October 1, 2005

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Recipes

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Sausage CakeRemove sausage from refrigerator about 20 minutes before using. In a large mixing bowl, mix b. sugar, cinnamon, raisins, and black walnuts. Dissolve baking soda in the cup of coffee and pour in b. sugar mixture; stir. Stir in flour and blend well. Can be baked in two 9 inch.

 

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Easy Oyster CasseroleButter a casserole dish. Crumble enough crackers to cover the bottom of the dish, about 1/4 inch deep. Add 1 can drained oysters. Cover with another layer of cracker crumbs. Dot generously with butter.

 

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Shoestring Potato CookiesMelt butterscotch morsels and peanut butter in a double boiler. Pour mixture over coconut, walnuts and shoestring potatoes. Shape into cookies and place on wax paper lined cookie sheet. Place in refrigerator till set.

 

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Eggplant Haters Mind ChangerSlice onion and bell pepper into thin slices. Dice eggplant (peeled or unpeeled) into 1/2 inch cubes. On medium high heat, add 1 Tbsp. oil to large frying pan (or pot).

 

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Pepsi CakeBeat 1st 6 ingredients for 2 minutes. Put pecans in bottom of greased Bundt pan. Pour cake batter in next. Bake at 325 degrees for 60 minutes. Fix icing while cake is in oven, as it will be poured over the hot cake while still in the pan.

 

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Chocolate OverdoseBake brownies according to the package directions. Cool. Slice brownies to desired size and place each on separate dessert plates.

 

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Devilish Pecan PiePreheat oven to 325 degrees F. In an med. size mixing bowl, mix together pecans and choc. chips; pour into bottom of pie shell. In same mixing bowl, beat eggs well; add honey and vanilla. Mix well. Blend in margarine.

 

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No Cook Mint PattiesBlend margarine, corn syrup, peppermint extract and salt in a large mixing bowl. Add p. sugar and mix with spoon or hands till smooth.

 

Articles

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Storing Crazy GlueWe all know how hard it is to keep those little tubes of "Crazy Glue" free from clogging-up and standing upright, right?

 

My Mom and Her GardenThis is a picture of my 86 year old mother who lives by herself, she has a big two story house and a large yard that she takes care of herself. She has a neighbor who mows the yard for her and she does all the rest by herself.

 

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Avocado Hair and Face Beauty TreatmentThe only thing that takes frizz and dryness out of my hair is a mashed up avocado mixed with 1 egg yolk. Slather it on damp hair, heat a towel that is damp in the microwave and put towel on hair about 30 minutes.

 

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Improving Sandy SoilRabbit food (alfalfa pellets) makes a wonderful, inexpensive, natural fertiliser. Simply sprinkle several handfuls around established plants and scratch into the soil, then water well. In a few minutes, it will 'melt'.

 

Sebastian (Cavalier King Charles)

Meet Sebastian (Cavalier King Charles)He is 22 mos. old and certainly rules our house. We got him when he was 13 weeks old. Sebastian loves people and is such a joy to have around. His favorite thing to do is greeting people, either at home or on the street while walking.

 

Harry the CatOur cat, Harry. He looks like he is about to sneeze!

 

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Repairing Temple Pieces on Eye Glasses FramesTemple pieces on prescription glass are expensive to have replaced at "Prescription Eye Care Stores", if they are not under warranty.

 

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Storing An Extra Roll of Toilet PaperIf you do not have cabinet bathroom storage space, or it just is not close enough to the toilet, store a spare toilet paper roll this way. Cut the bottom out of a tall square type Kleenex box and slip it over the top of the roll.

 

Questions

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Tom Collins RecipeHow do you make a Tom Collins?

 

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Tiny MiceI am looking for natural tips for getting rid of baby mice. I've seen two about an inch long. I think they are too small for mouse traps.

 

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Soaking Clothing in a Frontloading Washing MachineI have a Kenmore Elite frontloading washing machine. Does anyone have any ideas or tricks to let a load of laundry soak? I really miss letting certain clothes to soak overnight. I've tried starting the load & letting it wash for a while & then stopping/pausing it, hoping that would do the trick. But no such luck, it lets the water drain out & then my clothes smell badly.

 

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Tiny White Flies on CollardsTiny little white flies are all over my collards. Any suggestions?

 

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Melted Plastic on ChromeTrying to remove a melted stain off my wife's chrome plated exhaust pipes on her motorcycle. She touched her hot exhaust pipes with her nylon motorcycle rain pants and it melted right to the exhaust pipes. I have tried everything I know to clean this up with no luck at all. Don't want to use anything abrasive that will damage the chrome exhaust pipes. Any ideas or suggest would be helpful.

 

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Mysteries of Makeup Science ProjectI wanted to know if there is anyone out there that can help me with my science fair project. I wanted to know how to put it all together. Mine is called the mysteries of makeup and I want to make it look good and actually have interesting things.

 

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Caring for a Tuberous BegoniaI was given a tuberous begonia which is beautiful but I don't know how to care for it. Should it rest for a while after the blossoms go by?

 

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Long Island Iced TeaHow do you make a Long Island Iced Tea?

 

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Care Packages for TroopsMy husband and a friend recently was deployed to Iraq as civillians attached to military units. My friends and family are wanting to put together simple little care packages for their units and want to try to send one in time for Thanksgiving and one for Christmas. I am wondering if anyone out there has had someone there and had any new creative ideas of things to send over.

 

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