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Fish in FoilPreheat oven to 450 degrees F. Place each fish portion in the center of a piece of aluminum foil. Season to taste. Place veggies and 2 Tbsp. of water on top of each.
Golden Potato SoupCombine the first 10 ingredients. Bring to a boil. Turn down heat and simmer until vegetables are tender. Stir often so as not to scorch. Mix flour and 1/2 cup milk and add to soup mixture.
Beef Barley Vegetable SoupThis recipe has been in my family for over fifty years. It is a hearty, stick-to-your ribs soup. The combination of the barley and the variety of vegetables gives it a wonderful flavor. Rye bread with this soup is a must in our family.
5 Star Left OversSaute diced garlic and mushrooms in butter. Add sliced meat, heat until it is warmed thoroughly. Eat as is or serve with rice or noodles.
White Beans And Pasta SoupSaute garlic in oil until brown. Add beans, broth, tomatoes and spices and bring to a boil. Reduce to simmer for 20-30 minutes. In separate pan, cook pasta according to directions on package.
Swiss KuechliBeat eggs, salt, vanilla,and sugar to a froth. Work in flour to make a stiff dough (make take a little more or less of the 2 cups flour). Break off walnut-size pieces of dough and roll on floured board until tissue paper thin.
Gooey Butter CookiesBeat ingredients well, then chill. Roll in balls (ping pong ball size), then roll in powdered sugar. Place well spaced on ungreased cookie sheet (they will spread).
Cinnamon Roll SyrupNever sugars and stays creamy. Bring all ingredients to a boil, let cool slightly. Pour into greased bread pan. Top syrup with rolls to let rise.
Quick DessertMix ingredients; chill and serve.
Lemonade PieMix all ingredients and fold in Cool Whip. Pour into pie crusts and refrigerate until set. Can also freeze, which I think is better!
Bulgarian ChickenPlace cabbage in bottom of 9x13 inch baking dish. Top with sauerkraut, then rice. Pour water over mixture. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat, add onion and saute' 6 minutes or until tender.
Peanut Crunch SaladToss cabbage and celery together. Chill. Combine sour cream, mayonnaise, salt, onion, green pepper, and cucumber in small bowl.
Millie (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel)This is Millie our three year old cavalier. We got her from a reputable breeder. She likes running on the beach and chasing her ball. She has a very happy nature and loves everyone and everything, except getting wet!
Check Outlets with Hair Dryer On New Home Walk ThroughWhen doing a walk-through on a "soon to be yours" home or apt, bring along a hairdryer. It's an instantaneous way to check if the electrical plugs are working. The instant "whirr" will let you know to go on to the next outlet!
Using Newspaper to Reduce Paper Towel UseSave on paper towels by using newspaper to clean, and clean up some things. I save newspapers, and I cut them in half or smaller. You can just separate small sales flyers like you get from CVS, Walgreens, etc.
Saving Money On Ground BeefTo save money on ground hamburger, turkey, etc. I buy it in bulk right before the 'best sold by date'. This way I get $2 to $3 off and often get hamburger for $1/lb! Then I separate it into pound amounts and freeze them for use when I need it.
Cat Toy from Ponytail HoldersHere's a way to make a free toy for your cats. When you or your kids or family's kids have ponytail holders that have stretched out, loop several together to make a toy for your cats, the longer the better.
Desmond Morton Bird (Cat)We do not know how old he is, as he was a stray but he has been with us for over 10 years. He adopted us on a cold winter's night. He loves to get into trouble. Desmond is now a beloved member of our family.
Crocheted Valentine PurseA cute little purse for the little girls in your life. Size: 6.5x7.5 inches excluding strap. Size is easily adjusted. For a deeper purse repeat round 21 until an inch less than desired depth. Then proceed with round 22.
Start Baking Christmas Cookies After ThanksgivingJust after Thanksgiving I start making my Christmas cookies. Each weekend I'll make a triple batch of one type of cookie. I'll scoop the cookies onto wax paper lined cookie sheets and cover with foil.
Keep Copy of Your Dog LicenseDog licenses can come loose and get lost, if your dog is as active as ours, as evidenced by the few I have come across at our favorite dog park. Make copies of your dog's license and the paperwork that came with it.
Product Review: 39 Dollar GlassesIf you need new prescription glasses and have a current eye exam, check out www.39dollarglasses.com. I've been using them for several years to purchase great glasses for less than the co-pay on my vision insurance.
Rex (Husky/Shepherd mix)This is Rex. He just turned 1 year old. He is a Husky/Shepherd mix. Rex was abandoned in a cardboard box in a park in -30 degree weather. We rescued him from the SPCA when he was 2 months old.
Share Your Coupons with Restaurant GuestsWhen you go to a store or a restaurant and have multiple coupons, consider sharing with other guests. My husband and I recently visited a restaurant and a woman offered us a coupon for $3 off our bill.
Re-purposing Furniture and MachineryWe rarely ever throw something out that might serve another purpose than originally intended. broken furniture gets taken apart, the usable stuff kept, the metal recycled and the wood (if not infused with fire retardant or otherwise toxic) piled for future use.
Vegetable Oil to Clean Paint BrushesVegetable oil cleans paint brushes and keeps them soft and pliable.
Seal Your Home Against Money LeaksMany have heard that the typical homeowner throws money out the home's windows and doors. This saying refers to improper sealing in the home, allowing expensive heat and air conditioning to escape the house.
Craft: Pink Ribbon LogSince I have breast cancer, I am always looking for pink ribbon ideas. This was a natural log I found in the wood pile. I painted the log with about 3 coats of pink and 3 coats of clear then wrote the cancer awareness message.
Buddy (Chihuahua)Buddy is 2 years old (14 in doggie ones!) Buddy is a Chihuahua, he was a gift on Christmas Day. He likes to chase his tail. He is so very protective, he does not even let me touch my own daughter, to tickle or hug!
Insulated Hot Mat?I have had an insulated hot mat made by Ballanoff for over 20 years and am looking for something similar, either the same or a smaller size. The one I have is 7 by 10 inches.
Sweethearts Dance?How should I ask my boyfriend to our Sweethearts dance?
Keeping Weeds Out of Ground Cover?Does anyone have any suggestions for keeping weeds from invading my thick Vinca beds which surround the many trees on my property?
Paper Training vs Yard Training for a Puppy?I have a Pomeranian that just turned 5 months old. I have always crated him and then paper-trained him rather than going outside. I just don't want him outside too often and the paper method is convenient for me.
Average Cost of Pet Vaccinations?What kind of cost can I expect when getting my 2 puppies their first shots?
Dish Washing Detergent for Fleas in Australia?I am just wanting to know if Dawn detergent is available at supermarkets in Australia? Also what sort of vinegar is used for fleas, balsamic or cleaning vinegar? or does it matter?
Preventing Cabbage From Turning Brown When Frozen?Why do frozen cabbage heads or leaves discolour to a horrible brownish colour?
Removing Aluminum and Stainless Pot Stains from Uniforms?I work with cooks and bus people that wear white uniforms. They get grey stains from aluminum and stainless steel pans. We can't find a way to get it out. Any help is great?
Making Lolly Jewelry?I wish to make a wearable (not edible) necklace from lollies. I've always loved the old fashioned Licorice Allsorts, layers of bright colour sandwiched between licorice and cut into small squares or rolls.
Mr. and Mrs. Santa - Made from Reader's Digest Magazines?A few years back I made Mr. and Mrs. Santa out of Reader's Digest. I would like to make them again, but can't find the heads or faces I used. Does anyone know where I can purchase them? I think they were made of rubber, but plastic would do.
Dishwasher Rack Coating is Coming Off?Does anyone have any suggestions on what I can substitute for the liquid vinyl dishwasher rack repair that is sold in bottles? The tines on my dishwasher rack are showing signs of wear and I would like to repair them before they get worse.
Latch Hook Patterns?Does anyone know of any sites that have patterns for latch hooking that are not for children? Everywhere I look, all I can seem to find are patterns for kids. I want patterns for my home that don't pertain to kids.
Removing Paint From Formica?How do I get paint off of Formica?
Estimating Appliance and Home Electronics Energy Usage?Does anyone know if you use more electricity on the older TVs or the newer type that is HD? Also is there much of a savings in electricity on the older refrigerator's compared to the Energy Star ones?Thanks for your help.
Attaching a Table Skirt?My desk is one of the long fold-able tables like you buy at Walmart or Sam's. It appears to be made of hard plastic type material.
Growing Huckleberries in Florida?I love huckleberry jam, but I only get a taste of this yummy fruit in December when I go to Idaho for vacation. I want to be able to have it closer to home. I wanted to know if I can grow huckleberries in Miami, FL?
Transfer Paper for Inkjet Printers?I use an Inkjet printer to make iron-ons for t-shirts. Does anyone know of a different cheaper paper that I can use that will give me the same effect?