About Engine Oil Consumption of Your Car

Cars consume engine oil, but oil consumption is minimal.

Note that the amount of engine oil your car consumes will depend on viscosity, quality of the oil and the way you drive your car.

Your car consumes engine oil when you drive at high speeds and also frequent acceleration and deceleration.

A new engine consumes engine oil.

Normally your car should consume about one liter of engine oil every 1000km (600 miles).

If your car consumes much more then have it checked by a qualified personnel.

You should also note that engine oil drops on the floor under the car and oil stains on the engine body need to checked by qualified personnel.

EURO 2020: its Denmark vs England semifinal

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Results

ClubGoalsOutcome
Czech Republic1Loss
Denmark2Win

Details

Date Time League Season Match Day
July 3, 2021 6:00 pm Euro 2020 fixtures Euro 2020 Quarter Finals

Ground

Baki Olimpiya Stadionu

Denmark continued with their winning streak as they defeated the strong Czech Republic by 2 goals to 1. Denmark opened scoring in the fifth minute when Thomas Delancy headed home. Kasper Dolberg then doubled the advantage as he volleyed home in the 42nd minute. Czech pulled one Back but it wasn’t enough.

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Results

ClubGoalsOutcome
Ukraine0Loss
England4Win

Details

Date Time League Season Match Day
July 3, 2021 8:00 pm Euro 2020 fixtures Euro 2020 Quarter Finals

Ground

Olimpico in Rome

England on the other hand trashed sorry Ukarine 4-0. Ukarine just gave up on England, they were just too good for them.

England will be waiting for Denmark in the semifinals.

How to make your fufu starch at home from cassava.

The  fufu starch in this article is made from fermented cassava that has been soaked in water for days.

How to do it

Harvest Cassava or buy

Cassava

Peel off the outer skin of the cassava as shown

Peeled cassava

Wash the peeled cassava thoroughly 

Wash cassava

Soak the cassava in a bucket or bowl of clean water. Make sure all cassava is under the water surface. This process is to soften the cassava. It can take between 4 to 10 days for the cassava to soften

Soak cassava for 4-10 days

With a bowl of water and a plastic sieve as shown, squeeze and mash the softened cassava  with your hand in the sieve partially submerged in water to extract the starch into the water. You can throw away the residue or dry  and blend it and use to feed your chickens

If the soaked cassava is still to hard to process with your hand you can blend it then sieve in a bowl containing clean water as in the previous example. Blending the cassava may make the fufu more starchy 

Leave the processed mixture to settle for like 8 hours. You can speed up the process by pouring the mixture in a sieve bag and apply slight pressure by tieing the bag so that water goes out slowly into the bowl as shown

Leave fufu startch to settle

Extract the raw fufu starch  into a pot ready to cook

Fufu startch ready to cook

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How to make Sweetened Grapefruit Juice

Grape fruit is a citrus fruit that has a bitter sweet taste.

It is rich in vitamins A and C. It does not have a significant negative impact on blood sugar levels. A ripe grapefruit can measure about 15cm in diameter and more. It is the size of at least 4 orange fruits.

The fruit can be consumed as a whole, juice or pulp.

I will show you how to easily prepare a sweetened grapefruit juice that has an improved sweet bitter taste you will love.

This procedure will require removing the pulp of the fruit, so use thoroughly washed hands.

Process; How to make sweetened grapefruit juice.

Wash the fruit and peel of its outer skin.

Next cut it open and remove the pulp. You can do this using your fingers and with the help of a knife.

Blend the pulp and sieve the mixture to extract the juice into a bowl.

Mix the juice with a bottle of Fanta orange.

Serve chilled, the taste is lovely.

Cultivating a small scale maize plantation

Harvested maize
Maize

Maize (corn) is a very popular crop that is easy to cultivate. It takes  about 3 months for the crop to mature for harvest. And if  you require drier grains,wait till after four months.

Health benefits of maize

Maize has been a stable source of food for mankind. It is very rich in carbohydrates and vitamins. It also contains, to a lesser degree; protein, sugar, fiber and fat.

Uses of maize as Food

Cooked corn starch is very nutritious for adults and children. A very nutritious food for babies from 6 months upward. Infact corn food products are a large content of baby/toddler food. Some common maize food products are corn flakes, corn starch, cornflour used in making bread, doughnuts, pancakes and much more.Freshly cooked or roasted  maize is a very popular snack. The application of maize in different food products is extensive.

Saving cost

If you consume a lot of cooked or roasted corn, corn starch or as feed for  chickens, it will be a good idea to have a small corn farm.  With half to one plot of land, you can reduce the cost of your maize consumption.if you have undeveloped land property or a large compound, you can cultivate maize. Maize plantation on a plot of land can yield over 70kg of grains.

How to plant corn

Maize plantation
Maize plantation

First things first; prepare the land for planting. The land must be cleared of weeds.You may make heaps to protect the crop from top soil wash off due to rain.

You can obtain planting seeds from grain sellersor agricultural institutes. Make sure you plant healthy seeds.You can plant about three seeds together and at a space of about 0.5 meters from another set.

Make sure your plantation is free from goats and other herbivorous animals.you can also protect the plants from pest by using agricultural insecticide.

How to Make Millet Starch at Home

Millet . two types of grains shown
Millet

Millet starch is produced from millet. It is a very cheap good food for children, particularly toddlers. You can make it at home if you have a blender.

Items you need prepare millet starch;

  1. Millet ( at least 1kg)
  2. Blender
  3. Clean buckets, bowls or container. (large enough to store and soak the millet grains)
  4. Water
  5. Sieving cloth bag

Processing;

  1. Soak the millet with water inside a container for about 4 days. This is to soften the grains and make it easier to blend.
  2. Blend the millet grains. Using water, blend grains into a smooth paste as much as possible.
  3. Get ready clean water in a bucket or container up to half its capacity, and while holding the sieving cloth bag inside the bucket, pour the blended millet paste into it.
  4. You can use your left hand to seal the top of the sieve bag, and with the filled bottom part of the bag in water, wash and squeeze out the starch content into the water.
  5. Remove the shaft residue in the sieve bag.

You should sieve the blended millet paste little by little. You can even blend and then sieve, and repeat process until all millet grains is processed.

  • Wait a day for the starch to settle
  • Your millet starch is ready.
millet starch