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Cocktail WieniesMix together. Put in 9x13 inch pan. Bake at 300 degrees F for 3 hours.
Branjol and Gram DhallCurry to eat with rice, puri or roti. Soak gram dhall for few hour. Boil and set aside.
Cherry Pecan BreadCream sugar and margarine and eggs until fluffy. Sift dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk.
Coconut CakeBlend first 5 ingredients in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer for 4 minutes. Stir in coconut and walnuts. Pour into 3 (9 inch) layer pans.
Taco PieIn a large fry pan, brown ground beef; drain. Stir in seasoning mix, water and olives; simmer 5 minutes. Meanwhile, separate crescent dough into 8 triangles.
Greek Chicken Wings with Cucumber SauceI found this at Taste of Home but tweaked the recipe just a bit. Mix marinade ingredients in a large baking dish, add chicken wings, toss wings well, cover and refrigerate for about eight hours, tossing once or twice.
Bean SaladMix all ingredients in large bowl, toss together and refrigerate overnight. Keeps for days.
Corn Chowder with Sun-Dried TomatoesQuick, easy and tasty! Heat the soup, half and half, corn and tomatoes in a medium saucepan over medium heat to a boil.
Halloween Candy EyeballsA peanut butter ball covered with melted almond bark can make a delicious, but creepy looking treat for your Halloween party.
Pumpkin WafflesAbsolutely yummy! Whisk eggs and brown sugar together in mixing bowl. Add half-and-half and butter and whisk until blended.
Halloween: "Monthly Gift" Couple Costume (Adult)Here's our interpretation of the "Monthly Gift from Mother Nature". I wanted to do something really funny and make a costume that no one else would be demented enough to make.
Mosaic Stepping StoneI titled this: "Success with mosaics." It is the picture of a stepping stone made with Styrofoam letters and broken pieces of tiles used as the mosaic. The letters are made on a hotwire machine, glued into a form, and the mosaic pieces are glued in place as well.
Where to Shop for BulbsBulbs can be purchased in a number places: nurseries, garden centers, home improvement stores, grocery stores, or through mail order catalogs. No one place is necessarily better than another, as long as you know that there are advantages and disadvantages to each.
Halloween: Smarty Pants CostumeBe a "Smarty Pants" for Halloween. Buy Smartie candy rolls and tape the candy all over a pair of pants. Use clear packing tape to ensure the candy doesn't fall off.
Cleaning With Baking SodaI have started keeping a clean glass Parmesan cheese dispenser by my bathroom and kitchen sink filled with baking soda. Great for a quick scrub for the sink, etc. I also sprinkle it on my toothpaste and sprinkle into my facial cleanser before I apply it.
Donate Books to Local SchoolsI have a great tip for anyone who has books collecting dust. Donate them to your local school. I had a garage sale recently with a friend (she home schools). We took the left over books loaded up my car, and I donated them to my son's grade school.
Sadie (Terrier Mix)Sadie, we guess, is about 5 years old. We rescued her from a shelter a couple of years ago, and the vet guessed she was two at the time. She is such a joy.
Cooking Meat Without an OvenMy tip is about cooking on top of the stove. Our oven went out, and isn't repaired yet. I talked to my mother-in-law, and she kind of laughed and said that I've discovered "Country Cooking."
Make Photocopies of Important ReceiptsStore register receipts fade after a while. When purchasing large priced items I always photocopy the receipt and attach it to the warranty and/or owners manual in case the receipt is required at a later date to prove purchase.
Craft Project: Fall Candle DisplayFall candle holder made from every day items. First, glue the clay pot upside down onto the dinner plate, then glue the butter bowl bottom side down on to clay pot then glue saucer onto butter bowl.
Tips for Painting Your Finger NailsEveryone likes to have painted, nice looking nails. It is very hard to paint your own nails but even when you ask someone to paint them for you, they don't always look good. Here are some tips on painting nails.
Use Nylon Net Produce Bags for ScrubbersWe all have those nylon bags that potatoes and onions come in. One day after returning from the grocery it occurred to me to cut them in squares and use them to scrub with.
Prevent Pet Food From Sticking to the BowlIf you rub a small amount of sunflower oil around the inside of your pet bowls before feeding, the food won't stick to the bowl making clean up easier. Plus the oil is good for their coats and can help with hairball in cats.
Babe (Tabby)Babe is a Tabby who is around 16 years old. The elderly woman, across the street from us had Babe, and she loved him like a child. When she passed ten years ago, we took Babe in.
Cardboard Strips Used With Winterizing Paper?Where can I find those slim cardboard strips that used to come with the winterizing paper? Should I make my own?
Shipping Vacuum Packed Homecooked Meals?I have a son in medical school who has no time to cook or get groceries, etc. I was thinking of cooking a little extra of what we are having for dinner and vacuum packing it and then mailing it to him on a weekly basis via USPS.
Home Remedy for Dry Feet?My daughter is 9 years old. She has a foot itching problem at night from dry skin. Can someone give me a solution for this?
What is This Song? (Winkin, Blinkin, and Nod)My sister is 10 years older than I am, and when I was little she would sometimes sing me to sleep. She used to sing songs like One Tin Soldier, Puff the Magic Dragon (it was the early 70s after all) but one that has stuck in my mind is about a little boy in a shoe (I think).
Crayon on a Chair?How can you get crayon wax off the seat of a chair?
Hairspray on Linoleum?How do I clean hairspray off linoleum?
Getting Urine Stains Out of White Fur?How do I get my dalmatian white again? She has had urine stains on her fur since she was a pup.
Online Game Sites?Does anyone know of a good online site that's either free or reasonably priced where you can play games against other site members, especially trivia games? (I tried pogo.com but could never get the site to load onto my computer.)
Keeping a Car from Being Towed?Any creative ideas on how to keep our car from being towed? We drive the car six days a week, but park it in the street in front of our house (perfectly lawful, no problem in this neighborhood).
Wedding Shower Hosted By a Stepmother?I have been with a man for 10 yrs now; we are not married. His 21 yr. old daughter is getting married next July. Do you think it's up to me to have a shower for her? Or for his side of the family to host it?
Making Doll "Ghosts" with Starched Linen?Once I saw the cutest little "ghosts" made out of white linen. The person told me they were put into laundry starch then formed over dolls in spooky poses (arms out like they were walking towards you). Very cute.
Proper Use of Apostrophe?How do we write the invite, parents 50th or parents' 50th?
Disposing of Kitchen Scraps Other Than Composting?I have been putting my kitchen scraps in an empty coffee container so they do not smell sitting in the trash can. But I feel guilty about sending these cans to the landfill and not recycling them.
Inexpensive Oven Cooking Bags?Where can I buy cheap oven bags?
"Magic Shell" Ice Cream Topping?I am looking for a recipe for DQ chocolate sauce. The kind that forms a shell when it turns cold. Thank you.
Tangelo Oranges Falling Off the Tree Early?What causes the fruit on my tangelo tree to split and fall off prematurely? It seems that when the fruit starts to change color it splits and falls off. The tree is about 9 years old. This has never happened before.
Recipe for Nature Valley Nut Cluster Snack?Nature Valley has come out with a nice nut cluster for snacks. I was wondering if anyone has a recipe for something similar. I would like to use the almonds, walnuts, and pecans that I have.
Caring for a Pit Bull?I just got a 1 and a half year old red nose Pit Bull. What should I feed him? How many times?
Deviled Eggs for Halloween?I am looking for Halloween themed deviled egg ideas.
How Can You Tell Where Flour is Made?I was reading about the different types of flour. The lady said flour from the south is different from flour made in the north. So how do you know if the flour is from the north or the south?
Remediating Creosote Logs in the Garden?I am looking for information on remediation of creosote logs in the garden. I am curious about plugging the logs with oyster mushrooms for remediation. The raised beds with the logs are not being used for food cultivation.
Getting Rid of Pantry Beetles?How do I get rid of pantry pests?
Home Security Cameras?Has anyone installed a home security camera at their front door? What does one need to know before selecting and purchasing a cam?
Products Used to Treat Tinnitus?Does anyone have any reviews on products that help tinnitus?
Hair Dye on Clothing?How can I remove hair color stains from clothing?