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Meatball Hero SandwichesRecipe for making a meatball hero sandwich.
Miracle Icing (Low in Fat and Cholesterol)Mix sugar, egg white and cream or tartar. Beat on medium speed of mixer for approximately one minute. Add the boiling water and beat on high speed of electric mixer until stiff, about 3 minutes.
Oriental Pork RoastRub 1 tsp. salt and 1/2 tsp. curry powder on roast and brown. Add 1/2 cup water and cook 2 hours at 325 degrees F.
Cowboy CookiesCream shortening and sugars. Add vanilla, eggs and yogurt. Beat by hand 1 minute. Sift flour, soda and salt; add wheat germ. Combine with wet mixture and add oats and chocolate chips. Mix well.
Cinnamon KnotsIn mixer bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add 1 Tbsp. sugar, salt and 2 cups flour to mixture. Beat well with mixer. Cover and set aside. Let sit overnight or for at least 5-6 hours.
Bavarian Mint ChippersCream butter with sugars. Add eggs, beating well. Dissolve instant coffee in hot water and add, along with mint extract. Sift dry ingredients; add and mix well. Stir in chips and nuts.
Chocolate Chip Almond DropsCream butter with sugar until light. Add egg, beating well. Add vanilla and almond extract with flour, mixing until well-blended. Stir in lightly the almonds and chocolate chips.
Bishop's BreadAll nuts and fruits should be whole. Line bread pans with wax paper and bake at 300 degrees F for about an hour. Cover with heavy brown paper until bread has risen.
Uses for Two Sided TapeUses for Two Sided Tape: Use on walls pictures to keep them straight . . .
Stubborn Lug NutsCarry a cross shaft lug wrench in your car to use when you get a flat. It gives you greater leverage than the single shaft wrenches that come with most new cars. You can also carry a metal pipe to fit over one of the shafts for even better leverage.
Remedy for Too Much PerfumeMost people don't even realize they are wearing too much perfume. If you can still smell your perfume a half hour after putting it on, you likely are wearing too much.
My Frugal Life: Dealing With Big BillsI have been hit with many big bills lately. I have disconnected my caller ID, saving me $7.00 per month. When I drink milk or juice, I add water to the glass first.
Once a Baptist, Always a BaptistJohn King was a Baptist, he had moved into a large Catholic neighborhood. On the first Friday of Lent, John was outside grilling a big juicy steak on his grill.
Storing Unpopped PopcornWhen stored in a sealed glass jar in a cool cupboard, unpopped popcorn can maintain its freshness for months. For longer storage, store popcorn in the freezer, it will last for a year or more. Popcorn should pop within 80 to 90 seconds, if it takes longer, it probably has dried out. . .
The Happy Garden Newsletter - April 13, 2006 Online version of the Happy Garden Newsletter. Volume 1, Number 12, April 13, 2006
Poll: What's the most you have payed to fill your tank up with gas? Today's poll asks: What's the most you have payed to fill your tank up with gas?
Old Chair for Container GardeningMany household objects can be used as containers in the garden. I love to use old chairs in the garden to add height and interest to an area that might be otherwise plain without it.
Moving a Yellow Trumpet VineI have a yellow trumpet vine that I would like to move. It is about 10 to 14 years old. Is it possible to move it or should I leave it? It grows really well but I would like to move it away from the house.
Horse JokeWhat happens to old horses?
Movado the CatMovado is 10 months old and is a black and white domestic short hair cat. We got him in October, 2005 at the animal shelter.
Wheelbarrow GrillYou can turn an old metal wheelbarrow into a mobile, outdoor BBQ grill. Start by drilling 1/2 inch holes in the bottom and sides of the wheelbarrow. Fit an old oven rack into the wheelbarrow to cook food on.
Caterpillars Killed My Plant!I had a sweet broom in a ten gallon pot. There were little caterpillars on it. No big deal, right? I just picked them off. Later in the month I noticed more, lots more. They took over the whole plant and killed it.
Something to Plant in Cracks in Pavement?I have just moved into a rental property which had grass growing in all the cracks in the pavement and drive way. I have pulled up all the grass and I would like to plant something in the cracks by seed...
Easter Egg Hunt Ideas?My best friend is turning 25 next week, and my other friend and I want to plan an Easter Egg hunt around town for her. Any thoughts on what to put in the eggs? We're going to use 25 eggs, so any suggestions will be helpful.
Help My Hydrangea?I moved into a house with an established garden. It has plants and flowers that I have always wanted; hydrangea, lavender, roses, lemon trees, orange trees, etc. Unfortunately, the hydrangea and roses have not been cared for. The hydrangea has very little leaves and flowers. In the middle it has branches that look dead.
Are Tennis Balls Safe In The Dryer?Is it safe to use tennis balls in the clothes dryer to keep them from balling up?
Swan Lake Birthday Cake?Please help with ideas for a birthday cake for 6 year old Swan Lake party.
Craft Ideas Using Clorox and Lysol Wipe Containers?Does anyone have any craft ideas for cleaning wipe containers (such as Clorox, Lysol)? I use a lot of them and would like to be able to use the containers for something?
3 Tier Flower Planter?I have purchased a 3 tier, 37" flower planter. What would be the most attractive flowers to put in each tier? It will be in the sun at all times.
Starting Dried Bulbs?Does anyone know what's the best way to start my dried elephant ear and canna bulbs? Should I start them in water inside until they re-hydrate? Or do I put them straight in the ground? I've herd that people will soak them in warm water with miracle grow, has anyone tried this?
Ruby Tuesday's Mashed Cauliflower?I had Mashed Cauliflower at Ruby Tuesday's and loved them. If any one knows how to make them, I would love to have them for Easter.
Permanent Marker on Sweater?While using a Sharpie permanent marker, I got some on my sweater which is 65% polyester and 35% cotton. Any ideas on how to remove this stain?