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29 Foods You Didn't Know You Could DIY

There's nothing more intoxicating than the power to create limitless numbers of tater tots in your own home.

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25. Homemade Maraschino Cherries

Julie Grice, savvyeat.com / Luxardo

There are a few ways to go about this; the recipe shown here uses Amaretto (almond-flavored) liqueur and includes instructions for sealing the jars in a hot-water bath. If you're looking for something a little simpler, try this New York Times recipe using Maraschino liqueur.

28. Butter

Jessie Cross, thehungrymouse.com / Land O Lakes

One of the small miracles in life: All you have to do is whip cream wayyyy longer than you normally would (a Kitchenaid mixer helps with that) until the butterfat magically separates out. Get the full instructions here.

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