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Combine sugar, water, cornstarch, butter and food coloring; cook until thick. Remove from heat; fold in strawberries.
Beef and Rice CasseroleMix all ingredients together and pour into a greased 9x13 inch casserole. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 1 hour. Serves 6-8.
Chicken Salad CasseroleMix in 9x13 inch pan. Top with 1 or 2 cups grated cheddar cheese and chow mein noodles. Bake at 325 degrees F for 30 minutes.
Pizza SnacksBrown sausage and drain off fat. Stir in tomato paste and herbs. Flatten biscuits on greased baking sheet with the bottom of a floured custard cup, leave the rim cup makes.
Bratwurst And SauerkrautHow to make a bratwurst and sauerkraut dish with a few ingredients.
Pea SaladI remember my grandmother making this pea salad. I've updated it and added a few more ingredients. It goes with almost any meal as a side dish. So good with bbq ribs, pork chops, chicken, ham, any meat really.
Create Your Own Quick BreadI liked learning about patterns of recipes, because I enjoy creating foods, and I also like being able to use things that I usually have things handy, and can make things at last moments too.
Homemade Tomato SoupSo easy and comes out every time. Melt butter and stir in flour. Keep your heat down low. Add tomato juice, I like to use my thick home canned juice, blend in with flour mixture.
Bacon Deviled EggsSplit eggs and remove yellow yolks. Put in small mixing bowl. Add sugar, salad dressing, vinegar and mix in bacon bits. Put mixture in small Ziplock bag.
Cleaning Ceramic Greenware DustFor those of you who buy ceramic greenware and find the mess of the ceramic dust hard to get off your table, try Windex! I teach ceramics and it is the only thing that will take it off the tables
Teach Your Kids How to Budget by ExampleAlong with a set dollar amount, I give the kids some suggestions about cutting here and spending more there and tell them they can keep any leftover money.
Craft Project: Mini Book Of Love PoemsIf you're inspired to write poetry for someone special this Valentine's Day, then try making your own mini book of love poems. All you need to get started is some paper, thick card, ribbon and a few embellishments for the cover.
Make a Cat House from Cardboard BoxesOur cat was bored being cooped up in the house when it was twenty below zero for a week or so. We built him a play house out of cardboard boxes in which he can tunnel through from one box to another.
Shop Thrift Stores for Top SheetsI read a posting from soup-lady about making pillow cases from sheets. My mother did that for years using worn-out old sheets. If you do not have any old sheets, go to a thrift store and buy their sheets, they don't cost that much and they are cheaper than buying new ones.
Steady Pizza Pan with Wet Dish ClothPut a wet dish cloth or towel on your counter under your pizza pan. This will keep your pan from "dancing around" while your trying to get the dough to the edges.
Luna (Husky Mix)Luna is six months old. She is a Husky Mix. I got Luna from a shelter in West Milford NJ in early October 2009. She was brought up from the South while still in her mama's belly. They were going to gas her mother while she was pregnant.
House Plant MakeoverUse artificial foliage/flowers to fill in ugly bald spots. I have one plant in the hall that uses fake birds of paradise to hold it up, and I filled in bald places on our hanging fern with foliage I picked up at a yard sale.
Reuse Cooking Water In GardenBy steaming your veggies (and for those that still boil or microwave them), there are still a lot of minerals left in the water that we dispose of down the drain. I re-purpose this mineral rich water for my bedding plants!
Recycle Christmas Deer in the GardenI have been recycling the lighted Christmas frames of the lighted deer that are put outside for decorations. When the lights go out people put them out for trash. If I see them, I will stop and pick them up.
Deep Clean Your Hair With Baking SodaI use baking soda on my hair about once a month to get rid of build up. The small box of soda I keep in the shower kept getting wet and the soda would clump up.
Luckie (Shih Tzu)Luckie is a 15 1/2 year old Shih Tzu. My husband bought me our wee guy after we lost our other dog. He doesn't like to do much now really, as he's getting to old.
Add Heavy Thread to Your YarnYou can add color and texture to your knitting by adding heavy thread or embroidery floss to your yarn and then just knitting regularly. It also helps keep lacy projects made on large needles keep their shape, as it won't stretch as much.
Shoe Organizer For ToolsShort on space does not present a tool/junk drawer type organizing fiasco. Buy a shoe organizer and affix to the wall of your laundry room/mud room.
Bungee (Bichon Frise - Poodle)This is Bungee, he is a 9 year old Bichon Frise/Standard Poodle. We got him from the Bichon Rescue. He likes to hike in the mountains with his family, squeak toys, have company over to play, help mom in the kitchen, and go to the office with dad.
Toilet Cleanser for General Bathroom CleaningI just discovered my bottle of toilet cleaning liquid cleans a lot more than the toilet. I used it on a badly stained bathtub that just would not come clean. I poured the liquid in the tub, used a household broom to "scrub" it in and let it sit overnight.
Alex and Alisha (Hermit Crab)Alex and Alisha are Pacific Pincher and Ecuadorian land hermit crab. I got them last week. They like to bury under objects, sit in the baths in its cage, walk at night all over the crabitat and come out and say "hi." They are great!
Hair Catcher for the DrainMy husband and I have been blessed with thick hair, which we wear rather long, but this posed a problem with our older home's shower plumbing.
Olive Oil Bottle For Dish SoapThis started out as a treat for myself but has really turned into a money saver. The kitchen sink area became more "elegant" once I purchased a bottle with spout designed for use with cooking oil.
Treating Earaches at HomeI have always suffered from earaches during the cold windy season, and if I am swimming. My doctor has recommended that I clear my ears by sucking in and pushing out to make the muscles below the ear work out.
Store Cookie Sheets Lined With FoilI have two young boys and a very busy life, I found keeping nonstick foil on my cookie sheets and storing them in the oven to be both a money and time saver. I have two cookie sheets; one large and one smaller one.
Winter (Pinetop, AZ)Salt River Canyon, Pine Top, Arizona after a big snow storm.
Product Review: Turtle Wax Bug and Tar RemoverUse this product to remove paint ball on car's finish. Just follow the directions which are very simple. Wash and dry area on car in which product is to be used.
Rice Cake Wrappers for Yarn SkeinsI use the wrappers from rice cakes to store a skein of yarn. It keeps the cats from making a nest out of it, and stuff from spilling on it, while you're working with it, or storing it.
Celebrating Your Birthday With Spouse?How can you celebrate a 30th birthday when you are away from family and friends. Flying is too expensive right now. How can you make it a big bang with just you and a spouse?
Replacing Pad on Aerobic Trampoline?I would like to know if there is a pattern or idea of how to replace the pad on my aerobic trampoline. Thank you.
Homemade Play Dough Too Oily?I have made some play dough for my daughter using water, oil, plain flour and food coulouring, but it seems to be too oily or something. How can I fix it?
Instructions for Vintage White Mountain Apple Peeler?I just got a vintage White Mountain Apple peeler, however it did not come with instructions. Anyone have instructions on how to use the peeler?
Cleaning Burnt Sugar from Inside Stove?I have about 5 pounds of sugar inside my stove. I had a plastic container sitting on the heat escape burner on top of stove. The plastic melted, therefor pouring the sugar down hole to the oven. How do I get the burnt sugar off?
Lazarus Department Store Cherry Muffin Recipe?I am looking for a cherry muffin recipe similar to the one Lazarus department store used to make. The large moist muffins were the best muffins I've ever had.
Dryer Left Brown Stains on Shirt Collar Tips?There are brown stains on the tips of shirt collars after I've dried them in the clothes dryer. I think that the collar tips are sticking into the perforated holes in the metal plate that covers the heat source, or maybe into the holes of the lint vent inside the dryer drum.
Tap Water Cloudy and Bubbly?I live in an apartment and lately I have been noticing when I fill a glass up with water from the kitchen sink it looks cloudy and bubbles up like soap suds? I'm not sure why it started doing this, but I have been buying bottled water lately, because I drink so much water per day.
Cleaning Stains on Art Glass Used as Vases?How can you remove mineral and oxidization stains from precious art glass pieces that have been used as flower vases at some time in their life?
Recipes for Baked Goods That Ship Well?Anybody have any good ideas for food that ships well and doesn't go stale? I want to send something for Valentine's Day to a friend and need some ideas. I like to bake, so any good recipe for that would be appreciated.
Recipes for the Oster Food Steamer?Is there a cookbook with recipes for using a Oster Steamer?
Name Ideas for a Roof Cleaning Business?I need a very catchy and short name for a new roof cleaning business.
Free Underwear Patterns?I am looking for free patters for:
Affordable 75th Birthday Venue?I am looking for an affordable place to have my 75th birthday. Thank you.
Cabinet and Countertop Advice for Kitchen?We are looking into getting new kitchen cabinets and countertops. We cannot afford to redo the whole kitchen. We like our light color wood floors and white appliances are in good condition. The walls are a pale yellow.
Choosing the Right Smoke Alarm?In our house we have ionization smoke alarms, which is too sensitive and goes on whenever I cook in kitchen. This happens even if there is no smoke.
Support Groups for Arthritis Sufferers?My Mum is in her 50s and has arthritis. She has limited neck movement and has arthritis in her hands, legs, and feet. She can still walk though. She is feeling a bit down at the moment as she doesn't feel she has a particular hobby or something that she does for herself.
Dog Still Scratching After Flea Treatment?I have a 5 month old puppy and he's been itching like crazy. I tried using a couple of itch relief sprays with no results. Then I bathed him with flea shampoo and gave him flea medicine in pill form.
Ruffled Fabric Wreath?I would like to know if anyone has a pattern for a fabric wreath. It is a ruffled material wreath panel that is sewed and then slides onto a Styrofoam circle form.
Repairing a Hole in Duvet Cover?I have a hole in my duvet cover, how do I repair it?
Cabinet Color to Coordinate with Butterscotch Oak Floor?What color should my kitchen cabinets be, if my hardwood floor is butterscotch oak?