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Chocolate Tapioca PuddingVery good dessert. Scald 1 cup milk in top of double boiler. Add tapioca; cook 20 minutes or until tapioca is transparent. Stir frequently. Beat egg yolk. Add sugar and salt. Put tapioca mixture with egg yolk.
Fish With Vegetable SauceWhen baking or sauteing fish, try this cheap and healthy recipe. Place last 4 ingredients in blender or food processor until minced. Wash a dry fish fillets and then apply veggie mixture.
Creamy Broccoli SoupIn large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. With whisk stir in flour and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt; gradually add milk, stirring constantly, and bring to a boil. Add broth, broccoli and carrots.
Peanut Butter WhipWhip butter in mixer until creamy, add peanut butter; whip until fluffy and smooth. Add honey; whip until smooth.
Baked Fruit DessertThis is a simple recipe that I used many times to satisfy my large family when we worked in a plant and produce business in Knoxville, TN. We always had the few ingredients, and it is easy and quick to make.
Shrimp PaellaIn a medium saucepan prepare undrained tomatoes and rice mix according to rice package directions, about 20 minutes. Meanwhile, rinse shrimp, pat dry with paper towels.
Chicken With RiceSprinkle dry soup on bottom of ungreased 9x13 ovenproof glass dish. Wash rice, and place in layer on top of dry soup. Place chicken parts on top of rice.
Easy Chocolate Lunch Box CakeCream sugar and shortening together, add egg yolks. Add remaining dry and liquid ingredients and mix well. Drop by tablespoons on ungreased cookie sheets. They will spread a bit, so leave enough room to allow for this.
Save Grease for SuetI am an avid bird feeder. In the winter I save my grease drippings, mix them with seed and pour them in a paper milk container. Put it in the fridge to harden and once hardened tear off the paper. I save my net onion bags and hang the home made suet in them for the birds.
Recycled Bird FeederRecycle and create a pretty Spring Bird Feeder from used McDonald's Happy Meal bucket and plastic mayonnaise jar.
Fun Leftovers With Mystery DinnersHere's a great way to use leftovers that is a lot of fun for kids. When our kids were young, every so often we'd have a Mystery Dinner. The older kids were allowed to use whatever was in the refrigerator or pantry.
Gardening: Pocketbook PlantThis little beauty will add a big splash of color to any garden inside or outside. It is called a "Pocketbook" plant. It is a member of the Ladyslipper family and comes in various colors.
The Well-Equipped Garden Shed: 10...Gardening tasks are a lot easier to accomplish when you are using the right tool for the job. However, with so many tools and gadgets on the market, it can be confusing to know which ones are really worth your hard earned cash.
Cow Diet Reminder FridgieHere is another vintage Diet Reminder Fridgie. This cute little cow is easy and fun to make. Something the kids can help with, and it makes a nice little gift with a humorous message.
My Frugal Life: Vacation on a BudgetMy name is Michele and I am FRUGAL and LOVIN' IT! I am well known for being able to go on vacation on a budget. Here are somethings I do to prepare for vacation season.
Second Hand Smoke Hurts PetsI was recently emergency hospitalized when I couldn't breathe because of what began as a bad cold. Not surprisingly, after being a life long smoker, I was diagnosed with COPD/acute bronchitis.
Duke (Dachshund)Duke is a 2 year old Dachshund. I got from a retired police officer 2 years ago. Duke likes to play with my cats and play fetch. He is a great dog, and loves you to rub his belly and scratch his ears.
Use Baby Powder to Remove Varnish from HandsI was brushing varnish on my woodwork and my hands were all sticky from it. I needed to remove it but I didn't have any turpentine. I grabbed a container of baby powder and rubbed it into my hands.
Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free ProductsI suffer from Celiac disease, an allergy to wheat, rye, and barley. This means store bought cookies, cakes, breads, etc. are out. I have found that at Ocean State Job Lot, they sell a number of gluten-free products including an
Garden: GG Vi's PhotosHere are a few pictures, not too much blooming yet. But I'll be looking for some good shots this summer. Enjoy, GG Vi
Insulate With Rugs as Wall ArtHang a large rug (as art) on a wall that faces the outside of your home to help save energy and help keep out noise. A rug will also help keep a bedroom quiet if hung on an inside wall.
Florida RosesThe rose garden is in full bloom right now in mid April and here is a partial view of the Don Juan climbing roses, knock out roses, and in the forefront the pale pink roses are the Carefree Beauty.
What do Ladybugs Eat?What do ladybugs eat?
Puppy's Ears Don't Stand Up?When should I expect my 11 week Yorkshire's ears to come up? I've seen other Yorkies with their ears up at 9 weeks but mine pup's aren't up yet. I've seen the parents and their ears are up and the breeder also said his ears would go up, but when?
What Attracts Ticks?When my brother and his wife go for walks he comes back with several ticks attached and she has none. She says it is because he drinks Pepsi. Is this true? Does anyone know why he gets them and she does not?
Norfolk Pines Damaged By Cold?I have some small Norfolk pines that have been hit by frost. Will they come back? I also have one large Norfolk pine in the yard that is very tall and about 8yrs old. Will it come back after the frost has done damage? It has turned brown, but is the trunk alive?
Paint Color Ideas?I have a medium-light tan couch with almost the same color tan carpeting, a black entertainment unit, cherry bookshelf, black, cherry, and dark brown picture frames, a chrome lamp, and white walls. I need help redecorating.
Dog is Hiding and Won't Eat?My 7 year old Schnauzer has started going under the bed and will not come out, even for food. Does anyone have any ideas? I dragged him out, gave him a kiss and a hug, and he went right back under the bed. Could it be the heat or hormones or what?
Crazy Glue on Formica?How do you get super glue off of Formica?
Wind Spinners?Several years ago I saw wind spinners made from 2 liter soda bottles. I made a few, but have forgotten how they were made. Can anyone help me? Thank you so much if you can.