November 20, 2007

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Recipes

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Banana Pudding SquaresCombine wafers and butter; press firmly onto bottom of 13x9-inch dish. Mix Neufchatel cheese and powdered sugar until well blended. Stir in 1-1/2 cups of the whipped topping.

 

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Scalloped BroccoliCook onion in butter until golden. Stir in flour, then the milk whipped with egg yolk, and the seasoning. Cook until smooth and thickened, stirring all the while. Add cheese and cooked broccoli.

 

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Duck And Chestnut StewSeason duck for at least 30 minutes. Boil chestnuts for l0 minutes and drain well. Deep-fry chestnuts for two to three minutes. Drain. Reheat oil and deep-fry duck pieces until golden brown.

 

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Parsley CarrotsCut carrots in 2 1/2 inch slivers and cook in very small amount of salted water until barely tender. Melt butter in skillet. Drain carrots and put them in skillet with butter.

 

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Quick Turkey CasseroleCrush 3 cups potato chips lightly and place in a 2 qt. casserole. Combine the soup, turkey, pepper, salt and nutmeg. Heat slowly until hot, then pour over potato chips. Top with the remaining chips and bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.

 

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Old Fashioned Oyster StuffingCook celery and onions in butter until tender, but not brown. Add crumbs, oysters, bay leaf, seasonings and eggs. Add enough liquid to moisten; you don't want the mixture dry, but it must not be too moist.

 

Articles

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Thrifty Way to Ease Lower Back PainSince I pulled my lower back out a few years ago, I have trouble with it now and again. When my back is acting up, it's even impossible to relax in my "evening chair".

 

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Brown Grocery Sack HamThis keeps your oven clean, makes the ham much juicier and uses up your paper sacks!

 

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Condiment Bottles for Decorating with IcingUse condiment bottles, the kind with the pointed lids, to decorate cakes and cookies. Simply fill them with icing and squeeze to decorate your cakes and cookies.

 

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Using Masking Tape in the KitchenI keep a roll of inexpensive masking tape in my kitchen. I tear off pieces to put on the tops of my spice bottles, so I am able to write the name of spice on top. I wrap a piece around the bottle with the name also.

 

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Time To Talk TurkeyTired of chewy, dry turkey every Thanksgiving? There's an easy solution, according to Tori Ritchie - immerse the bird in some brine, which will keep it moist and juicy.

 

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Start-up Investments Are A Sign Of A ScamYou shouldn't have to cough up cash to be able to work for a company. Start-up investments are for the birds. Any company that askes you to make a "donation" or "investment" is scamming you. It's that simple.

 

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Lower Fat Grilled Cheese SandwichesTo make a lower calorie count of a grilled cheese sandwich, spray the outside of the bread with butter flavors or plain Pam spray instead of using butter or margarine. The sandwich will toast beautifully and you have saved all the fat! Delicious!

 

Tin can wall decorations on a shed.

Wall Pocket DecorationsThese are wall pockets made from tin cans. These are the large sized cans that schools and such use . Tops and bottoms are cut from the can, then I step on one end to flatten it together.

 

Brown coffee filter and construction paper turkey.

Coffee Filter TurkeySketch a bowling pin or spoon shape from the paper bag or brown paper for turkey head and neck and cut this shape out. Sketch turkey wattle from red paper as shown and cut out.

 

Chase (Golden Retriever)

Chase (Golden Retriever)Chase is a Golden Retriever and is now 4 1/2 months old. He was named Chase (Utley) after a Philadelphia Phillies baseball player. We brought Chase home from the breeder on Aug 1.

 

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Use a Lamp Timer With Your Crock PotUse a lamp timer when cooking with a crock pot and think you don't need the meal to cook all day. Use the lamp timer to start the meal while you are away.

 

November SunsetHad to share this spectacular sunset with the readers. It's rare to see one like this in my area, the reds and purples are so vivid. Hope you all enjoy.

 

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Keep Track of Rainy Days To Save Garden WaterKeep track of the days that it rains on a calendar. Circle the day and write "Rain". This way its easy for you too see which day it rained. It will help you save money on your water bill.

 

Spectacular Blooms As most of you know gardening is an art form and creating a beautiful garden takes hard work and patience. The results, however, can be spectacular!

 

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Hit the Power ButtonHas your computer ever been frozen and your just frustrated? Well here is a new way to fix it! Do not, I repeat, do not get a computer dude.

 

Questions

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How to Change Bathroom Door Lock?I would like to change the door lock on my bathroom door.

 

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Beauty Advice For Party With Husband?I am a married woman of 23years. I have a medium complexion, I am a bit fat and weigh 83kilos.

 

Removing Purple Marker From Lambskin Chanel Purse?I got purple magic marker on my lambskin Chanel purse. How do I get it off?

 

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Homecoming Theme Ideas?Instead of calling our homecoming theme "A Black and White Affair...what are some names we can use?

 

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Water from Well Staining Everything?I recently purchased a home that has a well water. It has a nasty sulfur smell and anywhere the water has touched is rusty and tarnished. I am having to learn to do housework all over again at the age of 48! I am lost. I have no idea of how to clean anything as my old ways are now gone.

 

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How Do You Clean a Breadmaker?The canister and paddle I can throw in the dishwasher, but what about the rest of the machine?

 

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Removing Stain On Vinyl Floor From Bubble Nightlight?My husband broke a bubble nightlight on the vinyl flooring. Now we have a red patch that so many people think is blood. Any suggestions? Thank you

 

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Alternatives to Spray Bottles?Does anyone know an alternative to spray bottles? I have bought several at the dollar store and even the expensive ones at Home Depot but they always break on me? The pump part always breaks. I need something that will replace these for cleaning.

 

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Laundry Additive That Acts As Insect Growth Regulator?What can I use in the laundry that has the same effect as an IGR (insect growth regulator)?

 

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Linen Snowman Towels from Target?I am looking for snowman linen kitchen towels (red, two shades of green, beige with snowman that has light blue snow flakes on him). It was sold at Target. I need it to finish making curtains. Thank You

 

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Kenmore Oven Beeps "F2"?My Kenmore oven keeps beeping F2. I lost my manual. Without calling the repair man, which will cost a fortune, does anyone know how to fix it?

 

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Fixing Bad Credit?I am trying to rebuild my credit, and would like to know if there are any sites that I can go to that does pay later plans and also help with credit because I have bad credit and need help please.

 

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How to Make Legs Look Longer Without High Heels?My legs are REALLY short, how do I make them look longer without wearing high-heels?

 

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Getting Rid of My Size Barbie Doll Frizz?How do I get the frizz out of my size Barbie doll?

 

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Home Hair Highlighting Kits?Are there any professional hairdressers here? I need to get my hair highlighted and want to know if the at home kits are safe.

 

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What Size Loom Is Needed To Make a Queen Size Afghan?What size loom do I need to make a queen-size afghan and instructions for making one?

 

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Carrot Cake Recipe With Canned Carrots?I am looking for a carrot cake recipe that uses canned pureed carrots.

 

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Flavored Brownies?What is your favorite brownie recipe (or mix) which doesn't include frosting, marshmallows or caramel? I'm seeking both standard brownies and embellished ones - cream cheese, raspberries, cherries, etc.

 

Removing Sharpie from a Cloth Doll?I bought an American Girl Doll at Goodwill and they wrote her price in Sharpie on the cloth body: any advice for removing this?

 

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Caramelized Onions?How do I make caramelized onions?

 

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Teaching a Preschooler Piano?I want to teach my preschooler piano. He's three - should I wait until a bit older to have lessons? I've seen the program you can buy that puts numbers on the keys and the music notes are the numbers - has anyone tried this? He knows his numbers so that would work. Thanks!

 

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Help Organizing 40 Years of Photos?Help! I am putting 40 years worth of photos into albums! What a mess, and its so difficult to categorize them.

 

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Using a Jar of Red Peppers?You always help me with this kind of thing...thank you. I got a jar of red peppers at the food pantry. I like bell peppers, I just don't know how to use these. Are they in vinegar like pickles with a long shelf life or what?

 

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