March 20, 2008

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Recipes

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Red Cabbage and ApplesHeat oil a large saucepan. Add cabbage and cook gently about 1 minute. Add remaining ingredients and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until apples are tender, about 10 minutes.

 

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Broiled Parmesan TilapiaPreheat your oven's broiler. Grease a broiling pan or line pan with aluminum foil. In a small bowl, mix together the Parmesan cheese, butter, mayonnaise and lemon juice.

 

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Date CakeMix soda in 1 cup boiling water and pour over dates. Cool. Mix 1 cup sugar and 1 tablespoon butter and egg. Sift salt and baking powder into flour.

 

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No Fail PotatoesGrease 9x13 inch pan. Spread potatoes in pan. Mix next 6 ingredients; pour over potatoes. Put crushed corn flakes over top. Drizzle margarine over top.

 

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The Best Lasagna Ever TastedServe this lasagna with a big green, vinaigrette-tossed romaine salad and your favorite garlic bread.

 

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MostaccioliBrown meat and onion. Add garlic powder, salt, and pepper to taste. Add to tomato paste, soup, and a little water at a time. Let simmer slowly until sauce thickens. Cut cheese into small pieces; add to sauce.

 

Articles

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Use Copper, Slugs Be Gone!Having tried everything possible known to man to rid my garden of slugs, I came across an item on ebay that I thought may just work, a roll of sticky back copper tape.

 

Allspice berries.

Using AllspiceAllspice is a dried berry. It is very important in many cuisines around the world including Caribbean and Middle Eastern foods. In the west, it is usually used in desserts, but is also a main ingredient in barbecue sauce and chili and an important spice for making sausage.

 

Finished Pot

Making Seed-Starting Pots From NewspaperIf you are like most gardeners, you probably have a mound of plastic multi-pack containers growing in the basement or piling up behind the garage. You know, the dirty, crumpled flats right next to all of those gallon pots you plan to reuse.

 

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Psychedelic Easter EggsHere is a tip to make the coolest eggs around, all you need is food-coloring.

 

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Safer Driving By Planning AheadBesides the usual guff about gearing down appropriately for an automatic or manual transmission, why not reveal the following secret? Use the brake pedal BEFORE you enter curves, not in the curve!

 

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Buy a Locking Gas CapCrime is up. Gas theft is up. I just bought a lock-type gas cap. I almost had gas siphoned from my van, at MacDonalds.

 

Composting Citrus Peels

Putting Citrus Peels in Your Compost PileCan you put orange or grapefruit peels in your compost pile?

 

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Store Crochet Hooks or Knitting Needles in TubingThis craft tip is for storing knitting or crochet needles. Using fish aquarium tubing, which is very inexpensive and comes in various diameters, I cut just about an inch or so, pushing it down a bit (so they don't slide off) but yet long enough to cover the tips of the needles.

 

Clyde (Heinz 57)Clyde is 6 years old and is a Heinz 57 (unknown mixed breed.) When he was 8 weeks old we got him and his sister from a rescue in Orlando FL. The lady that "owned" the rescue, took only stray dogs and puppies that people had left behind.

 

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Cleaning with Odor-free Oven CleanerOdor-free Oven Cleaner is especially great for cleaning dirty can openers and tops of kitchen waste cans.

 

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Affordable Dental WorkIs there a university medical center near you? I have had my entire mouth repaired at the Dental School of the university at a fraction of what it costs in the mainstream.

 

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Gardening Tips That RecycleIce Cream Pots: Wash out paper ice cream cups. Add planting soil and plant a few seeds in each cup. When seedlings are 4-5 inches tall, moisten soil and carefully press out the root ball to transplant in an outdoor garden or tub.

 

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Use Copper For Tomato BlightFor early blight, once the tomato plant is established, I always put a piece of copper wire through the stem, just above the soil. However, this will not stop late blight, as it comes from the air not the soil.

 

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Use White Out for Tiny Painting JobsNeed to do a small touch up job on something white, but don't have the white paint or don't want to open that big can? For a small, very small touch up job needing white, use White Out.

 

Stuffed Easter Bunny

Be a Honey BunnyThis year, a lot of us will be shopping the thrift stores and yard sales for Bunnies to fill our Easter Baskets. There is nothing in the world like seeing a child on Easter morning hugging that sweet Easter bunny.

 

Lacy Easter Eggs

Lacy Easter EggsThese eggs can be used as a centerpiece on your Easter table or you can cut a hole in them and they can be used as an Easter Basket. These are easy enough to make that it can be a family project.

 

Questions

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Plastic Canvas Ornament Pattern?I'm looking for a plastic canvas pattern for small ornaments in shape of slippers; one looks like a reindeer, the other a panda bear. Found them in a second hand store.

 

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Hanging Cafe Curtains With Clip Rings?I am trying to make cafe curtains with drapery ring clips but am unsure how far apart to clip the rings. I need to purchase the rings now, since they are on clearance, and have not made the curtains. How far apart should I clip the rings on cafe curtains made using drapery fabric with a lining so they will hang nicely?

 

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Game Ideas for Birthday Party At McDonald's?I'm having a party at McDonald's for my 4 year old son. There's not really a theme, but the party favors are "Construction Pals". I need ideas for at least one game/activity that can be done at the tables.

 

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What Causes Ear Mites?I have found several 'cures' for ear mites - but what causes them in the first place? Contagion, air borne, outside like ticks, etc.?

 

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Can Male Cats Eat Liver?Has anyone ever heard that liver, cooked or raw, in cat food is bad for adult male cats? If so, why?

 

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Gothic Masquerade Party?I am planning my sweet 16 for February 17, 2009 and I want it to be a masquerade theme, but with a Gothic/modern twist. I want every one to wear masks...

 

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20 Year Old Jade Tree Growing Tiny Shoots?I have a Jade tree that is over 20 years old. For the past few months, it has been dropping its big leaves, and growing tiny spindly little shoots instead.

 

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Should I Put Vinegar In Water When Boiling Eggs?Should I put vinegar in the water to boil eggs?

 

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Pruning Gabriel's Trumpet Plant?I need to prune a Gabriel's trumpet plant/tree to a canopy instead of straight up and down. Any advice?

 

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Leaves on Chili Plant Turning Brown?My chili plant was producing lots of healthy flowers and fruits, but now the leaves are turning brown and dying, even the new growth.

 

Salt shaker.

Getting Rid of Weeds with Salt?I have a large area (about 5 acres) that is overgrown with huge (12' +) wild marijuana weeds (from WWII days) and an overabundance of sticker bushes. This area is where my horse lives. I have heard of using rock salt and water to kill these nasty weeds.

 

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Decorating a Teen's New Bedroom?I'm 13 and I am moving. My room will be 13x12. I need some help decorating and help with a color. I have a desk, a chair, a double bed, and a fish tank. I also have a walk in closet.

 

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