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Brown Spice BreadPreheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix in order given. Put in 2 (9x5 inch) pans. Bake for 45-60 minutes.
Peppermint Christmas CandyIn a double boiler, melt the chocolate (whatever amount you want to use).
Add peppermint bits, stir and quickly pour onto a lightly greased cookie
sheet, spread. Place sheet into freezer until hard.
Apple PuddingAn easy dessert.Cream shortening and sugar together. Add beaten egg and vanilla. Add combined dry ingredients alternately with milk. Place cut up apples in greased baking dish and sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg to taste.
Herb Marinated CheeseWhether you choose to use basil or cilantro it's a yum, yum. Arrange cheese in one layer on a large shallow dish or platter. If you need to do two layers wait until the first layer is coated with half of the marinade before placing the second layer of cheese.
Chex Party MixThis is the original chex mix recipe off the box of General Mills Chex Cereal. This is a great snack mix to put out during the holidays or to even give as gifts!
Deviled EggsBoil 6 eggs to hard-boiled stage. Cool completely, peel and slice in half. Mash egg yolk and add above ingredients. Fill egg white cups.
Lipton Marinated Chicken BreastsQuick and tasty. In shallow non-metallic dish, combine lemon juice, white wine, Lipton Onion Recipe Mix, vegetable oil and basil.
Baked Tuna SupremeCook broccoli, no salt, arrange in casserole dish. Flake tuna over broccoli. Heat soup, milk and cheese until melted. Pour over tuna. Combine bread crumbs and margarine.
Caramel Pecan PieMelt caramels and margarine in top of double boiler. Combine rest of ingredients and add to caramels. Pour into unbaked pie shell. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes.
Saving Daily Thrifty Tips OfflineThis is a good hint that I thought you guys might be able to use. I get newsletters from ThriftyFun.com every day, several different kinds of newsletters. I copy what I want onto text edit pages and file them so I can get to them offline.
Wine Bottle Hurricane LampsI receive a couple of e-catalogues and an item for sale in one of them simply floored me. They're asking $99.00 - $249.00 plus shipping, for just ONE wine bottle candle hurricane lamp! Oh my!
Homemade SuetKeep an old coffee can and drain your beef or bacon grease into the can. When you have enough, melt it down. Add a little flour, some sunflower seeds and even a little peanut butter, and then refrigerate.
Whitening Or Re-dyeing Faded FabricWant to whiten your dingy whites? Or even better, how about revitalizing a set of expensive cotton sheets that have faded in color? Here are some expert tips on how to spruce up and revitalize fabric - it's easy, and it's how the pros do it!
Recycled Mini TreesThese cute trees can be made from old sheet music, scrapbook papers or even good quality magazine pages.
Using Fresh CoconutTake 5 coconut pods and break and scrape the hard skin and cut into pieces. Rinse and pulse in a food processor, add water as you are pulsing.
Crocheted Peppermint Hot MatHere is the pattern for a jolly hot mat that will fit most square and round casserole dishes. This pattern is easy enough for beginners and would be a welcome hostess gift or gift for any friend who likes to do buffet style entertaining.
Big Bear (Chow Lab Mix)Big Bear is 4 years old. Bear is a mixed breed of chow chow and black lab. Bear adopted us 3 years ago. He was allowed to run loose, and became our porch watcher. When his family moved, we invited him to join our family.
Western Jewelry HangerTo get started, choose your fabric. What you are looking for is something sturdy enough to lay flat against the wall, but loose enough to allow an earring to conveniently poke through for hanging.
Product Review: Dryer BallsI have been using dryer balls for the past two years in my dryer. I found them in "Real Goods," a wonderful green catalog. These cut down drying time, keep clothes soft, and completely eliminate dryer sheets or liquid softener.
Felt Family Name GarlandFelt holiday family name stringer. Cut felt into hearts and stars shapes. Sew up sides, leave a small opening. Stuff the shape through the opening and sew shut.
Bake Christmas Cookies in StagesI just finished baking Christmas cookies and I realized how easy it was because I do it in stages. Saturday evening, I made the dough for 3 batches. Then I refrigerated it until today.
Mold and Mildew RemoverI have noticed several requests for getting rid of mold. My mother found some things in a book that may help.
Using Pine Needles and Leaves in Your GardenEvery year in autumn, trees shower gardeners with an abundance of falling leaves and pine needles. To not take advantage of them in our gardens is to waste some valuable (and free) renewable resources.
Jack (British Longhair)Jack is a 4 month old long haired British cat. My lovely boy Charlie died of kidney failure and I just could not be without a cat. A few months later when I saw jack, I just had to take him home.
Product Review: Beech Herbal Remedy for Stress in CatsI have a female cat, Mossie, She is very adorable, like gum on your shoe, most of the time. I don't even notice she is on me. She also has a problem at times regarding peeing or spraying. They both are annoying.
Garden: Pelican Yard OrnamentLiving on a lake we have a lot of white pelicans and they have become my favorite bird. They glide with such grace. Deciding they wouldn't make a very good pet, I made one from scrap wood and gave him rebar legs.
Buying Stained Glass Project Kits?Where can I buy kits for stained glass projects and accessories?
Uses for Pringles Cans?My husband loves Pringles. I would like to put these empty cans to good uses. Any ideas?
What Breed is My Dog?What breed is my dog? Our guess was Shepherd mix, but we're wondering what else might be in the mix. Any ideas? He weighed 45-50lbs as an adult, and as you can see he was a very lanky boy.
Using Aloe Vera on Your Face?Can aloe vera be applied to the face directly from the plant? Will it have any adverse effect on skin? Will it cure eczema and improve skin color?
How Do I Get Rid of This Mildew?I was recently given some exercise equipment. The bench has mildew all over it. How do I get rid of the mildew?
Having Someone Cremated in TX?Does anyone know the steps to take when someone dies in Texas and the body is to be cremated? Does a funeral home have to be involved in the process? I have a close relative who is to be cremated and I want to be prepared because cost is an issue.
Cleaning a Coach Holiday Patchwork Purse?I need to know how to clean my leather holiday Couch purse. It has suede, leather, and fabric too. I have loved this purse, and would love to have it like new again.
1997 Ford Ranger Heating System Problems?I have a 1997 Ford Ranger XLT 2-WD where the cabin temperature cannot be adjusted. It stays hot no matter what. I turn the temperature control knob all the way to the right and it doesn't effect the temperature. How do I fix this?
Rabbit Litter Recommendations?I am looking for suggestions for what kind of litter we should for our rabbits. We were thinking organic litter. What kind should we get for a kitty box? How do we train them to use it? Please help!
Removing Rubber Carpet Back From Cement Floor?How do I get carpet rubber backing off of a cement floor?
Recipes for Someone With Acid Reflux?I am looking for recipes for people with acid reflux. They can't be high fat, acidic, have caffeine, or be spicy foods. I don't like taking medication for it, because that hid a problem that I needed emergency surgery for. I can tolerate dried onions, but not fresh or frozen.
Smoke Smell in Cupboards?I have oak wooden cupboards in my laundry room. There was a fire and a lot of smoke damage which didn't actually damage the cupboards. We were able to clean them perfectly, but a heavy smoke smell is still present. Any ideas as to what I might try next?
Nicotine Stains on White Marble Countertops?We moved into a house that appears to have nicotine stains on the white marble bathroom countertops. I have tried Soft Scrub and lemon juice, both with no success. Any suggestions?
Chocolate Kiss Cookies?I lost my recipe for the little chocolate kiss cookies. The kisses are pressed in the cookie.
Making Butterflies Out Of Soda Bottles?Where can I find the instructions on making butterflies out of soda bottles? That project sounds interesting.Thanks.
Making a Rose Bowl?I would like to know how to make a rose bowl. I have seen roses preserved in a liquid inside an inverted, sealed "vase". I would like to know where to get such a "vase". What liquid is used to preserve the roses?
What Breed is My Dog?Can anyone tell me what my black lab is mixed with? People have told me Pit Bull or Doberman. If anyone could help me out that would be great! Thanks.
What Breed is My Dog?We got Rocky from a rescue two weeks ago. We were told he is a German Shepherd mix. Some speculate he is a German Shepherd/Terrier mix. If this is so how big do you think he will get?
Canadian Foster Parents?Due to a change in family circumstances, I am having to give up my in-home daycare. I would love to become a foster parent to 1 or 2 children. Does anyone out there, preferably from Manitoba, have foster kids? And can you give me some information on foster care?
Relief for Itchy Ears?I have a terrible itch deep inside my ear canal and ear drum. I went to the ENT but he insisted my ears were fine. What can I do about this itch? I've tried peroxide with no results.
Changing the Color of a Baseball Cap?I bought a ball cap for my husband. He has been wanting one with the Chevrolet logo on it. I found one, but it is orange, red and white. I would really like to change the orange color to blue to match my drag racing truck.
Restoring Color to Bleached Clothing?I accidentally bleached my green sweatpants and they turned yellow. How do I dye them green again? I have tried the Rit Stain Remover. It only lightened the green and the yellow is still there.
Cooking for 8?I have 8 people I need to cook for. I was wondering if anyone has recipes that don't include fish and that are cheap. Thanks ahead of time!
What is This Insect?I am a complete novice learning about home vegetable gardening, mostly by trial and error. I need some help. Can you help me identify the pest in the attached photos? It is killing my zucchini and has already killed our banana peppers. I don't know what will fall next.