The kitchen isn’t just for making breakfast, lunch and dinner. I don’t know about you, but a lot of crafts get done in my kitchen. Not long ago I showed you how to make butter. Here is another craft that is fairly easy to do at home and the result is great for gift giving. Hoo! Anyone thinking about Christmas?
So, here’s how you do it.
2 quart glass measuring cup
1 quart glass measuring cup
2 cup glass measuring cup
2 silicone muffin sheets (optional. 2 4X8 inch bread pans, lined with parchment)
1 cookie sheet
2 wire racks
1 large stainless steel spoon to still lye and water mixture
4 quart stainless steel pot
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40 ounces olive oil (not extra virgin)
10 ounces of coconut oil
16 ounces of warm water (from the tap is fine)
6.9 ounces of lye
1.5 to 2.2 ounces of essential oil, any scent (optional)
1/4 cup of crushed flower petals, chopped herb, whatever matches with your essential oil
Things move quickly when you’re assembling this so make sure you have all of the ingredients measured out, open and ready to add to the pot. Use glass and stainless steel so there won’t be any adverse reactions. Aluminum is not suitable for the measuring cups or pot.
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