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Deep Fried PicklesI saw a recipe for this a few days ago and thought it was a crazy idea but decided to google and see other Fried Pickle recipes I could find. I came up with this tweaked combination from half a dozen recipes for it and it's yummy!
Crafty Crescent LasagnaMix and heat first 7 ingredients for 5 minutes. Combine cottage cheese and parsley and set aside. Unroll 2 long rectangles of dough on ungreased cookie sheet. Overlap long sides.
Coconut Custard PieBeat eggs slightly. Stir in granulated sugar, salt, and vanilla. Gradually stir in milk; reserve 1/2 cup coconut for top. Add remaining coconut to custard. Pour into pie shell.
Forgotten CookiesMix sugar and pecans. Beat egg whites until stiff and add almond extract, then mix with brown sugar and pecans. Form into small balls. Press slightly flat and place a slivered almond on top of each.
Tuna CashewMix all ingredients except for 3/4 cups of noodles. Bake 1 hour at 300 degrees F. Sprinkle remaining noodles on top.
Beef and Barley SoupCombine all in slow cooker. Cover and cook on low setting for 8 hours. Remove meat; discard bones and coarsely chop meat. Return to soup.
Turkey RollAwesome recipe. Cook carrots and onion in some boiling water until tender crisp. Drain. rinse with cold water. Drain.
Pumpkin Mousse PieThis recipe is a reminder of pumpkin pie, yet lighter and fluffier. Roll out the pie crust on a lightly floured surface until 12 inches in diameter.
Jellied Waldorf SaladThis is a bit of a different spin on traditional Waldorf salad. It has been in my late husband's family for years and was always a staple on our Thanksgiving, Christmas, and/or Easter dinner table.
Wild Rice, Broccoli and Chicken SoupSmooth and creamy! I just love this recipe! Everyone who has tried it loves it too.
No-Salt Hot and Spicy SeasoningsEasy to mix, no-salt and spicy. Use on whatever food you want that needs that extra flavor and "kick.
Garden: Dog Friendly YardI have made a massive fire pit, surrounded by round flower beds in the middle of the yard. When the winter and fall arrive, I cover the flower beds with an old soft blanket and tuck the blanket under the rocks.
Scissor PouchI like to carry a small pair of scissors in my purse and didn't want to poke a hole in bottom of my canvas purse. So I came up a solution and made a small pouch from a pocket out of an old pair of blue jeans.
Crock Pot RoastAn easy crock pot recipe. Start it in the morning and have a delicious meal in the evening when you get home.
Substitute Ground Turkey for Ground BeefSubstitute frozen ground turkey bought at a discount grocery store such as Aldi or Save-a-Lot. It is about $1 a pound in any recipe that calls for hamburger. I never buy ground beef unless it is on sale for .99 a pound.
Sylvia (Bull Mastiff)Sylvia is 6 week old Bull Mastiff. I raised Bull Mastiff puppies until it got too hard to let them go. Sylvia likes to sleep.
My Frugal Life: Learning from the Tightwad GazetteI started getting serious about being frugal when my husband lost his job. I checked out all the money saving books I could find at the library and by far the most helpful was "The Tightwad Gazette. It was written in the 1990's but is still very helpful.
Lucy Loo (Shih Tzu - Papillion Mix)Lucy Loo is 10 month old Shih Tzu/Papillion mix. When she was 8 weeks old I got her off Craigslist. She likes climbing! She's on the table, on the room dividers, on the banister, on the recliners, on the back of the couch.
Electrical Wire for Shoe LacesFind that store-bought shoelaces get utterly destroyed and dirty? Once you need new ones, try using old electrical wiring.
Thanksgiving: Thankful CenterpieceI wanted my guests to be thankful for something this year. I wrote down several things to be thankful for and cut them out and attached them to my candle centerpiece.
Stay Healthy By Keeping Your Hands CleanWith the Swine flu going around so much this year, I try to avoid germs in public places as much as possible. When I go to the grocery or department store, I use the moist towel dispenser and wipe down the cart before I use it.
Drinking Glass to Emboss CookiesI found a heavy drinking glass that has a star shaped pattern on the bottom. I use it to press down peanut butter cookies at Christmas time. But you could use that kind of embossing on almost any kind of rolled cookie to leave an impression.
Newspaper for Gift WrapUse the funny papers for wrapping Christmas presents. My mom and dad did this at Christmas. We all enjoyed reading the funnies after we opened our presents.
Use a Tube Sock on Your Rolling PinFor rolling out any kind of dough, I use a clean or new tube sock on your rolling pin and flour it. Also get heavy duty cotton duck cloth to roll out on, flour this as well.
Quilted Microwave Potato EnvelopeUse this "envelope" to microwave your potatoes! This is a craft a child can do if they are able to hand stitch the two sides.
Christmas MoneybagSmall fabric bag to hold cash or a gift card that the recipient can then hang on the tree as an ornament.
Make More Than You Need, Spend Less Than You EarnTen words are all you need to be a financial genius!
Chair PlanterThis is an wooden chair that's seen its last days, so I decided to make a planter out of it by boxing in the seat part of the chair with some scrap wood then filled it with soil and plants.
Blankets for Doorway InsulationWe live in a tiny old cottage with no insulation in cold territory. The entrance ways to the dinette and bedroom/bathroom sections of the house are without doors.
Dogs Can Catch Canine InfluenzaI just found out tonight that dogs can get their own brand of the flu! Visit this website for more information to keep your loving pets safe!
Clothes Pin Christmas Card Holders?I am looking for instructions for making Christmas card holders using clothes pins.
Weight Gain After Gallbladder Surgery?I am about to have gallbladder surgery and have heard and read on line that after surgery one will gain a lot of weight? Is this true? Does anyone have personal experience in this area?
Cleaning Dog Pee Off a Cement Floor?How can I get rid of pet urine odor from the cement floor of my garage? The prior resident's dog has been gone for 2 years, but by the smell of it, you'd think he still marked the garage on a daily basis.
Preservatives for Canning Soup?What kind of preservatives would I use when canning vegetable soup in jars? How long can I keep them before they spoil? I am using all natural straight from the ground vegetables for this soup.
Using Bleach in a Fiberglass Tub?Is it OK to put bleach down the drain in a fiberglass bathtub? It is also a jet tub.
Advice for Quitting Smoking?I must quit smoking for New Year. Could someone please help with suggestions. I have tried everything. Thanks.
Growing Acorn Squash from Supermarket Squash?I planted some seeds from an Acorn squash I bought at the supermarket a few months ago and now have quite a few about to ripen. The only thing is, they look nothing like an Acorn squash.
Alternative Heartworm Preventatives?What is an alternative flea preventive other than vet supplied and/or heartworm preventive? The vet is getting too high for my budget.
Choosing a Bedspread Color with Maroon Walls?What color bedspread would go well with maroon colored walls and black furniture?
What Breed is My Dog?What do you think my lab is mixed with? He is 3 1/2 months old with large webbed feet, long legs and points at his toys a lot.
Christmas Cactus Blooms Are Falling Off?My Christmas cactus has lots of blooms but they are falling off before they bloom.
Moles Tearing Up My Yard?We are having some serious issues with ground moles and the many tunnels they keep digging in our yard. Our next door neighbor keeps throwing bread out in her yard.
Free Dog Training Websites?Are there any free dog training places available on the internet?
Removing Embroidery Transfers From Fabric?I have ironed on an ink transfer to a white pillowcase to hand embroider. I ironed it on upside down and want to wash it out and re-iron it on the correct way. I have washed it several times and it hasn't even lightened up even a little bit. I have never dried the item.
Lemons on Tree Not Ripening?I have a small lemon tree with fruit that has not ripened. How long does it take for lemon fruit to ripen?
Cleaning Body Oil Stains on Leather Jacket?How do you clean a collar on a leather jacket that has body oil on it?
Buying a Round Fitted Christmas Tablecloth?Does anyone know where I can purchase a round, vinyl, fitted, Christmas pattern tablecloth, with the elastic edge? I need one to fit a table 36-48 inches. Thank you.