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Taco CasseroleBrown beef and add sauce. Layer half of beef mixture into a 1 1/2 quart casserole. Top with 1/2 of the chips; add rest of beef mixture over that.
Sour Cream DressingCombine ingredients. Let stand for one hour. Good on cabbage, macaroni, potato salad and cucumbers.
White Cake Strawberry SupremeA cake loaded with goodies and what a great taste. Bake your white moist cake as directed on the box. If whipped cream is frozen, take out to thaw as soon as you put the cake in the oven.
Mustard Buttered PotatoesWash and cook potatoes until tender. Peel and dice. Cook minced onions until tender, but not brown, in melted butter.
Pineapple Cinnamon CrownDissolve candies in water over low heat. Remove from heat and add gelatin. Stir until dissolved. Blend in remaining ingredients. Pour into 1 qt. mold or bowl.
Sauteed ApplesYummo! Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add apples and cook, stirring constantly, until apples are almost tender, about 6 minutes.
Meatballs in Tomato JuiceMix ingredients well, (except tomato juice and onion). Shape into 8 balls. Brown in large skillet. Add tomato juice and minced onion. Simmer for approximately 1 hour.
Okra Stuffed With Cottage CheeseA veggie curry that is tasty, and can be made in advance. Wash, wipe and slit the okras lengthwise. Mix the cottage cheese, salt, jeera and mustard seeds. Fill the okras with this mixture.
Baked Chicken ThighsSo easy. Place the chicken in a single layer in to a baking dish. Stir the stock and mustard in a small bowl.
Recharging Shake FlashlightEver had a "Shake Flashlight" (Faraday Flashlight) go dead on you? They work on moving magnetic fields - so put the flashlight near to a transformer that is plugged in - right next to it! Maybe near a fan motor case while it is running.
Using Bamboo Utensils for CookingIf you are buying bamboo items for cooking or serving, look for the telltale bamboo markings along the length of the item. Avoid anything that is made of little strips or you might be picking wood out of your dinner too.
Scenery: Carolina Beach State Park (North Carolina)The marina at Carolina Beach State Park, located on the Cape Fear River in Carolina Beach, NC, is a great place to sit and watch the sun go down.
Pet Cover from Sweater SleeveWhen my cat had surgery, he wouldn't wear his plastic cone thing (to prevent licking his wound). So I made him a washable incision cover from the sleeve of an old cotton sweater. This will also make an easy pet sweater.
WD-40 and Razor Blade to Clean Shower DoorsWell water, soap, and age had left a permanent fog on the shower doors. There was also a cruddy hard substance at the bottoms of each door. Nothing would remove this cement-like crud. Nothing would remove the fog.
Sparkle NecklaceTry this fun necklace your child will love to make and wear, made from things you already have on hand.
Add Brown Gravy Mix for Tastier Soup and StewsTo make tastier vegetables soups and stews, I always add a package of instant brown gravy mix for the last 15 minutes of cooking. It also gives them a wonderful color and well as concentrated flavor.
Honey Bun (Great Dane Mix)Honey Bun is approximately 4 months old. She is maybe a Great Dane mix. She was left behind by a family that moved, I saw the neighborhood kids with her and asked them where she came from.
Cooking With ChilesThe earlier you add fresh chiles to a recipe that you're cooking, the hotter the bite will be. If you like a more mild bite then add them to your recipe at the last possible moment.
Microfiber Fabrics Save in the Long RunMicrofiber is the economic solution to cleaning, though it might not seem like it. Microfiber materials are more expensive at the initial point of purchase, but they are long lasting and efficient cleaners.
Trixie (German Shepherd/Husky)Trixie is 2 years old, but in the photo she about 3 1/2 months. She is a German Shepard/Husky mix. We got her at the pound :( I can't believe someone would want to get rid of this dog.
Tessie (Schnoodle)Tessie is a two year old Schnoodle. My husband gave her to me as a gift when I lost my beloved Cocker. She likes to play ball, act cute so she can get cookies, play dead and fetch.
Personalizing Ornament Christmas CardsPersonalized family Christmas cards can be made at home. Find a card, old or new, which has large ornaments on the front, at least as many ornaments as members of the family.
Put Alarm Sticker in Your WindowIf you don't have a house alarm, you can always put an alarm system sticker in your window anyways! It may help deter burglars. Also, a car alarm can be used, if you can sleep with your car alarm remote with you.
Body Wash Recipe?Does anyone have a recipe for body wash?
Buying Flameless Candles With Timers?Where can I find inexpensive flameless candles with timers?
What Breed is My Dog?I adopted a dog from the shelter a couple years ago thinking he was a Golden Retriever, but he's too fine boned and thin to be one.
We were thinking he was a German Longhaired Pointer when I was looking in a breeders book, because the picture looked just like him.
Keeping Hot Wings Crispy?How do you keep your hot wings crisp and not soft after you put the sauce on it?
Buying Rice Coal?I need to buy rice coal. Where can I find it in either: northern New Jersey, lower New York, or eastern Pennsylvania? I am looking to buy it bagged or loose. Thanks.
Personalizing T-shirts?What is better and cheaper, professional personalized t-shirts (if so where) or do it yourself? And what would be a good saying for the back of the shirt?
Dog Has Soft Stool With Mucus?We have a 3 year old Sheltie dog named Bonnie. The problem is she has bouts of really yucky, slimy-mucusy (sorry a bit gross I know) poo. She is fed the same thing each day, no scraps from the table, no dairy, no red meat as that definitely gets "things-moving".
Fabric Softener Dispenser Won't Drain?I have a Bosch Nexxt Essence Front Loader. I have odor and mildew issues that I have "sort of" been able to control. My problem now is that, although I do not use softener in my washer, the dispenser is filled with water and I can't figure out how to drain it.
Women's Razor Recommendations?I purchased a Schick Quattro razor for women and it is the worst razor I have ever used. I have to go over my legs 3 or 4 times to get a half way decent shave and even then I can still feel stubble.
Discount Food Stores in Northern VA?Does anyone know of any discount type food stores around Northern VA?
Repairing an Iron-on Transfer?I ironed a picture on material, but the edges came out with some missing areas. Also, the picture looks like it has lines going through it. How can I fix this? Any ideas will be welcome. Thank you.
Repairing a Ripped Fitted Sheet?Over the past 5 years I have enjoyed the "luxury" of Egyptian cotton bed sheets. I have always bought them on sale, but they are still not a cheap item. The fitted bottom sheet has ripped and is a bit on the thin side.
Cleaning a Half Leather Couch?How do I clean a half leather couch/sofa without removing any of the color? Also, should I rub it with neutral shoe polish like I would do for proper leather to maintain it?
Recipe for Red Mud Cake?I am looking for a recipe for red mud cake.
Buying Bear's Britches Seeds?I have been trying to find "Bear Britches" seeds. Has anyone seen any places to buy them?
Replacement for Ironing Board Pad?Does anyone know what I can use to replace the pad that's under my ironing board cover? It's gotten thin on one end where I do the majority of my ironing. The cover is still in fine shape, so I'd hate to buy an entire cover and pad.
Copper Pans Turned Blue After Cleaning?I recently cleaned my copper bottom pans. Now there is a blue color on the bottom. How can I get rid of it?