August 31, 2006

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Bacon Cheese BiscuitsRecipe for Bacon Cheese Biscuits. In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. Cut in shortening. Stir in milk just until combined. Fold in cheese and bacon. Turn onto a floured surface. Knead 4 or 5 times. . .

 

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Creamy Chicken and RiceRecipe for Creamy Chicken and Rice. Preheat over at 350 degrees F. Place chicken in a 9x13 inch pan. Mix together soup and cream. . .

 

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Homemade TurtlesThese homemade Turtles are a great way to use some of the candy you may have received during the holidays.

 

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Honey Oatmeal Bread (Makes 18 loaves)Put in bowl and gradually add to above mixture. Once everything is mixed together, knead with your hands for another 8-10 minutes. . .

 

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Caramel Roll-Me-UpsThese may even be better than cinnamon rolls. Serve these for breakfast or top with ice cream for a yummy dessert.

 

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Chocolate Fudge Chunky CookiesRecipe for Chocolate Fudge Chunky Cookies. Coarsely chop Dove Promises and melt them in microwave for about 1 -1 1/2 minutes. Stir chocolate till smooth. Add sugar, butter, eggs and almond extract. . .

 

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Oreo Ice Cream Shop PieRecipe for Oreo Ice Cream Shop Pie. Remove 2 Tbsp. fudge topping, set aside. Spoon remaining topping into crust. Spread evenly to cover bottom. Top with 1/2 of cool whip. Freeze 10 minutes. . .

 

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Lemon Pepper Pork Roast With PotatoesVery easy, just like it sounds. I cut potatoes into thick slices, with peeling on them. I put the slices in the bottom of the crockpot and put my pork roast on top of them.

 

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Plastic Canvas Tissue Box CoversWant a simple craft to do for the novice crafter? Try plastic canvas. The canvas is inexpensive and you can get really nice yarn cheap or free from freecycle sometimes.

 

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Drying Clothes While You are Not at HomePlease do not dry your clothes when you are not home. My mom is the assistant fire chief and my dad a firefighter and about every 4-5 months there is a house fire caused by a dryer. . .

 

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Eating Less MeatWe have been cutting back, so one of my newest things is to cut down on meat by spreading it as much as possible. Instead of cooking five chicken breasts. . .

 

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Growing PotatoesGrowing guide for potatoes. The potato is a perennial plant from the nightshade family, grown for its starchy tuber.

 

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Making a Wind Stopper for the WinterIf this winter, you need to stop cold air from entering under your door, simply stick paper tape to the bottom edge of the door. Not under the door but simply on the inside edge of the door. . .

 

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September's Garden To-Do ListThe shorter days and cooler nighttime temperatures of September are once again signaling that the end of another summer growing season is drawing to a close. It's not officially fall yet, but the tail end of summer is certainly here.

 

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Back to School "New Year Resolution" Studies say that you are less likely to be able to keep a January resolution due to fatigue and post holiday stress syndrome... So, why wait until January to resolve to make a lifestyle improvement?

 

Hatching ButterflyI found this guy just in time to watch it hatch a day later. What a blessing! I haven't seen a butterfly hatch since grade school.

 

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Using Small Cat Food Tins for DeodorizingUsing Small Cat Food Tins for Deodorizing. I have a few tips to make the house smell good. I use the 3 oz. cat food tins. Near the litter box, I fill one with white vinegar and set it on top of the cat litter bucket. . .

 

Hedge

Good Hedges Make Good NeighborsHedges are an attractive way to define the boundaries of your yard and garden. Unlike privacy fences, hedges can be used to create an almost impenetrable barrier around small or narrow lots.

 

Questions

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How do I get the Firefox Web Browser?How will I know when I get the FreeFirefox Web Browser and what kind of change will occur?

 

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Reusing Mason Jars for Canning?I was wondering if I can use some old mason jars I got for free to do some canning. Will the metal lids work? Should I get new lids? Some have rust on them. I really wanna be able to use some of my tomatoes from my garden this winter.

 

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Round Holes in My Lilac Bushes?Something is eating my lilacs as well as my flowering crabapple trees leaves. The holes are perfectly round, like a hole punch. This starts well after the flowers are gone. Can bees be the problem?

 

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Soaking Clothing in a Front Loading Washer?I am wondering if anyone can tell me how to soak clothes in a front loading washing machine. My new husband has one - and I sure miss my top loading machine. I'd like to be able to soak my whites.

 

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Squirrel and Chipmunk Deterrents?Squirrel and Chipmunk Deterrents. We are having a real problem with squirrels and chipmunks digging in our garden. What can I do other than traps? I don't have time to trap and release a few miles away. I don't want to kill them, just discourage them.

 

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Hybrid Tea Roses Not Producing Roses?I have two Assorted Hybrid Tea Roses that I purchased at Lowes. They have no thorns. They have not produced any roses but the bushes are very large and always putting on new growth.

 

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Turning Jelly Into Syrup?Can I make a jelly recipe, add water to make a syrup and then can it?

 

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Mold on a Leather Jacket?Can you get mold off of leather? My husband has a leather jacket that sustained water damage and is now moldy in some places. This leather jacket means a lot to him and I would really love to return it to its previous glory!

 

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Onion Smell in My Apartment?I recently went a BBQ and brought home a hamburger (fully cooked) with some raw onions that I put on top as leftovers. Getting the late night munchies, I microwaved both last night to heat them up and now my whole apartment the minute I step inside the door reeks of onions.

 

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Water Damage on Suede?How do I clean water damamge off of my suede purse?

 

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Bugs on My Cherry Tree?I have a new weeping cherry and it looks bad. I have water dripping all the time. I discovered red/brown lady like bugs without the black dots that fly and are eating the leaves on new tree. Bug-b-gone didn't seem to make them fly away.

 

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Gnocchi Recipe that Doesn't Use Potatoes?Does anyone have a recipe for gnocchi that does not use potatoes?

 

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Muratec F112 Reviews?Looking for feedback about the Muratec F112 fax machine.

 

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How do you close a pool after swimming season?How do you close a pool after swimming season?

 

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Making Sweatshirts Soft Again?Do you know how the inside of a sweat shirts can become stiff and no longer soft and snuggly? How can I fix that? My favorite sweat shirt is like wearing sandpaper now.

 

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