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Funnel CakesBeat egg and milk. Add other ingredients. Let stand at least 20 minutes (can stand up to 1 hour). Pour oil 1 inch deep in a skillet and heat (hot oil is very important).
Coleslaw in JelloMake coleslaw that is very finely chopped the way KFC's Coleslaw is. This is close to what they make.
Sausage StewThis stew is delicious and easy to make.
Mile-High Strawberry PieCombine strawberries, sugar, egg whites, lemon juice, and salt in large mixing bowl; beat with mixer at medium speed for 15 minutes or until stiff.
Vinegar And Oil Salad DressingMix ingredients thoroughly (can be done in a shaker). Store in refrigerator. Use amount needed for salads.
Grilled Tomato Basil Cheese SandwichYummo with Tomato Basil Soup! Layer the cheese and tomatoes on 2 slices of bread. Evenly sprinkle with parmesan, basil, vinegar, salt and pepper.
Carrot CakeBlend oil and sugar, then add eggs, one at a time. Sift all other dry ingredients together in another bowl. Add dry ingredients to sugar/oil/egg mixture.
Chicken And NoodlesThis is a very old recipe! Cook chicken with onion, parsley and salt until tender. Remove meat from bones. Return meat to broth; should be about 1 qt. broth, add water, if necessary.
Olive Oil as a MoisturizerI have psoriasis and have had it since I was 14 years old. I used to get so embarrassed about it. I don't bother with that anymore, I just wanted some of the pain and itching to go away. Well, I started to use olive oil on my skin.
Puzzle PinWith a little work, you can make a unique pin that looks like a mini puzzle. Choose your fabric, and put a thin layer of glue on it making sure it covers more than the size of the pin. Let dry.
Removing Stickers and TagsI run booths in three flea markets in three towns in Ontario and I find bread ties are the best for removing price stickers. Slightly dampening the tag makes it easier to remove (when possible).
Use Splatter Guard to Secure Light DishesWhen washing dishes in a dishwasher I got tired of the lighter weight items (Glad ware, etc.) flipping over and filling with water only to have to be washed 1 more time. So I started using anti-spatter frying shield over the top of the top rack items.
My Frugal Life: Tips For SpringHappy Spring Everyone! Make dry erase boards of any size out of cardboard covered with clear wrapping tape. I have heart that white contact paper works too but I like to stick with the clear wrapping tape.
Patriotic Picket Fence FlagWe didn't make this, but so simple for crafty people to make using picket fence boards and a little paint. Looks like they used a stencil for the lettering and stars.
Product Review: "The Works" Toilet Bowl CleanerI have never found anything more remarkable for cleaning toilets than "The Works" for calcium, lime, and rust. It comes in a green bottle and is available at the dollar stores.
Cooking RhubarbI love rhubarb but until recently never bothered to try cooking it because I assumed it was too complicated. I mentioned this woe to a neighbor. She laughed loudly and told me just how easy it is!
Tank (Pitbull)Tank is a 12 week old Pitbull. I got him in Feb. 2010. He likes to chew on everything.
Organizing Quarters for the LaundromatTo organize your quarters for the laundromat, try putting them in empty "Airborne" plastic containers. Many quarters fit perfectly in the containers without moving around.
Scenery: Winter On Emerald Isle (NC)This is a picture of the beach on Emerald Isle, NC in February. Sure glad it doesn't look like this in the summer!
Drain Fried Foods on Baking RackInstead of using paper towels to drain the grease off of fried foods, used a baker's rack. Place the bakers rack over a baking pan to catch the grease when it drains. Save on the cost of using paper towels!
Garden: Rubber Plant CareI have always loved rubber tree plants. I bought over the years I can't even count how many, and it never failed, they all died. They would start dropping leaves like mad till they were nothing but a spindly stick.
Grammar Tip: "Affect" vs "Effect"You're going to get tired of hearing this, but it remains true: speaking and writing well makes you more marketable in today's tough job market. Potential employers like to see "strong English skills" on a resume or application.
Coco (Chihuahua)CoCo is a 5 year old Chihuahua. We got CoCo in 2006, I think (my daughter was in 2nd grade and now she's in the 8th, so you do the math!) and he was a gift to my daughter from her grandfather (my dad).
Gremlin (Dog)This was my neighbor's dog when I lived in Viet Nam last year. I thought he was so ugly in that really cute kind of way. I liked to call him Gremlin, because he reminded me of the movie Gremlins.
Swing Bottle to Remove ContentsTo get every last bit out of a bottle, for instance, a ketchup bottle, make sure the lid is on tightly and swing it like a windmill. The centrifugal force will bring it to the top.
Curling Iron Traveling BagNot knowing what to do with an odd flannel pillowcase, I decided to make a travel bag that I could put my hot curling iron in.
Store Bracelets and Watches on a Mug RackI moved to a small flat last November and am still finding items that I have not unpacked. Amongst these are my bling bracelets and watches, only cheap from holidays but I just love them.
Storing Asparagus and TomatoesThis is a food tip to store asparagus and tomatoes. I find if you keep tomatoes in a dish on your counter, they taste better and ripen thoroughly. If you keep them in the refrigerator, the taste is not as great, and the ripening process changes.
Uses for a Broken Garden Hose?How can I recycle an old garden water hose that has a hole in it? I am not interesting in trying to repair it but can I use it for something else?
Starting a Tanning Salon?I'm opening a tanning salon and need some supplies to get started. Does anyone know where I can order the things I need and pay within a month? That way I can get on my feet.
Preserving Eucalyptus Branches?I understand that glycerin can be used to preserve eucalyptus branches. What proportions should be used and how long should they soak in the solution?
Baking With Self Rising Flour?Do you still need yeast to make bread with self rising flour?
Feeding a Dog Ice Cream?Is it okay to give my dog ice cream? When we're out driving in the summer and stop for a cool treat, my husband insists we get one for the dog as well. Of course, she loves it, but I don't want to give her something that I shouldn't.