June 1, 2008

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Luau Beef StripsCut steak into 1/8x2 inch strips. Brown steak in shortening in skillet. Add onions and 1/2 cup water. Simmer covered, for 30 minutes. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Add enough water to juice to measure 2/3 cup liquid.

 

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Shrimp Rice SaladCombine all ingredients in large bowl in order listed. Toss gently until well mixed. Serve in lettuce cups.

 

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Meal-In-OneBrown bacon and round steak in skillet, stirring to brown all sides. Add next 5 ingredients, mixing well. Simmer for 45 minutes or until meat is tender. Stir in spaghetti and heat through.

 

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French PoufsCombine shortening, 1/2 cup sugar and egg in bowl, mixing well. Sift next 4 ingredients together. Add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Fill greased muffin cups 2/3 full.

 

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Homemade Chewy Granola BarsGranola bars are great for on the go snacks, but they are loaded with sugar and can be expensive! Here is an awesome recipe that is so healthy, and full of protein and fiber. They are also chewy and inexpensive!

 

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Golden Beef QuicheRub pie shell with margarine. Brown ground beef and onion in medium skillet, stirring until crumbly. Spoon into pie shell. Combine ingredients in large bowl, mixing well. Pour over ground beef. Bake at 375 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or until quiche tests done.

 

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Peaches 'N Cream Cake PieGrease bottom of 9 inch pie plate. Combine batter ingredients and beat for 1 minute and pour into pie plate. Place peach slices over batter. Combine cream cheese, sugar, and 2 Tbsp. peach juice, and beat 2 minutes.

 

Articles

Dogs lying together.

Annika and Garth (Husky-German Shepherd...Annika is a year and 3 month old Husky/German Shepherd mix. Garth is about 4 or 5 years old and is a Beagle mix. Annika came from my brother who after getting her realized he is not a dog person. We adopted Garth from our local no kill shelter. They love to play with each other and the cat.

 

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Bag O' Fun Gift BagWant to create the one perfect gift that might be the cheapest one you ever bought? This one was the biggest hit at my son's birthday party, and it's a great idea for all of the kids on your list this year.

 

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Clean Your Blow Dryer When It Stops WorkingWhen your blow dryer suddenly stops working, clean the lint out of the vents on all sides with an old dry toothbrush. Lint that doesn't come out can be picked out with tweezers. Vacuum the vents with the hose part of your vacuum cleaner.

 

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GPS System For Father's DayI've been saving this gift idea for my husband for the most appropriate time... a GPS system. I pray that this saves us (I mean him) time and GAS over the coming months!

 

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Easy Dessert DipMix equal parts of store bought chocolate icing and marshmallow cream. Microwave for 15 seconds. Keep an eye on it or it can boil over. You could use any flavor icing you like.

 

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Donate Clothing and Toiletries to Women's SheltersThis is a tip if you're into coupons, rebates, store good deals, buying in bulk, and have yard or garage sales. If you have items left over such as clothing, toiletries, makeup, etc., donate them to your local abused women's shelter.

 

Craft Project: Berry Basket Gift BasketA great way to recycle plastic berry baskets is to transform them into festive containers for treats. Look for the baskets in a variety of bright colors at supermarkets. Fill with dad's favorite treats for a "sweet" Father's Day gift.

 

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