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Hamburger Bean BakeBrown the hamburger with the onion. Pour off excess grease. Add the sliced Kielbasa. Add the cans of beans, including the sauce. Add the ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar and dry mustard.
Making Apple ButterPeel and slice enough apples to fill a heavy six quart pan. Cook rapidly, stirring frequently, until apples are soft; then cook slowly, stirring constantly. When the mixture begins to thicken, add spices and sugar.
Au Gratin PotatoesMix sour cream, cream of chicken soup and milk together. Mix hash browns, cheese and onion together.
Polynesian Deep Fried Sweet PuffsHere is another yummy sweet treat. These puffs are good plain, but taste really good sprinkled with powdered sugar or gently spread with your favorite jam or jelly.
Sweet Potato GnocchiI have been wanting to make this for awhile and finally bit the bullet. I had a sweet potato in the fridge that was on the verge of going bad and had I waited another week to use it it would have gone in the compost.
Never Fail Banana BreadIt really is a Never Fail Banana Bread! Beat margarine and sugar. Add remaining ingredients. To sour milk, add 1 Tbsp. lemon juice to milk.
Old Fashioned Homemade KetchupCut the tomatoes into quarters removing stem ends. Remove seeds from the peppers and cut them into strips. Peel onions and cut in eighths. Fill blender about 3/4 full with vegetables.
Country StewQuick, easy, inexpensive, and a hearty meal. I use my Dutch oven for this, and my kids loved it.
Upcycled Storage TableHere is how to take a table frame that is plain and/or broken and make it into a usable table with plenty of storage. First, taking your table frame, put it on the cardboard and newspaper in a well-ventilated area and paint it the desired color.
Use Spaghetti to Test When BakingIf baking a cake and you are out of toothpicks to test to see if it is done, use a piece of uncooked spaghetti instead.
Tubby (Chihuahua Mix)My dog's name is Tubby (beside him is Puddles, she died October 19, 2009). She 7 months, a mixed breed, Chihuahua and something else (not sure). I got him from a litter of pups my mom's dog had.
Product Review: Lipozene Fat Burneri just received my Lipozene order today and found that they added more of the product and another product that I had said no to. I thought I was paying $29.95 and I was charged $144.77. I should have read the reviews first. Do not fall for this product.
Uses For Leftover ChiliI like to make enough chili so that I have leftovers for another easy meal. Here are two ways I like to use the leftovers: Bake a potato and top it with heated leftover chili, top the chili with sour cream and sprinkled cheese.
Using Last Year's Desk CalendarLast year's desk calendar makes a great recipe holder or stand for pictures. Sure hope you haven't thrown them away! They stand up on their own and mine has rests on the bottom that hold the card or picture.
Tigger (American Tabby)Tigger is 2-1/2 years old. He is an American Tabby that we adopted from our neighbor. He likes to run after balls and occasionally go in the yard and frolic.
Scooter and Rascal (Ferrets)Scooter and Rascal both are around 5 years old. They are Ferrets! Rascal (the girl) is the dark colored cutie and we got her first. Someone couldn't keep Scooter (the yellow ferret) and so we took him.
Aloe Vera Gel for Minor BurnsCover burn or sunburn completely with gel. If using plant, break off a piece of stem from aloe vera plant and squeeze gel from piece of plant directly onto burn. Leave on, do not wash off, reapply as needed.
Repurposing ContainersSave the containers that grocery and consumable items come in and repurpose them!
Pull the Plug on Electrical CostsOne can never save enough electric. Yet, the growing concern over the cost of utilities coincides with the growing concern for the health of our planet. This enables a household to cut utility costs while "going green" in ways that are easier than ever before.
Decorating With Fruit JarsThese pretty little jars-o-fruit were found in the dollar aisle at the store of a nearby town. First seeing them, they appeared to be cute little candles but when picked up, the fluid inside was visible. Perfect little beautiful jars of fruit.
Use Baby Oil Instead of Bath OilDry skin season is here. My skin tends to get extremely dry and use to crack. I use to use Skin So Soft (Avon) bath oil to help, but I found that I can get the same results using a couple drop of baby oil in my bath water.
Grease Pet Dish with Olive Oil for Easy CleaningWhen I clean my pets' food and water bowls, after they dry, I lightly grease the inside of them with olive oil to make them easier to clean next time. This keeps food from sticking and the olive oil is good for their coat.
Sophie (Pomeranian - Dachshund Mix)Sophie is 17 months old. She is a Pomeranian - Dachshund mix. I got her through a classified ads on May 3, 2008. Sophie likes to wrestle with her pal, Ben.
"5S" Your Way to an Organized LifeMany people are overwhelmed with the thought of organizing their home let alone one specific area. A great "workplace" organization methodology you can follow in the home is called "5S", originally employed in Japanese manufacturing plants.
Using Foil Covered Cardboard to Reflect Radiator Heat?I was reading somewhere on TF that if you covered cardboard in foil shiny side out it will help throw out more heat from radiators. Do you cut the card the length of the radiator and how far down the radiator do you place it?
Ideas for Fun Family Road Trips?Looking at all this snow outside has me eager to travel. I am looking for kid-friendly road trips that will appeal to adults, too. I have an 8 year old boy. We parents aren't very athletic.
Unclogging a Bathroom Drain?How do I unclog a drain?
Changing From a 15 amp to 20 amp Breaker?If a #12 wire is connected to a 15 amp breaker, can I assume that it is safe to replace the 15 amp breaker with a 20 amp breaker?
Dog Biting Hair Off
?After having my Chow cut for the summer, she now bites the hair off her back legs and tail also around her back area. She has almost no hair left.
AGX Hearing Aid Reviews?Does anyone have any information on AGX hearing aids and their prices?
Repairing Crushed Gift Bows?How can I repair crushed gift bows?
Removing Sweat and Drool Spots From Microfiber Couch?How do I remove a sweat stain from a light green microfibre covered couch?
Information About Terrier/Bichon Frise mix?I have a Bichon Frise/Yorkshire Terrier mix, male puppy who is 5 months old. Does anyone know how big he is going to get?
Saving Money on Calendars?Where can I get some calendars for 2010, inexpensively?
Installing Shelving on a Slanted Ceiling?I have a loft with a slanted ceiling and I was wondering if it is possible to somehow place brackets on the slope in order to create shelving? This would give us some more storage space for books, etc.? Any ideas anyone?
Removing Grease From Washed Clothes?What is the best way to remove a set in oil stain such as butter, cooking oil, etc. from clothing after it has been washed?
Basil Stalks Turning Brown?My basil's stalks are turning brown, is this normal?
Freezing Breadcrumbs?Would anyone know if you can freeze breadcrumbs and if so, for how long? Many thanks.
Refrigerator Not Cold and Freezer Not Freezing?My Kenmore refrigerator stopped cooling and freezing. It makes a high pitched "click" noise when turning on and off.
Unclogging Toilet Hooked to Septic Tank?Has anyone with a septic tank used the soap and hot water method to unclog toilets? Would this damage your septic tank?
Kenmore Freezer Not Automatically Defrosting?I have a Kenmore refrigerator model# 596-73824200, with freezer on bottom. The back of freezer wall keeps frosting up and then the refrigerator won't quit running.