May 23, 2008

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Perfectly Grilled Rib Eye SteaksIn a small bowl combine the seasonings, mixing well to make dry rub. Sprinkle rub evenly over steaks, pressing in both sides of the meat. Cover and chill one (1) hour.


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Quick and Easy Good Old SoupThis is a soup you can make for a large group. Cook meat cut or crumpled in a pot or frying pan. Remove grease. Add onion and cook until clear. Add broth and veggies. When hot, add rice or spaghetti noodles.


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Garlic Dip Using Yogurt

Blend well and chill. Stays good refrigerated for 3-4 days. Serve with hard bread sticks and veggies.


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Dorito CasseroleBrown hamburger in skillet, stirring until crumbly. Pour off drippings. Add next 4 ingredients, mixing well. Cook until bubbly.


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Tuna Stuffed Baked PotatoesCut potatoes in half and scoop out meat. Combine potatoes with remaining ingredients except cheese in bowl, mixing well. Spoon into potato shells. Top each potato with cheese slices. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until cheese melts.


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Creole Black-Eyed PeasCombine all ingredients in slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours.


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Asian Rub Combine all ingredients. Store in an airtight container. Shake before using to blend. Use rub on tender cuts of meat to add flavor. To apply the rub, simply cover the outside surface of the meat with the seasoning blend prior to cooking.



Beauty SavingsOn a routine trip to restock my medicine cabinet, I realized how much beauty products can cost. Just the basics like hair care, moisturizers, and cleaners can cost a small fortune. Instead, I experimented with some other alternatives to my usual products as well as alternative places to buy them.


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Make Your Own Picnic Blanket for LessI saw a picnic blanket at Walmart for $14.96. After carefully examining this blanket I have decided that it can be made for a lot less.


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Grandma's Cookie Jar PoemGrandma's Cookie Jar - When I went to visit Grandma . . .


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Preventing Rust RingsTo stop rust rings from metal containers in bath or kitchen like hair spray, cleansers, etc., coat the bottom with old nail polish.


Green ribbon headband with elastic section.

Ribbon HeadbandsI have tried three different styles of ribbon head bands. You will have to decide which one works best for you. Measure your ribbon a little over 1/2 a yard around your own head or head of the person you want it to fit so there is about 1 - 2 inch space between the two ends.



Saving Money on CarrotsTips for Saving Money on Carrots. I look for sales first of all and then purchase large bags of carrots. I scrub them rather than peel so as to preserve as much skin as possible.


My Brothers Beautiful RosesMy brothers beautiful roses in Texas.


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Helping Little Ones Find Their Computer GamesMy kids have lots of games on the computer, but my youngest has tendency to forget where the games are located, and which game is which. So, I came up with an easy solution. I made a folder on my desktop with a picture he would recognize right away, inside the folder I put in all his games and made picture icons for them with clips from the game itself.


Decorated recipe box.

Altered Tin Made into a Recipe BoxI am a rubber stamper, scrapper and paper crafter.


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Spell Checking Your TipsSew tat ewe dont maek speling mistaiks ore tyypoz wen ewe pozt tipz, ewe can tipe your tip intwo an email and run a spellcheck. Kopypaste the Korekt vershion onto the tip spase and everywon wil think ewe did it perfecktlly the furst tyme "GiggleGiggleGiggle" U^u^U


A pulled pork sandwich

Using Leftover Pork RoastHere are tips for using leftover pork roast from ThriftyFun community: Take your leftovers, toss 'em in the crockpot with a jar of salsa, and shred it up for pulled pork sandwiches. Cook on Low for 8 hours, or High for four.


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Link: Whoissick.orgI found a great new site where people can go to look for/and share symptoms of "What's Going Around." - the flu, the cold, the stomach thing.



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Cleaning Oriental Rugs?I have several oriental rugs that need cleaning. Does anyone know the best way to achieve this?


Wine Bottles

Saving Money on Wine?Tips and advice for Saving Money on Wine. American wines are some of the best in the world. Many years ago most vine grapes came to America from France. Then there was a terrible blight of French grape stock.


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