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Meat grease: you can't compost it. - so make soap! - Cottage Garden Forum. If you are like me, you like to recycle, and one thing I can do is make my own COMPOST with kitchen garbage.

meat grease: you can't compost it. - so make soap! - Cottage Garden Forum

But you cannot put meat grease in your compost, so what can you do with it? This is for those who may be interested in rediscovering some "old ways" to recycle kitchen garbage. MAKE LAUNDRY SOAP out of that old meat grease! This is my 1976 recipe for Laundry Soap #1 (Without purchasing any of those expensive oils) NOTE: Do not be alarmed about using LYE in this recipe. This soap is gentle on your hands and easy on your finest linens and clothing. . (10 minutes mixing time) FOLLOW these directions EXACTLY - no shortcuts. * FUMES Warning: Do this project OUTSIDE ONLY on a sturdy table on a sunny, still day. Old-time LAUNDRY & All-Purpose SOAP #1 FIRST - Measure and assemble all ingredients, materials and tools. (2) Wooden spoons for stirring and mixing. (1) big Saucepan for melting grease. ** Do wear protective eye goggles and rubber gloves in case of splashes. 1. 2. Intermediate Herbal Course: Online Herbal Course. The Intermediate Online Herbal Course is an Apprenticeship for Distant Learners.

Intermediate Herbal Course: Online Herbal Course

Enroll now! > Skip To Registration > Skip to Payment Plan > Already signed up? Log in here! Because they work gently and effectively. Because you can grow many yourselves, right outside your front door or even in your kitchen. Because it’s our birthright to use the gifts of nature with respect and wisdom. Because up until relatively recently, at least in the western world, herbs were an integral part of taking care of ourselves. Health doesn’t come from plastic bottles. 7 Ways to Use Nasturtiums in Food. Steps.

7 Ways to Use Nasturtiums in Food

Easy Everyday Sauces, Seasonings, Gravies, Dressings, Frostings, Syrups, Condiments, and Marinades. Nasturtium bitters. After remembering the nasturtium-infused gin we made last year, I decided to craft some cocktail bitters around this peppery tasting flower that grows around the border of our vegetable garden as well as elsewhere in our yard.

nasturtium bitters

I used botanical to alcohol and water ratios from various recipes I found (and there is great variation through out the recipes) and chose my first recipe. Version 1 was similar to the recipe below and started out with a very good nasturtium and orange aroma during days 1-2. By days 4-5, it was way too bitter when used in a 3:1 Plymouth gin:Noilly Prat martini; in fact, it was horribly bitter. I ended up having to dump that batch and to scrap the milk thistle and cut back wormwood 5 fold. The experience taught me to pilot lot new recipes in the small scale -- such as the Celery Bitters that are ongoing which started as 6 jars of 1 oz size. Which Chain Makes the Best Ground Beef Taco? It's time for another round of The Food Lab.

Which Chain Makes the Best Ground Beef Taco?

Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. On The Soapbox: Handmade Laundry and Dish Soaps. Roasted pork belly with apple fritters, spring onion mash cakes and red wine gravy recipe. Homemade Refrigerator Pickles Recipe. Spiced Cucumbers and Coconut Milk. Chilled Cucumber Soup with Soba Noodles. Fried Pickles with Spicy Mayo. 15+ Uses for Tension Rods You've Never Thought Of. Few things are as versatile as the humble tension rod.

15+ Uses for Tension Rods You've Never Thought Of

They are cheap and totally removable. They are great for those awkward areas where nothing else fits, and don’t do any damage to walls, closets or cabinets. Some of their uses are obvious, but there are others you might not have ever considered... 1. Here’s the obvious one you already know: use tension rods for temporary window treatments you can take with you when you move. 2. 3. 4. Everything you need to know about reupholstering vintage pieces. I’m addicted to it.

Everything you need to know about reupholstering vintage pieces

Rub n' Buff Tips and Tricks! Ok, so here is the skinny on the Rub n' Buff.

Rub n' Buff Tips and Tricks!

I've had lots of questions about how to use Rub n' Buff on furniture, so I'm gonna give you all the know-how I got!! There are actually several techniques I have tried that work well. First off here is what you need Rub n' Buff metallic wax. It comes in several different colors. If I'm using Rub n' Buff on a relatively small area, like the arms or legs of a chair, the legs of a table, frames, hardware, etc. Our Fifth House: Spray Paint vs. Rub 'n Buff. I love spray paint and rub 'n buff equally.

Our Fifth House: Spray Paint vs. Rub 'n Buff

They are two totally different products, and yet they are equally awesome, in my opinion. However, I've been asked via email numerous times how I go about deciding which product to use on a particular project. So I thought today I'd do a little comparing and contrasting, a little out loud thinking, to give you an idea of how my brain works (this could be scary) and to hopefully help you decide how to choose which product to use for your next project. Obviously, or maybe not so obvious to some, spray paint comes in a much larger variety of colors than rub 'n buff. Our Fifth House: Rub 'N Buff (How-to & Easy Tips) 30 Ways To Repair, Restore, Or Redo Any Piece Of Furniture. Matroshka Furniture AB - HOME.