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Mushroom JoesRich, hearty and delicious. Combine all and heat thoroughly. Serve over toast or on buns.
Spicy Cheese Tortilla RollupsIn a medium bowl, mix together the cream cheese, green onions, salsa and Cheddar cheese. Spread the cream cheese mixture in even portions on the tortillas.
Fruit CupsDissolve gelatin in hot water. Add frozen orange juice and stir until dissolved. Add fruits and chill overnight. Serves 12-15.
Diabetic Carrot PieMix ingredients together and pour into unbaked 9" pie shell. Bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes and then turn oven to 325 degrees F for 40 minutes.
Mexican Egg RollsBrown beef, onion, garlic and pepper; drain. Stir in beans, cheese, ketchup, chili powder and cumin. Put 1 teaspoon mixture in the center of each wonton skin; moisten edges with water and fold like an envelope.
Salmon DelightDrain salmon, reserving the liquid. Break the salmon into bite-size chunks. Drain bean sprouts thoroughly and place in 2 qt. casserole. Saute' celery and onions in butter until tender.
Cheesy Pasta SaladCook hamburger with onions and drain. Add everything except tomatoes. Add tomatoes to top.
Chocolate Marshmallow CookieFor the dough: Cream together shortening and sugar. Add vanilla, egg and milk; mix well. Sift together dry ingredients; add to shortening mixture. Beat thoroughly.
Crockpot Recipes for Soldier OverseasOur family has "adopted" a soldier overseas in Iraq. I read about sending a crock pot and the ingredients to make homemade food a few years ago but I can't remember where I saw this and Google is not finding it.
Address Book for Internet InformationAn inexpensive address book is a great place to pencil in passwords for various on-line accounts. "A" is for Amazon and American Express, etc. Using pencil will prolong the life of your book, which should be kept in a safe place!
Cody (American Bulldog)Cody is a 5 year old American Bulldog. We got snow for Valentine's last week! In this picture, he looks like he's smiling!
Paint Tray Inside Plastic BagI have been painting the last couple of weeks and all the rooms are different colors. To save a lot of work on clean-up I put the painting tray in a plastic grocery bag. When you are done painting a room just pull the bag off the tray inside out and throw in the garbage.
Craft Project: Tissue Paper FlowerThis flower gives a lifelike impression and with thin paper, you can make a very elegant flower. You can arrange them on a flat plate or use as an accent to your project.
In Memory Of Big Daddy (The Dog Whisperer)I just wanted to tell all the pet lovers out there. I received a notice from the Dog Whisperer website that announced that "Big Daddy", Caesar's right hand 'man' passed away last Friday.
Allie Mae (Berman)Allie Mae is an almost 10 year old Berman. We got Allie Mae when we lived in St. Louis, MO about 10 years ago, I bought her from a Vet there.
Tips For Photographing Your Garden In WinterYou may not have many (if any) flowers blooming in your garden right now, but the winter season still offers some great opportunities for photographing your garden.
Garden: Bug CarThis is one of my favorite gardens from the 70s. It got confiscated in Woodstock by Willie Nelson!
Keep Food Cold Outside During Power OutageThis past weekend, my power went out and I was not expecting that to happen. We had quite a few inches of snow on the ground. I took my food out of the fridge and placed everything into a large plastic storage crate.
Add Vitamin E Oil to Moisturizing LotionInexpensive lotions and creams do not moisturize skin well, but after being unemployed for over a year, the better ones were out of my budget. I found that adding a little bit of Vitamin E Oil to a new bottle of inexpensive lotion really ups its moisturizing power.
Starting Plants from SeedWinter is breaking, Spring is around the corner, and once again, I'm looking at all of the garden catalogs, but one thing is different this year. My husband lost his job, and we can't buy anything we want. Thank goodness I love starting plants from seed.
Identifying Reused Margarine Containers By LidsIf you reuse margarine containers, for example, to store food in the refrigerator, and have accumulated several of the same size yet different brands, use the top from the Brand A margarine with the container from Brand B to simplify identification.
Freeze Bulk Ground Beef In Flat Serving SizesWhen we buy burger in large packages, we part it out, usually in 1 pound packs. We put each section into a gallon size freezer bag, then flatten it out in the skillet like a large burger, zip the bag and freeze. This makes thawing, cooking, and browning so much easier.
Carry Address Labels With YouWhen going to places where they are going to have mailing lists and/or drawings (i.e. business expos,) that require you to enter your name and address on the entry blank, take along your address labels, and peel and stick them onto the entry blank.
Raw Egg White FacialThis is the simplest and best facial mask. Apply raw egg white evenly on your clean face. As the egg white dries, your skin will tighten and feel very weird. Keep your face as still as possible and let the egg white sit for 15 - 20 minutes.
Corkboard Inside Kitchen CabinetsIf you don't like cluttering up your fridge with photos, recipes, and shopping lists, install a piece of cork board on the inside of a cabinet door.
Rubber Bands for Gripping Jar LidsSingle people, elderly, and disabled need not fear jars and bottles again. Also great for gripping doorknobs. Wrap one or more rubber bands around the cap. Wrap one or more rubber bands around the bulk of the product.
Phillips Screw Driver in a PinchIn a bind needing a phillips head screw driver but cant seem to find one? An old fashion potato peeler is an excellent substitute. It works as well as a screwdriver. The angle of the tip of the potato peeler makes it perfect.
Pet Food AdditionsSave that juice from canned meats (such as tuna) and pour it over your pet's dry food, they will love you forever. I save it in the refrigerator and only add a tablespoon at a time. Once in a great while, I "accidentally" drop some of the meat in the juice.
Saving Money on PaperTips for saving money on paper. Share your ideas here.
Leaving Bed Unmade May Control Dust MitesCalling all allergy sufferers! Researchers in the U.K. have found that leaving your bed unmade during the day reduces the number of dust mites, because the mites need the moisture from the bedding to survive.
Two Sets of Measuring UtensilsTwo sets of measuring cups and spoons are a must for any kitchen. Use one to measure the wet ingredients, one for the dry. This saves the wash and dry time exercise when cooking or baking.
Use Gumballs In CenterpiecesDecorate with gumballs and it will be a hit. I filled the base of the vase with gumballs and then added the rest of the florals and feathers. Fun, fun for any event.
Ink on a Polyurethane Bag?How do you remove an ink stain from a polyurethane bag?
Growing Vegetables From Seeds?I am a beginning gardener and I would like to grow veggies with my kids. I was wondering what seeds are easiest. Also, can I use seeds I already have in the house like a peach seed or apple seeds? I'm just curious what will grow and what won't?
Making Functional Window Shutters?For years now, I've been around homes that have pretty, decorative, ornamental window shutters that don't do anything except accent the windows. I can't help but think that long ago, window shutters were actually functional.
How Can I Make Permanent Lines on a Whiteboard?I am a hockey coach looking to make a fun way for my players to learn the game (positioning, rules, etc). I have made a to-scale Nok-hockey "rink" out of "thrifty whiteboard" from Home Depot and pre-primed 1x3 (looks pretty realistic, if I do say so myself!).
Repairing Leather Furniture with a Cigarette Burn?I need to repair a good sized cigarette burn in a leather sofa. Any suggestions? Does anyone have any experience with leather repair kits, that can be used by the homeowner? Thank you.
Cleaning Holes on Mini Salt Shaker?I have a mini salt shaker that I haven't used in quite awhile. The holes are clogged with salt. How do I unplug it so I can use it again? The salt is rock hard. I tried using a toothpick to no avail. Very hot water didn't work either.
What Breed is My Dog?This is my dog Woody. I was told he was mini Pin and Chihuahua, but I'm not sure. Do you guys have any ideas?
Wood Stove Blowers Aren't Working?I just got a new wood stove with two blowers on it. I had to put the thing together myself. I wired it up like the instructions said and even added a new grounded outlet. But every time I plug it in it trips the breaker.
Hitachi Bread Machine Won't Stay Locked?My Hitachi bread machine pan keeps popping out of the lock during the first knead, turning the machine off. It just doesn't seem to be locking properly. Any suggestions?
Fixing Slippery Wooden Stairs in Apartment?What are some options to put on wood indoor steps. They are in an apartment so we have to be careful of what we do. We have already fallen on them a few times.
St. Patrick's Day Crafts?I am looking for some crafts for St. Patty's Day.
Buying Lemon Tang?I'm trying to find out where I can purchase Lemon Tang packages.
Staining Kitchen Cabinet Door Inserts?How do you finish kitchen cabinet doors, the inset only? I don't want to paint, but use stain, etc. Thanks.
Effects of Salt on a Mongo Plant?What is the effect of salt on a mongo plant?
Two Year Old Likes to Get Finger Tangled in Hair?I have a daughter who will be 2 in April. She has curly hair, a little past her shoulders. She likes to twirl her finger in her hair. The problem is sometimes she gets her finger caught in her hair, cutting off circulation.
Wax for Commercial Vinyl Flooring?I am having commercial vinyl floor tile, installed in a bathroom. It will need to be waxed. Can anyone recommend a good floor wax, for vinyl flooring? This vinyl has no coating on it now. I was told, after it is installed, I will need to wax it.
Coloring a Leather Handbag?I want to slightly darken a tan leather handbag. What product would you suggest to go from light saddle to a slightly darker shade?
What Can I Make With These Ingredients?What can I make for dinner with ground beef, carrots, onions, tomato soup, Minute Rice, and sausage?
Jewelry Making and Beading Projects for Beginners?I have just started yet another craft, beading/jewelry making. I would like to know if anyone knows of any good websites that offer patterns for beginning beaders and or jewelry making.
Composting Without Attracting Animals?Can anyone give me any information about composting? Is it OK to do it in Arizona? We have animals like bobcats and coyotes and I don't want to draw them into my yard.
Keeping My Neighbor's Pets Out of My Yard?Our neighbor's dog is getting our newspaper out of the paper box. What household products can I use to keep him away from the box?
Wiring a Two Pole Breaker For a Generator?I would like to run a 2pole 20amp breaker separate from the other breakers to a portable generator. It would be in the off position unless there was an emergency to start the generator. Can this be done?
Reupholstering an Accent Chair?I am trying to remove a seat and back on a wooden accent chair from Cabot House so that I can reupholster it. I unscrewed the seat bottom, but the chair pad does not loosen. I cannot see how to remove the chair back since I do not see any screws.
Donating Single Shoe Samples?I work for a company that has sample shoes (only one). I'm trying to find an organization that we could donate these to, people with injuries and only have one foot, amputees. Does anyone know of such an organization?
Freezing Baked Jacket Potatoes?After baking a jacket potato I then freeze them, but on defrosting and then reheating I find that they are black or brown inside. Can anyone tell me why?
Mattress Smells Moldy?We had water damage in our bedroom last year and now our mattress smells like mold. How do you remove the smell?
Making Pyramage Cards?How do you make Pyramage cards?
Candyland Birthday Party?I am looking for ideas for a Candyland themed party.
Painting the Aluminum Strips on Older Formica Counters?I am doing faux painting on my laminate countertop. I need to paint the aluminum strips that are along the front and side edges. What can I do to prep the aluminum?
Whitening Porcelain Sinks?I'm looking for some tips on how to whiten a porcelain sink.