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How to Make Buttermilk from Milk

Buttermilk is the milk from cultured butter. It's a tangy, slightly sweet, and wonderfully rich liquid that's reminiscent of yogurt. A lot of people enjoy making buttermilk pancakes early on a Saturday morning, but not a lot of people have buttermilk sitting in their refrigerator, nor know what to do with a quart of buttermilk when the pancakes are done. For this reason, it's often easier to make

How to Make Glow in the Dark Cupcakes

From fun glowing Halloween cupcakes to lighting up the night with your favorite dessert, creating glow in the dark cupcakes is not only easy, it’s fun. All you need is a black light!

How to Make Hot Wings Sauce

Spicy chicken wings are a sports bar favorite. However, you can mix up a batch of hot wings sauce with common household spices and ingredients. Keep it around to spice up salads, soups and sandwiches, in addition to chicken.

How to Draw Jack Skellington

In The Nightmare Before Christmas, Jack Skellington tries to bring aspects of the holiday season to a town based entirely around Halloween. Follow the steps below to learn to draw the Pumpkin King himself!

How to Remove Cactus Needles

Walking through desert terrain presents a particular set of challenges not found in other landscapes. Even if you're just going for a casual walk, you'll need to look out for cactus plants with needles that can attach to your clothing and pierce your skin. Cacti such as the jumping Cholla and teddy bear cactus have dozens of thin, hair-like needles that quickly adhere to anything that brushes by t

How to Carve a Pumpkin

What would Halloween be without a carved pumpkin sitting on your porch or at the window looking out at all the trick or treaters? Make this Halloween special by carving your own pumpkin.

How to Make a Medusa Costume

Medusa is a symbol of ancient Greek beauty and terror, all wrapped into one. To make a Medusa costume of your own, attach a series of rubber snakes to your hair. Wear a Greek-inspired dress and apply light make-up and accessories that keep the focus on your snake-covered hairdo. If you're still interested, read on to find out how to accomplish this look in greater detail.

How to Use Google Inbox

Google Inbox can help you handle emails more efficiently and live at "inbox zero". Available as an Android and iOS app, as well as through the Google Chrome browser, it offers a range of features to make you more efficient. With Inbox, you can bundle your messages by type/label (travel, finance, purchases, etc) and customize when you get notifications about each bundle, set up smart reminders for

How to Start a Bonsai Tree

The ancient art of growing bonsai trees is well over a thousand years old. Though usually associated with Japan, bonsai tree cultivation actually originated in China, where the trees eventually came to be associated with the religion of Zen Buddhism. Bonsai trees are now used for decorative and recreational purposes in addition to their traditional uses. Caring for bonsai trees gives the cultivato

How to Turn Off Autocorrect

Though the autocorrect feature can often be helpful with correcting misspelled words, sometimes the feature can be problematic when a user’s vocabulary, and word-choice, exceeds the dictionary built into any particular operating system. In such cases, it is often advantageous to disable autocorrect on your devices by adjusting the system settings.

How to Make Furry Cat Ears

Adding cat's ears to your head using fun or fake fur and elastic or ribbon cat's ears is a cinch with this tutorial. If you'd like to use hair clips in place of ribbon, see How to make cat ear clips.

How to Shell Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are also known as pepitas. They are found inside the pumpkin and other members of the gourd family. While pumpkins are available all year round, they are most plentiful during the fall. Most pumpkin seeds are held inside a white or yellow casing known as the hull. The seed itself is green and flat. Pumpkin seeds can be used as part of a healthy diet, as they are a good source of magn

How to Get a Baby to Sleep in a Crib

Getting baby to sleep in his or her crib can be a challenging task, especially if your baby is already used to sleeping in your bed or your room. Training your baby to sleep alone can be accomplished in a variety of ways, but there are some methods that are more common than others. Here are a few different ideas to try when first convincing your baby to sleep in his or her crib.

How to Cite a PDF

Citing a PDF in a bibliography is as simple as citing any other electronic source, except that some citation systems require you to indicate that the source is in PDF format. In general, PDF files are eBooks or online journal articles. In order to cite the PDF properly, you need to know how to cite eBooks or digital journal articles according to the citation method you are using.

How to Make Halloween Nail Art

For the ultimate in Halloween nail art, create 10 digits of funky, spooky nails that will compliment any costume and make you the hit of the Halloween party or while trick or treating.

How to Dry Pumpkin Seeds

Many avid gardeners like to harvest seeds from their crops at the end of each growing season for the next year's gardens. This simple task not only saves money, but gives gardeners the feeling that they are part of the continuing life cycle of plants when they are able to produce their own seeds. Pumpkins are one of the easiest crops to gather seeds from because the seeds are large and there are p

How to Make Apple Bread

Are you in the mood for something sweet and you are ready to get creative in the kitchen? Apple bread will fit the bill.

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How to Cook Salmon Fillet

Salmon fillets are versatile and delicious, but they cook quickly and require a bit of technique to get right. They are generally prepared by baking, broiling, grilling, pan-searing, or poaching them. Adding a marinade is a common way to infuse the fish with extra flavor. Whether you're a novice in the kitchen or an experienced cook, there's no reason to fear salmon. Skip to Step 1 to marinate you

How to Divide Fractions by Fractions

Dividing fractions by fractions isn't as hard as it looks. To divide one fraction by another, all you have to do is flip the numerator and denominator of the second fraction and switch the division sign to a multiplication sign. After that, you just multiply the two remaining numbers and you're good to go. If you want to know how to multiply fractions by fractions, see Step 1 to get started.

How to Wash Overalls in a Washing Machine

Whether you are a working man or just a little cutie trying to stay cute, those overalls are going to need washing sooner or later. The straps on adults’ overalls often get so twisted during the wash that one wishes she had just used an old fashioned washboard instead. Your appliances are also murder on the straps, which are almost always the first things to wear out on your overalls. This article

How to Make Black and Orange Spook Cups

These Jell-O pudding Halloween treats are fun to make, interesting to look at, and delicious in taste.Serves 10 to 12.

How to Catch Ghosts

Catching ghosts is a tricky business -- you need to know where to look for them, how to confirm their presence and the best ways to capture them. You also need a strong tolerance for fear! If this sounds like fun to you, keep reading after the jump.

How to Blanch Peaches

Blanching fresh peaches is a great way to preserve their fresh flavor long after the harvest. You will need to blanch them, peel them and slice them in order to preserve them for freezing or canning.

How to Make Spider Eggs

A cute use of eggs suitable for Halloween or a fun themed party, these spidery eggs will have the diners giggling. And if your kids are fussy about eggs, this can be an entertaining way to encourage eating. These spider eggs are quite effective when presented in a group and they’re definitely very tasty!

How to Zip a File on a Mac

If you have a lot of old documents and files taking up space on your computer, you can compress them into an archive to save space. Mac OS X allows you to compress files directly from the operating system. You can also download third-party compression software that may be more effective. Follow this guide to compress your old files.

How to Wash Baby Bottles

Washing baby bottles can seem like an endless chore, so it may become tempting to skip proper cleaning. However, the proper cleaning of baby bottles is extremely important, as babies' immune systems have not fully developed, making them much more susceptible to getting sick from bacteria in dirty bottles. To ensure your baby stays safe and healthy, start with Step 1 below for detailed instructions

How to Cite a Dictionary

When a specific definition has been used in an essay, you will need to cite the dictionary in your “Works Cited” or “References” page. Each style guide has its own citation standards, and these standards vary depending on whether the dictionary is a print source or an online source.

How to Make a Simple Solar Viewer

It is never safe to look directly at the Sun. Astronomers use various techniques to overcome this, but even if you don't own a telescope, you can safely view an image of the Sun by making a simple solar viewer. Basically, this viewer consists of two parts, a projector and a screen, and is very easy to make and use.

How to Screenshare (Screencast) on Google+ Hangouts

Ever been at a Google+ Hangout and needed to show people a copy of your screen and exactly what is going on? If you want, you don't have to show your face through a webcam, but instead show a screencast of your screen as you perform actions on your computer. If you want to learn how to do this, this article is the right place to be in order to learn these steps. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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