February 5th, 2011
Recently, I explained how to make red and pink food coloring using beets. Another way to make pink is to use blueberry juice. To make icing for sugar cookies, you simply mix blueberry juice, confectioners sugar and water. The basic measurements for sugar cookie icing is: 1 cup of confectioners sugar 1 T. + 1 […]
February 4th, 2011
There’s a science lesson in making natural brown food coloring. I recently wrote about creating natural red food coloring from the water made from cooking beets. Once you make red food coloring from beets it’s easy to get brown. Here are the basics to making red food coloring: Peel about 3 beets and chop […]
February 2nd, 2011
It’s very satisfying to make your own food coloring out of natural ingredients. It’s also educational for children to see how people used to get color out of fruits and vegetables. Not everything has to come pre-bottled from a factory! Since Valentine’s Day is coming soon, today I’ll explain how to make red and pink […]
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