2 Handmade Christmas Origami Ornaments For by GracelinePaperStudio. This order includes two origami kusudama ornaments, each hanging 12 inches long.
One ornament is primarily green and white and has added acorn caps with forest green beads embedded, with two kusudama origami flowers added. The other ornament includes three kusudama flowers with primarily red and white colors. Note - you may request different colors, or just the red and green ornaments. Individual Lemon Meringue Pie Cups.
Ingredients 2 cups graham crackers crumbs 6 tablespoons butter, melted 1 tablespoon sugar For the lemon filling 3 eggs yolks (save the whites for the meringue) 1 1/2 cups sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1 1/2 cups water 2 tablespoons butter 1 to 2 teaspoons finely zested lemon peel 1/3 cup lemon juice for the meringue 3 egg whites 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 6 tablespoons sugar You will also need: 4 1/2-cup canning jars Directions In a small mixing bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, butter and sugar.
Divide the mixture in half and set half aside. For the filling, in a medium saucepan, combine the sugar, flour, cornstarch, and a dash of salt. The Secrets of Raising Silkworms - Sustainable Farming. Related Content Alternative Chicken Feeds You don't have to stick to corn and soybeans to nourish your flock.
Chickens enjoy a variety of foo... Welcome to Common Fare Radical homemaker Karen Keb introduces her new blog, which will cover topics as diverse as baking br... Farm Liability Insurance You may need special farm liability insurance if you plan to sell eggs, produce or other products fr... If you're tired of the same old arts-and-crafts scene and looking for an exciting, different part-time pursuit, give some thought to the inexpensive, mysterious, Oriental practice of raising silkworms (aka sericulture or silkworm cultivation).
The knowledge needed to raise such tiny "livestock" has been handed down from generation to generation for centuries. Mary Stock (who lives in Canton, Ohio) started a silkworm farm more than four years ago, and she's been kind enough to share her knowledge with MOTHER EARTH NEWS' readers. Germination of Palms. (Note: If you can't see the Index panel on the left, please click here to reload my site!)
Palm Seed Germination [ The Collingbourne Palm Germination Method ] Anyone can grow their own palm for almost no cost. This is good news since, in the UK at least, it will cost you a great deal to buy an adult palm. Even the seeds of most varieties are fairly expensive and, unless you've already mastered the basics, you may be unsuccessful in growing your seeds into plants. For these reasons, I recommend starting out by growing your own date palms (Phoenix dactylifera). Once you've got your date stones, soak them overnight in a cup of water. The Collingbourne Palm Germination Method When I first started growing my own palms from seeds I was very disappointed by my poor success rate. Note: To see a step-by-step pictorial guide to palm-seed germination, take a look at my Grow A Date From Seed page. Soak the seeds for 24 hours (sometimes longer for very hard-coated seeds).
Clean the seeds. About. "To arrive at the edge of the world's knowledge, seek out the most complex and sophisticated minds, put them in a room together, and have them ask each other the questions they are asking themselves.
" Edge Is a Conversation Edge is different from the Algonquin Roundtable or Bloomsbury Group, but it offers the same quality of intellectual adventure. Closer resemblances are the early seventeenth-century Invisible College, a precursor to the Royal Society. Its members consisted of scientists such as Robert Boyle, John Wallis, and Robert Hooke. The Society's common theme was to acquire knowledge through experimental investigation. The online salon at Edge.org is a living document of millions of words charting the Edge conversation over the past fifteen years wherever it has gone. The Real Crepe Cake. You may recall that a few months ago, the fearless Daring Bakers scaled Martha Stewart’s Crepe Cake Mountain.
We tamed the beast. But having tamed it, a number of us decided that perhaps the beast wasn’t that scary after all. The general consensus at the time being that Martha’s cake was a tad disappointing. For myself, it turned out to be an awful lot of effort for so-so results. There was, however, one positive thing to come of the whole excercise. After the letdown of the chocolate crepe cake, I went back to the video and watched it again. As Web sites go, Lady M’s doesn’t tell you very much. So that’s what the real crepe cake looks like!
Hot on the trail of this cake, I did some more searching and came across an article by Amanda Hesser in the New York Times. But bakery aside, what the article also does is provide a recipe for the Lady M Milles CrÃªpesâ„¢. I’ll admit that I was skeptical. Trumpet Creepers, How to Grow and Care for Trumpet Creeper Vines. Knitting Yarn, Books, Patterns, Needles & Accessories.