December 15, 2005

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Recipes

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Red Hot FusilliThis lively low-saturated fat, cholesterol-free pasta dish contains lots of tomatoes and herbs and very little oil.

 

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Roast DuckPreheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Rub some soy sauce, salt and pepper into the cavity of the duck and place the duck on a rack in the roasting pan. Stir together the honey and the vinegar and brush some over the duck.

 

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Cream of Noodle Soup with Mixed VegetablesThis is a wonderful, filling and inexpensive meal. It serves four people.

 

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Vanilla CheesecakePlace large roasting pan on lower oven rack; fill halfway with water. At medium high speed beat cream cheese and remaining sugar until smooth. At low speed beat in remaining ingredients. At medium speed beat 1 minute...

 

Articles

What Mother Nature Can Do

What Mother Nature Can DoThis was during a storm April '05 in Medford Lakes, New Jersey. The water level was very high and the current was as you can see very strong.

 

Using Grow Lights" Regular old "non-fanfare" fluorescent tube lighting is the easiest and most common type of artificial lighting for growing plants and starting seeds

Growing With Artificial LightsThe best light for plants may be natural light, but using artificial lights to sprout seeds and grow plants does have its advantages.

 

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Avoid Bouncing ChecksBouncing checks almost always ends up being a lot more costly than sending in a late payment. Not only do you end up getting the late charge, you also get a 25 to 30 dollar fee from your bank.

 

Country Knick Knack Shelf

Grouping Country Knick KnacksI used to have cute country knick knacks here and there in my kitchen when I grouped them all together on one shelf it really "popped" together.

 

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Storing Water for EmergenciesWater should be stored in containers that are made specifically for water storage, or in glass and plastic bottles that were previously used for juice, pop or water. Clean the containers thoroughly before using and make sure that the container has a tight fitting cap.

 

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Butcher's SpecialsCheck out your butcher's specials--sometimes you can get a better deal than their advertised special. I always ask the butcher if I can get a better deal if I buy a larger quantity.

 

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Prepayment is KeyWhen borrowing a large amount of money for a house or a car, make sure you get a loan with no prepayment penalty. Then you should always pay more than the minimum payment.

 

Frankie the Glamour KittyFrankie is our 8 month old glamour kitty. Frankie has a very unusual corkscrew tail. Here is Frankie's favorite place to hang out, on the woodpile by the fireplace. And Frankie loves to pose for pictures!

 

Questions

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Cleaning Hair Off Velcro Hair Rollers?I use those velcro hair rollers, but after some usage, loose hair becomes stuck to the rollers and then they don't work very well. Does anybody have an easy way of taking the hair off the rollers? Picking it off by hand is very time consuming!

 

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Duck With Fruit Stuffing?I am looking for a recipe for duck with a fruit stuffing (or fruit-type sauce) recipe. Any help would be great.

 

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