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Caesar Tofu DipI find this very tasty, creamy, low cal and healthy.
Schnitzel with Ham and Caper SauceBrush chops with lemon juice; season with salt and pepper. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes; pat dry. Brown in hot vegetable oil in large skillet. Reduce heat; cover. Cook until done (20 to 25 minutes). Remove to warm platter.
Chinese Almond TortePreheat oven to 350 F. Beat eggs until light. Gradually add sugar; beat until thick and lemon-colored. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Fold into egg mixture.
Meatballs for SpaghettiCombine all ingredients; mix well. Shape into balls. You can use oil in a skillet to brown them so they will stay together.
Baked Yams and ChestnutsYummy every day or holiday dish. Cook yams in water to cover in saucepan until almost tender. Peel and slice. Drain and slice chestnuts. Peel, core and slice apples.
Texas Tornado CakeReally good cake recipe! Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Mix first 5 ingredients in bowl. Pour into greased 9x13 inch pan. Combine pecans and 1/4 cup brown sugar. Sprinkle over batter.
Chicken TurnoversFun, different dish. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook chicken in water to cover in saucepan for 1 hour. Drain, bone and chop.
Lemonade BarsI like this because the lemon flavor is very real and the oatmeal makes it a little more healthy than most. You can also do the sugar substitute to make it even healthier.
Hobo BurgersGreat grill recipe. Preheat grill. Combine ground beef, salt and pepper in bowl. Roll into 8 patties between waxed paper. Place cheese and mushrooms in center of 4 patties.
Use Baking Soda for Coffee and Tea CupsI keep a saucer with baking soda in it by my kitchen sink. That way, when I have a cup which is stained, I can get rid of those stains right away with no fuss or bother.
Lettuce With Peanut Butter and OnionMy Dad had a heart attack in his 50's. His doctor told him to stop eating bread. And for snacking he gave him this hint: 1 large leaf lettuce, spread with 1-2 tablespoons of peanut butter. Add a THICK slice of red onion. Roll it up and enjoy.
Make a "Cement" GardenPut some fun inexpensive color and add interest to your home or yard with only a few dollars worth of paints and some cement! Go on a nature walk and gather some nice branches of whatever size you want to work with and paint them.
Uses for RosemaryRosemary helps to relax muscles, including the smooth muscles of the digestive tract and uterus. Rosemary makes a pleasant-tasting tea. Use one teaspoon of crushed dried leaves in a cup of boiling water and steep for ten minutes.
Homemade Potty Pad for House TrainingI made a potty pad for house training out of a square of an old vinyl tablecloth. I put it on the floor and put junk mail flyers or old school papers on it. The dog goes on it as well as the expensive pads.
Craft Photo: Easter BasketI designed this Easter Basket for my 1 year old granddaughter. I drew a bunny on both sides by hand, with beads for eggs under him. Then I put a pom pom tail on the end. I spelled her name out on the handle, with more egg beads.
Ask for Gifts for Others at Your PartyEvery year, I have a Christmas open house and invite everyone on my Christmas card list. It is a blast. Only thing is, I always ended up with several bottles of wine or liquor (we do not drink) and a ton of boxes of candy which I really didn't need.
Binky (Terrier)Binky is a 1 year old Terrier. Last winter and my husband's buddy called and said there was something living under his shed. Somebody had dropped off this little puppy in the dead of winter. It was love at first sight
Money Saving Camping TipsIt's almost camping season! Here are tips for saving money on camping trips from the ThriftyFun community.
Increase Dietary Fiber With Uncooked OatmealIncrease the fiber in your diet and save on dish washing by eating tasty uncooked oatmeal. Yes, uncooked oatmeal. Don't knock it until you have tried it! When visiting Turkey, I noticed uncooked oatmeal on the breakfast buffet.
Take Pictures on the First and Last Day of SchoolOn the first day of school, make sure you take a photo of your child before they leave the house. On the last day of school, take a photo also so you can see how much they have progressed physically as well as educationally!
Pick Pests Off Your Garden for Insect SprayIf you have bugs in your garden, here's an easy, organic and free way to get rid of them. If you're squeamish about this, put on rubber gloves, garden gloves, or latex gloves and pluck the bugs off the plants, one species at a time, and put them in a cupful of water.
Start an Emergency Gift BoxThis has saved me so many times. I have a box of goodies. When stuff is on sale, I buy two or three of like pencils, pens, toys, hair stuff, candles, etc. So when someone has a birthday, or baby shower, I go in the box and find an appropriate a gift.
Getting Rid of Melesma?I am 29 years male. I don't remember my face without melesma (black/brown patches). I have showed it to dermatologists, but no medicine, multivitamins, or sunscreen of any SPF seem to be working. I am staying out of the sun, it keeps getting worse.
Processing and Selling Spanish Moss?How do you clean and sanitize Spanish moss? How can I locate a buyer?
Salt Build-Up in Water Softener?I have a water softener which has a 10 in. layer of solidified salt at the bottom of the softener. Any suggestions for how I can break up such a thick layer? Thank you.
Wooden Pom Pom Maker?Does anyone have an old time Pom Pom maker, approx. 7 in. x 2 in.? It is made of wood, with 2 small dowels at either end. Between the dowels are sections of wood.
Photos of Babies Inside Flowers (Anne Geddes)?Does anyone have the name of the woman who had taken pictures of babies inside flowers, vegetables, ect.? These were such cute pictures of little babies. Please help me remember her name. Thank you for your help.
Green Food Ideas?I need ideas for foods that are green for a green rainbow tea table. Also how to color certain foods with food color.
Buying a Commercial Can Opener?Where can I get a commercial can opener on sale? I cannot open large cans of food with my opener.
Making a Paperclip Angel?I am trying to find the paper clips for the angel. Can you please tell me where to look? I've looked everywhere.
Terra Cotta Pot Garden Men?How do you make garden men out of large terra cotta pots?
Buying a New Car Vs. a Used Car?I just found out that my car is burning oil through the motor so I started saving for a new car. I am not getting far being a single mom, working and going to school full time. I can't decide whether to go used or buy new.
What Breed is My Dog?I was wondering if you guys could offer a bit of input. This little dog was hit by a car in front of our home a few weeks ago, and being a vet tech for years I brought him in to make sure he was OK.
Whitening a Discolored Tooth?I had foot surgery many years ago. I bit down on the tube and the nerve in my tooth was damaged. Now my tooth is yellowish-brown. Not very attractive at all. Any ideas on how to make it whiter without going to the dentist.
Paint Colors to Brighten a Bathroom?I have a small bathroom with no window. The walls are a pale yellow that makes the room seem dim when the 4 big round bulb fixtures above the mirror reflect off it. I'm looking to remodel this into a beach themed bathroom.
What Breed is My Dog?He dog is 4 yrs old. I was told when when we got him as a pup that he was a mix of Australian Shepherd and white German Shepherd father. I think there is some kind of Collie and Husky. I have never seen or heard a dog bark more than this dog ever.
Cooking a Roast in a Crockpot?I am looking for a good recipe for cooking a roast in a crockpot. Any recipes would be appreciated!
House Training a Pomeranian Puppy?I have a new puppy that is a Pomeranian mix. I need tips for how to housebreak him.
Wedding and Reception Locations in Bay Area, CA?I am getting married in 2010 and I would really like to find a venue that can accommodate an outside wedding and inside reception all in the same place. I need to stay under $10,000 for the whole wedding. Any ideas?
Miyako's Sesame Seed Dressing?I am looking for the recipe for Sesame Seed Dressing used at Miyako's restaurant. I have tried many recipes I have found on searches but none come close to the recipe used at Miyako's. Does anyone have a recipe for this delicious dressing?
Removing Tree Sap from a Vinyl Awning?How can I remove tree sap on a vinyl awning? It is on a Travel Trailer. We were able to clean the top, but the under side is vinyl and we think it has tree sap on it where it is rolled up when not in use.
Making Shirts Longer?I have several tops which seem to be a bit too short. I was wondering if there was a way to lengthen these tops without it looking like a tacked on after-thought? I probably shouldn't have bought them in the first place but I have put on a bit of weight and they look terrible on me.
Dog Chewed on Heel of Shoe?My dog chewed the heel of my favorite dress sandal. Is there a way to fix or cover up the teeth marks?
Getting Rid of Thousand Leggers?How do I get rid of thousand leggers in my country home? We bought a new, very nice double wide to put on our farm. It is partially in a wooded area, but not completely. We are only there about 2 weeks a month.
Painting a Bird Bath?I want to paint a bird bath. What kind of paint should I use? Are paints non-toxic?
Removing Stains from Vintage Doll Clothes?I have a doll that has been in a cardboard box for years, in our garage. Once I opened it, I saw that there are light brown stains on the doll's clothing. I don't feel comfortable putting it in the washing machine.
What is This Plant?What kind of plant is this?
Photina Hedges Losing Leaves?I have a row of red tip Photina hedges that are losing their leaves rather rapidly. Most years they stay evergreen with the red tips and may occasionally shed a few leaves. I just noticed they are almost bare now and beginning to look rather dead. What could be the problem?
Do I Need Multiple Tomato Plants?Will one tomato plant by itself produce fruit or must you have two or more?
Fiberglass Tub Has Yellowed?How do you make a yellowed fiberglass shower look white again? Mine is 22 yrs. old. At one time I used Gel Gloss for boats. Nothing seems to work now.
Turning a Fan into an Air Conditioner?Does anyone have any ideas on how to turn my fan into an air cooler? Inexpensively, obviously. I need them to do more than just blow the hot air around, I need them to blow cool air around. I've tried hanging Blue Ice in front of them but it didn't work.
Pet Birds Not Laying Eggs in Nest?I have three finches, one goulian, and two cordon blues. They all get along. One of the two blue cordons laid two eggs before I put in a nest. I put the nest up and one of the cordon blues go in and out but still no more eggs. What am I doing wrong? Thanks.
Poem for a Teddy Bear Made from Clothing?I used to have a copy of a poem to attach to a home made teddy bear. One made from deceased grandparents clothing for the grandchildren. I only remember the last line, "Remember, she loved you too." I want to make two bears for my nieces and cannot find the poem.
Holding On to Paid Bills?Why hold on to paid bills?
Growing Palm Trees?I was thinking about planting Palm trees in my front yard, does anyone have any tips that they can give me?
Taking Apart a TV?Our 25 year old big screen TV has finally died. I want to save the cabinet and use it for a new TV. Is it safe to tear the insides out?
What are Nespresso Discs?The necklace I speak of uses Nespresso discs and it looked beautiful. I have never heard of these Nespresso things so I was hoping someone can tell me. Thank you.
Couch Cut by a Knife?How can I fix a new couch after my son sliced it with a knife?
Reviews of Power Strips?Can someone give me suggestions for power strips for saving electricity?