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Broccoli and CauliflowerButter a casserole dish. Pour the broccoli and cauliflower mix. In a sauce pan, blend 2 Tbsp. flour with 2 Tbsp. butter. Add milk and salt.
Creamed Eggs on ToastPeel eggs. Dice egg whites and grate egg yolks; set aside. Melt butter in a saucepan. Blend in flour, salt and pepper; add milk. Cook on low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens.
Raspberry Yogurt Vegetable SoupThis fast and easy soup is quite tasty! For those of you who love raspberry vinaigrette on your salad or fresh veggies, you'll love this soup! The yogurt is a healthy substitute for sour cream.
KFC Chicken SpicesI just found this, but haven't tried this yet. I'm just passing this on for anybody who wants to try it. A little bit more than the 11 spices and herbs. LOL.
Rhubarb Crumble PuddingSift together flour, salt, cinnamon and 1/2 cup sugar. Cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle 1/2 of flour mixture in an 8 inch square pan and press down firmly.
Creamy Garden CarrotsPeel and slice carrots. In medium sauce pan melt the butter. Add carrots, half and half, salt, and pepper. Heat just to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer covered for 6 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender.
Basque Sheepherder BreadHere in southern Idaho, the Basque culture has won well-earned respect and recognition. Even though the days of new immigrants herding sheep are pretty much past, they hold wonderful culture events. There is dancing, singing and the most amazing food.
Vidalia Onion PieThe Vidalia onions we love here in the South are going to be plentiful soon. This is quite a take on a "pie", but it is delicious and different from the usual vegetable dishes.
One Pan Pot RoastPre-heat oven to 325 degrees F. Mix the soups, Gravy Master and water together in the bottom of a large, roasting pan (I use a foil pan and put it on a cookie sheet, so it doesn't bend when you try to put it in the oven).
Low-Calorie Fruit SaladBring pineapple to a boil and stir in gelatin. Cool, then add cottage cheese and Dream Whip, prepared according to directions on package.
Product Review: Head-On Headache RemedyHead-On is a product that has been made fun of on TV, but it's a product that works! I get headaches a lot, and sometimes they go into migraines. You can use as much as you need, just rub the stick all over the forehead, and it does take away the pain, most of the time.
Garden Gate DecorA favorite photo that says "Come into the garden." Simple yet very inviting.
Make Your Own Cleaning ClothsWho needs paper towels? This is a truly frugal idea I had several years ago. Do you have old t-shirts waiting for Goodwill sitting around? Cut them horizontally from the bottom of one sleeve to the other, basically harvesting the flat cloth beneath the sleeves.
Craft: Castle Play AreaMy grandsons pre-school class had a fantasy week. Where they played in a castle, with dragons. This is the castle I designed for the teacher out of a few sheets and markers.
Pet Care in Hot WeatherI was watching the Dog Whisperer and he said if a dog gets overheated in the summer, the best way to cool him off is get them to stand in water up to their bellies. Dogs will cool off faster this way rather than spraying them with water on their backs.
Check for Energy Draining Devices at NightCutting back on your electrical usage can be easy IF you know where to look. This exercise must be done after dark, with the lights off, if possible.
Garnish Wine With Frozen GrapesFreeze grapes before they go bad. They make a wonderful garnish in wine and keep it cool! Place red grapes in white wine, and white grapes in red wine! You'll be the hit of the party. Enjoy
Break Down Organizing Into Manageable TasksI used to be very disorganized; that wasn't the problem. The problem was I had no way to sort things out that felt comfortable to me. But in 1991, I was unemployed for a few weeks and decided to occupy myself by solving the problem once and for all.
Americana LanternGive your old lantern a new look for your Memorial Day Celebration. This was an old rusty lantern that I gave new life to with an Americana Theme for Memorial Day and can be used as well for 4th of July.
Party: Baby Shower PhotosAt my first grandchild's shower I did the guest book table with a few balloons and framed scrapbook pages, one of the parents when they were babies, one of the grandparents and one of the great grandparents.
Save Plant InstructionsEvery season I find myself going to the internet to see which trees and shrubs should be pruned and when. I ran off a copy from one site, but it didn't cover all the different plants I have.
My Frugal Life: Necessity is Still the Mother of InventionFrugality has been a necessity for all of my 48 years. Making money stretch as far as possible is what I have always needed to do but I enjoy it because I also believe it is best for my family and my world to consume less, waste less.
Transfer Onions to Naval Orange BagsWhen I buy 3 pounds of onions, they come in a mesh kind of bag. But as time rolls along, the onions' skins come off, fall out of the bag and make a mess. I found that using a 8 pound naval orange mesh bag seems to keep the skins from going everywhere.
Preserve Fresh Bouquets for PotpourriLast December our mother passed away and we received many beautiful fresh flower bouquets. After the service, my sister and I took all the flowers home, remarking how beautiful they were and what a shame they would die.
Moose (Labrottie/Rottador)Moose is a Labrottie/Rottador, who is just over a year old. We got Moose from a breeder who's female got 'got' by a Rottweiller. If the pups were not sold, they were going to have them destroyed.
Reuse Plastic Meat Trays Around the HouseI get these when I buy ground turkey. For more things than I can count, they are wonderful. I have used them for potting plants. I put water in them, freeze it, and keep desserts and veggies cold.
Baby Birds Just HatchedLast year a bird built a nest on top of the electrical box, which is just under the gutters. This year another bird claimed it as her home and today I found the new babies just hatched, how cute.
Tilex Fresh Shower to Kill Household AntsUse Tilex fresh shower to kill ants in the house. It stops the instantly and practically melts them. It smells great too. The only downside is that it has no residual value. Once it is dry, they walk right over it. I sprayed a colony and it killed it instantly.
Inexpensive Homemade Graduation Gift Ideas?I have four graduates on my list this year. Can anyone help me with homemade gift ideas? I'm on a tight budget but would like to reward them with something useful and nice.
Substituting Sour Cream for Oil in Cake Mix?I need a recipe to make a moist yellow and chocolate cake, or cupcake. My last cake was so dry, and it was made from scratch. I was told to use sour cream to substitute for oil, I don't know how much?
Inexpensive Do-it-Yourself Pool Patios?We are on a hill and are afraid of cracking with concrete or pressed concrete, plus it is very expensive. Does anyone have any ideas on pool patios which are do-it-yourself and relatively inexpensive? Thanks
Sofa Bed Release Bar Stuck?My sofa bed is stuck in the sofa position. The horizontal bar that I formerly could pull out from under the sofa back cushions to release it into a bed is now stuck in the front of the sofa cushions that you lean back on.
Flies in the Garage?Is there any way to get rid of flies in a garage? There is nothing there to attract them. They just seem to fly in. I have tried fly paper and spray. This has just started.
Compost Pile Smells Bad?I recently started composting. I like the idea of not being so wasteful but the smell of the pile is starting to get to me. Not to mention the bugs!
What is A+D Ointment?What is A and D Ointment? It seems to be useful for the whole body. Would this ointment or one with similar qualities be available in Australia?
Recipes Using Leftover Turkey?I am looking for leftover turkey recipes.
Buying Used Table Cloths?Where can buy used table cloths?
Will RIT Dye Transfer?
I have white wicker furniture on my sun porch. I recovered all of my cushions on this furniture and it has been bleached by the sun. I would like to dye the cushion covers (I have washed them several times).
Cigarette Stains on Walls?Any ideas on how to touch-up walls with the paint color that was originally used, but due to smoking the walls are not the original color of the paint.
Shirt Collars Will Not Iron Flat?I have a number of expensive, all cotton shirts. Unfortunately, the collars have become badly 'dented' and creased to the point where they will not iron flat. Does anybody have advice on how I can remove these dents and deep creases?
Does Microfiber Absorb Pet Odors?I am thinking about buying a couch made with microfiber. My only concern is my dogs. They are couch sitters. I currently have leather and can wipe the dander off. Will microfiber absorb pet smells?
Box Spring Alternatives?I have a platform bed, it's actually an old water bed frame without the sides. We use a headboard that was passed down from my husband's parents with the water bed platform pushed up to it.
Preventing Clothes from Shrinking?I have been doing laundry for a couple years but always shrink my clothes. Why does this keep happening?
Looking for a copy of "It Takes a Thief"?Anyone know where I can obtain a copy of the old TV show "It Takes A Thief" starring Robert Wagner ? Thank you. MEWS
Transplanting Vegetable Seedlings?I planted tiny vegetable plants from mini pots in my garden last week. They include tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower and lettuce. Unfortunately, they are planted way too close together in a small garden. I'd like to transplant them into an enlarged garden.
Finding a Job That Will Pay for School?I am looking for a job that will pay for my college. I am interested in finishing my accounting degree, but I am at a point in my life where I need a job as well. Where do I look?
Assembly Instructions for Lee Wards Quilting Frame #75-96?I have a quilting frame CAT#75-96 from Lee Wards. My grandma, who has since passed gave it to me and I can't figure out how to put it together. If anyone has a picture or instructions, I would be so grateful, to have a copy or picture of this.
Waterproofing Wicker Furniture?Is there a way to waterproof wicker furniture?
Becoming a Qualified Cheerleading Coach?Does anyone know the laws or qualifications in the state of Georgia for being a varsity cheerleading coach? How can you find out if your coaches are qualified for their position?
Remedies for Restless Leg Syndrome?Does anyone have a home remedy for Restless Legs Syndrome? I have a prescription, but tend to build up a resistance to them and need to take a break from them. Unfortunately, there's no sleeping without them. I need help!
Getting Rid of Apple Maggots?We have a good understanding of the apple maggot problem and various offers of methodology to prevent, but want to hear from folks with actual successful experience.For this we would remain forever grateful. Thank You.