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Spring Molded SaladDissolve gelatin in hot water. While hot, add cottage cheese. Beat. Grind veggies using small blade. Add to gelatin and stir in dash or salt and mayonnaise.
Steak Roll-UpsPound steak, spread with butter, sprinkle with herbs. Roll as jelly roll, tie with string. Brown in hot fat. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, onion, salt, pepper, chili powder and garlic. Cover; simmer 1 1/2 hr. or until meat is tender and sauce is thick.
Curried Vegetable SoupHeat broiler. In Dutch oven combine cauliflower, coconut milk, broth, curry powder, and the 1/4 cup cilantro. Bring to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low.
Cottage Cheese with VeggiesWith a base of cottage cheese you can add just about anything you want. Just add your favorite vegetables to the cottage cheese mixture.
Fried Jam Filled BiscuitsYou can eat any leftover refrigerated biscuits cold, if there are any, but they taste better reheated in the microwave for a few seconds.
Shopska SaladThis is an authentic recipe which is healthy and your family will love it! Cut up the tomatoes into little pieces (but not too small). Cut up the cucumbers into slices.
Lemon Chiffon PieBeat egg yolks and mix with sugar, salt and lemon juice. Cook over very slow heat in top of double boiler, stirring constantly until slightly thick. Soak the gelatin in cold water for 5 minutes.
Crunchy Celery CasseroleSlice celery into 1/2-1 inch pieces. Slice water chestnuts 1/8 inch thick. Saute' these in 2 tablespoons butter till tender. Mix in soup, soy sauce, water, pepper and nuts.
Rose ButterA very delicately flavored butter made especially for tea-parties, bridal and baby showers. It can be tinted with food coloring to match the
Use Rosemary For SkewersRather than buying skewers I use branches off of my rosemary bush. I use a knife to put a point on the branch and "thread" on onions, pineapple, chunks of chicken and bell peppers. The taste imparted when put on the barbecue is heavenly.
Save Money by LetterI have an easy and fun way to save money for extras (like a new flat screen TV for my kitchen). I started saving dollar bills by initials in the serial number. In January, I saved "A" bills, in February, "B" bills, and so forth.
Lucky (Cat)Lucky is almost 1 year. My mom's neighbors left her behind and we took her in. We were going to find her a home but fell in love with her so she is now a part of our family. We got her about 10 months ago.
Winston (English Springer Spaniel)Winston, our 13 year young Springer Spaniel loves our walks. However the walks are much slower, a bit shorter and he does take a break occasionally.
Spring Flowers (Houston, TX)When you see blooms like these driving around in Houston,TX. you have to know summer is right around the corner. I have been watching the flowers blooming all over town for the past 2 months and I know, here in Houston, it won't be long before the hot weather is upon us.
Gigi (Mini Poodle)Gigi is a 5 1/2 year old Mini Poodle I bought from a lady who had puppies. She likes to chase and throw her ball to me. She is so smart and funny, she knows exactly what to do when I use my hands or talk.
Protectors for Outside CushionsWant to leave those outside chair cushions outside but keep them protected? Make a "pillowcase" from heavy MM clear plastic, cut slits where the ties of your cushions are, bring the ties out through the plastic, and tie as you would secure your cushions.
Grizzly (Lab - Pointer Mix)Grizzly Frost is a 2 year old Lab/Pointer mix. Grizzly was a rescue from Teller County Regional Animal Shelter about 1 year ago. He was a hyperactive and destructive puppy that had been returned several times by different adopters.
Making Children's Pants LastI suppose I am the "frugalist" gramma ever and my daughter-in-law is the "frugalist" mommy. When my granddaughter was a crawl around baby, I made her a pair of denim pants with elastic in the waist - no decoration, just little denim pants.
Protective Button CoversIf you have lovely vintage solid glass or perhaps old rhinestone buttons you'd like to recycle and sew onto homemade or even purchased garments, but were afraid they'd break in the laundry, here's another solution rather than having to pin them on each time
Benji (Shih Tzu)Benji is a 11 month old Shih Tzu. My son gave him to me for my birthday on October 23rd. He likes walking in the park, playing with his toys, and playing with my grandbaby.
Removing Pet Stains and OdorsTo make your own pet stain odor remover, measure 4 oz. of hydrogen peroxide (sold in bottles of 3% to 6% of H2o2) in a glass measuring cup.
Joke Book for Mother's DayFor Mother's Day, after quizzing my mom about what she wanted/needed, one of the things my mom requested was a joke book. I considered checking a used bookstore for a unique and inexpensive joke book but am making one myself for cheap!
Shoe Lift to Relieve Back PainI am an orthotist that treats for scoliosis. About one quarter of the people with scoliosis also have a leg length discrepancy. The patient will usually have pain in their back where the dimple is to the side of the spine.
Add Green Tea To SmoothiesUse chilled, unsweetened green tea as the replacement for juice or milk in smoothies. The tea is cheaper per serving and provides antioxidants without the sugar of juice.
Removing Dust from Suede Shoes?How do I get dust off of suede shoes?
How Do I Keep Birds Off the Porch Railing?How do you keep birds off of your porch railing? They are making a complete mess of it. Please help.
Whitening Sand Dollars for Use in Crafts?I have a large box of sand dollars that I would like to clean and use for crafts. What do I use to make them white like the ones you buy?
How Do I Make an RV Awning?Has anyone ever made a new awning for an RV? Any tips I should know about?
Finding an Inexpensive Source for Wedding Dinnerware?Does anyone know where I could buy cheap dinnerware? I am interested in getting plates with a silver lining on it. I need two different sizes, 10 inch and 6 inch and need about 300-400 of them.
Organizing When Moving From a House to an Apartment?I will be moving from my home to a apartment. I have over 60 years worth of stuff, both mine and my parents. Can anybody offer any ideas, I feel so overwhelmed.
How Do I Rid of Black Mold in My House?I am helping my boyfriend clean up his house so we can move in. Please give me some advise, it is full of black mold. What should I do to get rid of it? I don't even want to go in there. Is there any home remedy I can use?
Using Embroidery Thread for Knitting and Crochet?Any tips using embroidery thread for knit or crochet will be appreciated. I have a huge cone of beautiful blue satin untwisted thread. I used it for a towel edging with a size 5 needle. Thinking of trying doilies.
Removing Candle Wax from Jars?If you spill hot wax on fabric, wood, plastic, etc., place it in the freezer overnight. In the morning it should pull right off. This also works for getting leftover wax out of candle holders once the wick is spent.
Transplanting a Bleeding Heart Plant?Can I move my bleeding heart plant now? I'd like to plant it in a different spot.
Can I Buy Rectangular Tortillas?Are there rectangle tortillas? I am making wrap sandwiches for 90 people.
Was Oatmeal Originally Soaked Prior to Cooking?I was told recently that the package directions for preparing oatmeal used to include soaking. Does anyone know if this is true? I've gotten information about how the soaking should work, but am really curious about the truth of oatmeal soaking directions from days gone by.
Repairing the A/C in an Audi A6?I have a 1998 Audi A6 coupe. Can anyone tell me where the relay for the A/C clutch is located? Thanks
Storing Food on Cracked Styrofoam Trays?Can you store ready to eat food on cracked Styrofoam trays?
Making Powdered Caramel Color for Baking?One of my bread recipes calls for caramel color. They said I can buy it, but its made from caramelized sugar. What do you do with it to make it into the powder form?
Liquid or Powder Homemade Laundry Soap for Top Loader?When using homemade laundry soap, should I use liquid or power for he washer? Mine is a Cabrio top loader.
"Alpha Pockets" Wall Hanging Pattern?I've lost the pages to a plastic canvas booklet called "Alpha Pockets" by The Needlecraft Shop. It is item #913804 and was designed by Joan Green. I need pages 5-8.
Natural Remedies for Bed Bugs?Are there any natural remedies for getting rid of bed bugs, that really work?
Growing Huckleberries from Seed?I received a package of garden huckleberry seeds and I don't know if or when to plant them. I know I have to start them inside, but when can I plant them outside? Also, will these come up every year?
Graduation Party Favors and Decorations: Animation and Visual Effects Theme?My daughter is graduating from the Academy of Art University and we are having a celebration party for her. Her degree is in animation and visual effects. I'm looking for ideas on a party favor that would fit the animation theme?
Making Homemade Craft Sealer?Does anyone know of a way to make homemade sealer? I bought my can of sealer for a preschool craft, covering a jar with pastel tissue paper for a Mother's day gift.
Discontinued Wallpaper: Carey Lind Natural Presence #QC3549?I need a roll of discontinued wallpaper. It's called Cary Lind, "Natural Presence" (QC3549). It's large stripes in the colors pink, green, and beige. Thanks.
Honoring Deceased Classmates at 30th Reunion?How do we honor our deceased classmates at our 30 year reunion?