I just shipped out all of my Christmas cookies yesterday. The trick to cookies is to add corn syrup to the icing and let cookies dry overnight. That way they have a nice hard “crust” and won’t ruin during shipping.
What’s with glycerin? It’s a soap-making byproduct with antibacterial properties, but it’s often made with animal fat derivatives, which isn’t really our thing. So, we figured out how to make our own veggie version with coconut oil, opening up a whole world of kitchen pantry beauty concoctions (and gave us a bonus bar of soap).
Totally surprised by Chef Rens. He found this drawer and surprised me w/ a portable kitchen garden (moestuin). His tip: bring home containers, jars or crates you find on the street. Drill holes in the bottom, fill w/ soil and plant your seeds #green #gardening #recycle #diy (Taken with Instagram at Bilderdijkkade)