April 18, 2007

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Recipes

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Crunchy MunchiesCombine Crispix cereal, crackers and pretzels in large bowl. Pour oil over cereal mix and toss gently to coat. Pour dressing mix over cereal mix.

 

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Autumn Fruit SaladIn large serving bowl, combine apple, peel orange segments and grapes. Add marshmallows and yogurt; mix gently. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

 

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Indian Recipe WebsitesThis is for the person who's looking for Indian recipes. Here are some web sites to check out:

 

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Crusty Tomato-Basil BitesThis easy appetizer recipe is perfect for your next party.

 

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Meatball StroganoffCombine first 6 ingredients in bowl, mix well. Shape into balls. Brown meatballs on all sides in skillet. Pour off drips. Add soup and 1/3 cup of water.

 

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Mock Mint JulepIn a bowl, combine the water, sugar, lemon juice and mint; stir well. Let stand for at least 45 minutes. Strain and discard mint. Place ice cubes in two 2 qt. pitchers; add half of the lemon mixture and ginger ale to each.

 

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Picante Chicken and RiceIn large skillet, heat oil over medium high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir until onion is tender. Add broth and picante sauce; bring to a boil. Meanwhile, season chicken with salt and pepper.

 

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Grandma's Honey MuffinsIn a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, whisk the egg, milk, butter and honey; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.

 

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Greek TomatoesIn a 9x13-inch glass baking dish, layer tomatoes, onions and olives. Sprinkle with Feta cheese and oregano. In a small bowl, combine vinegars and oil, pour over tomato mixture.

 

Articles

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Green Thread For Plant SupportI got some slightly wilted potted mums after Easter. There was a green string/light thread left over from wherever they had been bought.

 

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Everything SoupThis soup is easy to make when you don't have much in the house. Fry up some hamburger, add canned veggies like beans, corn, tomatoes or mixed frozen veggies.

 

Using Broken Bowls in the Garden

Using Broken Bowls in the GardenHere is a picture of my grape hyacinths. I used some broken bowls to edge the top of the rockery. Both bowls were broken but a good half section was still whole so I leaned them up against the plants in the rockery making it look like they were growing out of the bowls.

 

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Use A Hand Sander On Your FeetThis is a beauty tip for taking care of your feet while avoiding the expense. Getting dead skin off your feet is difficult but those aids you buy simply don't do the job.

 

Homemade cat tree

Making Your Own Cat TreeWelcome to my Kitty World! I have 4 adult Siamese cats and we always have kittens. My husband Leo and I decided one day, we were going to go out and replace the scratching post that my husband made many years ago.

 

gentle paper tape

Gentle Paper TapeI find this tape very helpful around the house. I put my dishes into new protectors after a party and label each of the holders for the different sets. I also use the tape before placing items in the freezer.

 

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Walmart FreebiesWalmart online has freebies as a part of the site.

 

hand painted wall border

Handpainted Border DecorMy sister and I painted this border on her living room walls. She sponge painted several colors of green on the walls, then masked off and painted a beige border.

 

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Bell Pepper For Serving DipTo dress up your chips and dips tray for your next party or get together, instead of serving your dip in a dish, use a red or green bell pepper. Cut off the top 1/4, take out the seeds and membrane.

 

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Earth Friendly LaundryI just read this on "Earth Easy", great tips:

 

Sara (Golden Retriever)

Sara (Golden Retriever)Sara is an 8-1/2 year old Golden Retriever. We rescued her from an unscrupulous breeder who was using her as a puppy factory. Chewing sticks and going for walks are her favorite activities.

 

Mamaw's Tried and True Baby Products ReviewsHaving two grandchildren, ages 2 and 6 months, has certainly taught me a lot about the newest products for babies. There are so much more to choose from than there were in my child raising days.

 

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Uses for Advertising Credit CardsUses for "fake" credit cards that come with credit card offers.

 

A colorful array of beads

Saving Money on Beads for BeadworkTips for saving money on beads for doing beadwork. If you make costume jewelry using beads, consider shopping in thrift stores. Some of the best quality beads, such as crystal, can be found that way for restringing. All are much less costly than in craft stores.

 

Questions

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How do hydrangeas get their color?How do hydrangeas get their color?

 

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Roasting Two Meats at the Same TimeHow do you judge cooking time when roasting 2 meats in same oven/pan? I can figure out how long to roast one, but can't find info on how to judge the time when roasting 2 or more meats in oven at same time.

 

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California Tree Poppy SeedsI am trying to find seed of the California tree poppy. It is the white "fried egg" flower. Can anybody help?

 

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Broken Glass in GravelMy yard was vandalized and the glass gazing ball shattered all over the gravel. Short of replacing the gravel, how do I remove the broken glass from the gravel?

 

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Coffee Mix RecipesI am looking for coffee mix recipes made with pudding mix. Can anyone help?

 

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Growing Kale SeedlingsI grew some kale seedlings in my kitchen on the countertop. They are very spindly. They do not appear to be sturdy enough to survive the night outdoors nor rain. I have been putting them in a sunny spot during the day, and back in the garage at night.

 

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Feedback About Online Survey SitesHas anyone had results, good or bad, from the online survey sites? Are they too good to be true?

 

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Mother's Day FavorsI am really on a tight budget for Mother's Day for my church. I need to do 300 favors for all the mothers and only $100 was given. So please help me out with some ideas.

 

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Lint Balls on FleeceI bought a fleece sweat suit and first time I washed it balled up and has lint all over it. I followed the washing instructions and that is what happened. I have used all kinds of lint brushes and nothing has worked. Any suggestions please to how I can get all the little lint balls off?

 

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Recipes Using Cranberry RelishI am also looking for recipes using Cranberry Relish by Sunny Dell Foods. Any thoughts or suggestions would be great.

 

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What's a Good Yorkie Hair Cut?I am taking my yorkie to the groomers and I need to know the yorkie cut. She always trims all her hair off and she is a long hair silkie.

 

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Lime Deposits on a Stainless Steel SinkI have a stainless steel sink. How do I get those annoying water/lime deposits off of the area where the faucets are? I have tried everything including scrapping them off with a putty knife, nothing works.

 

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Cheap Wedding LocationsMy fiance and I are looking for a cheap location for weddings. It doesn't have to be in any particular location. Due to my culture, it is etiquette to fly my relatives in from Japan and cover hotel and food.

 

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Recipes Using Raspberry Divine Dessert SauceI went to the food bank today. I got some things that I really don't know what to do with but they sounded good on the shelf. The first is tastefully simple raspberry divine dessert sauce. Any thoughts or suggestions would be great.

 

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Reappearing Carpet StainsHave you steam cleaned the carpet and had that stain reappear? As the carpet begins to dry, the residue wicks up in the fibers and goes to the surface. To prevent this: stack several paper towels on top of the damp area and place a heavy pot on top.

 

Cooking on electric grill

Cooking With a 1,000 Watt Electric GrillI have a 1,000 watt electric grill (Farberware Open Hearth), long since discontinued. No customer support available. This grill has the heat source coming from the bottom and there is nothing on the top. How do I adapt recipes that might be written for a 1400 watt grill?

 

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