February 21, 2007

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Recipes

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Country Style RibsSeason ribs, place in roasting pan. Roast 30 minutes in 450 degree F oven. Lower heat to 350 degrees F. Bake 30 minutes longer.

 

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Beef BurgersMix all ingredients together. Salt to taste. Form into patties. Place on oiled pan. Bake in 400 degree F oven for 20 minutes.

 

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Rich RollsBring milk to a boil, add sugar, shortening and salt. Cool till lukewarm. Sprinkle yeast over 1/2 cup warm water. After 5 minutes, stir and combine with cooled milk mixture. Add 1/2 the flour; add beaten eggs and beat well.

 

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Cheese Scalloped PotatoesPreheat oven to 350 degrees F. Break butter over potatoes, salt, cover, bake 1 hour. Mix remaining ingredients and pour over and bake 30 minutes longer.

 

Articles

Possum the CatPossum is 2 years old. He was a gift for my kids from my dad. Possum likes to chase our big dog, Oreo and go down the slide on my kid's swingset.

 

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Apply for Financial Aid EarlyIf you are a loved one is going to college this fall, apply for financial aid as early as possible. The amount of aid you get is based on your need level, fund availability, and the date your application process is completed. It pays to be on top of it.

 

Gracing Visiting

Gracie Visiting Great Great Grandpa in GermanyGracie visiting her great great grandpa in Germany over Christmas 06. Gracie enjoyed playing with him.

 

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Shredded Paper Instead Of Packing PeanutsTo prevent the use of styrofoam peanuts (don't you hate those things flying around when you open a box), I use the paper in my shredder. I place it in a Walmart/plastic bag and use as packing material.

 

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Mallow Fudge CookiesHeat 2 squares baking chocolate and 1 cup evaporated milk until chocolate melts. Add 2 cups sugar, 1/2 tsp. salt and stir until dissolved. Cook to soft ball stage.

 

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H.E. DetergentIf you have one of those new front loading, low water use washing machines, the repairman told me that I should be using a H.E. (high efficiency) detergent.

 

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Send Real Cards Instead Of E-CardsLast week was Valentine's Day. I received several email cards, but not one real "put my hands on" card in the mail box, which made me to think about email causing us to receive less hand written cards and what ever happened to letters.

 

Barbie's Crocheted Bedroom Set -Complete bedroom suite.

Barbie's Crocheted Bedroom SetThis is the third and final part of the crocheted furniture for Barbie or other small dolls. Since pink is Barbie's signature color, I pulled out all of the pink yarns I could find. But if your little interior decorator doesn't like pink or would rather have a blue bedroom that is up to you.

 

A speckled homemade candle made from crayons.

Crayon CandlesCreate splashes of color in your homemade candle. Use clear jars that are generally laying about the house.

 

Questions

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Grease Build-up on CopperHow do I remove built-up grease from an old copper ladle? I recently "inherited" an old copper ladle that has years of grease build up from hanging next to the stove.

 

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Backing Up My ComputerI am fairly new to computers. How do I backup everything on my computer, ie. my documents, pictures, favorites, address book?

 

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Cleaning a Mesh Bath SpongeHow to clean a mesh bath sponge?

 

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Shampoo Bottle StainHow do you remove a gray stain from a shampoo bottle left on the shelf of a fiberglass tub?

 

Craft Uses for Old Wedding DressesI am seeking a way to use all those lovely old sequined, lacy wedding dresses in thrift stores. They are just hanging there not being used for anything! What could be made of them, they have such grand beading, etc.

 

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Protecting My Swimsuit From ChlorineDoes anyone have a method for keeping the chlorine from eating away at the fabric of your swim suit? I recently started swimming as a past-time and in a few short months, my suit has begun to shred, even though I wash it in my machine at home after swimming.

 

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Money RosesHow do you fold dollar bills to make roses for a birthday gift?

 

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Onion Crusted SalmonI am looking for a recipe for Onion Crusted Salmon for a friend. She used to get it at Leverlocks restaurant in Florida, which has gone out of business.

 

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Brass Finger PlatesHow do you clean brass finger plates?

 

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Smell Under HouseI need help getting rid of cat pee from under my home. It has gotten into the heating and a/c ducting.

 

Craft Uses for Old BeltsI was wondering if anyone knew what I could do with old belts. I have tons of belts that I dont want to get rid of.

 

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Ink Stains on CanvasHow would I get marker pen ink off a canvas bag?

 

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