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Vermont Lemon BreadAdd ingredients in order. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40 minutes in greased loaf pan. Then warm 1/3 cup sugar and juice of lemon. Poke holes in hot bread with fork and allow lemon juice to seep in.
Marinated Oven-Baked ChickenCut thicken and place in casserole dish; don't crowd. Mix vinegar, soy sauce, and garlic. Pour over chicken and marinate at least 1 hour or overnight. Place in oven and bake covered at 375 degrees F approximately 1 hour or until tender.
Hobo DinnerHobo dinners are a hodgepodge of leftover ingredients, often with a base of hamburger or ground beef. All the ingredients are combined and baked as a casserole.
Chicken Corn Noodle SoupCook chicken in roasting pan with water. Keep chicken broth after chicken is cooled Cut up chicken in the broth, add 1 onion, 2-3 cans of corn or 1- 1lb bag of frozen corn, add condensed cream of chicken soup.
10 Minute Hot-Baked ApplesWash and core apples. Sprinkle with just a dash of salt. Place in microwave-safe dish. Spoon raisins, brown sugar (or syrup), and margarine into apple centers.
Bacon PastaLet eggs, butter or margarine, and cream stand at room temperature for 2-3 hours. In a skillet, cook bacon until brown. Remove bacon and drain on paper toweling. Heat a very large oven-proof serving dish in a 300 degrees F oven.
Molded Cucumber SaladCombine gelatin and 1 3/4 cups hot water in blender container. Process until gelatin is dissolved. Add remaining ingredients. Process until smooth. Pour into mold. Chill until firm.
Frugal Faux Wedding CakeMy fiance Ken and I just pushed up our wedding date from November 1st to October 5th. So we don't have a lot of time and most definitely not a lot of money. We just found out that Ken's son has enlisted in the Marines and will be leaving on October 17th.
Budgeting for Teaching SuppliesTeachers have many words that cause them to cringe; standardized tests, after school meetings, and budgets. While some are part of the job, there's a way to beat the last one.
Lessons Learned from Hurricane DollyHaving just survived Hurricane Dolly, I discovered a couple of things we should do to be prepared if we have to evacuate.
Cut and Place Wilted Celery in Cold WaterIf your celery is wilting, cut a thin slice off the bottom stalk and place in cold water, like you do for flowers. The next day, your celery will stand tall again.
Steaming Outfits in the ShowerHere's a tip that I do on a daily basis. I hang my outfit in the shower and the steam from it takes all of the wrinkles out of them (even hanger lines).
Translation: Canning is Preserving or BottlingThis is just a tip for non-USA residents that I have finally managed to work out! Canning, for all of us Europeans, means preserving or bottling! Not a tin in sight!
Craft: Recycle a Bookcase Into a StoolI took a simple bookcase (one large board with two smaller boards nailed on each end) and transformed it into a "potty" stool for my grandchildren. I painted it and put the children's names on the legs of the stool.
Buy Gift Cards For Christmas With Every PaycheckEvery payday throughout the year I buy gift cards. I mix them between cards for stores that I know people I buy for buy from and Visa or AmEx gift cards. Some folks get the gift cards for birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas/Related Holidays and for the ones that "have to have a gift", I use Visa/AmEx cards to purchase them.
Dallas (Yellow Lab)Dallas is a 6 year old yellow lab. We got her on 2/28/2003. She was a gift for me from my husband and daughter.
Folding Plastic Bags For StorageTo store plastic bags in an even smaller space, take and fold the bag in quarters, lengthwise. Take all the air out, starting at the bottom fold it so it is a triangle shape and fold it this way to the top.
Baked Macaroni and Cheese?I'm looking for a good baked mac and cheese recipe. Thanks!
Re-fluffing Pillows?What is the best pillow to buy? I love sleeping on fluffy pillows but every time I buy one, they always seem to go flat after a few months. I have bought the cheap ones for $2.50 and also the more expensive ones for $10. All of them seem to loose shape and go flat. Do you have any suggestions?