How To: Create a Spring Floral Centerpiece|
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How To: Make a Sweet Tea Old Fashioned
James Tortoreti of The Hive in Bentonville, Arkansas shows us how to make the restaurant's signature Sweet Tea Old Fashioned with bourbon, sweet tea syrup and lemon juice.Bentonville in Bentonville, Arkansas. We're going to make for you today the Sweet Tea Old Fashioned. This cocktail pays great homage to the original 21c in Louisville, Kentucky with its use of Old Forester bourbon, sweet tea syrup and fresh lemon juice . The first thing you'll do is fill your mixer tin three quarters of the way with ice. You'll add two ounces Old Forester bourbon. And then you'll combine one ounce of sweet tea syrup, which we make in-house, and steep for 20 minutes to really get a concentrated amount of tea flavor in there. Then we reheat and add equal parts sugar to make a nice, thick syrup. Then you'll add three fourth ounce lemon juice . You'll go ahead and stir that 40 times to get the proper dilution. What we want to do is we want to
How To: Quickly Age Garden Pots
Give plain terra-cotta garden pots weathered style with our three easy techniques.with our three easy techniques. Before starting, wipe the pots with a damp cloth to remove any debris. The first project uses garden lime to create a mottled finish. Gather the following materials. Combine one cup of garden lime with one cup of water in the glass jar . Secure the lid and shake to mix the garden lime and water. Remove the lid and stir the mixture with a paint
How To: Grow Pips in a Pocket
Cultivate the essence of spring in a pocket pot by growing fragrant lily-of-the-valley weeks ahead of the usual gardening season.house where you can enjoy your blooms, or place it outside if weather permits .
How To: Create a Tabletop Garden
Create a potted centerpiece that brings spring indoors. Start by purchasing a small weeping pussy willow tree, which is available in many big-box stores in late winter. Next, gather the following materials. Line the bottom of the container with a sheet of plastic or set the planter on a tray topotted centerpiece that brings spring indoors. Start by purchasing a small weeping pussy willow tree which is available in many big-box stores in late winter. Next, gather the following materials. Line the bottom of the container withand top with bits of preserved moss. If you like, add miniature wire fencing for a rustic touch to your garden. In late spring, transplant the pussy willow tree into your outdoor garden where you can enjoy it for years to come.
How to: Make a Chocolate Pumpkin Cake
Fall means pumpkins, and what's a more dramatic or delicious dessert than Chocolate Pumpkin Layer Cake. The recipe comes from the blog iambaker, and it’s a real showstopper.imagine a more dramatic board delicious it's there and it's chocolate pumpkin layer cake . -- recipe comes from the -- I and acre and it's a real stop. This cake has three components. Moist cake layers milk chocolate can notch and fluffy pumpkin whipped cream will start with -- In a small bowl mix canned pumpkin and -- Said that inside and in another bowl combine the flour cocoa baking powder baking soda and self. Now in a large -- let's be better brown and white sugar and Vanilla until late in life. Add eggs one at a time. Now we'll add the dry ingredients and the pumpkin mixture alternately eating up those. You can see this is very similar to traditional chocolate cake -- But at pumpkin make it extremely and that's another layer they spread the batter in grief eight fade in Spain. And bake for about thirty minutes until it toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let it -- -- ten minutes and then turn them out onto wire -- as well those cakes cool let's make our milk chocolate an option. Start -- it warming heavy whipping cream over medium high. When the cream just starts to boil remove it from the heat and milk chocolate pieces -- just let the chips often not in the after about five minutes -- in Washington bullets in his. Critical forThis will give you a nice -- -- for tight end because whipped cream isn't as stable as better for us think -- should wait to assemble this cake until it goes to serving time. Start replacing one key player on a clay court peaks fan. Since -- players are pretty heavy you might want to put a little extra support inside thinking of it drinking straws of them. Now it's better killed -- whipped cream on top carefully say your other cake layer on top don't pressed down too hard. Now use your -- back nine big
How To: Make Tiny Pumpkin Torcheres
With a handful of garden stakes and some simple hardware, you can transform palm-size pumpkins into a bouquet of magical torcheres in minutes! All youâll need are miniature pumpkins, an apple corer, a grapefruit spoon, nails, washers, tea-light candles in metal cups (or battery operated teacorer, a grapefruit spoon, nails, washers, tea-light candles in metal cups (or battery operated tea lights) and bamboo garden stakes. Start by snapping the stem off each pumpkin. Using an apple corer, cut an opening the
How To: Craft a Fall Wreath
For fun colors and shapes, gather a mix of your favorite seasonal delights and get creative! For our wreath, we used an old wire tomato cage, jute, gardening wire, ribbon, pruners, wire cutters, gourds, snowberries, small ears of field corn, cranberries, pine boughs and millet stalk. First, snipwe used an old wire tomato cage, jute, gardening wire, ribbon, pruners, wire cutters , gourds, snowberries, small ears of field corn, cranberries, pine boughs and millet stalk. First, snip off the top layer of the tomato
How To: Make an Any-Season Wreath
Hardy broadleaf evergreen shrubs offer a bounty of colorful foliage year-round! To create a lush evergreen wreath, gather clippings of various evergreens from your yard or check out your local nursery for a colorful shrub or two to add to your garden. Soak a 12-inch floral foam wreath in water. Cutgather clippings of various evergreens from your yard or check out your local nursery for a colorful shrub or two to add to your garden. Soak a 12-inch floral foam wreath in water. Cut stems 1
How To: Make a Fresh-Cut Bouquet
Learn how to create a striking floral bouquet by watching these simple techniques.