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Parmesan Cauliflower CasseroleTasty substituted with asparagus or broccoli, too ;-) Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Butter an 8x10 inch baking dish. In a large pot, boil cauliflower until crisp but tender. Drain.
Peanut ColeslawMix mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar and buttermilk. Pour over the cabbage, peanuts, and raisins, if used, just before serving.
Chocolate Lime Swirl SaladCrush cookies and mix with butter and place in bottom of pan, saving some for topping. Dissolve gelatin, add pineapple and sugar and let set to partially congeal.
Cabbage and Ground Beef CasseroleFry ground beef and onion in a large skillet over medium heat until meat is brown and onion is tender. Drain off fat.
Swedish MeatballsMix all ingredients and form meatballs. Bake in shallow pan at 350 degrees F for 10-12 minutes until browned and cooked through.
Golden Parmesan PotatoesPeel potatoes and cut into large bite-size pieces. Combine flour, cheese, salt and pepper in bag. Place a few potatoes in the bag at a time, moisten with water, and shake until coated.
Zucchini RoundsStir together Bisquick mix, seasonings and cheese. Stir in beaten eggs until mixture is moistened. Fold in zucchini.
Lemonade ChickenI like this because you can cook it in your crockpot and not worry about it till you are ready to make the gravy. The lemonade tenderizes the chicken and gives it a delicious flavor.
White Bean ChiliThis main dish soup, besides being delicious, is quick, and easy to make.
Puff Puffs (African Doughnuts)This is a very simple and cheap desert. It takes about 10 minutes to mix and cook the puff puffs, and they are delicious! This is something you can make when you are out of everything, and just want something sweet!
Plant Bulbs In The Fall For Spring FlowersJust wanting to share some spring flowers with you all! I guess my tip would be, "If you want this in spring, get your knees dirty in the fall and plant those bulbs!"
Biscuit (German/Golden/Chow Mix)Biscuit Baltimore Louis is a 7 year old German Shepard/Golden Retriever/Chow Chow mix. I bought Biscuit from the puppy place in town, in 2001. He likes to chase birds, fire hydrants, grass, and parks. He's an amazing best friend.
Honey for AntisepticDid you know that honey could be used as an antiseptic? If nothing else is around, get it off the kitchen shelf and apply it just like the old Egyptians used to do.
Solar Lights to Help Older Dogs SeeOver the years, we have been blessed with many dogs that have achieved old age. As they did, their vision was often compromised because of cataracts or macular degeneration.
Shine Cookware Handles With OilThis idea/tip is to make the handles of your cookware look new again. I KNOW that most cookware makers stress NOT to put your cookware in the dishwasher. BUT, when women are working outside the home, every minute counts when getting the dishes/pots done in the kitchen.
Use Care With FireworksParents beware! Teens and tweens love fireworks, but their brains don't comprehend the consequences of their actions. Always have an adult to supervise any fireworks.
Weather Alert Radio TipsSpring and summer are upon us, and my husband bought us a weather alert radio. These last years, I was tired of staying up half the night watching the weather.
My Frugal Life: Use Your Interests To Make MoneyAs time goes by, I learn that there are many ways to stretch our money and reuse various left over products. I purchase many things in thrift store and buy wholesale when I am in business. I plan to start a silk flower business.
Make Smoothies With Fruit WasteI make a lot of edible fruit bouquets which produces a lot of fruit waste. To minimize this, I began saving the "scraps" and tossing them in the freezer. To my surprise, the frozen fruit makes great smoothies and I even use them to flavor my water.
Saving Money on PuddingI mix instant chocolate pudding mix with a mixture of milk and leftover coffee for a mocha flavor, and mix lemon pudding with a mixture of milk and water for a more lemony flavor. Both save calories and fat, are thrifty and improve the taste of pudding.
Peonies Not Flowering?I transplanted some peonies 3 years ago. They come up and have a couple tiny buds, but then do not flower. Does anyone know why this would happen? Thank you.
Dawn Detergent in the UK?Dawn detergent is often talked about on this site. Does anyone know what the UK equivalent is? Thanks.
Harvesting Chard?How can you tell when chard is ready to harvest?
Home Remedy For Foot Calluses?Does anyone know of a natural remedy for a callous on the bottom of my foot? It is on my left foot, on the left side which makes it hard to reach. I tried soaking it in Epsom salts. Thank you.
Decorating a T-Shirt
?I want to write something on a tee shirt, other than screen-print. What's the best way to do this? Thanks.
Name Ideas for a Pet Food Pantry?My husband and I are starting a non-profit pet food pantry. It essentially supplies supplemental pet food to low/no income people, as a way to help keep pets from ending up in the shelters.
White Spots on Boxwood Plants?We have a lot of boxwood plants that were doing beautifully but now the leaves have all kinds of white spots on them and also the leaves are curling and with little holes. I am afraid they have mold and also some disease or bug problems. Any ideas? How can i get rid of it? Thanks.
Child Sucking Thumb?My 5 year old granddaughter needs to stop sucking her thumb before starting kindergarten in the fall. It is causing dental and speech problems. Mom and I are out of ideas. Any ideas will be appreciated.
Planting a Tomato Plant?I bought a tomato plant from Lowes that already has two green tomatoes on it. If it has produced these will I kill it if I transplant it into the garden? If I can plant it in the ground any advice on how to care for it?
Preventing a Dog from Peeing on Plants?How can I keep my dogs from urinating on my flowers and bushes?
Making Hamburger Buns from Frozen Bread Dough?Has anyone made hot dog or hamburger rolls or steak rolls from the Frozen Bread Dough Loaves? If so, could you please give me the recipe?
Ingredients for Homemade Milk Paint?Can anyone tell me where to buy "hydrated lime" Borax and "lime-proof pigments" in Baltimore City, Maryland? We want to make our own Milk Paint. We have googled our brains out trying to locate the basic ingredients.
Removing a Trident Diesel Head Gasket?How do I remove and rebuild the head gasket on a Trident 2-4 diesel?
Advice For Selling Jewelry?At the age of 49, I know I am getting on in years and want to spend more time with my grandson. When cleaning out my jewelry box, I noticed just what items I have held on to that will never be used again, or are broken or have missing sets too.
Removing Paint Marker from Rubber?Does anyone know how to remove Forney Black Paint Marker on soft rubber. I've tried everything from Magic Eraser to alcohol. They didn't remove the black marks but damaged the surface of the rubber.
Flavoring Wilton Candy Melts?I bought some white Wilton Candy Melts, but the store did not have any "candy flavoring". Can I use regular flavoring, maybe with a little oil? How can I flavor these? Please help, as soon as possible.
Will Filing for Bankruptcy Affect a Judgment?I have a friend who is having financial problems. They started a long time ago and have escalated since a recent divorce. He really needs help and I cannot advise him.
Cat Wreath Craft?I am looking for a cat that sits in a covered wreath. The wreath is covered halfway up with material and the cat sits inside the pocket. All pieces of the cat are made separately and it only has its front paws.
Making a Cake Without Eggs or Oil?The other night I had a boxed spice cake mix but no oil or eggs. My cupboards were pretty bare. The box called for 1/3 cup oil and 3 eggs. I had some mayonnaise and used 1 cup of it, 1/2 tsp of baking powder and about a Tbsp of sugar.
Cleaning With Lemon Juice?I have a lemon tree with many lemons. Can I clean a bathtub safely with lemon juice and baking soda? Any other uses for the lemons? Thank you.
Cleaning a Computer Mouse Ball That Keeps Sticking?My computer's cordless mouse was not working right. I opened it and used a Q tip dipped in alcohol to clean the little roller bars and ball. The alcohol dries very fast. I put it back together and now it works like brand new. Of course, always check the battery too.
Recipes Using Eggplants?I am getting a bunch of free eggplants. Besides Parmesan, any recipes? Also, can it be frozen? Thanks.
What Breed is My Dog?I'm not really sure what breed she is, but she seems to be at least part Husky to me and my family. What do you think?
Low Cost Insulin for Cats?I just found out that my cat who is so much one of the family has feline diabetes. I will now have to give him insulin injections twice a day. Are there any places to get the insulin for less or free. My income is beyond low. Joe is the cat on the right and is now half that size. Thank you.
Buying an Inexpensive Greenhouse?I need information on green houses. We just put in a outdoor, burning furnace and have extra BTU's, so we ran ducting for radiant heat in a green house. But we need to find a cheap greenhouse. I hear that commercial ones are cheaper than the average store ones.
Plastic Outdoor Chairs Feel Gritty?My patio chairs are only 2 yrs old, but they look like they are 100! They are light beige in color, and plastic. Below is a picture. My problem is, after only 2 yrs, the plastic is all gritty feeling and has a powdery stuff that comes off on my clothes.
Places of Interest Near Lake Michigan?My husband and I live in Illinois and we are planning on taking a 4 day trip along Lake Michigan in lower Michigan. Are there any places of interest that we would not want to miss while there? We like antiquing and sightseeing. Thanks for any ideas.
Tide Essential Oil Fragrances?I also would like to know where to buy the TIDE brand essential oil fragrance.
What Breed is My Dog?Does anyone have any ideas what breeds my dog could be? She is very fast. She is so scared of everything though. I have tried so many things to help her.
Inexpensive Finger Sandwich Recipes?Does anyone have any simple and thrifty recipes for finger sandwiches for my in-laws 50th anniversary party?
What Kind of Snake is This?My father-in-law found this snake in his garden this morning. We are wondering what it is? I am researching but no success yet, any ideas? I have other pictures with its markings. Thank you.
Storing Garden Seeds After Harvest?What is the best way to save and store seeds from garden plants, when the harvest is finished?