January 23, 2009

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Vegan PestoThis was taken from vegcooking.com but slightly adapted by me. Also a great gift idea for vegans/vegetarians or people you know who can not eat dairy.

 

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Unbaked Peanut Butter BarsMelt butter, peanut butter, and butterscotch chips. Cool and add coconut, marshmallows, and nuts. Stir well. Put into an 11x14 inch pan. Cool. Makes 20 bars.

 

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Mushroom and Leek SoupWash leeks very well. Slice and use white only. In a 1/4 cup of butter, saute leeks until soft but not brown. Remove and set aside.

 

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Cubed-Steak StewHeat large skillet. Add steaks and brown quickly on both sides. Remove and set aside. Heat butter in skillet until bubbly. Add onions and saute' until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in flour and cook 1 minute.

 

Artichoke Red Pepper Dip

Artichoke Red Pepper DipI wanted a different dip to serve other than mixing mayo and mustard together. I looked in my pantry and saw the artichokes and went from there.

 

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Broccoli and Cheddar FrittataIn a large pot of boiling water, cook broccoli for 3 to 4 minutes or just until tender crisp. Drain and refresh under cold water; drain again and pat dry. Set aside.

 

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Potato KissesPut potatoes through a ricer. Beat in butter. add sugar and beat thoroughly. Add cocoa and beat again. Add vanilla, salt, coconut; beat all together. Drop on wax paper by teaspoonful.

 

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Fried Salmon PattiesRecipes for Fried Salmon Patties

 

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Million Dollar FudgeMelt margarine and Velveeta cheese. Add cocoa and powdered sugar. Mix until smooth, add nuts and put in large shallow pan. Let set and cut in serving-size pieces.

 

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Use Hand Sanitizer for Diaper Odor on HandsAfter changing a stinky diaper, it is so hard to get rid of that smell on your hands. No matter how very careful you are, so wash your hands thoroughly as you normally would, and then use hand sanitizer, directly after washing your hands.

 

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Saving Money On Winter ClothingChristmas is over and we have several weeks more of cold wintry weather. Here are ideas for saving money on warm winter clothes as suggested by the ThriftyFun community Post your own tips here.

 

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Frugal Embellishments for ScrapbookingI scrapbook all the time and I use them as gifts for family and friends. This is a hobby that can be very expensive, after you purchase paper and embellishments. I decided to save money on supplies I started cutting out objects and lettering from catalogs that we receive in the mail.

 

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Make a Heritage CookbookWhen the family sits down to a favorite recipe, there's a special love there. When the recipe belongs to a departed grandparent, the love multiplies.

 

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A Gallon of Water ShowerHave you ever not had hot water one morning and wanted to take a shower? All you need to do is heat up a 1/2 gallon of water in a good sized pot or tea kettle.

 

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Valentine Electric CandleCreated with a metal heart tin and matching lid, miniature electric candle, clip art as inside background, mini silk flowers, mini wooden pieces, lace, and doilies.

 

Honey (Pitbull/Terrier)

Honey (Pitbull/Terrier)Honey is a 10 week old pitbull/terrier mix. I've raised her since she was born. I also have her mother. She likes exploring.

 

Frugal Valentine's Day Gifts, Saving Money on Valentine's Day

Saving Money on Valentine's DayTips for saving money on Valentine's Day as suggested from the ThriftyFun community.

 

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Recipes Printed on 8-1/2 x 11 PaperI print a lot of recipes from the internet on 8-1/2 x 11 paper. This is an odd size for any recipe box or book holder that I have found. I would like to just fold them in half, so that I then have an 8-1/2 x 6.5 sheet. Any ideas of how I might organize them?

 

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Recipe for Canning SauerkrautI need a recipe for canning sauerkraut.

 

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Removing Grout from Wood FloorHow do you remove grout from wood floor that had ceramic tile on it?

 

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Uses for Leftover Sugar CookiesI over did it on sugar cookies this year and I have so many left. I hate to throw them away, so does anyone have any suggestions on how to use them in other recipes. Thanks!

 

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Homemade Automatic Tennis Ball LauncherI'm looking for ideas on how to make an automatic tennis ball launcher. I've checked out buygodoggo.com, and I love their automatic launcher, but there's no way I'm spending $300! I've read things online about potato guns and tennis ball cannons, but I don't want something that can shoot at 100mph or anything. Any ideas?

 

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Dieting for People Over 40Almost every magazine, newspaper, internet site, etc. has advice about dieting. Does anybody in their late 40's early 50's have any favorable reviews on any that are out there or have tried anything on their own that works?

 

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Pink and Cameo Themed 70th BirthdayI'm planning a 70th surprise party for my mom. We want it to be glamorous with the colors of pink and cameo. Do you have any suggestions?

 

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Cheesecake Factory's Pasta DaVici RecipeDoes anyone have a recipe for Pasta DaVinci from the Cheesecake Factory?

 

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Discontinued Wallpaper: Roosters #VG8411 and #VG8402B R-1I am in need of a discontinued wallpaper from 2004. The company is in New York and the pattern is #VG8411. I need 2-3 double rolls. The Border is #VG8402B R-1. I have enough of the border. The theme is roosters.

 

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Reattaching a Pot Lid HandleI have a pot lid made of fairly thin stainless steel. This morning while washing the lid, its handle popped off. It appears to have had two simple spot welds holding the handle to the lid.

 

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Updating Vinyl Accordion DoorsI have vinyl accordion doors in my kitchen which separate the laundry area. They are in excellent condition but I would like to update them with something organic. I was thinking about decoupaging rice paper or gluing bamboo or even painting. Any ideas? Thank you!

 

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Uses for Dried Chili PeppersI have a whole bunch of (hot) red chili peppers from last year's garden that I've dried and put in a glass jar. I'm trying to figure out what to do with them. I've already used them for chili, just looking for other ideas. Any suggestions? Thanks!

 

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Recommendations for Cheap Face WashI need info on a good, cheap face wash. I am 31 and I have big pores and blackheads. I also wear makeup daily foundation, eye shadow, etc. Please help.

 

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Scratches on Stainless Steel RefrigeratorI have a stainless steel refrigerator and it has some fine scratches on the door. How can I remove them?

 

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Using Carpet Padding as InsulationWe are pulling up the carpet and padding in our house and replacing it with wood flooring. We have been wanting to put additional insulation in our attic and came up with the idea to spread the carpet padding in the attic over the existing insulation. Before we do this, I thought I'd ask if this might be a bad idea for some reason.

 

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Splitting Bills with SpouseShould a wife who earns more than her husband be willing to pay some of the bills. My wife says that because I'm the man, I'm solely responsible for paying the bills. I earn about 40% of our family income, but I pay about 90% of our expenses. Am I reasonable to expect more from her?

 

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Crock Pot Dip RecipesI am looking for recipes for crock pot dips.

 

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Kenny Rogers Rotisserie ChickenDoes anyone have the recipe for Kenny Rogers rotisserie chicken. They are no longer around here.

 

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Using Homemade Laundry Soap in HE MachinesCan homemade laundry soap be used in the HE washing machines?

 

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Making Baby Wipes Wet AgainWhat liquid should I add to a dried out baby wipes container?

 

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Paying Back TaxesSo I was self employed for 2 summers making about $7000 each summer while I was in high school and I never paid in the taxes I was supposed to. This year I worked for two other employers making about $10,000 from one place and $2-3000 from the other place. Is the government going to keep my tax return to help credit it to what I owe?

 

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