Mason Jar

How To : Hack a Blender with a Mason Jar

Gina Kometani posted such a cool tip to the community corkboard, I had to illustrate it! Interesting fact—many blenders can be used with a standard, wide-mouth mason jar. So the next time you want to whip something up, but don't want to bother with scrapping the contents out ...more

How To : 5 Awesome Culinary Uses for Mason Jars

I have a confession: I hoard glass jars. I buy mason jars whenever I get the chance. When I finish a jar of pickles or mayonnaise, there's no way that glass jar is going in the recycling (thankfully, they're easy to de-stink). And when my sister gives me a basket of her homema ...more

How To : Use Mason Jars with a Blender

A mason jar is a great way to preserve your food, but did you know that you could use a mason jar with a blender? Make blended items that can be stored by using a mason jar with your blender. Step 1: Remove the base of the blender Remove the base from the blender’s pitcher ...more

How To : Shake Your Way to 1-Minute Whipped Cream

You're better than a can of Reddi-wip, which is why you should always make fresh whipped cream at home. It's extremely easy to make, won't have all those nasty preservatives, is thicker and creamier in consistency (like cream should be), and tastes much richer. Don't Miss: 4 ...more

How To : Make cannabutter to use in recipes

In this tutorial, we learn how to make cannabutter to use in recipes. To make this, you will need: grinder, cheesecloth, saucepan, mason jar, small bowl, 2 sticks of butter, and marijuana. First, grind up your marijuana, the pour it into the mason jar. Next, place the butter i ...more

How To : Make Flavor-Infused Vodka

It may sound complicated, but making your own flavor-infused vodka is effortlessly easy with delicious results, and it makes for a great last-minute holiday gift. All you need are some fresh fruit and herbs, a quart-sized mason jar, a bottle of vodka (make sure it isn't the su ...more

How To : Make a Week's Worth of Salad at Once

Greasy fast food. Snacks. Candy. Empty stomachs. What do these all have in common? They're all things that people commonly have for lunch during the week, because it beats the hassle of having to plan, make, and pack lunches before their workday. Enter the beautiful world of ...more

How To : Make corn dogs from scratch at home

Who doesn't love a corndog? They remind us of childhood and going to the county fair or beach. Well, luckily with this video's help, you won't have to leave your house for one of these summertime treats. Check it out and make your own, step by step. You Will Need * 1 qt. veget ...more

How To : Put together a rice pudding kit as a homemade gift

The perfect gift for the baker in your life! Get a Mason jar, and then layer the jar with all the different dry ingredients you use to bake up a delicious rice pudding. Decorate with ribbon, fabric, and then tie the recipe around the neck of the jar! Put together a rice puddin ...more

How To : Upcycle a glass jar by redecorating the top

Take one plain Mason jar or glass jar. Add your favorite scraps of fabric, ribbon and other embellishments. Decoraate with lace, beads, sequins and applique. You now have a lovely upcycled glass jar, perfect to give as a gift or favor.

How To : Make canna weed butter

This video tutorial will show you how to make cannabutter or in laymen terms, marijuana butter. There are various ways to making this spread, but the video will show you how to make it using these items: -grinder -cheesecloth -sauce pan -mason jar -small bowl -some butter -an ...more

How To : Sprout grains in a jar or easy sprout

This wonderful video takes you step by step on growing your very own grain sprouts. You can also use this tutorial to grow all types of grains like, barley, kamut, oats, rye, spelt, triticale or our grain mix. Grain sprouts are so fast and easy that they've included directions ...more

How To : Get liquid to rise into a glass with a candle

You take some water in a pan and a couple of candles. Light the candles then put something over it. Example - a mason Jar. In this experiment we used a beaker. Put the jar over the flames. The jar will cause the flames to extinguish and then the water will rise into the beaker.

How To : Make Perfect Poached Eggs, Every Single Time

Two slices of whole-wheat toast with lots of butter. Two eggs, poached to a firm yet custardy texture. The yolks should absolutely not be hard-cooked and the whites should be tender, not rubbery. That's my idea of the perfect breakfast. A golden, runny-but-not-liquid yolk, cre ...more

How To : Juice Without a Juicer

There is very little in this world that tastes as good as a glass of fresh-pressed juice. The flavors in fruit and vegetables are more clean and immediate on your palate, while the chlorophyll and nutrients seem to zip right into your bloodstream. A really great glass of fresh ...more

How To : Mix a Dirty Dog cocktail

Learn how to mix a Dirty Dog cocktail from a hot girl in this instructional bartending video! Ingredients: * 1 oz Cognac (Hennessy) * 1 1/2 oz Vodka * 5 crushed Ice * 5 oz chilled Orange juice * 1 oz chilled Cranberry juice Instructions: Put ingredients into a mixing cup or ...more

How To : Make a Simple Herbal Extract

Hello there, people. Today, I am going to show you how to extract the essence from a useful plant, using either alcohol or olive oil. This is how you take a plant and turn it into a useful (and preservable) medicine. For those of you who know nothing about herbal medicine, let ...more

How To : Make DIY Rock Candy at Home

Not to be confused with Pop Rocks, rock candy, which is large chunks of crystallized sugar, is a wonderfully simple snack in and of itself, and can be used to dissolve in tea or coffee as well as on top of other desserts. As far as making your own Pops Rock candy goes, it is ...more

How To : 7 Ways to Make Your Living Space Smell Nice

If baking soda can be used to deodorize your refrigerator, it can also be used to keep your general living space smelling nice. Simply fill a glass mason jar about one-third of the way full with baking soda and add 5 to 10 drops of your favorite essential oils. Cover the jar o ...more

How To : Make Your Own DIY Disinfecting Wipes

Do you use disposable wipes for cleaning dusty tables, dirty windows or removing make-up? Ditch the chemically-loaded store brands and make your own cheaper, non-toxic and super-easy DIY wipes at home. Other than a few common household ingredients for making the solution for ...more

How To : Make raw food granola with almond milk

In this video from JenniferCornbleet we learn to make raw food granola with almond milk. Place a nut or seed in a mason jar about halfway. Fill the rest with water. Sit over night. Drain, and you can use right away or store in your refrigerator for up to 3 days. Almond milk is ...more

How To : Make Your Own Non-Toxic Sunscreen at Home

Getting sunburned sucks, and according to the Environmental Working Group's 2012 survey of over 800 sunscreen brands, 75% of them contained potentially harmful ingredients linked to hormone disruption and even cell damage that may lead you to skin cancer. Yikes. Other than be ...more

How To : Shake Cream into Butter Like a Boss

Don't panic the next time you pull an empty tub of butter from the fridge. If you have some heavy whipping cream, save yourself a trip to the grocery store and just make your own. When heavy cream is shaken violently for a long enough duration, it turns to butter—and if you're ...more

How To : 56 Completely Necessary Booze Hacks

Fight me all you want, but it ain't a party without alcohol—whether it's a Halloween party, Christmas party, dinner party, or even a damn wedding. (If you think that people will stick around after dinner for a dry wedding, then you're sorely mistaken.) And while we'd all love ...more

How To : 47 Baking Hacks That You Shouldn't Live Without

Right now is that magical time of year when the general public decides to embrace their inner fattie and get baking in the kitchen. Hello, pies and cakes and cookies and everything carbs. Goodbye, diets—see you in the next year, when you cripple us with unbridled guilt and lon ...more

How To : Make BBQ rub and ribs

Everybody loves barbecue ribs, but not everybody wants to make them, cause they can be pretty messy. But they don't have to be a super messy dish, although messy usually means tastier. Check out this video recipe to see how to make BBQ rub and ribs. Barbecued ribs are treated ...more

How To : The Trick to Making Opened Wine Last a Whole Week

As crazy as it sounds, there are times when bottles of wine go unfinished. I love a glass or three of vino, but am often guilty of not finishing the bottle. Sometimes I don't have the time to finish it, and other times I like it so much that I open bottle number two and can't ...more

How To : Make Amazing Affogato with Ice Cream Cubes

In Italian, the word affogato means "drowned." Kind of a morbid name for such a delicious goodie, right? But there's a reason it's called that. For those of you not in the know, affogato is a coffee-based treat usually consisting of a scoop of vanilla gelato or ice cream "dro ...more

News : 10 More Egg Hacks That You Shouldn't Live Without

You may have caught our prior list of excellent egg hacks. Well, we've rounded up 10 more awesome tips and tricks to perfect your egg game. Check 'em out below. 1. Make a Flawless Sunny Side Up Egg If you struggle with either an undercooked or overly-browned sunny side up eg ...more

How To : 3 Brilliant Culinary Uses for Bad-Tasting Vodka

In my opinion, vodka gets a lot of undeserved flak. It seems like most people have a bad experience in college with a plastic bottle of vodka and never go back. I can't blame them; it took me a few years after graduating college to start to enjoy vodka again—but now I adore it ...more

How To : Keep Your Sandwiches from Getting Soggy

I'm a firm believer that a sandwich is the ultimate food. It's filling, but not heavy; it has carbs, protein, veggies, and sauces; and it's easily customizable. Add that all up and you've got the absolutely perfect lunch. Yet like most great things in life, there's a “but” th ...more

How To : Turn Your Sour Milk into an Unbelievably Tasty Jam

Wait, don't dump that milk! It may have a slightly sour smell and be expiring tomorrow, but you can still put it to good use by making sour milk jam. Sour milk jam is made by cooking down the expiring milk with sugar and then adding crème fraîche. The pleasantly sour flavor o ...more

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