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Oriental Dipping SauceA basic dipping sauce for won tons, pot stickers, dumplings and much, much more! Experiment to your own taste by adding a tad bit of grated fresh ginger or minced garlic or honey or even hot pepper it up.
Cabbage and Pineapple SaladDissolve gelatin in water. Add pineapple juice. Chill. When it begins to thicken, add other ingredients. Pour into mold. Chill until set.
Skillet SupperQuick and easy. What could be better? Wash and scrub one potato, peel if you want, I don't, cut into 1/2 inch squares, fry for a couple of minutes. If you use hash browns add the same time as hamburger.
French ToastAnother very old recipe. Slightly beat eggs, add salt and milk. Dip slice of bread in egg mixture and fry in skillet. Serve hot with honey, sorghum or maple syrup.
Elvis Presley PoundcakeHaven't made it yet. Just was on a postcard I got.
Homemade Spackle for Small HolesBack, way back in college dorm life, at the end of the year they would charge us if there were holes in the wall or marks etc. My room mate would take out the spearmint green tooth paste and fill all the holes to clean up any holes.
Frying Salt PorkTo fry salt pork bacon, first cut off all the rind as this causes grease to pop really bad. Place slices in pan of water and add 1 or 2 Tbsp. syrup or honey. The syrup helps the meat to brown.
Craft Project: Tiling With Foam Craft SheetsUsing easy to cut foam craft sheets, you can make and decorate cans, boxes, lamps, etc.
Wash Clothes More Efficiently With Rubber Dog BallsThis is a twist on an old tip. I went out to my mom's this past weekend to do laundry. Because my husband and I have a baby bird, we go through many poopy and hand feeding formula covered towels.
Other Uses for Your Coffee MakerInstead of boiling water on the stove to make boxed scalloped potatoes or any other item that requires hot water just run water through your coffee maker and you have hot water to add to your food.
Use Alternatives to Push PinsThis has to do with push pins, thumb tacks, children, and pets. Unfortunately children and pets don't understand the dangers of these items.
Keep Cut Flowers LongerTo keep your freshly picked flowers alive longer, add sugar. Add 1/2 tsp sugar for every cup of water.
Gift Card HoldersRecycled toilet paper rolls into a Gift Card holder. Flatten a toilet paper roll. Measure length and width. Cut 2 pieces of scrapbook paper the length
and width of the flattened paper roll.
Ferret Play PitTake a storage container, the kind you can slide under a bed (not to do that but easier access for your ferrets) buy plastic Easter eggs, also can be found at garage sales very cheaply or go to dollar tree, even wait till after Easter.
Chewy (Eastern Box Turtle)Chewy is a 2 year old Eastern Box Turtle. A friend gave him to me. He likes to eat, and bask in the sun. He is very curious, friendly and loves to eat a worm from my hand.
Selling Your Garden Products At The...If you produce more from your garden each year than your family and friends can consume, why not supplement your income by selling your excess wares at a local farmer's market? Here are the basics of what you need to know to get started.
Use Baskets to Organize Refrigerator and FreezerI find that if I use wire baskets (or plastic) to organize my freezer and refrigerator, it is so much easier to find things and also to clean them.
Bandit (Boston Bull Terrier)Bandit is a 25 day old Boston Bull Terrier. I got him on March 1, 2010. He still eats and sleeps and doesn't like to be alone. We have a every 2 hour feeding schedule still. His mama died when he was 2 days old and I decided I might be able to keep him alive.
Party Game: Balloon FightI do this for my sons' parties every year and it is always the most favorite part of the party for all of the kids playing and the adults watching.
How Long Can You Store Seeds?A word to those who have just found a stash of seed packets from last year or seen seeds on sale at a knockdown price at the garden center and want to know whether they're likely to grow.
Save Change For The Grocery StoreI save my change, I am talking pennies mostly here, some quarters, etc. Where I shop, they have a coinstar thing. You pour the change into it and it gives you a receipt, which is basically the same as a coupon you give to the cashier at the time of purchase.
Charlie (Papillon)Charlie is a 1 and a half year old Papillon. A neighbor said she had too many and had to get rid of one. We picked Charlie. He likes to play, chew shoes, run, and cuddle.
First Robin of SpringMy wonderful husband and I always search for the first "Robin"of Spring. This year is the first year I spotted it, I got lucky ! If you look close in the tree you will see it.
Natural Under Eye Cream?I am looking for a natural, inexpensive under eye cream. I've started using olive oil and other common household items for facial care and love it! Now if I can find under eye care, I'll be so happy! Thanks!
Parts of an Outdoor Swing?What is the cloth base that is sewn on the metal frame (that you put cushions on) on an outdoor swing called?
Using a Sugar Substitute for Canning?I would like to know if a sugar substitute (like Splenda) could be used for canning recipes that ask for sugar?
Removing Etching from Glass Shower Doors?I have shower doors with etching on them. I want to take the etching off. It is worn and looks dirty. How can I remove the etching?
Buying Vermiculite?Where can I get vermiculite?
Hard Lumps Inside Clothing?Some time ago, I noticed some lumping appearing inside my bras (like between the material). It obviously wasn't there when I bought them, but they just started appearing.
Work from Home: "Disciples Cross" Reviews?Does anyone work at home with Disciples Cross? Is there any other work at home that does not including enrolling or selling anything? Ebay is ok! Thanks.
Benefit's California Kissin' Lip Gloss?What is Benefit's California Kissin' lip gloss made out of?
Toilet Clogged With Feminine Pad?I accidentally flushed a women's pad down the toilet in the middle of the night. The toilet overflowed, so I shut of the water valve. I want to use the Dawn/hot water fix.
Storing Strawberries in the Refrigerator?What is the best way to keep strawberries in the refrigerator?
Girls Campout Ideas?I am looking for ideas for a girls campout.
Freezing Egg Yolks?I know that egg whites can be frozen for later use (an ice tray works great) and they will beat up great for meringues. Egg Beaters do not beat or fluff up because of the pasteurization process. Does anyone know if you can do the same with egg yolks?
Cleaning Microsuede Furniture?I need info on how to clean a cream microsuede couch and love seat.
Choosing Plants for "Curb Appeal"?What plants are the best for curb appeal in front of my house? My house is a grayish blue color.
Becoming a Medical Transcriptionist?I am thinking of getting into medical transcription. Any suggestions or advice? I would like to take classes online so I can still work while I am in school.
Coronado 6-String Guitar?I am trying to find out some information about a guitar labeled "Gambles Import Corp." made in Japan. The name on the end says Coronado. It is a 6 string. Do you know where I can find more information?
Cleaning a Sears Ice Maker?How do I clean my ice maker in my Sears freezer so that it works?
Removing Marker from Denim?What can I use to get black marker out of denim fabric?
Brite Floor Cleaner?I've been searching for the floor cleaning product BRITE. Can anyone tell me where I can purchase it? I loved it and now can't find it anywhere.
What is a Seed Stitch?In knitting, what is a seed stitch?
Finding a Leak in a Pool?It is time for opening the above ground pool. At the end of last summer, the pool had developed a leak. We think we know what side of the pool. How does one find the hole or leak so that it can be repaired?
Swiss Straw Flower Pattern?I'm looking for a pattern to make Swiss straw flowers, but not with a loom. They are combed with a metal comb, and fluffed over a steam kettle. It is a pattern probably from the 70's.
Growing Morning Glory from Seeds?I planted 4 oz of heavenly blue morning glory seeds. What is the estimated yield of seed?
Using Leftover Duck?What can I do with leftover duck besides give it to the dog?
Homemade Refill for Glade Plugins?Is there a homemade refill for Glade plugins?
Men's Tie Centerpieces?I need suggestions for incorporating men's ties into table centerpieces. Thank you.
Home Remedies for Crab Grass?I am looking for home remedies for crab grass and weeds that won't kill normal grasses like fescue.
Animal Shelter Chocolate Festival Centerpieces?Our animal shelter is hosting a chocolate festival and auction. We need an idea for inexpensive centerpieces and decorations. The event is casual and the tablecloths are black. Please help!
Fish Tank Water is Neon Green?I have a 30 gal goldfish tank with two 3in fish in it. The water in the tank is neon green. Is it because of algae? It is away from windows, has a good filtration system, and the fish are not over fed.
Yellow Stain on Old Linens?How do I remove a yellow fold line from a table linen that has been stored for 30 years? The yellowing is only on the folded portion. I have tried bleach, ammonia, Era, and Oxy to no avail.
What Is Eyelash Yarn?What is eyelash yarn? I have never heard of it.