March 6, 2008

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Recipes

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Strawberry CheesecakeHeat oven to 300 degrees F. Combine crumbs and margarine. Press into bottom and sides lightly oiled 9 inch springform pan. Beat Ricotta cheese until smooth. Add 1/4 cup sugar, flour, egg yolks, lemon peel, and vanilla; mix well.

 

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Avocado and Shrimp OmeletTry this omelet as a special main dish for breakfast, brunch or dinner.

 

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Asparagus Ham QuicheIn 2 greased 9 inch pie plates, layer the asparagus, ham, cheese, and onion. In a bowl, beat eggs. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Divide in half and pour over asparagus mixture in each pie plate.

 

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Italian Easter Meat PieMy family makes this at Easter, but not on Good Friday. Can be served warm or cold. Enjoy!

 

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Upside-Down Fettuccine BakeBrown meat in 10 inch ovenproof skillet; drain. Add onion; cook till tender. Stir in tomatoes and oregano; bring to a boil. Simmer 20 minutes.

 

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Sneak-in the Veggies SoupChop up tomatoes and celery and add to large soup pot. Turn on low and let it simmer until veggies get soft. Add the spinach and all spices, salt and pepper and continue to simmer until all is soft.

 

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Breaded Chicken Tenders with NoodlesCook noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, combine the lemon and lime juices in a small bowl; set aside. Place the bread crumbs in a large resealable plastic bag; add chicken, one piece at a time, and shake to coat.

 

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Green Bean SupremePut this casserole together for a tasty side dish.

 

Articles

Using Beets

Using BeetsThere are many varieties of beets, red, sugar, pink and cream colored beets. They are high in calcium, potassium and phosphorus. The greens are also edible and high in nutrients.

 

Small Garden with Lots of Flowers

Lots of Flowers in a Small SpaceMy yard is very small so I tried to put as many flowers as I could in a small space.

 

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Buying Textbooks OnlineMy Son is going to college and we are on a tight budget. We found a site that has used books that are cheap.

 

Indoor Water Gardens

Making Indoor Water GardensAnyone know how to make indoor water gardens? It's like the ones for outdoors, but smaller containers for around the house. I read about them in a Martha Stewart "Living" magazines a couple of years ago. Grateful for any info on indoor water gardens.

 

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Make Iced Tea Right in a Water BottleI like to drink tea, soda, etc. from the smaller bottles and an inexpensive way of having them ready to go is place your favorite teabag in the bottom of the bottle and fill with water and place in your fridge. Within a few hours, you have unsweetened tea ready to go without pouring or mixing anything.

 

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Tips for Long Lasting CarpetWhen my husband and I purchased our home we were buying carpeting for it. The store that we bought it at had us attend a carpet seminar to see a movie ...

 

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Use Hand Soap for Cleaning Up Tempera PaintRemoving Tempera paint from clothes is easy. Don't use washing powder, use hand soap. As it says on the back of the bottle, it works. Especially if you catch the mark when it is damp. If not, wear white to paint, you can always bleach it.

 

What Breed Is Roxy?Roxy is around 5 weeks old and a mutt of some sort. I got Roxy on January 16th. She found in a dumpster when she was only 10 days old by my uncle's coworker. She called and asked us to get some formula and a bottle and we've been under a Vet's supervision ever since.

 

Hummer at an orange flower.

Attracting Hummers To Your GardenOne of the greatest joys of having a flower garden is watching the hummingbirds dart from flower to flower-wings buzzing away while their tiny bodies hover in mid air.

 

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Add Powdered Milk To Skim For A Better FlavorYou don't like 1% or 2% milk? Add 1-2 Tbsp. of powdered milk. This will add the whole-milk flavor without the fat.

 

Asti White Flowers

2008 All-American Selections WinnersMuch like the Perennial Plant Associations award for the Perennial Plant of the Year, The All-America Selections organization honors a selection of new seed-grown flower and vegetable varieties each year.

 

Birds on feeder.

Birdfeeder BulliesI have a bird feeder in the backyard and I have noticed a mocking bird totally taking over. It harasses all other birds, especially cardinals. The finches have stopped coming too. This is being going on for last 4-5 days. Help needed.

 

First Sled RideMy first sled ride. Papa Hud gave me pointers.

 

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Use Wite-Out as a Temporary GlueIn a pinch, a drop or two of Wite-Out or a similar product makes a great temporary paper to paper glue.

 

Questions

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Is Gunk Liquid Wrench Available in Canada?I'm living in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. I am interested in the Gunk Liquid Wrench. Is this product available here? If it is, which store can I buy it from.

 

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Ideas for 6th Birthday Party?My beautiful daughter is turning 6 in June of this year. I am looking for something to do for her birthday that she will absolutely love. We've done swimming, parks, etc. I want this one to stand out. If anyone can help I would love the advice.

 

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My Bunny's Litter Box?My cat and my rabbit get along perfect and I hate keeping animals cooped up in cages so I don't put him in one. My cat I just got is in love with my rabbit, they play and sleep together, so he has no problem with any of this, but the thing is we have a litter box for my cat and one for my bunny.

 

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Getting Rid of Poop Odor?My two dogs have started pooping in the house and I have tried everything from bleach to vinegar to get rid of the smell, nothing is working. I have had to open the windows to help somewhat disburse the smell, but still can smell it. Please any suggestions will be appreciated to get rid of this smell.

 

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Rolodex Style Recipe Holder?I am looking for a recipe holder not a book or box but something in the Rolodex type. I really would appreciate your help. Thank you.

 

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Color That Goes with Steel Gray and Potter's Clay?What color goes with Steel Gray and Potter's Clay?

 

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Refinishing Hardwood Floors?My husband and I bought a home last year that was built in 1880. It was time to rip up the carpet to see what was underneath and there is a hard wood floor. It obviously needs a lot of work since they had glued linoleum tile on it years back.

 

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Looking for Large Wooden Clothespins?I am trying to find large wooden clothes pins to hang on my washroom wall. Does any one know where to look?

 

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Making an Herbal Heat Wrap?Can anyone help me with instructions on making an herbal wrap that you put in the microwave to relieve muscle pain? I know you can add rice or corn however I do not know what types of herbs should be used.

 

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Free Crochet Patterns for Girls' Sizes 10/12?I am looking for free crochet patterns for size 10/12 girls. I can find lots of little girls, but it is hard to find this. Any suggestions appreciated.

 

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Does Splenda Cause Cancer?I heard yesterday that Splenda, the sweetener is supposed to cause cancer. Is this true?

 

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