MAKE YOUR OWN SUSHI ROLLER MAT

I came up this this DIY diddy in a pinch when I was having a Make Your Own Sushi Party and the store had only two mats that would be shared among 12 people, not good.  Despite regular grocery stores now carrying all the ingredients needed to make sushi, they often don’t stock the tool to accompany the tastes.  I was making the basic items and was having everyone bring a sushi stuffing ingredient of their choice, so there was no chance for a last minute switcheroo. Plans were set.  As I didn’t want a watch and wait type of soiree, I grabbed some bamboo skewers and some extra sake(incase this idea didn’t work) and headed home.  With a little hustle and some creative license I made sushi mats. The additional sake was still consumed despite the crises aversion or to celebrate the success depending on your disposition.  Enough chatter, here is the full instructional: Continue reading

Video: Turning and Ice Dispenser Into A Candy Machine

Coming up on Valentine’s day I decided to make something fun for the lady.  I noticed she always kept candy in the freezer and swore that it tasted better that way.  Fair enough.  So as a little present I decided to turn our refrigerator’s ice cube dispenser into a freezing cold candy machine.  I picked up a few bags of her favorites and armed only with an x-acto knife, tape measure, duct tape and foam core, I made possible so that when the ice lever is pushed on the fridge door candy shoots out!  Instructions after the jump. Continue reading