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Beet-Cured Salmon with Herbs

Wowzers! I love the color of this dish.



  • 800 g wild salmon fillet, skin on, de-boned
  • Beet Cure:
  • 2 large red beets, peeled and quartered
  • 2 lemons, zested
  • 6 Tbsp rock salt
  • 2 Tbsp demerara sugar
  • ¼ cup gin or vodka
  • Herb Cure:
  • 1 small bunch fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 1 small bunch fresh tarragon, finely chopped
  • 4 Tbsp horseradish root, grated
  • ¼ cup gin


Click HERE for the instructions

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Bottle Cap Picture Bracelet


  • Photos of your choice
  • Circle punch – 1”
  • Mod Podge Gloss
  • Mod Podge Dimensional Magic
  • Flower cabochons
  • Bottle cap jewelry findings
  • Jump rings
  • Bracelet blank
  • Jewelry tools or pliers
  • Charms to spell out “M-O-M” or any other names or words

Click HERE for the instructions

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Posted by on August 19, 2014 in Art, Crafts, Family, Gift it, Recycle it, Scout Meeting, Sell it, Wear it


DIY Candle Jar Makeover


Hidden Compartment Hanger

Great Idea!



  • Canvas fabric
  • Bias ribbon
  • Invisible zipper
  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • Secret hanger pattern
  • Sewing machine


Click HERE for the how to and pattern!


Almond Spritz Cookies

Simple, tasty, classic!


For the cookie dough:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • a pinch of salt
  • 4 oz unsalted butter (1 stick) – soften @ room temperature
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon pure almond extract
  • Extra butter for baking sheet
Special equipment:
  • Spritz cookie press

Click HERE for the instructions


Fresh Cherry Cola Floats

Perfect for your end of summer parties!


For the Cherry Syrup:

  • 9 ounces bing cherries, pitted, plus more for topping (optional)
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped

For the Floats:

  • ice cream, vanilla or chocolate
  • bing cherries, chopped (optional)
  • cola
  • whipped cream, optional

Read more: http://www.foodfanatic.com/2014/08/fresh-cherry-cola-floats-make-summer-fun/#ixzz3AOaRfHOO

Check out the recipe and instructions HERE


Floral Layered Bracelet

Easy to do, looks professional though!



Check out the instructions HERE


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