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Spicy Mexican MeatloafMix all ingredients in a large bowl and shape into loaf. Bake at 350 degrees F until done (approximately 1 hour). I also like to make these into hamburger patties and put on the grill. . .
Vanilla Honey-Nut SmoothiePlace all ingredients in blender except flax seed. Process until smooth. Sprinkle with flax seed if desired...
Ranch MeatballsCombine ground beef and dressing mix. Shape into meatballs. Melt margarine in a skillet and brown meatballs on all sides.
Mom's Spinach LasagnaCook pasta according to package directions; drain. Cook meat, tomatoes and tomato sauce in skillet over medium high heat, 7 minutes.
Cherries Jubilee PieDrain cherries well, saving juice. Add enough water to cherry juice to make 1 1/4 cups liquid; heat. Add gelatin and stir to dissolve completely. Remove from heat and stir in ice cream, blending until smooth.
Lemon Crumb BarsPreheat oven to 350 degrees F. In large bowl, beat cake mix, margarine and 1 egg with mixer until crumbly. Stir in saltine crumbs.
Chess Cake and RequestI am submitting this recipe with a request - this is a delicious, very rich cake and my family loves it and requests it at every event. Literally every event - my son wants to have it as his groom's cake in October! I would be thrilled to do this for him, but I'm perplexed as to how I might "set it up" to look elegant enough and serve enough on a table...
Zucchini and Carrot PancakesThese yummy little pancakes make a great snack or even an appetizer.
Breed Information: Great PyreneesThe Great Pyrenees is a large dog with a solid, muscular body, a thick, water-resistant coat to withstand the elements and a kindly expression.
Preventing Basil From FloweringMy basil looks as though it is going to flower. Can this process be halted by cutting off the brackets or is this useless?
Growing MarjoramA guide to growing marjoram. Depending on the climate, marjoram can be grown as an annual, or a tender perennial. Native to Portugal, it grows only inches tall on sturdy upright stems with clusters of dainty flowers that are pink, purple or white in color and is grown mainly for its many wonderful culinary properties.
Sleeping CoolTo help keep cool on sticky summer nights, we use flannel sheets and sprinkle with cornstarch.
Slicing StrawberriesThe fastest, easiest way to slice strawberries is to use an egg slicer. Wash, drain, take the cap off the strawberry, position the berry in the egg slicer and depress. Upend the slicer contents into a bowl.
Getting Old JokeI've sure gotten old! I've had two bypass surgeries, a hip replacement, new knees; fought prostate cancer and diabetes. I'm half blind, can't hear anything quieter than a jet engine...
Using Rocks and Shells for DecorationsRemember that natural objects can be a part of your decoration. You can have clusters of rocks you have gathered in a container - Or, in the summer, sea shells...
"I'm Nuts About You" Jar CraftHere's an easy and inexpensive gift for Father's Day.
Kokoa Girl (American Pit Bull Terrier)Kokoa Girl is my 3 year old American Pit Bull Terrier. When Kokoa Girl was 8 weeks old, her owner went into the hospital and needed someone to care for her.
Your Cat's Body LanguageYour cat can communicate in many different ways -- through vocalizations, touch, and body language.
Weed Killer That is Safe for HorsesI need to kill many types of weeds growing in my horse pasture. I want to find something that is effective and safe for the horses.
Dolphin Following a BoatDolphin following the boat in Costa Rica...
Buying Mulch Bins?I heard that the county extension or county agriculture sells mulch bins to the public. Does anyone know about this are can they tell me who it is that does and how do I get ahold of them?
Substitute for Chicken and Beef Bouillon?I am looking for a substitute for chicken and beef bouillon.
Disinfecting Lettuce?Today I bought some lettuce at the farmers market for the first time. My husband wants me to "disinfect" it because he says we can get "amoebas." What in the world is he talking about? I've never heard of disinfecting lettuce before. If I am supposed to disinfect it, how do I do that?
Sharpie on a Green Hollister Shirt?My favorite green hollister shirt got tealish blue sharpie on it somehow. I was wondering if you knew how to get it off with out damaging the color of the shirt?
Cleveland's Superb Fabric & Leather Cleaner?I am looking to purchase a large supply of "Cleveland's Superb Fabric & Leather Cleaner". It is used to remove stains from leather products without damaging the leather itself. In the past, I have been able to purchase it at my local cobbler, but they no longer stock the item I need to locate this item.
Freezing Tomato Soup?I have 2 questions. 1st, can i refreeze a tomato juice based homemade vegetable soup? And 2nd, how can i reduce the acidity in the soup? I thank you in advance for any and all suggestions.
Garlic Chilli Sauce Recipe?Does anyone have a fabulous Garlic Chilli Sauce recipe that they would like to share with me? I LOVE hot foods and have a chilli bush that just keeps on producing!
Himalayan Peeing Everywhere?I have two himalayan cats, both mature, one male, one female--neither "fixed." the idea is that we want kittens. We have multiple cats and multiple litter boxes. The male cat pees everywhere. I don't think its just spray, as there is generally a huge puddle of it somewhere.
West Bend Electric Wok Wattage?I have a very old nonstick red West Bend Electric Wok (just rediscovered it in the kitchen cabinet yesterday). The heat control indicates 1500 watts as does the unit base, yet I have never been pleased with its performance. Does anyone know how to tell if their appliance is actually generating the correct wattage?
Removing Hair From Legs and Arms?I want to now what is the best way to remove hair from legs and arms. I have tried wax, shaving and hair removal cream. The problem is hair comes back within 2 weeks, it won't last a month.
Recipes for a George Foreman GV5 Contact Cooker?I bought a George Foreman GV5 Contact Cooker that had no instructions or a recipe book in it. It was the only one they had and I need help from anyone who can tell me how to work it and recipes for it.
Barbie Clothing Patterns?Does anyone have any ideas or know of any sites that have barbie clothing patterns?
Turning Pants Into Cargo Shorts?If I get a pair of pants and convert them into cutoff shorts, can I use the extra material that I cut off to make cargo pockets?
Storing Extension Cords?I have several very long extension cords for my hedge clipper and other outdoor tools. Any ThriftyFun ideas for keeping them unsnarled when stored, but easy to unwind for use?
First Birthday Ideas?I'm looking for ideas for my niece's 1st birthday party, there will be older kids and mostly adults. Themes? Games for the smaller children? I'm planning mini finger foods, appetizers, etc.
What are these plants? (Yarrow)I have things growing in my garden and I am not sure of what they may be. Here's a picture.
Tin Can Bird Feeder?I am looking for directions for making a bird feeder from tin cans.