February 9, 2009

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Recipes

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Two Hundred Dollar CakeMix well red food coloring and cocoa; set aside. Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs and coloring mixture. Mix well. Sift together flour and salt. Add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk.

 

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Apple Cobbler SurprisePreheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine apples and lemon juice. In large saucepan, combine marshmallows, candies and cornstarch. Stir in water and margarine. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until candies are melted. Stir in apples.

 

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Caramel Toffee SquaresThese easy to make caramel toffee squares are super tasty.

 

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Curried Potato Broccoli SoupThis is a soup recipe from one of my first zines that I wrote. Really tasty and nice for a cold day or evening!

 

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Southwestern Chicken SkilletSprinkle chicken with lemon juice, and set aside. In a large skillet, saute garlic in oil for 1 minute. Add the peppers, onion, oregano, cumin, salt, pepper and pepper Flakes. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

 

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Old-Fashioned Homemade NoodlesBeat eggs and add milk, baking powder, salt, and flour enough to make stiff. Knead and roll out. Cut and cook 10-15 minutes. Need not be dried.

 

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Corned Beef SandwichMix all ingredients together. Butter hamburger buns and spread mixture on fairly thick. Wrap individually in foil. Broil 20-25 minutes. These are great man-sized sandwiches and they freeze and keep well.

 

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Pulled Pork (Crockpot)Use hamburger or hot dog buns. If you plan to serve the pulled pork with coleslaw, hot dog buns work best. The hot dog buns work well for kids too.

 

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Baby Shower ClotheslineI was at a baby shower this past weekend and saw the cutest thing done. I never saw anything like this being done before. Someone took a 25 foot clothes line and clothes pinned baby clothes all across

 

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Make Your Own Storage Pantry for Buying in BulkBuy yourself a tall $30 bookcase then, using two L-brackets, secure the top of your bookcase or shelves to the studs in the kitchen or garage wall. Next, simply wedge a spring rod inside the shelf about 1 inch from the top.

 

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Use Your CrockPot to Heat a Rice PillowI needed a way to heat up a rice bag I made for my sore neck. Alas, I don't use a microwave so my Hubby suggested using a crock pot to heat it up. Boy does that work great and you don't need to worry about burning the fabric or rice.

 

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Sideburn Trimmers for Dog GroomingIf you have a small dog or puppy with very fine soft fur, you know how hard it is to groom them with a big noisy (and expensive) electric corded pet groomer.

 

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Keep Track of Underwear Sizes With DotsWhen you have 3,4, or more children all the same sex and close in age it can be difficult to keep underwear and socks sorted and in the correct drawers. We all know about"Hand-me-Downs".

 

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Use Bread to Absorb Meatloaf GreaseI have found that one way to prevent meat loaf fats from settling on the bottom of your loaf pan is to place a piece of bread on the bottom. The meat loaf is not only easier to remove, but once the bread is removed your loaf is a little less fat-laden.

 

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Midnight Moon GameI am looking for the directions to the child's game Midnight Moon. Any suggestions on where to get them? Thanks!

 

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Remedies for Heel SpursI have a heel spur that is giving me a lot of grief in my left foot. Any suggestions? Please bear in mind that I live in Australia and many proprietary brands, and even some herbs and remedies may not be available here. Thank you for your time and trouble.

 

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Homemade Remedy for TermitesDoes anyone have a homemade remedy for getting rid of termites?

 

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Making 3D Fabric GlueDoes anyone know how to make colored 3 dimensional fabric glue? I tried putting acrylic paint into some PVA but this does not give me the 3D effect.

 

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Easter Ornament IdeasDoes anyone have ornament ideas for Easter to hang on tree?

 

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Wedding Wishing WellHow do you make a wishing well for wedding cards?

 

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Loose Arm on a Rocking ChairHow do I tighten a loose arm on my rocking chair?

 

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Roses Have Witch's Broom DiseaseHas anyone ever heard of Witch's Broom Disease? My rose bushes have this, and I don't know how to get rid of it or how to prevent it. Any help would be great. Thanks.

 

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Cleaning Between Wood Floor SlatsI am looking for advice about cleaning between slats of hardwood floors.

 

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Swiffer WetJet Not Spraying WellI refilled my WetJet and now when I use it, it doesn't spray well. The solution only shoots out weakly a few inches. Did I do something wrong and is there any way to fix this?

 

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What is a "Mother of the Earth"?Has anyone but me heard of or ever seen a "mother of the earth"? Mainly I have heard my grandmother talk about them when she lived in Monahans, Texas. I would love to hear anyone who has actually seen one of them. They might be a form of spider or maybe not.

 

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Adhering Clip Art to FabricMy daughter loves Betty Boop and I was wondering if there is a way that I can cut out clip art of Betty and adhere it to fabric. There is a chair in her room that I had planned to recover the seat on.

 

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Crafts Using Old Wedding DressI have my mother's wedding dress (it is about 50yrs old) and want to make something for my children out of it. Does anyone have any ideas?

 

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Raised Beds Made With RocksI would like to use all the rocks that seem to grow here to good use. Instead of buying wood to make raised beds in the garden I would like to try building it with the stones.

 

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Removing Popcorn CeilingsI live in a manufactured (double-wide) home. I want to remove the popcorn ceilings and paint them. I've seen remodel projects on HGTV, etc., but they never seem to explain the process. Do any of you have the directions?

 

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Plastic Window CoveringI am looking for plastic covering applied with a blow dryer for windows.

 

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Oatmeal and Nut Bread Recipe for Bread MachineDoes anyone have the recipe for Oatmeal and Nut bread that came with the Black and Decker bread maker?

 

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Orange Juice Stains on WoodAny tips for removing orange juice stains from wood surfaces?

 

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