DIY: Cotton Candy Machine HOMEMADE (How to make) Cotton candy, the machine can make yourself at home. Instead, you can use the motor of a drill or a ...
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Cotton candy: The little-known history of Nashville's most famous invention You know it as cotton candy , but in the 1890s, a Nashville dentist — yes, a dentist — and a candymaker partnered to invent a fluffy, sugary treat they called "fairy floss." They sold their invention to a company founded by one of Nashville's most [...]
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How to make a cotton candy machine with an angle grinder, then unofficially demo it at Maker Faire Maker William Osman from Ventura, CA shows us how to make a cotton candy machine with an angle grinder, small metal container, motor, coffee filter, and other household/workshop materials. He worries about being able to bring his contraption onto the [...]
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How To Build Your Own Cotton-Candy Machine A DIY cotton-candy machine consists of a small metal container, repurposed lighter parts to provide heat, and a switch-controlled motor to set everything spinning. Slowly pour granulated sugar into the container, and flames from the lighters will melt [...]
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Dress Up Your Thai Iced Tea With a Cotton Candy Crown Confession: I'll often buy food because it just looks so cute. My friends call me out on it all the time, saying, “Oh Kelly won't want that; it's not cute enough.” Which — (FRIENDS) — isn't necessarily true, but does play some factor in the decision [...]
Maker William Osman from Ventura, CA shows us how to make a cotton candy machine with an angle grinder, small metal container, motor, coffee filter, and other household/workshop materials. He then huddles under bleachers to test the machine with friends, and by their reactions it looks like some pretty scrumptious cotton candy. For the grand finale Osman demos the machine to the public, giving out free samples to passersby.
This year Halloween falls on a Tuesday which means Halloween themed parties will be on the weekends leading up to the frightful night where young ones scatter the street for fun-sized treats. If you’re looking for trendy Halloween Party Theme ideas for your next get-together with your friends, here are 10 of the hippest ideas for your Halloween party. If you’re looking for a simple theme to intrigue your guests at your Halloween party, a grim graveyard theme might be up your dark alley. A hidden fog machine will add ambiance to your graveyard and lanterns throughout may add some murky mood lighting. You’ve sent out the Golden tickets to the best Halloween party of the year with bright and whimsical décor made of candy and everything that is sweet.
DIY Halloween Costumes for EveryoneTricks, treats, and whole lotta haunts are creepin’ around the corner… All that scaring calls for some pretty Franken-tastic threads and that’s where we come in! With our list of over one hundred DIY Halloween costumes, we’ll help all the monsters in your family look their absolute freakiest; everyone from that hunk of a hubby to the family pet! The best part? You can create all of them yourself! Let’s unleash those outfits and help you have one spooktacular...
Photos by Renée Lynn ReizmanMy first Nebraska fair of the summer was Franklin County, a farm town with a population just under 3,000 that could rival my former high school in the Chicago suburbs. Their fairgrounds were modest, with the majority of the layout dedicated to barns, a showmanship ring, and a small arena for the open-entry ranch rodeo that would take place later that evening. In an exhibition hall, the 4-H displays overshadowed the adult open-class entries, and I maneuvered through...
When you're at a theme park, you might grab for something like a Mickey Mouse ice cream bar, cotton candy or a big pretzel. But soon, you might have to "work" your way for a treat.New theme park food concepts grab attention at IAAPA ExpoLake Mary company created hamster wheel to create snow conesAnother company converts liquid to ice cream treat in 2 minutesRELATED:At the recent IAAPA Expo at the Orange County Convention Center, buyers and theme park enthusiasts got to try out a human-powered...
There were several flavors of croissants on the menu at Union Fare Bakery in New York City, but the “Birthday Cake Croissant,” loaded with a sweet pink ooze and Funfetti, was the one that ultimately drew long lines. The success took a month or two, but that’s when executive chef (and former Food Network Star finalist) Yvan Lemoine knew that his relationship with local creative agency Front of House had paid off.“We reached out to them at the beginning [of the bakery] so we could really start...