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Cheese ChowderSo rich and delicious! Cook onion in butter until tender.Blend in flour. Add remaining ingredients except cheese.
Creole Green BeansSaute bacon until crisp; drain on paper towel. Pour off all but 3 Tbsp. drippings. Empty beans into skillet; add onion soup mix; heat thoroughly. Snip bacon into small pieces; add half to beans.
MeringueThis meringue is easy to make and it never fails me.
Poppy Seed CakeMix poppy seeds and 1/4 cup milk and set aside. Cream shortening and sugar and add egg yolks. To buttermilk add poppy seed mixture, salt, soda and extracts.
Monster CookiesMix all ingredients together in a LARGE container. Let stand for a few hours. Roll into 1 inch balls. Place on cookie sheet, and bake at 350 degrees F for 12-15 minutes.
Italian DipSimple to prepare and a crowd pleaser. Serve with tortilla chips.
Chicken CrescentsIn medium bowl, mix chicken, cream cheese, soup, milk and spices. Separate crescent rolls so that you have four squares; press each very flat. Spoon 1/2 cup chicken mixture into half of each square.
Snowy Trail MixThis is so easy to make and is a nutritious snack to eat at any time. It's a favorite, especially at Christmas time.Melt 12 oz. almond bark. Pour over mixture. Scoop on wax paper to cool. Break into bite-size pieces.
CookiesCream Crisco and sugar. Add eggs and cinnamon. Add oats, nuts, and raisins. Alternate flour and milk; mix well as dough will be dry.
Corn CasseroleMix well together and bake in 9x13 inch pan at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
Vacuum Food Storage System for EverythingI have a Ziploc vacuum storage pump and a vacuum food storage machine and use them for everything imaginable! To tell the truth the kitchen is the place they're used the least!
Uses For Ramen NoodlesUncooked crushed Ramen noodles are great when sprinkled on chocolate or other flavors of pudding for a little crunch. Save the spice packet for making gravy or seasoning soup.
Quilted Heart StringsThis item is a quilted wall hanging. Hearts are attached with a blanket stitch and have ribbon strings attached to each heart. There are loops at the top for hanging on a rod.
Bury Urine Container to Deter Deer and RabbitsSome people are aware that you can use urine to keep deer, and rabbits from eating plants, and vegetables in a garden. Save the containers that seasoning come with small holes in them to release the season.
Vent Dryer Inside in WinterSave some money on heat this winter. Vent your dryer inside in the winter! Not only will you recover all the heat normally pumped outside but you'll be adding humidity to the air.
Personalized Fortunes in Fortune CookiesThis would be perfect for Valentine's Day treats whether for your partner, family, friends, or neighbors. I heard the idea about replacing fortune cookie fortunes with your own fortune and decided to investigate online how to do it.
Rubbing Alcohol to Clean TV ScreenI was surprised at how much dirt, dust, and smoke scum was on my TV screens after I tried this cleaning method. The rag I used was literally brown with sticky stuff. I used a soft old rag from a T-shirt, you can use a diaper or anything soft.
Buy Dog Toys at the Thrift StorePet supply chain stores offer some great stuffed toys for dogs, but so do thrift shops! Look to the stuffed toy section and find well made toys with sewn on material eyes.
Keep Tax Folder HandyKeep a folder in a place it won't get lost or misplaced. Every time you receive something you will need for your taxes put it in our folder. then it will be handy, and in one place next year when you go do your taxes.
Gizmo (Maltese-Shitzu)Gizmo is a 6 month old Maltese-Shitzu. I got him from a neighbor who breeds dogs. He loves to run real fast in the backyard playing with me. He also loves to play with our huge Lab/Shepherd mix
Wildlife: Horned OwlGreat Horned Owl (Autumn 09)
Millie (Tick Hound/Triple Dapple Dachshund)Millie is 7 months. Millie is 1/2 Blue Tick Hound and 1/2 Triple Dapple Dachshund. (Quite a feat!) Own both parents. She was born in early July 09.
Use Fragrance Strips for Paper FlowersSaw a nice tip about crafting when I read something in a calendar at the store. Use fragrance strips to cut out to make scented flowers. You could make a nice corsage or put the paper flowers on a wire stem, or even one of those wire place holders you see a lot of.
Uses for Coffee Creamer ContainersI have stared using large coffee cream containers to store rice and other things. The opening makes it easier to pour into measuring cup.
Fill Multiple Picture Frames with Gift and Post CardsUse gift cards and postcards to fill in blank spots in multiple photo frames. I have a large frame that is divided to hold many photos that I use for displaying vacation photos, family gatherings, and holidays.
Playground MuralThis is a mural I did for our local playground. The wall had to be sealed first with a waterproof liquid then painted with coloured masonry paint. The simple design means that any future deterioration which may happen, can easily be (coloured in) by anyone to freshen up
Smokey The CatSmokey is 7 years old. I got her from my granddaughter's mum in 2003. She likes to go hunting and just look beautiful!
Epsom Salts for PlantsUse Epson salt to perk up your plants and make them lush and healthy. Use a teaspoon per gallon.
Spray Paint RemovalI am an avid painter of all living standing still. Since I often use spray paint, my index finger gets coated in paint. I found that by adding just a fingertip amount of 20 Mule Team Borax with my liquid hand soap, the spray paint comes right off!
Paco (Pitbull Lab Mix)Paco is 2 1/2 years old. He is a Pit/Lab mix. I got him through a friend when he was 8 weeks old. He likes to run, play with sticks, swim, long walks on trails. He's a devoted, loving, protective dog, smart as a whip and he "talks."
The Green Way to Get Rid of Unused Prescription...Whether the prescription is for people or pets, most of us can find at least one or two bottles containing unused or outdated medications in our medicine cabinet.
Recipes for Bone-in Chicken Breasts?I have about 4 lbs. of split chicken breast with ribs. I'm tired of the same old recipe. Can someone give me an idea? I'd prefer to bake today.
Repairing Heat Damage to Microfiber Sofa?A floor unit scorched my micofiber sofa. It is suppose to be olive green. However, parts of it are now orange. Is there anyway I can safe the sofa. I'm just ill about this. The manufacturer won't answer my emails.
Silly Putty Stains on Clothing?How do I remove Silly Putty from clothing?
Nonslip Rug That Doesn't Discolor Vinyl Flooring?I'm having new vinyl tile put in. I want to buy new rugs that don't turn the vinyl yellow and that don't slide all over the floor. Is there a type or brand of rug that doesn't slip or yellow my floor?
Puppy Growls and Snaps at Owner?I have a 9 month old Yorkie-Poo. She is very smart and lovable, but has a bad aggressive habit. When I try to take something that she shouldn't have away from her, she growls and snaps at me.
Paying Taxes With Estate Money?If I have power of attorney over my mother's estate and am late paying taxes for a few years, am I responsible for paying penalties and interests from my own pocket or can I pay out of her estate?
Rag Rugs?How do you make a rag rug or a tied rug?
Cleaning Sticky Substance Off Car Upholstery?I have a black sticky substance on my car seat that I cannot get out. Any suggestions? Thanks.
Species of Elder Native to Arkansas?I was reading an article on making a whistle from a tree limb and the person said that Elder was a good source. I e-mailed him and asked if he meant Box Elder or Common Elder. His reply was "just Elder". This has me confused. How many Elders do we have in Arkansas?
Make Extra Cash With Your Used Books?Post your ideas for selling used books below.
Stripping Hair Dye at Home?Does anyone know how to strip dye from your hair? I have dyed my hair and the ends are "bright" and the roots dark.
What is This Plant?Can you help me identify this shrub? It grew in the corner of our large backyard, but I suspect our new plants are due to bird "participation". It has very brittle branches and when they are young and cut ooze an orangey substance, as do the leaves when cut from branches.
Stickles Recipe?I am looking for a recipe for "Stickles". These are pickles made from the yellow rind of very large cucumbers. The brine has a very nasty odor when cooking, but the pickles are very delicious and very sweet. Thank you to anyone who can help me.
Inexpensive Heating?I would like to know if anyone can help me and my mom save money on heating. We have Seco electric; we live in Florida. Our electric bill was $460.00 for 1 month. We of course heated our house, it has been cold here.
Places to Recycle Prescription Bottles?Does anyone know of missionary projects that are in need of used pill (medicine) bottles? Had heard that the Methodist Missionary project used them at one time. I would like to get a project started through my church if possible. If not, I have several to donate on my own.
Removing Silly Putty from Upholstered Furniture?How do I remove Silly Putty from upholstered furniture? Thank you for the information.
Puppy Pad Trained Dog Now Peeing on Rug?I have a 1 year old pup that has been apartment trained to use pee pads. She now has a problem once in awhile (not everyday) and pees on the rug and on my bed. Help.
On-line Shopping Security?How private is the information I provide to an online store?
Determining the Date a Site Was Established Using Java Code?If it's a static site, a personal site. Is there any java code we can type into the address bar to get the time that it was established or first updated? I know you can find out when it was last updated. How about first established?
Throat Cream for "Necklace" Lines?I would like to know if anyone knows a good throat cream or serum to get reduce age lines on the neck? Thanks.
Special K Snack Bar Recipe?Does anybody have a copycat recipe for the "Special K" snack bars?
Removing Dusty/Musty Odor from Dry Clean Only Jackets?I have a suede coat and a short fake fur jacket. My husband stored them in a large plastic container and unfortunately, they weathered our humid summer in his shop.
Now they have a definite smell, actually more "dusty" than "musty", but I could be wrong.
Recliner Lever Extender?I've having trouble getting out of my new recliner. The lever is too far down for me to reach when my dog's on my lap. I searched online and there is a thing at Walgreens.com called a "recliner lever extender".
Homemade Foaming Hand Soap?How do I make foaming handwash?
Oiling Hair Clippers?Does anyone have a thrifty idea for oiling your hair clippers used for cutting hair? I don't really want to buy that tiny tube of oil if I can help it. I've already tried vegetable oil and olive oil on two occasions, only to have the blades gum up.
Removing Skunk Odor From Carpets?How do I remove skunk odor from carpets?
Durable Men's Wallet?I've got a detailed request. After years of getting annoyed by having wallets give up the ghost way too quickly, I'm realizing that buying one is definitely a question of being pound-wise, not penny-wise.
Canning Eggplant?How do you can or freeze eggplant? What about tomatoes?
Cleaning Hair Bows?Can I use Clorox to clean my daughter's hair bows?
Smoke Damage to Hardwood Floors?Do hardwood floors have to be resurfaced after smoke damage? It was protein smoke and soot.
Cat Peeing on Countertops?I went away and my cat got mad. He peed in the dish drainer. The cat sitter cleaned it out with Clorox, but the day I came back he did it again. I threw it away.
Ideas For Heart Shaped Foods?Does anyone have any heart-shaped ideas for Valentine's Day? I'm planning on making homemade pizza made in the shape of a heart on Valentine's Day for my family. I'm also going to either make heart-shaped cupcakes or heart-shaped cookies.