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Asparagus-Ham Roll UpsCook asparagus, covered in boiling salt water until tender, about 10-15 minutes. Drain and chill. Combine the mayonnaise, steak sauce and onion flakes.
Kossuth-KalaksGood to snack. Mix the butter, egg yolks, sugar and flour into a pastry in the usual way. Then cut in half and into one lump work 2 oz. grated cooking chocolate.
Toast CupsThese are great to have on hand for appetizers. They're easier to make than pastry and easier to eat as they don't crumble. They are also lower in calories.
Honey CookiesCream sugar and butter together. Add rest of ingredients. Chill dough. Shape a teaspoonful of dough into a ball.
Apple Crumb PieLine bottom of greased 12x9 inch baking dish with apples; cut margarine into small pieces. Add sugar over apples, then margarine.
Fudgy Cake Mix Cookies, 3 WaysMake the most of your cookie making time by using simple ingredients to make 3 different kinds of killer good cookies.
Peanut BlossomsI already have my cooking and baking menu ready for Christmas but think I'll make these for a New Years treat. I think they'll be perfect for Valentines Day, too.
Blarney StonesPeanut covered, glazed sponge like cake that has been a family Christmas tradition of my husband's family for many generations.
Sausage CasseroleBrown sausage and onion in skillet. Pour off drippings. Add milk. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thickened. Stir in macaroni and 1 cup cheese.
Fried Mac and Cheese BallsYummy way to use up leftover Mac and Cheese. Amount of ingredients will depend on the amount of leftovers and size of the Mac balls. I like Dijon mustard as a dipping sauce.
Kidney Bean SaladBlend all ingredients and chill.
Jo Jo The CatJo Jo is 4 months old, she is a mixed breed. We got her about 1 month ago. She likes to jump on your legs when you walk through the house. I recently put down a cat I had for 11 years, and did not want another. My daughter's cat had kittens.
Organizing Families with Hectic SchedulesFor each child, hang a labeled mesh basket in ladder style to organize papers, permission slips etc.
Making Windshield Wipers Last LongerBefore spending money replacing your worn windshield wiper blades, use a fine grit sand paper.
Organizing Curling IronsWith teen girls in the house, it is a pain to keep curling irons, hair dryer, flat iron, etc tidy. I had an extra clean wastebasket (the small kind) and had an idea. It fits under my sink and I stand all of the above appliances inside.
Homemade Automatic Dish Washing DetergentHere is the recipe for automatic dish washing detergent.
Making Windshield Wipers Last LongerAdd longer life to car wiper blades. Winter time weather, ice and snow, cause a lot of damage to wiper blades as they tend to freeze to the windshield while parked outside in driveways and parking lots.
Decorated Holiday PhotosSanta and holiday photos used to decorate! Take new and old photos of your kids when they sat on Santa's lap or just any photos really and add "scrapbook-like" backgrounds to them.
"Stir" with Pouring CoffeeDo you put cream and/or sugar in your coffee? If so, here's a tip: Put the cream and sugar in the empty cup. Then pour the coffee, using the coffee itself to "stir" it for you! Saves on dirtying a spoon!
Make Your Own Bra ExtendersMy bras started getting too tight and were extremely uncomfortable. My bras are still in very good condition and all I needed was an extra inch in the band width, so I found my answer on this website.
Keeping Beverages ColdMy husband used to be a mechanic at a major automotive repair center at the mall and during the summertime I always worried about him getting too hot in the garage there.
Craft: Embroidered RoseHere is a rose I embroidered on a bag I'm making for a friend. I'm learning to embroider by hand-cranking my simple sewing machine, using the free-motion foot.
In Memory of Panda Bear (Japanese Chin)Panda was almost 15 and a Japanese Chin. I raised her parents. Sadly she passed away last Friday in my arms on my birthday.
Toning Down a Bright Paint Color?I thought I was picking a very creamy yellow paint for my office. I went out and while I was gone my husband painted the room. It is glowing yellow, how can I calm it down? The husband doesn't want to repaint, but I can't live with this.
Juice Stain on Carpet?I have spilled 5 Alive Berry fruit juice. It contains all the red fruits you can think of on to a cream carpet. I have tried to clean it with "1001 Foaming Mousse" which has taken the red color out of it and left a dirty looking stain. Any ideas for getting this out?
Changing the Battery in a Smoke Detector?My smoke alarm is chirping at present. I have tried to remove the outer case to replace the battery, but it is impossible, seems to be stuck. It is a smoke alarm which was installed in the house when built. Any advise?
Raising a Deaf Dog?I have just rescued a 4 month old, deaf, red-nosed Pitbull puppy from being taken to the pound and most likely euthanized due to the breed and his disability.
Painting Kitchen with Golden Oak Cabinets and Beige Countertops?What color should I paint my kitchen? The cabinets are a golden oak. The countertop is light beige. I have a chair rail in the kitchen.
Pattern for Sweep Sue Done on a Craft Broom?Does anyone have a pattern for Sweep Sue done on craft broom? I did one years ago from a craft magazine, but don't have it any more. Thanks.
Removing Dimensional Fabric from Clothes?I would like to know how to remove dimensional fabric paint (gold glitter) from clothes.
Toddler Pocket Bib?I am looking for a pattern for pocket bibs for toddlers. And if it crisscrossed in the back, it would be great, but not absolutely necessary. Thank you.
Cheering Up a Friend with Cancer?My best friend has advised me that she has breast cancer and has to go for treatments (chemo, etc). Since I live in a different part of the country and due to financial problems, I am not able to go to her. I need ideas to cheer her up.
Organizing Memorabilia for a Retirement Gift?A friend is retiring soon and I am on a committee of people organizing stuff for his retirement. We are organizing a bunch of photographs, letters, cards, and other special items together to honor him.
Dogs Fighting for Dominance?I have 2 Pit Bulls, Ricco who is a year and 3 months and Ace Boogie, who is a year and 2 weeks. For the most part Ricco is very dominant over Ace, but Ace has been fine with that (Ace weighs about 14 more lbs that Ricco).
Financing a Treadmill Purchase?I am looking for senior financing for a $300 treadmill. Does anyone know where I might find financing, so that I can make payments?
Getting Rid of Mice Nesting in the Oven?I have a mouse nest in the bottom of my oven. I have cleaned it out many times, but they keep putting it back.
No Rise Dinner Roll Recipe?In the 1950s I bought a new loaf bread pan and it had a recipe for "no rise rolls"; I made them every morning for breakfast, they were that easy. Somewhere along the many moves we have made since then, I've lost the recipe.
Lighted Rotating Moving Picture?What do you call one of those pictures that are framed, with a light bulb in the back, so that the figures on the picture look like they are rotating?Thanks.
Freezing Fudge?Is it OK to put fudge in the freezer?
Calculating the Cost of Adding a Semi-attached Garage?How much will it cost to add a 2 car attached garage to my house?. It will be 22 feet wide x 24 feet deep with a 6 foot breeze way between house and garage. The interior will be unimproved. Does anyone have recent experience with this type of construction cost?
Cooking a Ham?I have a ham that will take 10 hours to cook. Can I cook it 5 hours one day and then 5 hours the next?
Illinois Schools English Toffee Recipe?I am originally from Waukegan, Illinois. I am looking for the for "English toffee" served in the middle schools during the 60s and 70s. It was easy to make and the recipe was given out in home economics class.
Modular Office Furniture Business Name?I am starting a new venture, it's of modular furniture, anything that a modern office space requires. Please suggest a good name, symbolizing to the nature of the business. Thanks.
Washing Machine Isn't Filling With Water?The washing machine never fills with water. What is wrong?
Tips for Organizing Recipes?What is the best way to organize recipes? Do you think its easier to buy 4x6 index cards and write all the recipes on them or type them on a full size sheet of paper and cut them to fit or maybe they have some software. Please share your method.