December 5, 2008

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Creamy Bagel DipMix all of the ingredients together and serve with bagel pieces. This keeps for several days in the refrigerator.

 

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Tofu Chocolate PuddingCut tofu into small pieces. In a food processor or blender, combine banana, honey, and oil. Add tofu, piece by piece, blending in between. If the mixture is too thick, which will depend on the amount of moisture in the tofu, add water one Tbsp. at a time until mixture reaches a pudding consistency.

 

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Brown Rice, Pineapple, Peanut and Red Pepper SaladCook the rice in boiling salted water until just tender. Meanwhile, prepare the orange dressing. Mix the orange juice, olive oil and honey together, and season to taste with salt and pepper. Drain the cooked rice thoroughly, and stir in the prepared dressing while the rice is still warm.

 

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Banana Pineapple FreezeIn a saucepan, over medium heat, bring sugar and water to a boil. Let cool and pour into a freezer container. Add all the juices, juice concentrate and bananas.

 

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Spiced Vanilla CreamCombine marshmallows, milk and nutmeg in top of double boiler. Cook over hot water on low heat until marshmallows are melted, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add vanilla; mix well. Chill until thickened.

 

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Cornmeal Salmon PattiesA delicious way to stretch canned salmon is in these cornmeal patties.

 

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Beef Patties In Onion GravyI have a hubby who loves hamburger, he would eat it every meal if I let him. Besides the regular burger on a bun, this is one of his favorite recipes.

 

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Ham HawaiianSaute' the onions and green pepper until they are tender or lightly brown. Add the pineapple, cherries, ketchup and brown sugar. (You can add a little bit of water or pineapple juice, depending on how much sauce you want.)

 

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Fruit Salad With Orange Poppy DressingCombine the pudding mix, orange juice, and poppy seeds together. Pour the pudding mixture over the oranges, peaches, and pineapple. Refrigerate overnight. Add the sliced bananas and strawberries before serving.

 

Articles

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Nicotine Stains from Furniture?I have 50 year old white furniture that is saturated with nicotine stains. Any suggestions on how to get them out. I've used everything?

 

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Turn Bread Crusts into Seasoned Bread CrumbsI have three males in the house, so sandwiches are a staple. I always ended up with several almost empty bags of bread with only the end crusts left in them. They will not use them for sandwiches. I got smart and decided to stop wasting them.

 

Saving Money in the New Year

Saving Money in the New YearMoney saving tips and strategies for saving money in the new year from the ThriftyFun community. Feel free to post your ideas!

 

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Kool-Aid SherbetYears ago my mother made a sherbet using Kool Aid. Does anyone have that recipe?

 

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Buttons and Tank (Miniature Schnauzer)Buttons is 4 years old and Tank is 2 years old, they are Miniature Schnauzers. I was on a trip to Oklahoma and purchased Buttons. Tank is Buttons' first born pup.

 

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Store Daily Medications In Snack Sized Plastic BagIf you are like me, you may have vitamins or medications that are too large or too many for a pill container. Take a recloseable snack size plastic bag and write with a permanent marker the days of the week or the number of days in a month.

 

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Clean and Stock Your Medicine Cabinet Before WinterWhen stocking your pantry for winter, don't forget your medicine cabinet! With cold and flu season approaching, now is a good time to clean out the medicine cabinet and take stock of what you'll need.

 

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Homemade Christmas Bathroom DeodorizerUse a wash cloth and roll it in a roll. Sew side together and cut out fire flame and attach to the top with straight pins.

 

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Borrow, Don't Buy FlowersSometimes Lowe's Home Improvement Centers will let you borrow flowers for a church function. I know the store in Mobile AL did; they saw it as advertisement. The lady that borrowed them did not pay a dime. Just ask.

 

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Use Potato Masher To Crush WalnutsI had to make banana nut bread not too long ago, and did not have time to chop the walnuts. I grabbed the potato masher, and smashed the nuts in a hurry, and was very surprised to find out how good it worked.

 

No melt sparkleballs

No Melt SparkleballsI've been making sparkleballs for years. But this year I've finally discovered an excellent no-melt method for putting the holiday light balls together-- thanks to my new husband, Steve!

 

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