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Sauteed Corn, Bacon and ScallionsIn my humble opinion the crushed red pepper is the perfect flavor enhancement to this recipe. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium high heat, turning occasionally, until browned, 4 to 6 minutes.
Spicy Pumpkin PiePreheat oven to 400 degrees F. Combine pumpkin, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, eggs, evaporated milk, and water in mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed until well blended.
Two Meals At Once: Spaghetti Bolognese and Zesty Beef ChiliMake two meals on the cheap and on the quick. What could be better? Meanwhile, combine meat, onions, and garlic in large non-stick skillet; cook on medium heat until onions are crisp-tender, stirring frequently, and meat is well-browned.
Fancy Sliced TomatoesPlace layer of tomatoes in 8x10 inch shallow serving bowl. Top with layer of onions. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, basil, 1/2 teaspoon sugar, 1 teaspoon vinegar and 1 teaspoon olive oil.
Shrimp Macaroni SaladThis is for a crowd.
KabobsPreheat grill. Place ingredients in individual bowls in shallow pans of ice to chill until cooking time. When ready to grill, thread ingredients in skewers.
Spicy Mock Apple RingsMix 2 cups water and pickling lime together in a nonreactive bowl. Place the zucchini slices in a large glass jar or large crock and pour the lime mixture over the zucchini.
Apple-Nut BarsApple picking time. Mix together flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder. Add remaining ingredients and blend well. Place the batter into a greased 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
Tomato and Basil Pita PizzaPlace pita breads on an ungreased baking sheet. Evenly sprinkle half of the Asiago cheese on the pitas, layer with tomatoes and basil, top with remaining cheese, and drizzle with oil.
Autism Information and SupportThere is an excellent Autism group that I am a part of on Yahoo. You can ask questions and there are people that answer. It is better than a doctor since most doctors don't know as much as these researchers do.
Texas Hill Country (Glen Rose, TX)This is a beautiful photo my boyfriend took a few years ago on one of his motorcycle rides in the Texas Hill Country near Glen Rose, TX. I love how the trees frame the the shot.
Scenery: Big Beach (Makena Beach, Maui, HI)Enjoying the heat of the sun with a cool breeze of the Big Beach at Maui, HI
Homeopathic Care for Aged AnimalsAfter a recent trip to the vet, we had a tough decision to make: pay exorbitant bills for pain medication for our dog, or take him home and deal with it ourselves. Our pup is well beyond his spry years and his arthritis is causing problems.
Add Ketchup Packets to SoupTo use those ketchup packets from fast food places, add them to homemade vegetable soup for a flavor boost.
Gus (Bulldog)Our English Bulldog, Gus, was looking way too handsome to get in trouble for breaking through the screen door.
Wildlife: Duck (Porta Gunda, FL)Taken in the parking lot at Fisherman's Village
Angel (Siamese/Tabby)Angel is a 5 year old Siamese/Tabby. Angel was about 1 year old when we asked a neighbor to surrender her to us. Angel was very sick and not spayed. The neighbor was not able or willing to provide her medical care. She had 10 cats living in a one bedroom apartment.
Nail Polish Remover to Clean KeyboardDip an old toothbrush in nail polish remover and scrub debris from your keyboard. Make sure to shake out the excess nail polish remover before scrubbing the keyboard.
Ladybug HatWhat says summer more than a little lady bug. Here is a hat that will make you want to go sit in the garden with a large glass of ice tea and just watch the world go by.
Chloe (Bichon Frise)My sister's daughter wanted a puppy, a Bichon Frise puppy, so much. She finally got her wish and named her Chloe. Chloe loves my sister more than anything or anyone. So my sister takes her everywhere she can.
Install Dimmer Switch in BedroomWhen my daughter was a baby, I always had trouble with the light when I would get her in the middle of the night. Turning the overhead light on was far too bright. All the outlets were behind furniture, so a nightlight was out.
Gizmo (Chinese Pug)Gizmo is an 11 year old Chinese Pug. I got him in October 1999 through a breeder. We love pugs though, we had just lost our fawn, Cashew and were looking to buying a Boston Terrier.
Keep Organized With Shopping NotepadsI keep notepads in the kitchen where I also keep the ads from the various grocery stores. On the notepad, I make a list of what's on sale at which grocery store.
Homemade Exfoliating Body ScrubPour 1/4 cup table salt in a bowl and add enough body wash or shampoo to make a paste. Use as a foot and body scrub. Don't use this on your face, as the salt is too harsh.
Garden: Flowers With ShovelI love walking around and taking photos of other people's gardens! It gives me ideas and helps the other gardeners get a new perspective on their work. This photo is from my aunt's garden in Cortland, NY.
Make Sandwiches with Frozen BreadThis is a tip that will help anyone who packs lunches! These days, we all need to tighten our belts and packing lunches is an excellent way to not only save money, but also to eat healthier!
Storing Children's CDs and DVDsAre you finding you have too many DVDs and not enough places to store them? I did. So I purchased several three ring binders, plastic sheet protectors, and DVD envelopes.
Theme Ideas for a Harvest Fest?What is a theme name for a harvest fest?
Homecoming T-shirt Ideas?Our school is having homecoming in two weeks. My friends and I always make our own shirts. We have no theme. We so far want to do black and gold/yellow (our school colors) tie die, with sophomores written down the sides like Hollister, and Vince Lombardi quotes on the sleeves.
Killing Grass Under a Tree?What do you do if you want to kill grass under a mature tree so you can put ground cover in a big circle around the tree? Can one safely use black plastic that will deny water to the tree? Maybe use weed block? How long do you leave on whatever cover you use to kill the grass?
Rating Information on LTMI Life Insurance Program?Has anyone ever heard of the LTMI Life Insurance program (among others)? I can't find any "rating" info on-line and want to know more.
Uses for a Vintage Encyclopedia Set?What can I do with a complete 10 volume set of Compton's Picture Encyclopedias copyrighted 1927. The set is hard covered and in fair condition.
Reorganizing a Dorm Room?How do we reorganize my dorm room? We have 2 beds, 2 desks, 4 dressers for clothes, 2 closets, and 2 windows.
Using Candles to Light the Bathroom?How can I make my candles functional and decorative in such a small space? I have a small bathroom with very limited counter space, but I would like to somehow be able to use my lavender candles that I've just made for lighting at night time.