June 3, 2005

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Recipes

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Dreamy Tropical Cream FizzChill glass jars or goblets in freezer several hours before serving. Place mango juice, ice cubes and lime juice in blender. Cover and blend on high about 45 seconds or until smooth.

 

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Low Carb Tasty Spinach LasagnaBrown hamburger with the onion; drain off fat. Mix in the garlic powder and spaghetti sauce; season to taste and heat until bubbly.

 

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Unusual Oriental ColeslawThis is my favorite recipe. People always ask for more! There are other variations, but this one is my favorite! Much tastier!

 

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Fried MilkMix sugar, cornstarch and nutmeg in 3 qt saucepan. Stir in milk. Heat over medium heat stirring constantly. Stir 1 minute, remove from heat.

 

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Strawberries 'n CreamRinse the berries and pat dry with paper towels. Trim off the stem end and cut in half lengthwise. Cut a thin strip off the bottom of each berry half so they will sit upright without tipping over.

 

Bread Pakora - potatoes and bread with finished pakora.

Bread PakoraThis is a very, tasty snack with unusual ingredients and goes very well at tea time.

 

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Orange Coconut PieCream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well at medium speed. Add eggs and beat until blended. Stir in orange juice, lemon extract, salt, and coconut, mixing well. Pour into pastry shell.

 

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Baked New PotatoesArrange potatoes in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Combine melted butter and remaining ingredients in small bowl. Pour mixture over potatoes, and turn potatoes to coat evenly.

 

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Quick Lemon PieThis is wonderful anytime, but especially on a hot summer's day!

 

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Lemon Cloud MousseBeat egg yolks in a small bowl at high speed until thick and lemon colored; gradually add condensed milk, beating until well blended. Gradually add lemon juice, mix well.

 

Articles

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Update Old Clothing with AccessoriesIf you are tired of your old clothes, you don't always have to buy more. The key word is accessorize. Scarves, Belts, Hats, etc. can instantly update an old outfit and make it look new again.

 

Quilt with a capital A.

Amanda's "A" QuiltMy daughter's name is Amanda and I wanted her quilt to be special just for her. So I made her an "A quilt".

 

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Summer's Coming: "Mom, what can I do?"Usually the first week is fun but after a few days we hear the familiar refrain, "Mom, I'm bored, what can I do?"

 

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Uses for End Rolls of NewsprintYou can get end rolls of plain newspaper from most newspapers. Its width is the longest length of your paper, and it's plain with no print. I use it for the following:

 

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Threading Needles for the Visually ImpairedMy grandmother couldn't see too well, but she was always hand sewing something. I suggest that when you visit a legally blind person who likes to sew, help them out by putting several needles on a spool of thread.

 

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Cheap and Effective Homemade Bug CatchersThey are free if you make them yourself. Here's how: Cut the top of a plastic soda bottle off, right where the bottle starts to curve and get smaller. Take the top and stick it into the remaining bottle, so it is facing down. It should fit great if you cut it at the right spot.

 

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Clock TipsTips about caring for, setting and using clocks. What are your favorite types of clocks?

 

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Protecting Your Plants From Small AnimalsTips and ideas for protecting your plants from small animals. Post your ideas.

 

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Humorous ObservationsWhy is there a light in the fridge and not in the freezer?

 

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Fantastic Oxypower for Cleaning the CarpetI don't buy carpet cleaner because it costs too much money. I do however buy Fantastic oxypower, it cleans nearly everything and gets tough, sticky items out of the carpet quickly.

 

Questions

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Tips for Saving Money While on Vacation?Tips to help you save money while you are on vacation. Post your ideas.

 

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Recipe for Non Custard Boston Cream Pie?Back in the late 60's My mom would shop at Woolworths, and we got treated to a dessert afterwards. I LOVED the Boston Cream pie. It is nothing like todays version, the cream was like whipped topping or something. I was just wondering if anyone out there had the NON-Custard version?

 

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Sewing Tough Fabrics?Tips for sewing tough fabric. Post your ideas.

 

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Frugal Exercise Equipment?Tips for creating or acquiring inexpensive exercise equipment. Post your ideas.

 

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Electric Razor Reviews?Can anyone recommend a good electric shaver? One that shaves closely and doesn't break? Thanks, Gene

 

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Hairspray on Digital Camera?I'm not sure if this has been posted before so forgive me if I am submitting this twice... Hairspray accidentally got sprayed onto the top of my digital camera and it has stuck. The little zoom button will not slide back and forth. Is there anything I can use to loosen it?

 

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Handwash Stained White Mark on Shirt?I accidently got handwash on a nice new shirt and then washed it hoping it would come out. It didn't. Now there a white mark on my shirt and I'm sure the shirt is bleached. Is there any possible way of getting the colour back, I really need this shirt! Help,

 

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Reusing a Mylar Balloon?How do you reuse a giant mylar balloon?

 

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Cleaning the Bathroom?It's not fun but has to be done. Tips for cleaning the bathroom. Post your ideas.

 

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Daylily Leaves Turning Yellow With Brown Spots?My daylilies have yellow leaves with brown spots. These leave then turn brown and die. Can I spray them with something? I perfer to use homemade remedies when I can.

 

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