December 13, 2004

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Tough Meat MarinadeInstead of buying that expensive cut of meat, try this marinade with a less expensive cut.

 

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French Cherry PieAdd sugar and flavoring to creamed cheese and beat until smooth and fluffy. Fold creamed cheese mixture into the whipped cream carefully.

 

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Potato/Frank CasseroleTasty and inexpensive

 

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Salt for Setting Dark ClothingWhen you wash dark clothes for the first time - use cold water and put salt in the water. The salt helps set the color. When I want to brighten dark clothes after they have been washed several times, I repeat the procedure.

 

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Quick Barbeque Sauce With Ketchup and ColaFor a quick BBQ sauce mix one cup of ketchup with one cup of a cola soda drink. Mix over medium heat till thickened. Can double and triple this recipe.

 

Teresa's Oven Baked Potatoes

Teresa's Oven Baked PotatoesClean potato skins. Slice the potatoes open part way. Peel them slowly apart. Place butter, seasoning, and Parmesan sprinkle cheese (Kraft is good) in the middle...

 

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Kids Cleaning the FloorDo you want your kitchen floor clean? Give the kids cheap shaving cream, and some wash cloths. Your floor will be sparkly when finished, and kids love helping. By Rebekah

 

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Cooking Frozen Pot Pies in the MicrowaveIf you buy a frozen pot pie, i.e., Banquet that requires cooking in an oven, you can pop this pot pie out of the tin plate and reuse a container i.e., Marie Callender's pot pie box with the browning circle inside and the browning pie plate. Put the Banquet pot pie in the browning pie plate and put in the Marie Callender's box and microwave for about 4-1/2 minutes. By Syd

 

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Candle FunChristmas gifts from children can be fun and not costly. I like going to yard sales and buying used up old candles that are partially used. The children and I shave the candles and use them to make new jarred candles

 

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Clean the Fridge Once a WeekPick one day a week to clean out your refrigerator and wipe the shelves out then you'll do less work and always have a cleaner fridge than if you always let it get gross.

 

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Quilt from Kids ClothesFor an easy Christmas gift, save your used children's clothes. Cut out as many squares and sew them together to make a front cover for a quilt.

 

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Cleaning Milk Stain In Car?My wife bought a gallon of milk which spilled in the car on the carpet in the passenger seat. Fortunately, we live in a cold climate state. What should I do to prevent the milk smell from coming up? oded

 

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Homemade Sleeping Mask?I would like instructions for making a sleeping mask. Amy from Wisconsin

 

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Cake You Can Cook In A Jar?I saw somewhere, perhaps on your site, a receipe for cake or maybe bread, that you actually bake in a jar. I would appreciate any information anyone could give. I thought these would be neat Christmas girft that were economical as well as fun. Linda from Iowa

 

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