July 31, 2006

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Recipes

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Easy Strawberry LemonadeUse good old dry powder mix for your lemonade - I prefer Country Time, but any will do. Then, go over to the alcoholic mixers, but you won't be going to get drunk.

 

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Tender Juicy Barbecued Pork Ribs (Crockpot)I have found a recipe for the most delicious ribs 'n sauce, and you don't have to stand at the grill all day! They are tender, juicy, simple and yummy. . .

 

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Microwave Zucchini CasseroleRecipe for Microwave Zucchini Casserole. Use 2 or 3 qt. casserole dish. Melt 2 Tbsp. oleo or butter, add 2 handfuls of bread crumbs or croutons. . .

 

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Cream Cheese and Yogurt TartPrepare and bake Rich Butter Crust; set aside. In small bowl of an electric mixer beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add yogurt and vanilla; beat until combined.

 

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Monterey Jack Turkey BurgerIn large bowl, combine turkey, scallion, soy sauce, ketchup, garlic powder and pepper; mix well. Add cheese, and stir to mix well. Shape turkey mixture into 4 equal patties.

 

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Chocolate Love MuffinsTake about a half bag of chocolate chips and cut them finely into small pieces. Mix it with a cake mix (preferably chocolate). Cook as how the cake directions say. . .

 

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Cajun MayoRecipe for Cajun Mayo. This is very good on a burger or sandwich. . .

 

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Banana Chocolate Chip MuffinsPut flour, sugar, baking powder, salt & chocolate chips in a bowl. Mix and make a well in the center.

 

Articles

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Mashed Potato "Mistake"Recipe for Smashed Potato "Mistake". This happened to me a couple of months ago. I was making my family's favorite "smashed" potatoes, when I realized I didn't have any milk in the house. Bad news. Everything else was ready. . .

 

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Leatherwork Casing TipsWhen casing (casing is wetting the leather in preparation for carving) your leather you would dampen the leather with a sponge first on the back (sueded - rough side) and then on the top (smooth-flesh) side. . .

 

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Poll: How many different grocery stores do you shop at?Today's poll asks: How many different grocery stores do you shop at?

 

Homemade Thank You CardsI came up with this idea. I let my two year old loose with a bucket of acrylic paints (you can use any paints you want) and a pad of newsprint paper. Construction paper works as well....

 

Kiki (Labrador Retriever)

Kiki (Labrador Retriever)Kiki (Labrador Retriever) Photo. Kiki is my 18 month old Labrador Retriever.I got her from friends when she was a puppy.

 

Rufus - Ruby-throated  Hummingbird

Rufus (Ruby-throated Hummingbird)Rufus (Ruby-throated Hummingbird) Photo. He comes and goes. He likes to fly and drink sweets. . .

 

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Keeping Mayonnaise FreshKeeping Mayonnaise Fresh. To keep mayonnaise fresher longer, remove the cardboard liner in the lid. . .

 

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Homemade Swamp Coolers for Hot DaysRemember in a heat wave - water evaporating has a cooling effect. Like the old days, I put small bowls of water/ice cubes in front of my fans to get some cooling.

 

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Folger's Simply Smooth ReviewProduct Endorsement - Folger's Simply Smooth. I have found a great tasting coffee Folger's Simply Smooth. It has no bitter taste and smells great when brewing. . .

 

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The Wonders of Corn StarchThe Wonders of Corn Starch Tip. When you add your flour and water or stock to thicken, put in a small amount of corn starch. Doing this will prevent your gravy from separating (like water). . .

 

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Wet Wipes for a Cookout Cool DownWet Wipes for a Cookout Cool Down. At a cookout, picnic, or other hot weather gathering, toss a package of wet wipes in the cooler with the ice and drinks (I bought a plastic pop-up dispenser for a dollar). . .

 

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My Frugal Life - A Frugal Challenge - Up From HomelessnessIn August of 1998, I decided to find an apartment after living in a long term homeless shelter for over 2 years.

 

Travel Tips for Columbus, Ohio, USA - Frugal Travel...Travel guide for Columbus, Ohio, USA. When visiting Columbus, you'll find many things to do for free, including watching Shakespeare in the Park.

 

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Dealing with Paper Crafting MessDealing with Paper Crafting Mess Tip. I am a crafting and paper-craft nut but when I sit down to create, I end up with paper everywhere. Short of having the garbage can underfoot constantly, I came up with a better idea. . .

 

Painted and decoupaged aluminum tray.

Decoupaged Old Aluminum TraysHere is a good idea for those "old aluminum trays", you might have lying around. I spray painted them, rubbed on "Treasure Gold" metallic finish.

 

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Broiling Instead of Toasting SandwichesWhen making a sandwich, try putting the bread in the broiler instead of the toaster. When preparing your sandwich, put the toasted side inside. When you bite into it, it won't leave many crumbs and it's easier to bite.

 

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Make Your Own Disinfectant WipesMake Your Own Disinfectant Wipes. I love the disinfectant wipes you can buy (Clorox Wipes, Lysol Wipes), but they are expensive and not environmentally friendly! So, when I am making my own baby wipes and house cleaners, I take the time to make my own disinfectant wipes. . .

 

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Games You Can Play With BookshelvesTake a decently backed bookshelf to the front or back porch, facing the wall when not in use by the child who can enter into all sorts of imaginary fantasies using it ranging from. . .

 

What I Want for ChristmasWhat I Want for Christmas Photo. All I want for Christmas is my 2 front teeth. . .

 

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Make Your Own Air-wickMake Your Own Air-wick. I made a colorful deodorizing air-wick from A Mitchum Deodorant stick case. . .

 

Questions

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Turning a Can Into a Small Safe?I need help from you crafty people out there. My husband accidently knocked the bottom off of the old dutch maid cleanser can. Now I am remembering catalogs that have sold secret banks made out of off the wall containers before, like cleanser cans and such.

 

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Cottage Potatoes Recipe?I am looking for a Cottage Potato Recipe. My Aunt used to make one that had potatoes, green peppers, cheese and bread crumbs. I keep finding recipes with cottage cheese but I don't believe that it had cottage cheese in it.

 

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Can't Access Amazingrates.com?Does anyone know how to get access to www.amazingrates.com? This site has the most complete and helpful listing of CD rates and other banking information specific to one's own locality.

 

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Homemade Butter Flavored Crisco?Does anybody know how to make your own butter flavor crisco?

 

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Easy Stir Fry Recipes?I'm looking for some easy stir fry recipes. I've tried some store bought sauces but they are kinda spendy and would love to learn to make these dishes on my own. In addition, we don't like some of the sauces.

 

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Making Biscuits and Gravy With Bacon Grease?I need directions for biscuits and gravy using bacon grease instead of sausage grease. I try to make it like my grandma use to but mine always taste too floury.

 

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