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Cherry PieCut shortening into flour and salt mixture. Gradually add cold water. Divide pastry into 2 crusts.
Confetti CakeThis makes a special looking cake for birthdays. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease two 8 inch round layer cake pans and line bottoms with waxed paper or dust lightly with flour.
Chicken RingI found this on youtube.com and had to try it. It's so good! I used the frozen chicken tenders from Save A Lot and cream of mushroom soup instead of cream of chicken.
Crispy Oven Baked SquashThe squash is so crunchy and no grease! Slice squash as if to fry. Dip into beaten egg. Coat with the Panko bread crumbs and place on a cookie sheet
Greek MarinadeMy Papa (Grampa) came here from Niceon, Greece. Lots of foods he taught my Grama to cook had a citrus flavor. I can't afford lamb like they used but this marinade is also excellent with beef, fish, poultry or shrimp.
Celebrate JuneteenthLearn about Juneteenth celebrations. June nineteenth, 1865 was the day that slaves in Texas finally learned that they had been freed by the Emancipation Proclamation.
Garden: Lilac PhotosThere isn't much "how to" in this photo, just the super beauty of lilacs. Mine are at their peak right now and the scent is literally heavenly.
Garden: Lilac PhotosGorgeous deep purple lilacs! I kick back and enjoy the beautiful deep violet while they last. No Spring season is complete without them.
Popsicle Stick Trinket BoxEasy box to make using Popsicle sticks layered and glued together to put trinkets in such as coins, jewelry, coupons, memorabilia, photos, receipts, pins, buttons, etc. Great Father's Day gift. My daughter made this for her dad at Girl Scouts.
Dry Chapped Hand RemedyBeing a clay artist my hands are extremely dry. I've found the best thing to wash them with is shaving cream from the dollar store. I've found a brand made for women that has a wonderful raspberry scent.
Freeze Foods Before GratingI used to hate cleaning the grater when I was little. Well, before grating anything, make sure the food is hard or frozen.
Keep a Greeting Card FileTo save money on greeting cards, keep a card file! I am always on the hunt for bargain cards/note cards to send for birthdays and other occasions. I even have get well, and sympathy cards on hand.
Reusing Onion and Orange Mesh BagsI use the net onion bags for trips to the farmers market to carry home our veggies. Also some I cut up to use in the bottom of pots when planting to hold the dirt in.
Do Iron Supplements Discourage Mosquitoes?While reading your posts about the treatment of bug bites, I remembered a mosquito bite prevention I found out 33 years ago.
Daisy (Bombay?)Daisy is 5 years old. We're not sure what breed she is, but we have a strong belief that she has Bombay in her mix. Daisy chose us four years ago when she began hiding out in the bushes in front of our house.
Use Mayo When Making Grilled Cheese Instead Of ButterUse a good quality mayo instead of butter when making grilled cheese sandwiches. It browns beautifully, and the flavor is wonderful. Mayo also has a fraction of the saturated fat of butter.
Celebrate Your "Pop" This Father's DayFill a bag or basket for your favorite pop with things that pop.
Panty Hose to Keep Ceiling Fan CleanAn easy way to keep ceiling fans clean. Cut the legs off old pantyhose and put one on each blade, stretching them until the whole blade is covered.
Eating a Healthy Vegetarian Diet?How do you get healthy if you don't like meat?
Powdered Sugar in Australia?What is powdered sugar? I am in Australia and we don't have anything called that.
Removing Moss from Patio Pavers?How do you remove moss from patio blocks?
Deep Fried Burger Recipe?When I went to high school in Lander, WY. There was a burger place across from the high school. They sold what were called either cheesewheels or cartwheels. They were a hamburger patty and slice of cheese that was dipped in batter and then deep fat fried.
Pruning a Lilac Bush?When and how do you prune a lilac bush?
What is This Plant?Can anyone identify this plant for me? Is it a weed or flower (perennial)? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you and have a great day.
Freezing Vegetable Soup?Can you freeze vegetable beef soup?
Birds Eating Tomato Plants?Birds are eating our tomatoes before they ripen, we have net over the plants, but no help. Is there something else we can do?
Window Air Conditioner Not Cooling?A window unit air conditioner is not cooling or cycling. What can I do?
Establishing Grandparent Rights?Where can I get help with grandparent rights?
What is This Plant?Can you tell me the name of this plant? It has purple bell like flowers and fuzzy leaves. I think it is related to an African violet.
Swiss Chard Recipes?I am looking for recipes for Swiss chard.
Is This a Toad?Can anyone tell us if this is a toad or a frog? I think it's a little toad, but someone else thinks it's a tree frog. We found it outside our office complex where we have a large pond/wetlands and prairie setting. He's so little!
Painting an Avonite Countertop?I've seen the many beautiful results from painting formica and cultured marble. Do these same techniques work on Avonite? It's an acrylic solid surface material similar to Corian. It's nice stuff, I just don't like the particular color/pattern in my half bath.
Selling Silver Jewelry at Yard Sale?I am planning on selling silver jewelry at my yard sale. What are reasonable prices?
Ryan's Jacket in the Movie "Just Friends"?Does anyone know where I could find a jacket like the one Ryan wears in the movie Just Friends? My husband liked it and I wanted to get him one for his birthday.
Black Streaks on Microfiber Couch?Can high heat cause black streaks in microfiber sofa?
Saving Money When Shopping?How do you save money when you find things to buy?
Clothes Have a Blue Tint After Washing?What would cause a blue tint on my white clothes? I think my washing machine is causing it, is that possible?
Hydrangea Isn't Flowering?My hydrangea is about 15 years old. It gets huge in the summer and gets about 8 hours of sun. It had gorgeous blue blooms for the first few years. I watch and wait every season, but am sad to say there are no flowers. Please help. Thanks.
Staying in an Apartment During a Vacation?We are planning to travel to New York and LA from Australia in September. We are a family of 4 adults and 2 children and seeking a apartment for about 7 days. Any ideas? The ones on the internet are very pricey. Any help would be appreciated.
Repairing Cat Scratches on Wicker Furniture?My tenant's cat scratched the wood on the arm rest of my white wicker couch. Any repair suggestions? Thank you!
K M Liquid Vitamins?I am looking for a liquid vitamin called K M.