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Antipasto SaladIf you're like me you'll want to make up extra because it will keep up to a week in the fridge for more meals. The best part is that it tastes even better after marinating a day or two.
Freezing And Using PumpkinPumpkin can be peeled cut in cubes and blanched in water, cooled and packed in ziplock bags to freeze.
Cracker Barrel's "Fried" ApplesFor Cracker Barrel restaurant lovers. In a large skillet, melt bacon drippings. Pour apples evenly into the skillet. Sprinkle with lemon juice, brown sugar and salt.
Chocolate Brownie CookiesHeat oven to 375 degrees F. Combine shortening, brown sugar, water, and vanilla in bowl. Beat a medium speed. Beat eggs into creamed mixture at low speed.
Egg Drop SoupWash and separate spinach leaves. Break into 4 inch sections. Beat eggs. Bring chicken broth to a boil. Add salt and spinach. Add cornstarch paste. Stir a few seconds until stock thickens.
Sour Cream Raisin PieGrind raisins and combine with all other ingredients. Turn into pan; top with a layer of pastry. Bake in quick oven 10 minutes.
Escalloped TurkeyAnother great way to use leftover turkey. Mix turkey with dressing. Put in 9x13 inch pan. Make gravy. Don't make gravy thick; should be rather thin.
Foods In Celebration Of HanukkahThese are some of the foods that would traditional be served at a Hanukkah supper. Fried food is traditionally eaten on Hanukkah in commemoration of the oil that miraculously burned for eight days when the Maccabees purified and rededicated the holy Temple in Jerusalem.
Lamb CurryCurry that can be eaten with roti, puri, rice or made into a bunny.
Chicken RollsA great finger food, keep lots in the freezer for gatherings. Combine ingredients and refrigerate 30 minutes. Roll bread slices with rolling pin. Place 2 Tbsp. filling on each slice.
Peanut Toffee PiePlace rack on lower shelf of oven. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Place pie shell on a baking sheet and let stand 10 minutes to thaw slightly.
Tiny Christmas Lights on the DeckI have a deck on the back of my house and at night it's pitch dark out there. So I came up with a great idea. I took the tiny Christmas lights, and strung them under the railing all the way around.
Shabby Chic Christmas CenterpieceI already had an old pitcher filled with pink silk roses. To make it more festive, I simply tucked in some gold colored trim from AC Moore (about a buck a piece).
Scenery: Sunset (Orange Beach, AL)This is the sunset at Orange Beach on my recent trip to AL.
Always Run Water When Using Garbage DisposalI read tips on clogged garbage disposals and tried the vinegar/baking soda trick. It didn't work because the pipe from the disposal was filled with chopped up Brussels sprouts! The lesson learned is always send enough water when chopping up vegetables as recommended.
Store Hair Extensions Around a CurlerDo you wear hair extensions? I have recently purchased some and was at a loss for how to store them when not in use.
Plastic Lids for Moving FurnitureKeep all of your plastic lids. They are very handy to place under furniture when moving it around. They are slick so furniture will glide easily even on carpet, and they will protect your wood or vinyl floors.
Blossom (Mixed Breed)Blossom is almost 10 months old. We're not sure what type of dog, and I was hoping someone could tell me. I was told she was a Lab/ Retriever or even a Shepherd mix. I'm not convinced at any of those breeds. Can someone help?
Duke (Boxer Hound Mix)Duke is a 10 month old Boxer/Hound mix. We got him from a guy my husband worked with. He loves to play with his buddy Eddie our other dog.
Warm Tortillas in the MicrowaveI found out if you microwave a tortilla shell with a paper dampened paper towel on it, the tortilla will be moist and not hard and brittle.
Handprint Christmas TreeI made this tree for my parents when they moved into a small apartment and didn't have room for a real tree for the first time in their lives. It had all of their family members signatures on it so it was really special to them.
Fels-Naptha For Many UsesFels Naptha soap is a wonderful product for cleaning ones hands after staining furniture, woodwork, etc.
Candles Made from Recycled Wax Burn Down Much Faster?I have been making candles from leftover candlewax, but they are burning down very quickly. Does anyone have any idea what the problem can be? Many thanks.
Antiques Appraiser in Brooklyn, NY?I have a piece of 18th century antique furniture and would like to have it appraised near where I live.
Can I Glue New Laminate Over Old Laminate?We are updating our laminate countertop with a faux granite laminate. Can the new laminate be placed directly on to the old laminate or should we remove the old counter top first?
Mice Nesting In My Car?I need help. I have mice under the hood of my car nesting, chewing, and I'm so afraid after pulling all that junk out every night, cigarette butts, dog food, dried grass, just trash, that I will have a fire.
Alberta Spruce Tree Turning Brown?We had a "dwarf" Alberta spruce that outgrew it's space after 15 years. We moved it and replaced it with a smaller one last year that browned and died. We replaced that with another this past summer and unfortunately that too is dying.
What Breed is My Dog?This is Max, he is 2 1/2 years old. I was told when I got him that he is a poodle mix. Can anyone tell me what he might be mix with? Thanks.
Brunch Recipes?Looking for easy brunch recipes. Thanks in advance.
Removing Animal Urine Odor from Wood Furniture?How do you remove animal urine smell from the interior of a wooden antique bookcase? It was stored for years in an outdoor barn.
Housebreaking a Three Year Old Dog?How do I convince my parents to get my dog housebroken? My dog is 3 years old and my parents think it will mess the house.
Substituting Butter for Shortening When Baking?Can butter be substituted for shortening in a sweet bread recipe?
Removing Pine Sap from Dark Wool Carpet?How do you get pine tree sap out of wool carpet? It is very dark in colour.
Being a Secret Shopper... Is It Legit?Can anyone tell me about the secret shopper jobs in markets? I believe people are hired to visit competitors stores and record prices, etc. Any advice? Also, how can I get that job.
Making a Grave Blanket?I want to make a grave blanket. Whenever I buy one and put on the gravesite the deer eat it. I would like to make one out of plastic or something that deer don't like. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Freeze Your Cabbage For Rolls?We started freezing whole heads of cabbage for bulk cabbage rolls. Why do some of the heads of cabbage discolour when thawing? They are a dark horrible looking colour, but when cooked are fine.
Stains on a Leather Jacket Collar?How can I clean the dirt and oil from the collar of my leather jacket?
Oster Model 4811 Bread Machine Instructions?Where can I find a manual for a Oster bread machine model 4811?
Making Large Raffia Angels?Does anyone remember the paper raffia angels that were large enough to decorate with? Some were large enough that they stood at least 3 feet tall and were made of unrolled raffia. If you know where to find the instructions with pictures of the end product I would be grateful.
Resources for People Who Can't Afford Hearing Aids?I was wondering if anyone knows of places that might provide help for seniors with hearing aides? I have profound hearing lost, but hearing aides only last 4 years. Any help appreciated.
11 Year Old's Birthday Party?I need some ideas for an 11 year old girl's birthday party?
Controlling Fleas in the House?How do you get rid of fleas in your house?
Budgie Has Stopped Talking and Beak Has Changed Color?While I was away, for 6 weeks, my male budgie stayed with a friend whom he knows and who loves him. He was molting and it was suggested to my friend that she sprinkle a few drops of flax seed oil in his seeds about 2 times per week.
Knitting With Tobacco String?What is tobacco string and is it true that you can knit with it ?
Old Trunk with Musty Smell?How do you get a musty smell out of an old trunk?
What Breed is My Dog?Can anyone tell me what breed these 2 adorable puppies are? They wandered into our yard and appear to be approx. 4 mo. old. They seem well cared for and somewhat trained. I've reported them found to several places, but they need to list them under breed if possible.