August 17, 2007

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Hambalaya Corn BreadIn a large skillet, saute green pepper and onions in butter until tender. In a bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, combine eggs and buttermilk; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.

 

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Pineapple BarsCombine cake mix, yolks, margarine and vanilla and mix well. Pat into a well greased 9x13 inch pan. Beat egg whites until stiff. Add sugar gradually. Fold in coconut and pineapple.

 

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Strawberry Gelatin DessertIn a bowl, combine cracker crumbs, sugar and butter. Press into a greased 9 inch square baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.combine strawberries and sugar in a small bowl; let stand for 20 minutes.

 

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Peach Kolachy RollsFlatten each roll into a 3-inch circle. Place circles on a large sprayed baking sheet. Cover with sprayed plastic wrap and let rise until double. Remove wrap. With fingertips press indentation in the center of each roll.

 

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Smackin' Good Snack MixIn a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Combine oil and dressing mix; pour over cracker mixture and toss to coat. Transfer to three greased 15x10 inch baking pans.

 

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Beef Pilaf SaladIn a large bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients. In a jar with a tight fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients; shake well. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

 

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Triple-Fruit PieIn a small bowl, combine flour and salt; cut in shortening until crumbly. Gradually add water, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball. Divide in half.

 

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Lightning Fast Chicken SaladDrain chicken in colander and rinse well. In a large bowl, mix chicken, walnuts, mayo and sugar. Stir well! Slice grapes in halves and add to mixture. Stir to mix grapes. Add more mayo to make the consistency you like.

 

Articles

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WD40 To Protect Cheaper JewelryWhen buying cheaper jewelry, rub it with WD 40 then let dry. This will keep it from turning. Rub with a soft cloth

 

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Cook Two Things In The Same WaterWhether you camp or not, here is a great way to cook two items in the same water. I tried this and it was perfect!

 

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Recycle Powdered MakeupSince the face powder in compacts can fall apart or else you use the middle and have the sides left, here's a way to "recycle" it! Take the pressed powder from compacts and crush or break up the remaining pieces. Add a small amount of rubbing alcohol and mix it to form a paste.

 

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Easy Ways To Stiffen FabricThere are many craft fabric stiffeners on the market, but some can be expensive or hard to find. One great cheap, easy alternative is to use a mixture of Elmer's glue (or other white glue) and water, and simply paint it onto your project.

 

Bear Candleholders

Bear CandleholdersBears painted on clay pots to use as candleholders. Here are some cute candle holders if your decorating theme is the outdoors. You can paint bears or moose.

 

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Poke Holes in Loaf Before GlazingWhen making a dessert loaf (lemon bread, banana bread, etc.) with a glaze finish, poke holes with a toothpick, in the top of the warm loaf, and then pour the glaze over it. I've been doing this for years!

 

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Disney World Custom Vacation MapSave time and frustration on your Disney World vacation by preplanning the rides and places of interest that you want to see. Then order the FREE customized keepsake quality maps of each of the parks.

 

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Comet (Dachshund)Comet is a 1 year old Dachshund. My dog had her a year ago. She likes to chase her tail and chase my kitty.

 

A decopauged tissue box.

Decoupaged Tissue Box CoversI bought plain, plastic tissue holder covers at the Euro shop and decoupaged them using paper and also fabric. I think they turned out quite nicely.

 

Questions

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Homemade Crib Bumper PadsI have 2 pregnant nieces, and they both want bumper pads for a crib. Does anyone have directions to make a bumper pad? Please help, and FAST! Thank you!

 

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Removing Carrot Stain From Microwavable BowlHow can I get the orangey stain left by cooking a few carrots off my white microwave cooking bowl?

 

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Recovering Chairs With VinylI am putting new seat covers on my dinning room chair. I am using vinyl and I can't figure out how to cut the corners so they won't be so thick. Is there tricks to this and what are they.

 

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How Old Should a Girl Be To Go Places On Her Own?My mom is smothering me and I feel like I can't grow up because I am the last baby. I would really like some freedom. How can I ask for freedom? She has already turned me down more than once. All my friends parents are allowing them more freedom, but my parents just don't understand. I need to grow up, I am 13 and in 8th grade please tell me your opinions. Thanks

 

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Looking For Good youth Sports ProgramI am looking for a good sports program for my 2 sons ages 12 & 15 in GA. They like basketball and football respectively. Because I work, one son has had to quit his HS football team due to missed practices. Evening or weekend programs would be wonderful. Thank you.

 

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Preventing Stray Dog Droppings In YardCan anyone advise regarding stray dog droppings on the front path of the house. We sometimes have to walk around them to get out. They are done in the same place each day. We clean and disinfect the area and we have tried naphthalene flakes, but nothing seems to work as a deterrent. Would appreciate any suggestions.

 

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Hair Color Advice For Dark Brown HairWhat would red hair dye for light brown hair (eg. Warm Red Shaders and Toners) look like on dark brown hair?

 

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