Published on March 7th, 2011 | by Julie Finn4
How-to: Five Crafty Recipes that Use Cornstarch
You need maybe a couple of tablespoons to thicken gravy.
You need three teaspoons, tops, for laundry spray starch.
I try not to over-use my resources, of course, but when I have a certain supply sitting around on my kitchen or crafting shelves for years at a time, then I start to look for more useful ways to incorporate it into my life.
It turns out that there are a million uses for cornstarch, and just because you know a few of them by no means makes you a cornstarch know-it-all. Check around and you’ll absolutely find a useful, natural, cornstarch-using recipe that you just have to try.
Here are five recipes to get you started:
Use a lot of glue? Try substituting some of it, especially for children’s craft projects, with this cornstarch glue. It looks and acts like school paste, and keeps well in your refrigerator.