“Mummy is it 2 tsp or tbsp chili powder you use for that chicken roast?” This is a normal query for any daughter who wants to make that favorite dish on her own. However, what if the daughter is in U.S. and wants her mother to tell the recipe from India. International calls aren’t cheap! How can you make your husband happy with some of the very special recipes that your mother makes without shooting the phone bill up? The solution is – a recipe card. You can copy a handful of many other favorites like your sister’s paneer masala, your friend’s butter chicken, and your grandma’s special mango condiment on the wonderful recipe cards that you can make without much hassle. Recipe cards not only values the recipes of your loved ones but they also cherish the beautiful memories of the time that you spend together. This holiday season, why not try making a memory keeper for your guests. Whether you're having a family dinner or entertaining some of your friends, you can mark the occasion with a keepsake recipe card with a matching handmade ornament. Find how you can make some interesting keepsake recipe cards.
How To Make Keepsake Recipe
Given here are two keepsake recipe cards. One of which is a recipe card box and the other is a keepsake card.
Recipe Card Box
- Recipe card template
- Heavy card stock
- Scissors or a utility knife
- Satin ribbons
- Wooden box
- Download and print out three-card template onto an 8 1/2-by-11-inch piece of heavy card stock.
- Cut out each of the sturdy 3-by-5-inch cards.
- Tie these recipe cards using a satin ribbon.
- Fit in the cards into the box.
Keepsake Recipe Card
This is something that you can give someone as a token of love. This keepsake recipe card can make a wonderful gift for friends and family, especially newlyweds who are starting a new life of their own.
Things You Need
- A 5"x8" index card
- Some homespun fabric
- A glue stick
- An ultra fine point permanent marker
How To Make
- Glue the fabric strips to the borders of the card.
- Write down the name of the recipe and directions on the front of the card.
- Make a note of the person who gave you this recipe on the backside by making it more personal.
- You can make the matching ornaments for the special recipe card.
Ornaments For Recipe Card
- 2 cups of flour
- 1/2 cup of salt
- 3/4 cup of boiling water
- Acrylic paint
- Satin ribbon
How To Make
- Mix flour and salt.
- To it, add the boiling water.
- Let cool for some time.
- Form dough out of it.
- Roll small balls of dough out to 1/4” thick circles.
- Cut out different shapes from it.
- Using a fork make a hole on the top of the ornaments.
- Bake the ornaments at 200 degrees until they are totally hard.
- After they are completely cooled, paint it in desired colors.
- Let it dry.
- Thread in all the ornaments on a satin ribbon.