January 31, 2007

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Recipes

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Jimmy Dean SandwichesBrown sausage and drain. Melt cheese in double boiler and blend in sausage, plus other ingredients. Spread on small party rye bread. Place in a single layer on a cookie sheet and freeze.

 

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Sweet Cream Cheese BallThis sweet cream cheese ball is really tasty served with crackers.

 

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Dottie's Chicken CasseroleCut chicken into bite size pieces and place in buttered 9x13 inch baking dish. Mix cream of chicken soup with sour cream and pour over chicken, spreading evenly.

 

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Hearty Ham OmeletIn a 10 inch non-stick skillet, melt 2 Tbsp. butter over medium heat. Add ham and potato; cook and stir until potato is lightly browned. Stir in the cheese, milk, horseradish and bacon; cook until the cheese is melted.

 

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Cheeseburger LoafIn a saucepan over medium heat, cook beef and onion until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add soup, garlic salt, salt and pepper, simmer for 5-10 minutes.

 

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Slow Cooked Beef BrisketPlace onion in a 5 qt. slow cooker. Rub brisket with pepper; place over onion. Top with mushrooms. In a small bowl, combine the broth, chili sauce, brown sugar and garlic; pour over brisket.

 

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Cheese Toast With BaconCut the bacon strips in half and fry until about half done. Drain on absorbent paper towels. Beat the egg lightly and blend in the cheese. Spread softened butter on bread, then spread with the egg-cheese mixture.

 

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Chocolate Cherry PieIn a bowl, mix flour, sugar and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press firmly onto the bottom and sides of a 9 inch pie plate. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

 

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Corn Dog MuffinsCombine mix and brown sugar, add eggs and milk stirring only until moistened. Stir in drained corn, and most the hot dogs, and cheese. Batter will be thin.

 

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Special Stuffed StrawberriesThese delicious little strawberries appetizers are easy to make and are so delicious.

 

Articles

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Refried Beans and SalsaFor a change from basic salsa, mix it with an equal amount of refried beans and top with cheese. Heat in the microwave and serve hot.

 

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Crayon HeartsHeat oven to 250 degrees F. Fill each mold with assorted colors of crayon pieces (paper removed) and bake until the crayons melt, about 10 to 15 minutes. (Tip: Place a sheet pan under the crayons to catch any drips).

 

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Stretching Expensive Lip GlossI had gotten a good deal on some rather expensive lip gloss, but I found it was a bit to "waxy" for my purposes. So I took an old flat gloss container, and mixed the expensive stuff with some plain old petroleum jelly.

 

Dog on flowered carpet.

Jazmin (Golden Retriever Mix)I'm not sure how old Jazmin is, probably about 7 years of age, guessing from how long we have had her and approximately how old she was at the time we adopted her.

 

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Working With GlitterWhen using glitter, always have a piece of paper under your project. So when you dump the extra glitter off, you can bend the paper into a funnel shape and put the extra glitter back in the bottle. This way you do not waste a bunch of glitter.

 

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Homemade Bubbles RecipeMix together and blow bubbles. Have fun.

 

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Helping Others ResolutionInstead of the same old New Year's Resolutions, how about something different that will make you feel good as well as helping others in need.

 

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My First Recipe: Creamed Tuna On ToastMy first recipe, at least for dinner, was fixing Creamed Tuna on Toast for my little sisters. You take 2 Tbsp. butter, melt it in a skillet then add 2 Tbsp. flour.

 

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Make Beads From Junk MailI make beads out of junk mail and make friendship bracelets with them and they are easy to do! Use only the shinny paper that comes in the mail and cut or tear it in strips approximately 1/4 to 1/2 inch by 2-3 inches. You will also need a toothpick and glue.

 

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Stashing Money To Wait For PaydaySometimes it gets a little tight waiting for payday, so I go into the money stashes I have to ease things just a bit. The stashes include my piggy bank (I do have one), and other coin receptacles.

 

Recycle Cans and Packaging Into Storage Containers - decorated with M & M wrappers.

Recycle Cans and Packaging Into Storage ContainersTake your empty can and rinse it out with soap and water. Let air dry. Find anything you're not using and cover the front. I used juice pouches to match the purse.

 

Questions

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Grease Stains on a Tablecloth?I have tried oxy cleaner, dawn, simple green and I still have food and grease stains on table cloths and napkins. Does anyone have any other ideas?

 

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Turning a Raised Pool Deck Into a Playhouse?I have a raised deck that went beside an above ground pool. We don't use the deck with the pool so it's wasted space. My friend had the idea of turning it into a playhouse; getting a plastic BBQ grill, play stove, small table, etc., at consignment stores to put out there.

 

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Seashell Craft Ideas?My 5 year old son picked up a ton of seashells while we were at the coast this past summer and I need Ideas of how to use the sea shells in a crafts.

 

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Refrigerator Potato Bread?Does anyone have a recipe for refrigerator potato bread? It will keep in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

 

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What is a Bridge Diamond?Does anyone know what a bridge diamond is?

 

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Nicotine Stains on Clothing?How do you remove nicotine stains from faux fur white jacket?

 

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Dented Vinyl Floor?I dropped a frozen roast on my vinyl flooring and it left a big dent in it. Does anyone know how to repair this or make it less noticeable?

 

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Stains on Stored Linens?Does anyone know how to remove an unknown type of stain. I stored a bedspread, sham and curtains that I made for my youngest child almost 18 years ago in one of those plastic bags that bedspreads come in.

 

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Rotting Aloe Leaves?Why do my Aloe plants keep rotting off the "leaves". I don't use the same pot or soil I buy them in. I don't water it too much. They just start rotting after I repot from the store pot.

 

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