October 23, 2006

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Recipes

jello hand in punch

Handy PunchHere's a punch for Halloween with a nice red hand floating in it.

 

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Wiener Salad BakeMelt butter in small saucepan. Blend in flour, salt, pepper and mustard. Slowly stir in milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens.

 

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Spice Cake a La Tomato SoupSpice Cake a La Tomato Soup. I thought that someone was looking for recipes using canned tomato soup. So I dug this one out. Come to find out it was a tomato soup recipe that was wanted, so I'll send the entry to this site instead.

 

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Zucchini PattiesBeat eggs and then add all other ingredients and mix well. Fry in oil over medium high heat until golden brown. Serve with mayonnaise and tomatoes on buns or bread.

 

Halloween hot dog fingers.

Hot Dog FingersThe kids really loved this one. What can I say? Kids love hot dogs even if they look like dismembered fingers!

 

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Mary's Favorite Chocolate Chip CookiesRecipe for Mary's Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies. Blend the softened butter and shortening together, add both sugars and mix well. Add vanilla and eggs and mix together well.

 

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Turkey TacosWarm taco or tortilla shells. In a large skillet over medium hot heat, heat oil until hot. Fry turkey and add onion. Cook and stir until meat is done and onion tender. Drain.

 

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Janet's Fried PastaRecipe for Janet's Fried Pasta. Cook spaghetti until almost done, but not quite. Mix eggs and cheese in a bowl, add cooled pasta and any optional items if desired. Mix well. In large Teflon coated skillet, add just enough olive oil to lightly coat the bottom.

 

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Dirt CakeWe went to a B'day party over the weekend and someone brought the most delicious DIRT CAKE made inside of a clean pail and used a shovel to serve it. It was so good, that most people ate too much of it and left with a tummy ache.

 

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Monster MunchRecipe for Monster Munch. Combine popcorn, cereal and pretzels in a large bowl. Melt 1 cup marshmallows, chocolate morsels, peanut butter and margarine in sauce pan over medium heat, stirring constantly.

 

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Dirty RiceRecipe for Dirty Rice. Saute 1/2 cup green onions, 1 medium chopped onion, 1/2 cup bell pepper, 1/2 cup celery in 1 Tbsp. oil for 3-5 minutes or until transparent. Add 1 clove minced garlic and saute for another 3-5 minutes.

 

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Labeling When CanningI enjoy trying new recipes to preserve the harvest of different vegetables and fruits. You never know when you will have an over abundance of an item. But often after canning, I forget the name of the recipe used or where to find it again.

 

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Be a Tourist in Your Own TownBe a Tourist in Your Own Town. I live in Kenosha, WI, a great area, almost right in between Milwaukee, WI (30 minutes away) and Chicago, IL (about an hour away).

 

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Turkey For Frugal MealsTurkey For Frugal Meals. It's coming up on Turkey season, and so I'm saving back whatever I can from the grocery budget to get ready. Turkey is great for Thanksgiving or Christmas, but we eat at our daughter's. A whole turkey is a very good way to get poultry into our diets for very little or for free.

 

Cookie and Tigger (Cats)Cookie and Tigger are 1 year old mixed breed cats. They were from a litter of kitens that my mother's cat had. We got them for my son for his 4th birthday.

 

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Using Newspaper To Dispose Of Feminine Hygiene ProductsThis tip is for the women only. For that time of the month, wrap your used feminine hygiene products in newspaper instead of toilet paper.

 

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Preventing Film from Forming When Storing PaintCut a piece of aluminum foil and place it directly on top of the paint. You can use the paint can lid as a template for cutting the foil.

 

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Mayonnaise for Water MarksTo get water marks off anything, use mayonnaise! Put it on, rub in, clean off.

 

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Pumpkin CandleholdersCarve a small hole, one inch deep, in miniature pumpkins for use as taper candle holders.

 

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Storing Flutes or RecordersDo your children have recorders to learn music on or do you have ethnic flutes you want to store? Save any long clear plastic tubes from packaging and use them for flute cases!

 

Questions

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Tablecloth with Mitered Corners?How do you make a tablecloth with a square in the middle and a contrasting fabric border with mitered corners?

 

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Football Locker Decorations?I need to come up with an idea for senior football player locker decoration. It's a really important game.

 

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Cleaning Rates for Nashville, TN?How much do I charge a custom home builder for 3 cleans (rough clean, detail clean, final clean) per square foot in Nashville, TN. I can't seem to find out the going rate.

 

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Paint Color to go With Rose Wood?I need to select my bedroom color. My wardrobes are rose wood color. Please suggest a color for my walls.

 

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How do I clean my deep fryer?How do I clean a deep fryer?

 

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Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Turkey?I am looking for a turkey made out of mini Reese's peanut butter cups.

 

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Do beta fight other fish?Do beta fight other fish?

 

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