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How to Make Tabasco Style Hot Sauce

Because the chiles are not aged in oak barrels for three years, this will be only a rough approximation of the famous McIlhenny product. You will have to grow your own tabascos or substitute dried ones that have been rehydrated. Other small, hot, fresh red chiles can also be substituted for the tabascos. 1 pound

How to Make Oyster Sauce

Oyster sauce is found in many Cantonese stir-fry dishes. Refrigerated, this sauce will keep for several months. Ingredients: 2 cups of fresh oyster meat 3 cups of water 1 cup of bottled clam juice 1 teaspoon of salt 1 clove garlic 1 green onion, white portion only 1 slice of fresh ginger, 1/8-inch thick 1/4

A Herbal Medicine from Sampalok or Tamarind

For Colds: Boil the chopped leaves in 2 glasses of water for 15 minutes, or until the water is reduced to half its volume. Allow to cool and strain. Divide the decoction into 3 parts and drink 1 part every after each meal. The following measurements should guide you: Condition of leaves =  Age of

How to Make Guava Wine

Procedure Select ripe and sound fruits. Cut into quarters. To 1 part fruits, add 2 parts water. Boil until the fruits are soft. Strain and measure the extract. To every three (3) parts extract, add 1 part sugar. Stir and measure the extract. Cool. To every 15 to 15 liters, add one-tablespoon yeast. Place in

How to Make Guava Jelly

Procedure Select equal mixture of green and ripe guavas. Wash and cut into halves or quarters. For every kilo of guavas, add 2 liters of water. Boil in enamel or stainless steel basin for 30 minutes. Strain thru a cheesecloth bag. Crush the pulp and boil again, using 1-2 liters of water. Strain and combine