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In the 1960s a women's magazine had a recipe that took a chicken breast, cut two slits in the breast, ruffled and stuffed bacon into the slits, and basted the chicken with a mixture that included lemon juice. This was baked and it was not only delicious, it was beautiful.
I need help. My dear husband has to take out as much potassium and salt as possible due to being diabetic. He is trying to get on transplant list for new kidney. So I would like ideas on what I can cook.
I want to make oysters Rockefeller, but I have shucked oysters. What can I use as a substitute for the shell?
A lot of recipes call for onions, peppers, and tomatoes. I've switched to using canned stewed tomatoes instead. When the recipe calls for tomatoes and hot peppers, a can of Rotel, or one of Rotel, and one of stewed does the job.
Will the powder sugar melt if I dust them the day before I want to serve the cake?
Strip all the leaves off your raspberry plants with a leather glove, slipping them into a brown paper bag. Hang away from light until dry, approximately one week.
Can I mix the ingredients for biscuits and bake them later, just before dinner?
When I open a bag of corn, I use my scissors and cut across the top of the bag, leaving enough that I can use it to tie my bag up with it. The other thing I use is leftover twisty ties.
Can I freeze leftover lasagna? And if so, in what, a glass container, or plastic?
How does freezing over of refrigerator effect liquid cartons of eggs, citrus juice, and fruit juice? The refrigerator in an "assisted living" facility room froze unopened cartons of liquid eggs and unopened bottles of expensive OJ and unopened bottles of fruit juice.
I want to say you guys printed a set of frosting recipes a while back and 1 of them was peanut butter I am looking for that one again.
What kind of bags do you use in boiling water? When I freeze my sauce, I use regular freezer bags. I don't think I can safely boil those. Thanks for taking the time for my question.
Is it possible the yolks of my eggs taste sour, or have I just got a funny taste in my mouth today?
I still like to put my stuffing directly into the turkey cavity. My mother did it for years and so have I and it's perfectly safe. No one has ever gotten ill from this. However, scooping the stuffing out can be quite messy.
Any suggestions as to how to turn salty tasting jam (the marrow was initially covered in salt, left for 24 hours then rinsed) into something edible again? It's had all the sugar added and boiled, but just tastes salty!
I have been wondering what to do about my leftover coffee. Then it hit me. Coffee ice cubes! Once they freeze, I transfer them to a plastic bag to be used later. I hate waste.
I have hamburger, cheese, biscuit dough, onions, and tomato products.
I am canning less than 7 pints of tomatoes. If you don't have a full canner of jars do you reduce the processing time?
I used to make this pie using cream cheese and butterscotch instant pudding but lost my recipe. Do you have this recipe?
This recipe is an American version of the classic Chinese dish. With bean sprouts, mushrooms and lots of flavor, it is sure to be a family friendly weeknight favorite.
Is it possible to reuse canned hot pepper juice with new peppers. This would be juice from brand name hot cherry peppers?
If you have some extra batter when making things like banana or zucchini breads, wash out a used soup or vegetable can. Spray with nonstick spray and fill 2/3 full with batter.
When slicing bananas to put in a gelatin salad, how do I keep them from turning dark?
Everyone knows Davy always wore a raccoon hat, so his mommy made him raccoon tails when he came home!
Davy also loved his taters! Older kids can make this easy baked potato recipe.
This recipe is my son-in-law's Grandmother, who makes it with Pork and Beans!
I found an old kids cookbook that does not have a cover on it! Here is one of the recipes that your kids can do!
When buying in bulk, can turmeric be frozen? If not, what is the best way to store?
I did three batches of grape jelly, the first is syrup like. For the second and third I used more pectin and they didn't set either. Now what to do?
Is there a member that can tell me how to season a spaghetti squash? I have cooked one only one time some years ago. I put butter, salt and a little pepper on it. It needs something else. Can someone help, I'm not too well off in the seasoning dept. I am looking for recipes too. Thank you much.
How do I make a peach cobbler with canned peach pie filling?
There was a recipe for liver. You blended the liver, added veggies to it and cooked it in the skillet. I hate liver and you could not tell it was liver by the time you got done. It was very good. Does anyone have it?
I was just wondering why you have to add onions to the brine. Does this not change the taste of the cucumbers?
I only drink one cup in the morning because I love my iced coffees. I will not stop and pay $3.50 for a medium iced coffee. I pour it into a pitcher, add my sweetner and what ever spice I feel like having.
Ball has come out with a special "ice" tray for making the herbed olive oil cubes I talked about in a previous post. You put in your favorite herbs or combo of herbs, then add olive oil or coconut oil. Then you put the lid on and freeze. The herbs will infuse the oil while they sit in the freezer.