November 26, 2004

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Turkey SpaghettiPrepare cream of mushroom soup as directed. Prepare spaghetti as directed then drain. Combine spaghetti, soup and remaining ingredients. Stir until cheese melts. Serve and enjoy!

 

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Turkey and Rice SoupIn a large saucepan, combine all ingredients with 6 cups of water. Simmer, covered, until rice is cooked, approximately 30 minutes. Great with fresh bread.

 

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The World's Greatest Leftover Turkey SandwichEveryone will be jealous of your lunch!

 

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Buffalo ShrimpI used to buy this at a restaurant and for 5 large shrimp it was $20 so I created my own interpretation for much less and I feel tastier!

 

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Mashed Potatoes and Ham BakePreheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium-sized bowl, mix mashed potatoes and mustard. Spread potato mixture in the bottom of a greased 8-inch square baking pan.

 

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Leftover Turkey SoupCook onion, carrot and celery in hot oil in large saucepan 3 to 5 minutes or until tender-crisp, stirring occasionally. Stir in chicken broth, water and dressing mix. Bring to boil. Add turkey and pasta; cover.

 

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Recipe for Shining MetalIn a small bowl mix 1 tablespoon flour, 1 Tablespoon salt. Mix them well. Then add 1 Tablespoon white vinegar. Mix into thick paste.

 

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Using up Leftover StuffingSlice leftover stuffing and warm on stove or microwave. Serve fried eggs over it (or next to it) for breakfast or a quick lunch or dinner. Can also be served next to scrambled eggs. Cathy

 

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Deterring Purse SnatchersMy purse always seems very heavy so I like to set it in the child seat of my shopping cart. I try to never take my hand off it. But just in case I do for a brief moment, I ALWAYS loop the child safety strap through my purse handle and lock it!

 

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Volunteering on ThanksgivingIf you really want to save money on Thanksgiving dinner this year, consider volunteering at your local soup kitchen. You will be helping those less fortunate, and you get to eat for free.

 

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I Try To Cut Costs Wherever I CanSince my grocery budget is small I try to cut costs wherever I can. We try to eat salad at lunch and dinner so I always put my veggies into the plastic bags provided by the grocery store. I always try to buy bulk meat when I can.

 

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Include Recipes With Your Genealogy ResearchWhen Mom died I didn't find her apple pie recipe, it's gone forever. I decided to gather family favorite recipes and put them in the "More Notes" in the genealogy we're working on. That way the kids, grandkids will have a place to look for their childhood favorites.

 

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Edible Play DoughMix first 4 ingredients together. Add powdered sugar. Knead it. Divide and add food coloring. Keep refrigerated to keep from spoiling when not in use. You can replace vanilla with flavored extracts to give flavor other than just plain sweetness.

 

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Strong Stain Remover (As a Last Resort)Years ago my daughter had a red dress with a white "apron", all one piece. I loaned it to a friend who had very hard water. When she returned the dress the white part was gray and dingy. I figured the dress was ruined anyway, so I dropped it in the solution. It came out white again and didn't hurt the red!

 

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I Love to Cook and Hate the Dishes!Always keep a fresh dish pan of sudsy water to clean your cooking dishes while you cook, incorporate your style of cooking and cleaning at the same time, then when your baking is done so are your dishes! Multitasking can be multi-relaxing!

 

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White Out on SlacksHelp! My retired husband volunteers at my place of business and spilled white-out on his best slacks. I washed it already but it only lightened. - Jer

 

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Old Fashioned Cloth Doll PatternsI'm looking for old fashioned cloth doll patterns. I can't seem to find any of the plain kind of "Raggedy Ann" type.

 

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Rainy Day Dog Odors - Wet Dog TipsTips for dealing with a soggy smelling dog. Post your ideas.

 

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Looking for a Really Good StarchI used to turn in my uniform to a cleaner in Killeen, TX. They used a type of starch that would last for weeks! Can anyone help me find out where to get it? Jason

 

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Looking for Feather Bed AdvicePlease tell me about feather beds, the under sheets, the over sheets and how to clean. Thanks for any help! Sandra

 

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Turkey Grease From Leather BootsHow do you remove turkey grease from leather boots? Bea

 

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Credit Card for Person with Bad CreditDoes anyone know of any credit card companies that will give me a card even though I have bad credit? - Kelly

 

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