July 11, 2006

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Hearty OmeletBeat eggs in bowl adding about 1 tsp. cream. Gently fold in all ingredients. Pour into well-buttered omelet pan.

 

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Boston Cream PieBoston Cream Pie recipe. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 9 inch round cake pan. Line with waxed paper. Beat together egg yolks and vanilla at medium speed until blended. Beat in half of sugar until very thick and pale...

 

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Summer BLT SaladPut bacon, lettuce, tomato and cooked noodles in a bowl. Add enough mayo to coat everything. You can add some salt and pepper if you want...

 

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Robust Italian SaladCut salami halves into 1/4 inch slices. Pour dressing over combined salami, veggies, and tomatoes, and toss lightly.

 

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Chocolate Bliss CookiesChocolate Bliss Cookies recipe. Coarsely chop 8 chocolate squares; set aside. Microwave remaining 8 chocolate squares in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 minutes., stirring after 1 minute. Stir until completely melted. Add sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla; stir until well blended...

 

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Think Heating Not Cooling in the Summer MonthsHeating a home can be a pricey task. With oil costs on the constant rise, a home heating bill can often be exorbitant. Yet, there are some ways to reduce the cost and now is the time to do it.

 

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Remembering Yarn ColorsWhen making something where you have bought more than one skein of a given color, save one of the papers wrapped around the skein, and write on it near the color name...

 

Kitty GirlKitty Girl is a 1 year old Domestic Short Hair cat. Before the hurricanes in 2004 my husband was feeding a wild cat where he worked and was told if the owners saw the cat they would destroy it.

 

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Heart Attack CakeBake a white cake (such as Betty Crocker's) according to package directions. Let cool. Poke holes into cake with handle of wooden spoon. Pour a can of cream of coconut into the holes. . .

 

Wildlife in the BackyardI have an area in back of my house at the edge of the woods where I feed the birds and the squirrels. I spend hours watching them play and feed. A couple days ago, I had a new guest at my "critter table".

 

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I Love the Casserole, He Doesn'tThere are casserole dishes that I like but my husband didn't care. Now, when I'm wanting one of them, I make them in a 9x13 inch dish. Upon baking and cooling, I cut the casserole into servings and freeze them, just for me.

 

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Quick Shoe ShineFor a quick shoe shine, turn to your husband's car care stash. "Armour All" will shine shoes very quickly; and it lasts a long time as well.

 

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Poll: What type of pizza do you eat the most?Today's poll asks: What type of pizza do you eat the most?

 

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Golden Peanut Butter BarsPreheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine flour, sugar and beaten egg, cut in batter until crumbly. Stir in peanuts. Reserving 2 cup crumb mixture, press remaining mixture on bottom of 13x9 inch baking pan. . .

 

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Getting Rid of MosquitoesPut some water in a white dinner plate and add just a few drops of Lemon Fresh Joy dish detergent. Set the dish on your porch, patio, or other outdoor area. Not sure what attracts them, the lemon smell, or the white plate

 

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Cheap or Free Plastic BarrelsDoes anyone know a good company or industry that might be a good source for free or cheap recycled plastic 55 gallon barrels that would make good rain barrels?

 

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Cleaning a Mamasan CushionCleaning a Mamasan Cushion. How do you clean a very large cushion, specifically a Mamasan cushion? No stains, just want to freshen it up. I would love to wash it, but not sure it will dry.

 

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Cleaning an Old MirrorI recently purchased an old Vanity Mirror. It is absolutely beautiful, but we have tried to clean it endlessly, but can't seem to get rid of some of the "dark-color" streaks.

 

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Canary Salad RecipeMy mother used to make something called canary salad. I remember it has raisins, pineapple, carrots, coconut and mayo and was really good! What I don't remember is how much of each or if there are any other ingredients in it.

 

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Other Uses for a Waffle IronOther uses for the waffle iron? I read somewhere about making grilled cheese sandwiches. Anyone got a great waffle recipe while you're at it?

 

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Oatmeal Cookie Bars RecipeAbout 50 years ago, a girlfriend at school brought oatmeal cookies for lunch made by her Mom. They were a hard, crunchy, bar-like cookie made in a square pan and cut into pieces.

 

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Removing Wallpaper From BaseboardsWhat is the best way to remove wallpaper from the baseboard?

 

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Knitting a Cinderella SweaterI am trying to locate directions for knitting a little girls sweater with Cinderella on it that was in Mary Maxium catalogs a while back in size 6 to 8 or I can adjust the size.

 

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Spray Paint on JeansI accidentally sprayed black spray paint (enamel) on my new, pink jeans. I've tried getting it out with hairspray and nail polish remover, but neither of these things help.

 

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Carrying Kleenex in My PurseWhat can I use to carry pocket sized Kleenex tissue in while it's in my purse. I have to keep tissue in my purse for allergies. However, it seems to get torn and dirty and usually ends up in the bottom of my purse. Any advice on what I can carry them to keep them clean and intact?

 

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Naturally Lightening My HairTo lighten my hair naturally and gradually what can I use and how should it be used? I know when I was a teenager we would use SUN IN but I am unable to locate here 50 years later.

 

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Popeye's Red Beans and RiceI am looking for a recipe for red beans and rice that is comparable to Popeye's Red Beans and Rice.

 

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Setting Up a TV AntennaSetting Up a TV Antenna. Does anyone know the proper way to set up a TV antenna? I would like to free myself from the Dish Network. We have an antenna and a turning device. What type lines will we need to set it up? What connectors will be needed, etc.?

 

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Recipes Using Orange MarmaladeAny ideas for using orange marmalade? I bought a pint jar of orange marmalade for a specific recipe which we decided we didn't like. I don't really care for marmalade on toast, biscuits, etc. so I wondered if there's other ways I can use it?

 

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