Monday, March 04, 2024
For men, women, and teens

Topic: home life

Painted rocks look fun - they're a beautiful yet not overly serious looking craft. But you might be wondering what you can do with your painted rocks. They're neat, so it's easy to accumulate more than you had intended of these when you wind up buying painted rocks for sale, or when a friend gives you a painted rock as a gift, or maybe you're an artist yourself who has generated quite a collection of your own rock art.

Here are plenty of options for how to use painted rocks.

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If you own a seasoned cast iron skillet or pan, rest assured it is possible to scrub it - but you need to be careful about how that's done. Never use detergent or harsh scrubbing pads on a seasoned skillet because it will destroy the seasoning. Seasoning refers to the oil that was added onto the skillet by the manufacturer after making it. The seasoning is all about making it easier to clean. It would be even more difficult to clean cast iron after cooking if it was not seasoned or if the seasoning was destroyed.

Rest assured, it is possible to clean a cast iron skillet with burnt on. It looks like a daunting task but it can be done when you follow these steps.

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Chocolate beet cake is a delicious way to sneak vegetables into a cake without ever being able to taste the beets. It just tastes of chocolate cake. The problem is that the beet part of the recipe is time-consuming. Most chocolate beet cake recipes recommend using fresh beets, cooking them, and then grating or shredding them before including them in the cake. If you're thinking this seems like a lot of work before you've even started making the cake batter, you're correct.

So why not try a shortcut with canned beets? Most recipes say that canned beets can in theory be substituted, but that fresh is better. What happens if you try it with canned beets? I put this to the test by making a chocolate beet cake with canned beets instead of fresh. Read on to find out what happened.

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Amazon is a good choice for some things, but shopping there has some significant disadvantages. For example Amazon doesn't have control over their supply chains; lower-value items are often only offered in bulk quantities larger than you need, and a lack of curation means you can become overwhelmed with too many similar products to easily decide between them.

The good news is that there are some excellent alternatives to Amazon, and I've noticed that many of these can actually be cheaper depending on what you're buying. Here are the best Amazon alternatives based on what type of item you're shopping for.

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