.01 Carbonating fruit with dry ice and a pressure cooker
Carbonating fruit with dry ice and a pressure cooker - More DIY How To Projects]]> gfish A couple years ago, I wanted to try carbonated fruit. Unfortunately, the standard technique was to use a whipping siphon and CO2 cartridge, neither of which I had. Being unemployed at the time, I didn't want to buy new equipment just for an experiment. I decided to improvise.The science is pretty si...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:17:45 PST
Make a Butter Knife for Spreading Cold, Hard Butter
Make a Butter Knife for Spreading Cold, Hard Butter - More DIY How To Projects]]> cammers Hello Instructablers.Here's how you can make a butter knife that can handle cold butter straight from the fridge without ripping up your bread or toast.The original idea is not mine. I spotted it on Kickstarter: project was super-successful, a...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 03:36:02 PST
Automated Pop-up Kitchen Spice Rack
Automated Pop-up Kitchen Spice Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Firgelli Automations - How To This is a simple Kitchen Automation project. A Firgelli Automation FA-400-12-18" stroke linear actuator was used to pop up this spice rack. Of course the top would typically be the granite square that was cut out originally, and the spice rack could be a coffee machine, microwave, TV, wine rack or a...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2007 12:19:00 PDT
how to stock a pantry
how to stock a pantry - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink If you've ever wanted to start cooking, having a proper pantry is one of the first steps you'll need to take! I cook pretty much every day and sometimes multiple times a day, mostly pulling from things I have on hand. When you've got an awesomely stocked pantry, you really only need to worry about g...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 11:49:31 PST
Sugru Spoon Rest
Sugru Spoon Rest - More DIY How To Projects]]> rdcowley I enjoy cooking. Washing up, however, not so much. I usually try and avoid using a spoon rest by precariously balancing the wooden spoon I'm using on the pan handle.Sometimes this results in the teetering, sauce covered spoon, falling to the floor - usually in slow motion as I look on helplessly.My ...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 13:11:15 PDT
Recycling IKEA INGO into bar standing table in 3 simple steps
Recycling IKEA INGO into bar standing table in 3 simple steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> carloratm We had a very old INGO table from IKEA. It was in a very dirty garage and we used it as a workbench.We decided to transform it to a standing table for our kitchen.The process is very simple, and the result is awesome! Cut the table to fit your space First of all, you have to cut the table top.Sta...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 10:28:53 PDT
Whiskey Ice Tongs
Whiskey Ice Tongs - More DIY How To Projects]]> CrazyClever I have been striving to create the perfect whiskey set. I made my own whiskey stones and Bignoza provided me with the plans to make mini pallet coasters. All that was missing was a matching set of creative and unique ice tongs. I wanted something rustic, and more importantly, something fun!After muc...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:38:24 PDT
Mini Hydroponics Herb Garden
Mini Hydroponics Herb Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> kym.teo So... I've recently decided that I wanted to build myself a mini hydroponic herb garden and so naturally, I came onto instructables to find out how to do so. However, the instructables that I found all involved a simple airstone/grow pot hydroponic set up which, while simple to build, didn't fulfill...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 07:53:19 PDT
Project Yolk
Project Yolk - More DIY How To Projects]]> Studio Egg The act of cooking and preparing food brings with it many subtleties and nuances. From finding the perfect way to pepper a salad to the ultimate technique in which to scramble eggs – a long debated issue between many cooks. This mass of personal preferences combined with the countless tools and gadg...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:57:54 PDT
Chalkboard Crock Pot
Chalkboard Crock Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> Make all you friends jealous at the next at the next pot-luck dinner you go to, even if your cooking sucks. With this easy mod to your crock pot, you'll always be a hit. What you need... 1. A Crock Pot2. Chalkboard Paint (buy it or make your own with paint and grout)3. Paintbrush4. Screwdriver5....

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:46:27 PDT
Laminated Chopping Board
Laminated Chopping Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> msparker I had recently made myself a mini-bar and the last piece of the puzzle was a chopping board to fit the shelf i had made. In the garage i had a fair few random bits of wood from old furniture that had been take apart, but no big pieces so the obvious solution was to laminate some pieces together, som...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 12:49:20 PDT
Airtight Seal For plastic bagged foods Using an old water bottle
Airtight Seal For plastic bagged foods Using an old water bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Thatdan this is a great way to seal up bagged food frozen or not and keep them fresh also makes it very easy to pour out and when the food is all done you can reuse the seal over and over again You Need A Pair of Scissors And A Empty Water Bottle With The Top You can also use an empty soda bottle dependi...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:48:25 PDT
Word art trivet
Word art trivet - More DIY How To Projects]]> PKM I realised I was missing a trivet from my life and really needed somewhere to place hot things in the kitchen. I like self-referential objects, and "hot stuff" is a bit of an inside joke between my girlfriend and me, so I set out to make this word art trivet. The actual making process is pretty si...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:15:16 PDT
Ikea Kitchen Drawer Extension - with printed parts
Ikea Kitchen Drawer Extension - with printed parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> lathe_makeatio Bugged by the dropping plastic bowls and boxes behind our big drawer I've made this extension. The main problem was, that the mentioned high drawers use the same base than the ordinary drawers plus one surrounding rod-line on the half of the drawers height.This is, when you put much stuff in, not hi...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 15:07:37 PDT
Over-the-sink dishrack
Over-the-sink dishrack - More DIY How To Projects]]> michel.dedeo I wanted more space on the counter, so I made an over-the-sink dishrack. The prototype was my conventional metal dishrack screwed to the wall and cabinet.I wanted to use a branch I had lying around for the front support to make it look more interesting. Attaching the branch to a plank makes it eas...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 11:58:39 PDT
Restoring Old Kitchen Knives
Restoring Old Kitchen Knives - More DIY How To Projects]]> sketchglass There are five basic steps to restoring an old knife: Find a Knife worth Restoring Remove Rust Refinish the Blade Refinish the Handle Sharpen I like old knives because the quality is there, and they're cheap. They were made before the time when plastic and stainless steel wa...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 22:06:42 PDT
Make Your Own Layered Magnet
Make Your Own Layered Magnet - More DIY How To Projects]]> BeeZeeArt These magnets can be fun and cute. They are made in layers of clay to create the illusion of depth and can be as easy or as difficult as you are comfortable working. You're going to need a few things before you start. - Polymer clay (I use super sculpey) - Paper - Sharpie - A rolling pin (not one ...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 06:34:48 PDT
Carrier for IKEA Korken bottle
Carrier for IKEA Korken bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Vidar_76 I finally started brewing again and needed something nice to store the beer in. As i went to IKEA i found some quite nice looking one liter bottles with snap lid and a resonable price.After filling them with beer i found that they was a bit unwieldy to carry around so i decided to make something to ...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 01:30:30 PDT
Wall mounted wood knife rack
Wall mounted wood knife rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> EYSpace When you have a small kitchen, storage space is at a premium. I wanted to free up some prime top drawer space occupied by my knives so my solution was to design and make a DIY wood knife rack that’s a hybrid between a knife block and magnetic knife strip. I built it in just 30 minutes for under $10 ...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:39:37 PDT
Easy keyboard fridge magnets
Easy keyboard fridge magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> MiCavaleri This is a fun little side project I had running. I saw that it was possible to purchase keybard magnets for the fridge on Ebay, but seeing as I had both an old keyboard and some magnet strips laying around I thought it was possible to make these myself. And it turned out pretty well if I must say so...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 02:24:38 PDT
Hockey Puck Bottle Opener - PUCK OFF
Hockey Puck Bottle Opener - PUCK OFF - More DIY How To Projects]]> Krj6 I've played hockey all my life, so I have a lot of hockey pucks laying around my house. One day I noticed that a hockey puck is the perfect size for a bottle opener. After some research I found a way to machine out just enough of one side of the puck to insert a stainless steel bottle de-capper. T...
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Tue, 13 May 2014 11:34:49 PDT
Upcycled Wine Bottles Into Indoor Herb Planters
Upcycled Wine Bottles Into Indoor Herb Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> acoens I live in California where wine bottles are plentiful. As a maker, it's great to have a never ending source of material for my projects and thankfully my friends are happy to keep my supplies up. I built a simple wooden jig to score the wine bottles which allows me to separate the glass safely and c...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 23:02:51 PDT
Planetary gear wine stand
Planetary gear wine stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> konrad_44 A wine stand in form of working, revolving planetary gear. A nice addition to your geeky room/kitchen.I choose wood as it goes well with wine and fits my interior well. I guess that transparent acrylic glass would look great in modern decor.The design is metric and uses 6 and 10mm thick parts. Assem...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 08:38:35 PDT
Stovetop Range Riser
Stovetop Range Riser - More DIY How To Projects]]> joejoetheclown We have quite a old stove/range at home, and unfortunately the gas controls just aren't that precise. There isn't much of a 'low' end, making it nearly impossible to simmer something for a long time. With a few minutes on a water jet cutter and a slab of steel, I made this trivet to raise our sauc...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 11:47:08 PDT
The EZegg, breaking an egg with one hand
The EZegg, breaking an egg with one hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> maxbacon Maxim is fifteen years old and takes cooking classes in the Dominiek Savio Institute. This is not evident because Maxim has a spastic triparese, hereby he can only use one hand. Because of this problem, the cooking lessons are much more challenging for him. Breaking an egg is really difficult and...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 04:45:11 PDT
How to Convert a Mini Wine Cooler into a Countertop Cheese Cave
How to Convert a Mini Wine Cooler into a Countertop Cheese Cave - More DIY How To Projects]]> Scottbus We are aspiring cheese makers, and after having fun with fresh cheeses of all sorts, we decided to try to make simple aged cheeses such as Jack and Farmhouse Cheddar. After one failed experiment, we realized that in order to make these cheeses well, we would have to have a proper environment for ag...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:59:12 PDT
Acrylic Taco Holder
Acrylic Taco Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> JoeGadget Tacos are tasty, but annoying.  The shells try to fall over when I'm making them, their contents partially spill out when laying on their side on my plate, and I needed an excuse to play with the laser cutter again.  So I sketched out and made this acrylic dual taco holder. I made this at TechShop ...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:57:09 PDT
Shredding Meat - Wolverine Style!
Shredding Meat - Wolverine Style! - More DIY How To Projects]]> DrPeper Introduction: My wife *loves* pulled/shredded meat. Pulled Pork, Pulled beef, shredded chicken, you name it. I've been just shredding everything with normal table forks and it's been getting tedious. Now they have these nice little plastic/epoxy ones online called "Wolf Paws" or "Bear Paws". The...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:28:08 PDT
Mobile Kitchen, a bike trailer kitchen on gas
Mobile Kitchen, a bike trailer kitchen on gas - More DIY How To Projects]]> IP2014groep08 Hello We are group 08 of the Intensive Program 2014 Urban Gardening This is a collaboration between Howest, Ugent, IDC, Velt, Transitiestad Kortrijk, BUDA::Lab, Designregio Kortrijk and stad Kortrijk. This instructable is about building a "mobile kitchen", it offers a firm base for any mobile kitch...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:21:36 PDT
Spacebrewer - Remote Tea Making Device
Spacebrewer - Remote Tea Making Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> AdielFernandez We wanted to make a device that would allow us to remotely brew a cup of tea. Why? Because tea is awesome! On those cold winter days, you would be able to have a tea brewed and ready for you by the time you arrived home. You can also brew tea for your friends and family even if you're across...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 04:24:49 PDT
High Volume Food Dehydrator Racks
High Volume Food Dehydrator Racks - More DIY How To Projects]]> JettaKnight If you have a lot of herbs, fruits and vegetables, you've probably thought of drying or dehydrating them. You could go out and buy a purpose built dehydrator, but the problem is that it does only one thing, and it does that one thing poorly. Why? dehydrators use a heating element to speed along the ...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:06:53 PDT
(Pi)neapple Delight Pie
(Pi)neapple Delight Pie - More DIY How To Projects]]> stevequag Happy Pi day fellow mathematicians and pie aficionados!  When March 14th approaches in my house this means its time get out the rolling pins and crank up the oven to make a Pi day dessert. We do not settle for any old pie though, there is nothing worse than biting into a beautiful looking pie to fin...
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Sat, 5 Mar 2011 16:51:05 PST
Etched Glass "Pi" Pie Pans
Etched Glass "Pi" Pie Pans - More DIY How To Projects]]> bennelson I like good food and bad puns. Since I've been doing some work engraving glass, and Pi Day is coming up, I thought it would be fun to make some etched pie pans that feature the letter Pi. They are even PYREX brand pans. Get it? Pi-Rex? Enough with the bad puns, let's make some fun etched glass Pi p...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:00:48 PDT
The Muffin Funnel
The Muffin Funnel - More DIY How To Projects]]> DanYHKim I like to make muffins, but I hate the bits of batter that spill on the pan. They burn and make the oven smell bad, and they are hard to clean. Here I describe a novel use of a canning funnel to direct muffin batter into their cups without spillage. A further application is for applying streusel or ...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 10:31:31 PST
DIY Kit: Numbered ombre napkins
DIY Kit: Numbered ombre napkins - More DIY How To Projects]]> Fairgoods This is kind of a grown-up version of making Easter eggs. You still get the pretty spring colors, but the end result has a practical purpose — and you’re not eating blue hard-boiled eggs for a week. This tutorial uses Fairgood's By the Numbers Napkin Kit and features Neil Summerour’s Lust. What y...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 11:38:59 PST
Kitchen Island
Kitchen Island - More DIY How To Projects]]> bennelson After we moved into our house, we had a small housewarming party. All the guests stood awkwardly around our low kitchen table. In addition, the size and shape of our house didn't give us very good options for storage. So, we decided to do away with a dining table entirely and instead make a standin...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 18:13:29 PST
Open a Jar
Open a Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan Ever met the jar that wouldn't open? I have. I named it the Impossible Jar. I won't bore you with the details but things got ugly. It fought hard, but in the end, I succumbed to handing it over to my husband, who insisted that I had inadvertently loosened the cap before giving it to him. Oh dear. He...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 22:36:16 PST
Best Way to Clean a Cutting Board
Best Way to Clean a Cutting Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell It's important to clean and disinfect your wood cutting boards on a regular basis, but washing with soap and water can damage the wood over time, causing the surface grain to swell and become rough - and after time split the board clean through! I'm going to show you the best way to sanitize, deodor...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 16:42:36 PST
Kitchen Pantry Computer (Hidden)
Kitchen Pantry Computer (Hidden) - More DIY How To Projects]]> designforhire I was excited to start this project because I’ve wanted to do something like this for a while, and when I saw Instructables was opening a contest, it gave me the motivation to give it a try. My wife and I love cookbooks and music (music in the kitchen is a must), but when you’re using a coo...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 21:51:09 PST
Stylish Coffee Capsules Holder
Stylish Coffee Capsules Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> laxap Make a stylish coffee capsules holder. Today, looking for a present for my Mum, I saw, in a shop, a coffee capsule holder that would come very handy. But it was way too ugly... Then I remembered some previous design, and having some acrylic and wood leftovers. So, this minimalist contemporary desig...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 14:11:02 PST
Geo Wood Trivet
Geo Wood Trivet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell This trivet project combines two of my favorite trends: woodsy wood and geometry. Simple to make and good looking, this would make the perfect hostess gift! What You'll Need - 10 tree branch discs/slices approximately 1 3/4" diameter and 1/4" thick * I bought mine pre-cut at Flax art supply store...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 17:11:56 PST
Wine Rack made out of a pallet
Wine Rack made out of a pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> aaronhilley My dad and I saw this wine rack on a different website, but it didn't have any instructions. We liked it, so we decided to make it for my mom for Christmas and show everyone how we did it. What you need... 1) A couple pallets (Only one is necessary, but a couple won't hurt so you have extra) 2) Sand...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 07:56:34 PST
DIY colorful-wooden coasters
DIY colorful-wooden coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kion Designs You want to pimp your dining table a bit?You want to impress your friends?You want to do it yourself?Here you go with my idea of DIY colorful-wooden coasters! :D Get the stuff All you need:- pieces of plywood. I got these round ones from a handcrafting supply store.check out yours! Otherwise get ...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 12:15:06 PST
Appliqued Kitchen Towel
Appliqued Kitchen Towel - More DIY How To Projects]]> katvanlew Do you need a clever idea for a gift? Here is a fairly simple machine applique kitchen towel. You can purchase 100% cotton kitchen flour sack towels like I did, or make your own out of 100% cotton muslin. This is another great project for using fabric scraps. Anyone would love to recieve a cute towe...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 17:29:26 PST
Crochet Ring Coasters
Crochet Ring Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 As a daughter of an ex-upholsterer, I have upholstery stuff all over the house. Some are still in pretty big quantities, like curtain rings.  I believe that there are many things that can be done with rings, one of the things that came to my mind right away was coasters! My problem was: how can I ke...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 12:00:41 PDT
colorful kitchen design
colorful kitchen design - More DIY How To Projects]]> stregoi Hey everyone, i just got my first flat, i was pretty tired of my old kitchen so i wanted to do something about, it had to be special so i took some inspiration from the internet, and i Want to share what i came with ! Unfortunately i don't have pictures from the kitchen/sink before the Update .... B...
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 11:29:42 PDT
Polymer Clay Covered Flatware
Polymer Clay Covered Flatware - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 Have you ever seen all that nice and colored flatware in a store and left thinking that you wanted it but couldn't buy it because you already had too much? Here is an example. Leaving a store thinking that you couldn't buy something that you want is really disappointing. Luckily I found out about t...
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Thu, 10 Oct 2013 09:49:34 PDT
How to Re-Tip A Knife Using Dremel
How to Re-Tip A Knife Using Dremel - More DIY How To Projects]]> JFabor So I've had an old and lonely chef's knife hanging out in my knife kit for a while now.  I retired it and bought a new one shortly after a coworker used it to pry open a stuck robot-coupe and cracked off the tip off.  People are no longer allowed to use my knives to say the least...hard lesson learn...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 15:53:09 PDT
Oven Element Repair
Oven Element Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Josehf Murchison My wife was making potato wedges when in the middle of cooking the bottom oven element catches fire and starts to sparkle like a party sparkler. I run for my camera and when I get back to the kitchen its over my wife turned off the stove and when I turned the stove back on nothing happens. I wish m...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 07:53:47 PDT
Chocolate And Strawberry Cake
Chocolate And Strawberry Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> JosiesWorld A simple rich chocolate cake covered with sweet strawberrys Ingredients for the sponge:175g butter175g caster sugar 3 medium eggs175g self-raising flour1tbs coco powderfor the icing:175g chocolate125g butter 4 tbs milk200g icing sugar Cream The Butter And Sugar put the butter and sugar in ...
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Sun, 11 Aug 2013 09:43:47 PDT