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The Best Custard Filling Cream Puffs

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  One of the keys to the best custard filling cream puffs is low heat. It usually takes at least 20 to 25 minutes for the pastry cream to thicken. If you increase the cooking temperature to try to speed the process along, the mixture is likely to curdle. More Recipes: Crispy Caramel Cookies Recipe Rich With Chocolate 100g Flour To Cups Rule number two for a best custard filling cream puffs, is a heavy saucepan, constant stirring and patience are the keys to making the perfect vanilla pastry cream filling. Rule number three: Stirring constantly, making sure to cover the entire bottom and the corners of the pan, prevents scorching and ensures that the mixture heats evenly. INGREDIENTS: For the pastry 2 3/4 cups unbleached AP flour 1/8 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 cups water 9 1/2 tbsp butter 6 large eggs For the custard 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup flour 1/4 tsp salt 3 cups whole milk 4 egg yolks 3 tbsp unsalted butter 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp rum   See also: Fahrenheit To Celsius Conve

Salisbury Steak Garlic Mash Potatoes Mushroom & Onion gravy

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  One of those comforting favourites that never goes out of style. It’s quick to prepare, inexpensive and very popular with children and adults alike! This homemade version is much better than the one you usually find in the frozen section of your grocery store. The first step to making a Salisbury steak is to shape your meat patties. I like to use 90% lean ground beef because it has a lot of flavor but is not too fat. The meat is mixed with bread crumbs and seasonings and then formed into oval shaped “steaks”. The patties are cooked until they are golden brown, then a simple sauce is prepared with onions, mushrooms, beef broth and a little cornstarch as a thickener. I usually use white button mushrooms, but other varieties of mushrooms such as cremini mushrooms would also be a good choice. I make it easy for myself by buying the mushrooms pre-sliced to save preparation time. INGREDIENTS For the steaks : 1/3 cup of breadcrumbs 1 egg 1 small yellow onion, grated 1 teaspoon of kosher sal

Seafood Salad Recipe

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  What kind of crab am I using in this crab salad recipe? I am using imitation crab meat, sometimes referred to as krab or krab meat. Don’t think that even though it isn’t actual crab meat that this isn’t still actual seafood. This is actually why many people refer to the salad as Seafood Salad. I actually enjoyed making this recipe so much I made it into a crab salad sandwich to enjoy. My husband ate it on top of a bed of lettuce and added cherry tomatoes. However you find yourself enjoying the recipe, if you had it as a kid this will take you back to those memories. I do highly recommend the crab salad sandwich though, it was delicious!. Its a great opening act for any seafood dinner and it makes a really good snack or appetizer. Ingredients: 14 ounces crab meat 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1­2 stalks celery (amount per preference), finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning 1/2 teaspoon dill salt & pepper to taste Instructions: Separate crab into individual pieces (only if compressed i

How to Make Non-Toxic Floor Polish

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  DIY Non-Toxic Hardwood Floor Polish A man who loves his cat recently asked me to create a polish for his hardwood floor that would sweep up the dust kitties without harming his critter. Seemed like a good idea to me so here’s the result. Supplies needed: 1/3 cup olive oil (it doesn’t have to be extra virgin) 2/3 cup white vinegar or lemon juice 5 drops of essential oil Measuring cup Spray bottle Instructions: Step 1:  Thoroughly clean your spray bottle. Step 2:  Add olive oil and vinegar/lemon juice to the spray bottle. Carefully add the essential oil; you don’t want to add too much of these potent oils, as they can impact your pets if used in too high a concentration. In fact, some are actually toxic to pets: Avoid peppermint, lemon (lemon juice is okay), lavender, tea tree, cinnamon bark, and wintergreen oil. If you are concerned, just forego the essential oil altogether. Step 3:  Shake well before each use. With a damp mop, sparingly spritz the area you want to polish and mop as u

15 Slow Cooker Hacks For Every Household

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  Slow Cooker Hacks Every Busy Family Should Do Slow Cooker Recipes Almost all slow cooker recipes require putting all the ingredients inside and forgetting about it. How cool is that? But, did you know there is so much more you can do with your Kitchen Aid slow cooker? Yes, you heard it right! This list will open your eyes to what cool life hacks you can use your slow cooker for! Check out these awesome recipes you should try right now! 1. DIY Crockpot Candles There are plenty of good reasons why you should start using your slow cooker for your dinner meals. But, do you know you can use your trusty slow cooker to make other things, too? Take this idea from Hello Glow, for example. Who would’ve thought you’ll be able to make candles right at home using even cheap crockpots? You don’t have to run to the store every time you need candles! 2. Slow Cooker Lotion Bars Do you ever experience having dry skin during winter? Here’s a slow cooker hack from Simply Darrling to help you with that.

How To Clean Your Toilet From Top To Bottom

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  Many of you know I like a clean home and I’m always looking for more information on the best way to do it. I have always cleaned my toilet with vinegar but recently while doing research I found out there was a better germ killer and way to clean that I wanted to share. You can see more of my crazy creations here The magic ingredient is Hydrogen Peroxide and it needs to be no more than 3% which is usually the kind you can pick up at any regular store. Hydrogen Peroxide contains antimicrobial ingredients and is very biodegradable. Put your Hydrogen Peroxide in a squirt bottle. The first thing you’ll want to do is spray the inside of your toilet with the Hydrogen Peroxide. Make sure to get up under the lip of the toilet. Pour about 1/2-1 cup into your toilet bowl and let it soak. Pull off the lid of your tank and pour 1/2-1 cup in there as well. Cleaning from top to bottom is usually the best order to clean your toilet. You can use paper towels, or if you’d like to be more Eco friendly