I guess I wasn’t expecting green when I looked on the patio. Last year was not a great year for flowers here. It looks like I lost my bleeding heart but everything else including my neglected poppy has survived the cold so far. Here are my bulbs waking up… Daffodil, tulip and hyacinth.
There are so many curry recipes out there to choose from and this is my first time making it. After consulting my cookbooks, and the internet on at least 50 different recipes I picked one that I have all ingredients on hand for, after some slight modifications I am happy with this, and it smells so much better than the jar of stuff I bought and ran out of.
2 tablespoons Cumin, ground
2 tablespoons Corriander, ground
1 1/2 tablespoons Turmeric, ground
1 1/2 teaspoons Ginger, ground
1 teaspoon dried Mustard powder
1/2 teaspoon ground Pepper
1 teaspoon Cinnamon, ground
1/2 teaspoon Cardamom, ground
1/2 teaspoon ground Chili blend or Cayenne
I find that some people do not like moisturizing soap and the feel of all of the oil stripped from their skin is desirable so I am going to try and make a very cleansing, low moisturizing, low superfat soap with primarily Lard and Coconut oil. This recipe has a 3% superfat. I used chrome green oxide, titanium dioxide and gold mica for colorant.
327.4 grams of lard
496.1 grams coconut oil
99.2 grams castor oil
327.4 grams water
154.8 grams NaOH