How to make a Japanese heart-shaped hard-boiled egg

Ingredients. You will need:
– Egg
– Milk carton or any juice carton (cut open, washed well and dried)
– Chopstick (round one is ideal)
– Rubber bands

Step 1: Cut milk carton and fold it in half lengthwise.

How make a heart shaped egg <3This is all you need. (besides an egg) The milk carton is about 3″ X 8″.

Step 2: Make a hard boiled egg.

Step 3: While the egg is still warm, peel the egg and put the egg on the milk carton, place a chopstick on the center of the egg, and put rubber bands on the both ends.

How make a heart shaped egg <3If you don’t have a round chopstick maybe you can put a skewer inside a straw and use it.

How make a heart shaped egg <3Make sure the egg is freshly boiled and warm. Otherwise the egg might break from the pressure.

How make a heart shaped egg <3You want the chopstick to dig into the egg.

Step 4: Leave it for about 10 minutes. (Keep the egg in the fridge)

Step 5: Take the chopstick off and cut the egg in half.

How make a heart shaped egg <3Hard boiled eggs are so soft, smooth and easily modified.

How make a heart shaped egg <3It’s cute as is.

How make a heart shaped egg <3But the heart shaped yolk makes it even more adorable! Also every pair is very unique, so no other pair is like it! Kind of romantic, isn’t it?

Easy lemon bars recipe

▶ Lemon Bars – Easy Lemon Meringue Bars Recipe – YouTube.

Ingredients for 16 Small Lemon Bars:
 
For the shortbread crust:
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup room temp unsalted butter (1 stick)
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp salt
Bake crust at 350 degrees F. for 22 minutes
 
For the lemon layer:
2 large whole eggs
1 large egg yolk
1 cup white sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp grated lemon peel
Bake at 350 degrees F. for 25 minutes
Garnish with powdered sugar; or top with meringue (the extra egg white whipped with 1 tablespoon of sugar) and brown with torch.

 

4th of July fruit kabobs

What You’ll Need…

  • Variety of your favorite fruits. (I like to use fresh strawberries, cherries, red seedless grapes and blueberries. If you grow berries in your yard, this can be yet another tasty way to put them to use!)
  • Marshmallows.

What You’ll Make… 4th of July Fruit Kabobs!

Simply alternate fruit and marshmallows in fun patterns, and voila!

Fruit Kabobs are fun, festive, and taste absolutely delicious!

Both the kids & adults will be sure to love these tasty 4th of July treats!!

Pastitsio recipe: baked pasta with meat and bechamel

▶ Pastitsio Recipe – Baked Pasta with Meat and Bechamel Topping – YouTube.

Ingredients

500 g (1 lb) macaroni
6 tbsp olive oil
50 g (2 oz) kefalotiri cheese, finely grated
(you can replace this cheese with any ordinary grated cheese)

For the meat sauce

500 g (1 lb) minced beef or lamb
4 tomatoes, peeled, deseeded and chopped
2 large onions, finely chopped
125 ml (4 fl oz) water
6 tbsp olive oil
1 bay leaf
Salt
Pepper

For the Bechamel sauce

750 ml (24 fl oz) milk
100 g (3½ oz) kefalotiri cheese, finely grated
3 eggs
60 g (2 oz) butter
60 g (2 oz) plain flour
¼ tsp nutmeg