DIY Stamped Artwork
Use vegetables as stamps to make artwork for your home. Learn how to use sweet potatoes, squash, and potatoes as stamps to create one-of-a-kind prints that are budget-friendly and unique.a craft store and ordinary vegetables as stamps. You will need a sweet potato , a cutting board and a chef's knife, two colors of craft paint, a sponge brush, paper plates, colored mat board and a piece of fleece. First, cut the sweet potato into pieces. They should all be about the same size but they don't have to be identical. Next, lay down the piece of fleece and place the mat board on top of it. Squeeze one color of paint onto a paper plate. Then, paint the cut edge of one of the sweet potato pieces. Position the potato stamp on the mat board and press down. The fleece cushions the mat board to give you a better stamp impression. Apply more paint and stamp again. Continue painting and stamping until half of the mat is covered. Stamp with several different pieces of the sweet potato and run some of the stamps part way off the top and the bottom of the mat board. Be sure to stagger
Protein-Packed Bean Enchiladas
Go vegetarian tonight with a delicious Mexican enchilada recipe. Three beans provide the hearty protein that will keep you satisfied without any meat.of Navy or Great Northern beans. Add a 10-3/4 ounce of condensed Cheddar cheese or nacho cheese soup. Stir together the beans and soup. And you're ready to fill the tortillas. Spoon about a quarter cupand sprinkle them evenly with 1-1/2 cups of shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese . Bake them uncovered until the cheese has melted and is bubbling-- about five more minutes. For a touch of color, you can
How to Make Fresh Tomato Marinara Sauce
See how to blanch Roma tomatoes (the secret incredient in our tomato marinara recipe) to make it a cinch to peel them.
Buttermilk-Brined Fried Chicken: A Southern Classic
Achieve incredibly moist fried chicken with a buttermilk brine. We'll help you master this surprisingly easy technique.
Salsa Verde in 30 Minutes
Love the zip of salsa verde at Mexican restaurants? Make your own! We help you select and peel tomatillos -- the secret to the sour tanginess of the salsa.or seeded. Place the tomatillos and chillies into the bowl of a food processor . If you're using canned tomatillos, add them now. Add the garlic, a quarter teaspoon of sugar, and 1 teaspoon of salt. If you've substituted canned tomatillos, reduce the salt to half a teaspoon. Pulse the mixture until the ingredients are coarsely chopped . Add half a cup of water, the onion, and the cilantro. Pulse again briefly until a coarse puree forms then
The Secret to Flavorful Banana Bread
We have a secret -- we roast our bananas to bring out their natural sugars before adding them to our banana bread batter. See how we do it!-There's nothing like the welcoming aroma of fresh baked banana bread wafting through your home, and it's delicious any time of the day. First, preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Next, grease the insides of a 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan . If you prefer 2, make 2 smaller loaves with two 7.5 x 3.5 x 2 inch loaf pans. Set the prepared bakingcombine the mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs. Then stir in a quarter cup of chopped walnuts. Sprinkle the streusel nut topping on to the batter. Place the pan into the oven. Bake the banana bread about 55 to 60 minutes. If you're making 2 smaller loaves, the baking time will be less, 45 to 55 minutes. Torack. It will be hard to resist, but if you wrap the banana bread well and store it overnight, it will slice beautifully. Now that your home smells of delicious banana bread , consider making a double batch next time because this loaf will go quickly.
How to Make Tender, Flaky Strawberry Shortcake
Know how to make a well in your dough and what it looks like when a recipe says "don't overmix?" We can help you achieve strawberry shortcake perfection -- check out our guide!
Easy Christmas Decorations for Small Spaces
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Pretty Christmas Living Rooms: 5 Easy Themes
Decorate your home for the holidays with inspiration from these five gorgeous Christmas living rooms. Take the tour today!
Small Bathroom Ideas
Watch the quickest ways to transform your bathroom from drab to fab. These easy changes are impactful to the eye, but not on the wallet, proving that a decorating a bathroom can be done well for less.head for a better showering experience. Brighten your bathroom with a new light fixture . Dated fixtures can tire a bathroom but are easy and affordable to update. Hang a shelving unit above the toilet for extra storage. For extra style, line the back with pretty paper. Less square footage means you don't need to buy as much flooring. At $3 per square foot, the new flooring in this 5 x 6 ft bath cost $62. Even replacing a plain shower curtain for a colorful model will do wonders to revive a tired bathroom.