March 5, 2009

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Recipes

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Chocolate Meringue PieBlend sugar, cornstarch, flour and salt. Stir in the milk. Add chocolate which has been melted over hot water. Cook milk, chocolate, and dry ingredients, which have been mixed together over hot water on low heat until thick. Beat egg yolks and pour part of the mixture over them, stirring well.

 

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Reach-For-More RollsStir hot water into mashed potatoes. Add salt, sugar, melted shortening. When cool, add eggs and yeast. Add flour. Make into dough. Knead well. Let rise for 2 hours in a warm place. Knead down.

 

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Apple Pan Goody Breakfast In a large skillet, saute the apples, cranberries, brown sugar and 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon in butter until apples begin to soften, about 6 minutes. Transfer to a greased 13x9 inch baking dish.

 

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Zucchini "Crab" CakesThese are the vegetarian crab cakes. They taste just like you made them with crab. Absolutely delicious!

 

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Salmon BallsMix above ingredients and roll into balls. Put in cake pan. Pour 1 can mushroom soup diluted with 1 can water over the salmon balls. Green peppers may be added, to taste. Cook 30 minutes at 350 degrees F.

 

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Chinese BeefBrown beef, put in casserole. Chop onion and celery and sprinkle over meat. Add peas. Combine milk and soup and pour over the ingredients in the casserole. Top with buttered crumbs. Bake 35 minutes at 375 degrees F.

 

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Tilapia and Veggies With Red Pepper SauceIn a large skillet, bring wine, water, lemon juice, and 1/2 tsp. salt to a boil. Reduce heat and add tilapia. Poach, uncovered, for 5-10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork, turning once. Remove and keep warm.

 

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Green Chili Pot RoastPlace roast in slow cooker, top with green chilies, a can of Mexican-style tomatoes, and stir in garlic powder. Cook on low 10-12 hours. Shred with 2 forks. Meat should be very tender when cooked this long. Salt as desired.

 

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Easy Pepperoni DipIn a crockpot or slowcooker add cream cheese and pepperoni. Cook on low heat for about 1-1/2 hours. Stir every 5 minutes to mix ingredients together. serve with your favorite chips. I serve this with tortilla chips.

 

Articles

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Use Pig Ears in a Sock for Dog's Dental HygieneI put a piece of a pig's ear (purchased in bags at Walmart) in an old sock. Dog chews it through the sock and it keeps her teeth clean.

 

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Throw Away Old MakeupEven in this tough economy, do not hold on to old make up. Many of us have old cosmetics filling up the shelves of our bathroom. Did you know that with repeated use, bacteria can grow in your make up and that eye make up is most at risk.

 

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Use Blank Sides of Handouts for PrintingIf you use a lot of paper printing information from the internet, you can save on paper by using the blank side of handouts from work and school.

 

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Add Veggies to Tomato SauceMake your spaghetti healthier, tastier, and stretch farther using fresh, thin sliced carrot, and/or thin sliced zucchini. It adds color, and flavor to any tomato/pasta combo, and kids love it because the tomato disguises the taste of veges just enough to please their pallet.

 

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Magic Eraser to Remove Paint Marks on a TruckI hit a yellow pole with my brand new truck and had no idea how to get the yellow paint off. I went online and someone suggested using the Magic Eraser. It worked awesome, without ruining my paint job.

 

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A+D Ointment for Dry FeetI suffer from dry, cracked heels. When my mother-in-law suggested A+D Ointment for my daughter's dry lips, I had an "Ah Ha" moment.

 

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Humidity Softens My ClothesI'm fortunate to live in a climate that's humid and warm so I usually line dry. On the rare occasion I use the dryer, I'm able to dry my clothes without fabric softener or dryer sheets because of the humidity.

 

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Plastic Lids Work as Small Dry Eraser BoardsMargarine or butter container lids make great dry erase boards. You can use washable markers on them or dry erase markers on them. I cut the rim off of the top of the margarine container lid and make a hole with an icepick.

 

Sparkle (Florida White Rabbit)Here is Sparkle playing with the family and watching the dogs watch her. She is so adorable, our daughter rescued her from the local animal shelter. Sparkle is very affectionate and loves to be stroked and told how pretty she is.

 

Family: Molly and MoosieThis is a picture of my grandaughter Molly with her dog Moosie. We were riding in the car going back to Virginia from Illinois, he liked to sit curled up in her lap!

 

Gardening: Summer LiliesThis is some of the gardens I have through out my yard, summer 08.

 

Growing and Harvesting Indian Corn

Growing and Harvesting Indian CornMany gardeners are surprised to learn that there's no special secret to growing Indian corn. If you can successfully grow sweet corn in your garden, then you can grow Indian corn, too.

 

Questions

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Cat Scratching WoodworkMy cat likes to scratch on the wood work. How can I stop that? I have heard that jalapeno peppers will do the trick or citrus. Does that work? Does that work? Please help!

 

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Keeping Feather Mattress on the BedI have a feather mattress as well as feather pillows. Any suggestions on getting the feather mattress to actually stay on the bed? It slides off during the night.

 

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Homemade Tuna TetrazziniDoes anyone have a recipe for homemade tuna helper tetrazzini?

 

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Free Printable Letterland CharactersDoes anyone know where I can get free Letterland characters that are printable?

 

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Cleaning Refrigerator Seal (Gaskets)What is the best way to prevent mold/mildew from building up on the door gaskets of the refrigerator? What is the best way to clean it when it does form?

 

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Discontinued Wallpaper: Croscill Spa Leaf Wallpaper BorderI am looking for 3 rolls of Croscill Spa Leaf wallpaper border. Does anyone know where I can find it?

 

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Salvage Grocery Wholesalers in IowaI am opening a salvage grocery in Dubuque, Iowa and am looking for salvage grocery wholesalers. Are there any recommended ones in my area or that will ship to Iowa?

 

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Removing Smoke Odor from Leather BootsMy daughter was given a nice pair of leather boots but they reek of smoke and cannot be used. What can she use to help remove this odor? We have left them outside in the sun and air but this has not helped very much.

 

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Using Kilz on Nicotine Stained WallsCan I use the oil based Kilz and omit washing the nicotine stained walls?

 

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Choosing the Best VoIPWhich is the best VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol?

 

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Painting Furniture a New ColorI am interested in painting wooden furniture to reuse in a new home. I have a table with chairs and hutch, end tables and a coffee table that I want to give a new look to. Also, since the dining and living room connect, should I paint all wooden pieces to match?

 

Sprouting Vegetables in WaterI was talking with a fellow shopper in the supermarket today and she mentioned something about sticking the end of a celery bunch in water to sprout it. I was wondering which veggies you can do this with and how and when to plant them in soil.

 

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Golf Balls and Tees for SoldiersI am trying to find places that would donate golf balls and tees to soldiers. Can someone please help me?

 

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Recipes Using CabbageI am looking for recipes using cabbage.

 

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Ringing in the EarsDoes anyone have a solution for ringing in the ear?

 

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