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Bali Beef CasseroleAbout 1 hour before serving, start heating oven to 350 degrees F. Saute' meat. Stir salt, curry, rice, onions, garlic, tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce into meat.
Make Your Own Frozen PizzaIn our house, we love the convenience of throwing a frozen pizza on the pizza cooker, but I didn't like the expense or the lack of nutrition in frozen pizza's, so I started making my own.
Maple and Balsamic VinaigretteIt sounded like a strange combination but a neighbor gave me some she made to try and it was good! And she was kind enough to share the recipe ;-)
Mandarin and Cranberry SaladMix cranberries and sugar and let stand overnight. Dissolve gelatin in the boiling water.
Old Fashioned Bean SoupAdd salt to beans and cook until soft. Pour off water. Add milk, butter, pepper and more salt, if desired, and heat through. Serve with toasted bread crumbs on top.
Scrambled Eggs (Microwave)Beat eggs. Add milk and salt to taste. Melt butter in an 8 inch round glass cake dish in microwave oven (about 15 seconds at normal power). Pour egg mixture into dish.
Banana CookiesIn large bowl, cream margarine and sugar; add vanilla and salt until fluffy. Add egg, banana, and lemon peel. Beat well until banana is mashed. Add baking powder to flour; gradually stir into creamed mixture.
Cast Iron ChiliYou can make it ahead of time, and finish it when you need it. Chop up onion and cook with meat. Drain grease. Take cast iron kettle and add beans (rinsed off) chopped peppers and garlic.
Breakfast PizzaBe honest, how many of us have eaten leftover pizza for breakfast? I know I have! Well, here's an easy pizza that's topped with breakfast ingredients. If you're a cheese lover like me then feel free to 'double cheese'.
Paani PuriThis is a simple recipe.
Sieve flour in a bowl and add water to make a stiff dough. Knead smooth and rub a little ghee in your palm of your hand. Knead till its evenly textured.
Boo to You! An Adult Halloween PartyWhy should the kids have all the fun? Here are some quick and easy ideas for an adult Halloween party that won't break the budget or your time. Instead of the all out Halloween party, why not decorate the house like it was a haunted house where the evil scientist lives and plays.
Dryer Sheet for Tub CleanerUse dryer sheets to scrub the tub. Wet the tub down, and use an already used dryer sheet. For tough rings, you can use an unused sheet. It works so good.
Protecting Pine Seedlings From Deer...Young trees are a favorite snack of hungry deer, especially in the spring and fall while there's still snow on the ground. Most young pines can recover from minor amounts of repeat browsing as long as the terminal bud remains intact.
Witch Hazel and Tea For Facial AstringentAfter I brew some green tea, I put the warm tea bags in a bowl and douse them with witch hazel which helps cool them off. I then put them on my face for a few minutes. It's a great natural astringent, and it brightens my face instantly.
Importance of Using a Potty Chair When Potty TrainingThis is a potty training tip. I never realized the importance of using a potty chair. My nephew was taught to use a regular toilet, not a potty chair. As he grew older, he was having trouble moving his bowels.
Straw and Bead Elastic BandsString beads and straws cut up to make a cute necklace or bracelet and head bands. Cut the straws up in different lengths or the same depending on the look you want.
Movie Theater Floor CostumeCut the glass down the middle and hot glue upside down to shirt sleeve between elbow and wrist. Cover and all and add a straw to each "cup."
Keeping Pets Out of CupboardsMy cat knows where the food is kept and is always trying to get inside. If it weren't for the child-locks left on the cupboards by the previous owner, he'd weigh double what he does! It's like watching a toddler, he gets into everything.
Extending the Life of SOS PadsFor many years I have been extending the life of SOS cleaning pads. The very first thing I do is get one of my recycled small plastic containers, one that has a good lid, and is big enough to easily cover the SOS pad.
Use Rubber Gloves To Pick Up Hot TurkeyTo take the hot turkey from the pan, use a new pair of rubber gloves. For the amount of time you will be holding the turkey, the heat does not go through and you have a tight hold on the turkey so you won't drop it or it won't fall apart before it gets to the cutting board.
Signed Bookplates for Special GiftsA lot of authors will send you signed bookplates when you send them a self addressed stamped envelope (use 2 stamps). Also include the name for the inscription. I gave several of these personalized bookplates as Christmas gifts one year.
Farmer Halloween Costume (Wheelchair)A large painted cardboard box is all you need! My husband is paralyzed and said that he couldn't wear a Halloween costume. But, wheelchairs can make a great costume.
Earlie (Bichon Frise)Earlie is a six year old Bichon Frise who loves the Canadian winters. I got Earlie in October of 2003. Earlie is mostly spoiled, but for a small creature, she does honestly love to roll in the snow.
Barkley (Pointer, Lab) and Petey (Boxer Mix)Barkley is 10 years old and a Pointer/Lab mix and Petey is 10 weeks old and a Boxer mix. Barkley was adopted from the San Diego County Animal Shelter. Petey was a gift from my best friend in PA.
Homemade Ant DeterrentTo get rid of ants, sprinkle wood ashes or add 1 Tbsp. ground garlic to 1 litre of water and spray.
Chlorine Bleach Alternatives?I have tried using hydrogen peroxide as a non-chlorine bleach. But my whites were not as white as I thought they would be. What else can I try?
Making Sock Long Johns?How can I make sock long johns using only one pair of socks?
College and NFL Team Decals?Does anyone know where to get college and NFL team decals for decorative glass blocks? Also, is there a template to purchase to custom design schools?
Recipes Using Canned Chicken?I have several cans of cooked chicken. What can I do with already cooked chicken other than salad? I want something hot for winter months. Thanks.
Caring for a Burning Bush Plant?What kind of food should I use on my Burning Bush?
Cleaning Stained Bathroom Tile Grout?My entire shower is tiled. There is a residue that turns pinkish and responds to over the counter and homemade cleaners. However, the ceiling tile grout turns dark gray and nothing I've tried gets it clean. Aside from straight bleach, what else should I try?
Reduced Cream Recipe?I am looking for a recipe for making reduced cream.
Making a Pirate Map?I want to make an authentic looking pirate map, all aged and yellowed, and with burnt edges. Does anyone know how to do this? I looked online and saw the tea/coffee staining method, but I thought there was a way to do it using vinegar.
T-shirt Blanket Instructions?I'm looking for instructions for making a t-shirt blanket. Does anyone have any?
Painting a Laminate Tub?Has anyone painted a laminate tub or shower? I have seen counters. In my bathroom, the counter is one unit. The sinks and top are laminate and then it dips down and and the tub is molded out of the same color, etc. The shower is the same way. Any way to paint it all?
Drains are Gurgling?What causes a sink to gurgle when draining? When the tub or sink is draining, the sink will gurgle. It didn't do this before and we are not having a problem with the drains as of yet.
Rubbing Alcohol for Pet Odors on Carpet?Will rubbing alcohol get pet odors out of carpet?
Homemade Everyday Cleaners?I want to learn how to make everyday cleaners to stretch money.
Making a Baby Cradle from Towels?I am looking for instructions for making a baby cradle out of towels.
Inexpensive Vet Care Near Baldwin, NY?I am a new pet owner and I am looking for inexpensive vet care in my area.
Cucumbers Turning Yellow?My cucumbers are blooming and producing cucumbers but when they become about an inch long the bloom falls off and the cucumber turns yellow and dries up. What is going wrong?
Is Horseradish a Radish?Is the horseradish a member of the radish family?
Garage Sale Items for Gift Exchanges
?I belong to clubs that have Christmas gift exchanges. This year I started buying gifts at yard sales etc. Better gifts than I could buy new for the cost limit. I bought some beautiful crystal in a name brand box, and box shows some age.
Uses for One Shoe?I am looking for uses for one shoe.
Underarm Stains on Shirts?How do you remove armpit stains from shirts? Are there any additives you can add to the wash cycle to keep them from developing?
Recycling Spray Deodorant Cans?Can spray deodorant cans be recycled? If so, how?
Sweet Chicken and Tuna Salad Recipes?How do I make sweet chicken salad and sweet tuna salad?
Craft Ideas Using Specimen Cups?I've got a great question for you guys. About two weeks ago, a small clinic near my home had to close. I found out about it through one of the employees. At any rate, I do a lot of crafts and like to organize things. There was a half box of "specimen cups" with screw on lids.
Using Bleach in a Humidifier?Is it harmful to add bleach to the water in your humidifier?
Embroidery Transfer Pattern Books?Does anyone know of a source for buying the old transfer pattern books for embroidery? I have looked for simple pattern books but have been unable to find any. Thanks for any help.
Fig and Olive Fragrance?I am looking for fig and olive fragrance.
Getting Rid of Warts?I am looking for a remedy for warts on the neck.