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Broiled Tuna MeltPreheat broiler. Blend first 3 ingredients in bowl. Add tuna, onion, cucumber and pickle; toss gently. Place English muffins on cookie sheet, overlapping sides slightly. Place avocado slices and alfalfa sprouts over each pair, dividing evenly.
Stuffed RadicchioCook ground meat in olive oil and drain- set aside. Rough chop eggplant, squash and zucchini small but not diced- set aside. Put tomatoes, garlic, onion and spices in a food processor.
Easter DessertTry this tasty sherbet and macaroon dessert.
Easy MarinadeTry this super easy marinade. It can be used for chicken, beef, or pork.
Onion-Herb BreadSlice bread dough. Combine parsley flakes, butter, onion and garlic salt in bowl. Dip bread dough into butter mixture; place in bundt pan. Let rise for 1 1/2 hours. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake for 30 minutes. Invert onto serving plate.
Mexican Rice a RoniBrown ground beef, drain and set aside. Brown the rice and vermicelli according to directions on the box. Mix all ingredients except cheese. Add 1 3/4 cups hot water. Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
Leek CasseroleThis potato, leek and cheese layered casserole sounds delicious for an autumn meal.
Bacon Roll-UpsMelt margarine in water in saucepan; remove from heat. add stuffing mix, egg and sausage; mix well. Chill for 1 hour. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Shape into pecan-sized balls; wrap with bacon and secure with toothpicks.
Coconut DreamsSoften cream cheese and whip until light and fluffy. Add all other ingredients except toasted coconut. Mix well and form into 12 balls. Roll each in coconut, place on waxed paper and refrigerate until firm.
Tropical Mixed Fruit SaladBeat egg yolks in sauce pan until fluffy. Add sugar, pineapple juice and lemon juice. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Cool. Add whipped topping. Drain canned fruit. Combine all fruit and coconut in bowl. Add cooked mixture; mix well.
Oil on UGG BootsI spilled oil on my Ugg boots. I tried water and then tried baby powder. Neither worked. Someone said try chalk. I rubbed the chalk on the spot and it is completely gone.
Be Aware of Driving Laws in Different StatesI strongly advise motorists to go to Motor Vehicle or online to get a copy of the driver's manual when driving in another state.
Craft Project: Cotton Ball Lamb BasketRecycle an empty box or plastic container to create this little lamb basket.
Make Your Own Condensed SoupI make my own condensed creamed soups for recipes. I take 1-1/4 cup milk, 3 -4 tbs. cornstarch mixed with 1/4 cup water (or broth). Then I add about 1/2 cup chicken stock or pureed celery or mushrooms, dash of garlic powder, salt and pepper.
Ask for Makeup SamplesI have been feeling a little guilty about spending money on make up with my husband losing his job recently, but I was talking to one of the sales people at my local Ulta and she said do not hesitate to ask for samples and try before I buy.
Ceiling Fan FaceliftMy family is currently working on a house to get it ready for sale. We have gone room to room cleaning and doing updates as we go. We had a ceiling fan in one room that was totally out of place.
Repair Vacuum Cleaners Instead of ReplacingI replace inexpensive ($100) bagless vacuum cleaners about every 3 years, figuring that I have saved that value in disposable bags. But, when my latest vacuum lost its power, thrift overcame expensive habits.
Satisfy Wild Rabbits with a Swiss Chard PatchLove the Easter Bunny, but not in your garden? If you plant a patch of Swiss chard away from your garden, bunny rabbits will be thrilled and content to eat the Swiss chard rather than your garden.
Refill Mouthwash Squirt BottlesDo you want to use mouthwash, but find it too strong? I purchased a little purse-size squirt bottle from the dollar store, used a little funnel and filled the small bottle. Now I just open my mouth, give myself 3-4 minty squirts, and my mouth feels refreshed!
Lona'Kai and Jaxon Rolls-Royce (Golden Retriever)Aloha! Lona'Kai and Jaxon Rolls-Royce are 9 month old Golden Retrievers. We purchased them from a breeder in May 2008. We selected Jaxon after playing with the puppies for a while, but Lona started crying when we were getting ready to leave, we had to take her too!
Save Dog Fluff for the BirdsAt this time of year, your dog will be starting to shed its winter coat. Save all the 'fluff' and hair you remove and put it in hedges or wherever is handiest. The birds love it for lining their nests!
American Idol Birthday PartySince her older sister auditioned for American Idol this summer, our younger daughter embraced the American Idol idea for her 11th birthday party.
Use Soda Can Box to Organize BagsI use an empty cardboard fridge mate soda case that your sodas come in for storing empty plastic bags. The hole that dispenses the soda is used for both loading your plastic grocery bags and removing.
Emergency Bag for Electrical OutagesInstead of trying to look in all areas for your emergency candles during a power failure, have a few stored in a bag with a lighter and flashlight. Hang your bag in the utility room or other out of the way spot.
Use Paint Brush for Cleaning Pleated ShadeWhen cleaning pleated lampshades, slatted windows, or doors, I use a paint brush. It is really easy to get in the corners where the dust collects the most.
Set Up a Meal Swap With FriendsIf you don't have a lot of time to spend cooking but are sick of the same leftovers, set up a meal swap with a friend or neighbor. Last week I gave my aunt some of my homemade potato chowder, and she gave us some of her homemade chicken soup. It worked out great!
Frugal Party VasesWe needed some cute vases for a baby shower, but funds were running low. so, I bought some Monetta Luxury cream wafer cookies, $1.00 a can at The Dollar tree. I removed the cookies and served them at the baby shower.
Save Money and Shop NaturalWith today's push to "go green" it's not a bad idea to try some natural products in the home rather than chemical products. Even more motivating is the cost of the natural products versus the man-made ones.
Vegan Substitute for Cottage Cheese?I am vegan and have some recipes that calls for cottage cheese. Do you know how to substitute cottage cheese? Thanks.
Dried Potato for Making a Dolls Face?Does anyone remember the dolls made out of real potatoes, and if you do, can you tell me how they're made.
Reheating Lasagna?How long do you heat a medium tin of homemade frozen lasagna that has already been cooked. At what temperature? Also should it be covered or uncovered?
Shaving Off Sideburns?I just shaved my sideburns off because I thought it looked really weird to be a girl and have dark brown sideburns. Now it all stubbly and I can't pull my hair up or anything. I was just wondering if there's a way I could make them look better?
What Breed is My Dog?Does anyone have any ideas to the breed of my dog? She's 7 months and weighs 55 pounds. We think she has some chow in her due to her sisters purple tongue. Thanks!
Cat Meows Every Morning?I have a six year old female cat named Rosie. She is wonderful. My only issue is about an hour prior to my getting up each morning, she start meowing and won't stop. I will call her, and she will come to my bed for a few minutes, leave and start meowing all over again.
Crocheting a T-shirt Round Rug?I would like instructions for crocheting a t-shirt round rug.
White Out Stain Removal?I spilled white out on my desk and carpet. How do I remove it? I need help.