October 24, 2007

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Recipes

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Onion MayonnaiseHave eggs at room temperature. Beat eggs in mixer. Add all ingredients except oil and vinegar. Add slowly and continue mixing. Add vinegar a little at a time; mix well.

 

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Popcorn Goblin GorpIn a large bowl, mix and toss all ingredients together. Serve by scooping out of bowl with dixie cups or styrofoam beverage cups. You can add or remove ingredients or add more or less of each.

 

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Blender Pots De CremePut chips, sugar and coffee in blender. Pour in milk. Add eggs, then vanilla. Blend 1 minute. Pour in serving dish and chill. Serve with whipped cream. You may add a pinch of cinnamon instead of vanilla, if desired.

 

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Mae Ola's Onion RingsMix buttermilk, egg and sweet milk together. Dip salted onion rings in above mixture, then, then in flour, back into egg mixture and finally in cracker meal. Fry in fairly hot oil until brown.

 

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Southern BeansWash beans and cook as directed on package, adding water as needed. Brown ground beef, onion and bell pepper in skillet. Drain off grease and add mixture to beans.

 

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Chicken Spoon BreadScald milk in double boiler. Add corn meal and cook to a mush thickness. Remove from heat and add baking powder, salt, pepper, beaten egg yolks, onion, chicken and butter.

 

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Homegrown Tomato SoupPeel tomatoes by dropping into boiling water until skins crack (about 1 minutes). Slice onions; put tomatoes, onions, and celery in big pot. Cover and simmer for about 20 minutes.

 

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Pumpkin Crumb CakeMeasure 1 cup of cake mix, set aside for topping. Combine the remaining cake mix, melted butter and eggs. Press mixture into greased 9 x 13-inch baking pan (press hard).

 

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Maple Nut CandyBoil syrup, sugar and cream until soft ball is formed in cold water or 238 degrees F on candy thermometer. Remove from heat and beat until creamy. Add pecans.

 

Articles

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Chunked Baked PotatoesMy son really loves me to fix chunked baked potatoes with the skin on and even goes so far as to call it "a meal"!

 

A fire extinguisher.

Be Prepared For A Kitchen FireIt has been three years ago this month I had a kitchen fire and panicked. When the fire got out of hand, all I could think about was calling 911 and getting my dog and myself out of the house. We had extensive fire damage to the kitchen and extensive smoke damage to the entire house.

 

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Buy Cheap Spectacles For Out of the HouseTo help with reading "small print" on labels at the supermarket or just shopping in general, I have purchased several cheap pairs of magnifying spectacles.

 

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Be "Thrifty" with Your GermsIt's not so much what you wash your hands with so much as how you wash them. You should always wash your hands in warm water. Lather up with soap for at least 10 - 15 seconds, cleaning between your fingers, under your nails, and up and over your wrists.

 

A pug looking at a baby.

Precious Jewel (Pug)Precious Jewel is 5 years. She is a Pug (fawn). I got her for Christmas from my husband.

 

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Use Sticky Lint Rollers To Clean Stairs And Lamp ShadesUse a lint roller on carpeted stairs and to dust lamp shades. Use the kind of lint roller that has the pull off sheets. It leaves absolutely no residue and works beautifully.

 

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DIY Girl Pirate Costume TipsLooking for inspiration for a DYI girl's pirate costume? Go to threadbanger's site at.

 

Photo of round rag rugs.

Rag Rug InstructionsInstructions on how to make a rag rug out of strips of materials as suggested by the ThriftyFun community. My mother taught me how to make rag rugs when I was a child. You take scraps of material that you want to use and make three separate, very long strips.

 

Virtual DogHere's a fun game dog lovers can play. Just type in commands like "sit" or "roll over" and watch the dog do tricks!

 

Yellow daisylike flowers.

The Last of Summer FlowersMy last of the summer flowers. It's been cold at night so I don't expect them to last much longer.

 

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Hang Everyday Clothes Inside OutWhen putting clothes away in the closet, and you have a mix of everyday clothes and nicer clothes in the same place. I put the everyday use tops, blouses, and shirts on hangers inside out.

 

Decoupaged bleach bottles - two piggies.

Decoupaged Bleach Bottle PiggiesThis is my second year of homeschooling and I wanted to show the girls how to decoupage. After several hours of thinking of what they could do that would be fun as well as useful, I went into my laundry room. And there atop of my washer sat an empty bleach bottle.

 

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Green Halloween LinkHere is a neat link with healthy and Earth friendly Halloween tips. There are ideas for non food Trick or Treat items and information of throwing a Green Halloween party. Check it out.

 

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Solar Lights For Power OutagesWhen we have a power outage, I bring in 2 or 3 of my solar lights from the garden. They are much safer than candles and can be recharged so they are always ready for use.

 

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Transporting Cooked TurkeyIf you must transport your turkey, it can be cooked the day before. When done, let it cool, absorbing the juices. Then carve, laying a bed of any lettuce, a layer of sliced turkey and so on, in a dish.

 

Questions

Window with curtain and tiebacks.

Frugal Curtain Tiebacks?Advice for making frugal curtain tiebacks from the ThriftyFun community. In my living room I use 2 inch wide ribbon that matches my decor, the curtains are made out of sheets. In my son's room, I use bandannas.

 

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Locating a Catholic Priest?Is it possible to locate a Catholic Priest if I know the name, the order he's in and the state he's from?

 

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Removing Mildew Stains from Baby Clothes?I have a 3 month old who spits up a lot and as often as I change her clothes or put bibs on her etc, she is constantly wet by her neck and chest. I let her clothes air dry after removing them from her before putting them in the hamper. Recently, however, her clothing started to get moldy up by the neck. I now have one cotton, one terry and one velour stretchy of hers that is no longer wearable.

 

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The Incredibles Birthday Party?I need ideas for my sons 3rd birthday party the theme is the Incredibles and i wanted to make some sort of home made obstacle course for them to run through. Any suggestions?

 

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