January 29, 2007

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Chocolate PizzaIn a microwave-safe bowl, combine the 2 1/2 cups vanilla chips and the chocolate chips. Microwave on high for 2 minutes; stir. Microwave for 1-2 minutes; stir until smooth. Immediately add marshmallows, cereal and walnuts; mix well.

 

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Sweet Hot MustardMix all together with a whisk in saucepan and cook over low heat till thick and cooked through. Do not leave unattended, stir constantly, about 10 minutes. Serve with pretzels as a dip, with ham, pork, turkey, on sandwiches etc.

 

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Sausage StromboliIn a large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in water; let stand for 5 minutes. Add the oil, 1/8 tsp. salt and 2 cups flour; beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes.

 

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Spanish Rice Turkey CasseroleIn a large skillet, saute rice and vermicelli in butter until golden brown. Gradually stir in the water, tomatoes, and contents of the rice seasoning packets. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until rice is tender.

 

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Three-Cheese ShellsCook pasta shells according to package directions. Drain and rinse in cold water. In a bowl, combine the next 10 ingredients. Divide the small jar spaghetti sauce (14 oz. size), between 2 ungreased 9x13 inch baking dishes.

 

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Barbecued Cheese BunsCut buns in half, if not already split, butter lightly, and place in a shallow baking pan. To serve six individuals mix the following ingredients and spread over the buns:

 

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Easy Recipes To Make With Rice CakesStir together cream cheese and caramel topping in small bowl until smooth. Spread mixture over rice cake, dividing evenly. Sprinkle with pecans and drizzle with syrup.

 

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Crepes (French Pancakes)Combine flour, sugars, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Mix together. Add eggs and extract. Mix again. Now melt butter into frying pan and pour into bowl. Mix again. Pour some of mix into pan. Place heat on low. Spread mix so it covers the inside of pan evenly.

 

Articles

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Shelby (Collie)Shelby is our 2 year old Collie. I got him for Christmas this year from my husband. We lost our female collie a few months before ...

 

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Paper Box TrainingTo paper box train your Pug puppy, be patient. Bring the puppy to the box right after it wakes up, eats, and plays. Say, "go potty." Once it does, praise him or her and give kisses.

 

Scanning Your Children's PicturesMy 2 year old Ellie goes to a parents morning out program two times a week. We call it "school". They do so many cute little art projects or special colorings to go w/ their lessons for the day.

 

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Fixing Flaws in GarmentsAs my mother used to tell me, sometimes you can get away with things (repairs, flaws) if "they don't show." When my favorite black sweatshirt got white blotches on the sleeves, I colored them in with a black permanent marker.

 

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Give Leftover Paint to Theatre GroupsIf you have leftover paint of any quantity or type, contact your local community theater group or high school drama department and see if they can use it.

 

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Uses for Hotel Shoe Shining ClothsMy son travels a lot and one of the things he does is save the hotel goodies. I realized the shoe shine cloths are will be great for polishing furniture, cleaning glass polishing fixtures, etc.

 

View from the OfficeThis makes it worth while to come to work each day. This is a picture of what I look out at each day from my desk through French doors.

 

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My First Recipe: Ellie and her DaughterWell, my first recipe wasn't actually a recipe as such, it was a combination of things to make the evening meal in the big, loving, foster parented home I was living in. I was 16, and did all of the evening meal myself, hot corned beef, mashed (creamed) potatoes and green beans. I was SO proud of myself!

 

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Applying Skin Cream TipI use a very expensive skin care system. I have discovered that if I apply the cream to my face when it is still wet, a very little goes a long way and you still get the same results.

 

Faux ribbon lacing on tank top.

Decorating Clothing with RibbonHere's a quick, cheap and easy way to jazz up some underwear or add a touch of class to a top. This uses needle and thread, ribbon and a little glue to keep it from fraying.

 

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Hug Your CandlesTo prevent wasting candles, simply "HUG" your candle each time before you blow it out. Cup both hands around the top of the candle and fold the softened wax toward the wick area.

 

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USA.gov and Surplus AuctionsThe federal government's website has a lot of interesting government information. For example, surplus property auctions for state and federal agencies, including colleges, are listed at www.usa.gov.

 

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