February 6, 2007

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Hot Turkey SandwichesMelt the butter in a skillet and cook the onion, celery and bread crumbs in it until they are golden. Stir in the turkey, salt and pepper to taste, and enough gravy or broth to make it hold together.

 

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Frugal MeatloafWe season upon eating as DH can't have pepper and I try to avoid salt but you could add to taste. Mix well with hands and pat into a circle. I put this into my crockpot over a rack that I made from bending a cheap cooling rack.

 

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Make Ahead CauliflowerCook cauliflower in boiling water until crisp-tender; drain. Place in greased 13 x 9 inch pan. In a saucepan over medium heat, saute green pepper and mushrooms in butter until tender. Add flour and salt; stir to form a smooth paste.

 

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Hot Dog CasseroleBrown the hotdog and onion together over medium heat until onions are golden and hot dogs heated through. Mix together hotdog mix with macaroni. Pour can cream soup in casserole dish.

 

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Homemade Summer SausageMix all above ingredients together. Make into 2 long rolls. Let set 24 hours in refrigerator. Bake 1 hour at 350 degrees F. Prick with fork, let drain on paper towel.

 

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Poll: Have you purchased I.D. Theft Insurance?Today's poll asks: Have you purchased I.D. Theft Insurance?

 

Fleece Draft Guard

Polar Fleece Draft Guard for Your DoorWith all the frigid weather in the northern parts of the U.S. I thought I'd better get this one online. It is a draft guard for your door using polar fleece, a window shade or dowel and some velcro.

 

Teen sitting with Scruffy and another dog, with Happy Birthday sign on floor.

Scruffy's Birthday (Terrier Mix)Scruffy is a 2 year old terrier mix. We got her at the San Diego County Animal Shelter in June, 2005. Scruffy is very friendly and loves to socialize at the park, wrestle with our big dog Barkley, or just curl up on my lap while I watch TV.

 

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Emergency Waterproof ShoesIf you don't have waterproof shoes and you want to go out this winter and have dry feet, simply slip on a plastic bag over socks before putting on your shoes or boots. One gallon freezer bags are good for this.

 

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Retrieving Clothes that Have Fallen We live in buildings on the tenth floor, we have to dry wet clothes on the balcony. We do clip them, so that they do not fall down, but some times they do.

 

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Emergency Hemming With StaplesI bought a last minute pair of thrift shop jeans when I found I went off for a weekend without them. New $5 - good deal. But they were too long and I didn't have needle and thread with me.

 

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Easy Clean Up of Dropped EggAs everyone well knows, it is almost impossible to clean up an egg that has dropped to the floor and broken. I heard this tip on TV once and then next time I dropped an egg I tried it and it actually worked.

 

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How To Select And Store AsparagusChoose firm straight stalks with firm tips. Avoid stalks that are too thin (1/8 inch) or thick (1/2 in). Wrap the base of stalk with wet paper towels and place into a tight container.

 

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My First Recipe: Fried Chicken For The MinisterMother was away and Dad and I invited our Presbyterian minister to dinner. I had helped Mother in the kitchen, but had never prepared dinner on my own.

 

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Stay In Hostels When TravelingJoin Hostelling International, it will change your "hostel" image. They have facilities for one or many, sharing or private. US or otherwise.

 

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I.D. Theft InsuranceBe sure to have ID theft insurance. With some insurance companies, you can even add it on to your homeowners policy for a small fee.

 

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Marking the Cap of PrescriptionsAfter I bring home a prescription medicine, I use a marker pen to write on the cap, the name of the pill and how many to take (ex: motrin, 3x's a day.)

 

Two different puzzles.

Paper Plate PuzzlesThere are two ways this simple project can be done. It's the perfect thing for days when there's "nothing to do".

 

Treseaun and "Auntie"This is a picture of "auntie" reading to her nephew Treseaun at Christmas looks like he's really listening to his new book.

 

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