November 3, 2008

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Recipes

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Golden Brown Sugar CakeMix together brown sugar, flour, butter and salt; reserve 3/4 cup batter. To large mixture add eggs, buttermilk and soda dissolved in water. Beat well. Place in oblong shallow pan.

 

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All Purpose Oriental SauceIf you like Oriental food like stir fry, you will like this recipe. It is a good tenderizer, marinade, and works for flavoring any stir fry or fried rice. It is a thrifty alternative for those expensive Japanese grills. This marinade will work for about 5 lbs of boneless meat just as a marinade.

 

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Garlic Lime ShrimpIn a large skillet, saute the shrimp, garlic, salt and cayenne in butter until the shrimp turn pink, about 5 minutes. Stir in lime juice and parsley. Serve over pasta.

 

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Holiday Eggnog PieCombine pudding mix, eggnog, milk and nutmeg in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to full boil. Remove from heat. Cool 5 minutes, stirring twice. Pour into pie shell. Cover surface of pie filling with plastic wrap.

 

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Squash DressingCook onion in melted margarine until tender. Mix all ingredients together and put into casserole dish. Bake at 350 degrees F. until brown on top.

 

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Marble SquaresGrease an 11x16 inch pan. In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, 1/3 cup sugar and 1 egg. Mix well. In saucepan, combine the margarine, water and unsweetened chocolate and bring to a boil. Remove from heat.

 

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C's Sawdust PieIn large bowl, mix first 5 ingredients. Pour into unbaked pie shell. Bake 38 minutes till glossy. Cool and garnish.

 

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Chicken or Turkey SpaghettiSimmer tomatoes and broth until liquid is reduced by one half. Add parsley, onion, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, salt, basil and thyme. Saute' mushrooms in a little butter in a pan until golden.

 

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Corn Stuffed Green PeppersSlice tops from green peppers; remove seeds and membranes. Parboil in boiling, salted water to cover, five minutes in covered pan. Drain. Combine remaining ingredients. spoon into peppers. Place in baking pan.

 

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Country Spiced TeaWith the chilly weather starting to spread over our country a nice hot cup of Spiced Tea is just the thing.

 

Articles

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Free Carpet Cleaning Wth Your Apartment Lease RenewalI live in an apartment. My neighbor told me that when a person renews their lease, they can have their carpets shampooed for free. I called the office Tuesday morning and they sent someone the same afternoon.

 

Chocolate Chip, Chocolate Cookie and Chocolate Kiss (Chihuahuas)

Chocolate Chip, Chocolate Cookie and Chocolate Kiss (Chihuahua)Chocolate Chip is 6 years old, Chocolate Cookie is 3 years old and Chocolate Kiss is 3 years old and are all chihuahuas. I got them all at different times.

 

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Retirement Planning TipsPlanning for retirement can be sticky. We have not been in a position to save due to high medical costs. But there are a few things you can do.

 

Recycled Camping Lanterns

Recycled Camping LanternsOur Cub Scout Pack is involved in Fall Camping. We made lanterns out of recycled plastic peanut butter jars. We used modge podge and affixed the Scout Promise to the outside. We used glow sticks to light their way. Loads of fun in the tent or outside after dark.

 

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Frugal Carnival PartyI had a very frugal carnival party for a 6 year old. All the games were made from items we had on hand. Prizes came from Freecycle but you could do the same for a very little more expense ...

 

Seashell soap dish with a bar of soap.

Seashell Soap DishAll you have to do is take the big shell and glue onto the little shell as in picture. Then put your soap in and enjoy or you can use for decorative purposes.

 

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Use Existing Thread When Changing a HemWhen hemming up a new pair of pants, I use the original thread from the pants to re-hem them. If you cut and pull the right piece of thread from the beginning (seam area) of the hem, you will wind up with a very long piece of thread.

 

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Dog House for Firewood StorageRe-purpose your Igloo Shaped Dog house for storing some firewood. Our dog refused to use the Dog-Loo we bought her years ago. I got the idea to store a stash of firewood in it to keep it dry and easily accessible by our back door.

 

Questions

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Ideas For Asking a Girl To HomecomingWhat's a cute way to ask a girl to homecoming at the beach? Any ideas?

 

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Finding Effective Acne TreatmentsI've been breaking out a lot lately and I've tried so many things, yet none of it seems to work. If it does, it'll work for a few weeks up to a month before I start breaking out again, and not lightly either. I've tried Neutrogena scrub, Morning Burst, soap, foam wash etc. (along with other brands of course). The last thing I tried was Neutrogena soap which has been drying out my skin and not stopping the breakouts.

 

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Getting Paint Off GlassI have these two side tables that have these little glass patterns on them, but the paint is chipping off. How do you remove the paint without scratching the glass?

 

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Discolored Apartment WaterOur water in our apartment complex has a pinkish/orangeish color to it when it dries on a surface like the shower curtain or under shampoo bottles in the shower or in the dish drainer. Any ideas what that is?

 

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