How To Make Quinine

Quinine is best known as the bitter element in tonic water. In the past quinine has been used to help relieve muscle cramps and to reduce fever and apparently in Roman times it was also a treatment for Malaria. This recipe for Quinine is made from grapefruit, you can take it as is, make it into a tea or mix …

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Cleaning With Condiments

Cleaning With Condiments, They Aren’t Just For Food Anymore! This clever article is from Greg Wiszniewski from Busy Bee Cleaning, who’d have thought Mustard powder is a good deodoriser for jars?  “If you want to go green (or save some money) while conducting usual cleaning chores, you might be surprised that some of the cheapest and healthiest alternatives too mainstream …

Too Many lemons? Freeze Them!

Have you got a whole heap of lemons ripening at once? Did you know that you can freeze them whole? I’d not thought of this before, but after getting the heads up from Trisha in her Lemon Madeira Cake recipe, I tried it and have to agree with her. Frozen lemons are brilliant. Once frozen they’ll keep for a few …