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Gourmet PheasantBrown pheasant in butter in large skillet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add onion and mushrooms; continue to brown until onion is golden brown and tender. Combine soup and water; add to pheasant.
Potato CasseroleCombine hash browns and onion in large bowl, and mix well. Mix soup, sour cream, and milk together in small bowl. Layer potato mixture, soup mixture, and cheese in 9x13 inch baking pan.
Cheese Lovers Chicken CasseroleThis recipe uses ingredients that are usually found in your cupboard and it makes enough for a crowd or leftovers. Perfect comfort food for these cold winter evenings!
Weight Watchers Cabbage SoupIt's an easy and healthy recipe for soup with 0 points.
Grandma Ruby's Cranberry SaladThis cranberry salad is a family tradition. No holiday would be complete without it. It's a perfect blend of sweet and tart. My eight year old has made the cranberry salad all by himself for the last couple years, and is so proud to contribute to the holiday feast.
Peppermint Bark Seven-Cup CrunchI have seen snack mixes like this for sale and I decided to try making it myself. After a bit of experimenting, I came up with this recipe!
Fried Dill Pickle CoinsIn a shallow bowl, combine the flour, salt, and pepper. In another bowl, beat eggs and milk. Blot pickles with paper towels to remove moisture. Coat pickles with flour mixture; then dip in egg mixture; coat again with flour mixture.
Thread Cone AngelCute angels made from recycled thread cones can be used as decorations or for place settings.
Insulate Windows with Quilted BedspreadsMake insulated window shades from quilted bedspreads to insulate your rooms and stay warmer in the winter. First, measure the windows. You want the shades to have the same measurements as the windows in height and width. Cut the bedspread to the right size.
Grow Plants from CuttingsI have had good success in growing many things from cuttings, like hibiscus and frangipani (plumeria), by dipping the stem in honey and putting the cutting into sandy potting mix mixed 50/50.
Tips for Gift Shopping OnlineSo with the Holidays fast approaching I have some great ways to save a little extra.
Car With Stick PeopleThis was a spur of the moment craft created when a three year old noticed a sheet of felt circles I had sitting around. As they were self stick pads for the bottom of chair legs and I had extras, I began to think what he could stick them on.
Use Muffin Tin for BrowniesIf you want to make brownies like the new perfect brownie pan, but don't wish to invest $20.00 for the pan, use your muffin tins. The brownies will be round but have crunchy edges on each one.
Clothes Pin to Close Food PackagingWhen I open a packet of cereal and there is no ziplock top to re-close it, I fold the packet up and put a clothes peg on it. It is then air tight until it is finished. I use pegs even if I open a packet of frozen vegetables or goods.
San Francisco, CAMy boyfriend decided to take me to San Francisco for Valentine's Day. He got a suite and I took this picture from our room. It was a beautiful day there.
Bryndal (Shepherd Mix)Bryndal is a 1 year old shepherd mix, pound puppy from the local county Animal Control Shelter, and that's all we know. Everything is fun, and a toy. She loves to have someone throw her blanket over her head so she can chase your hand.
Holiday Dog and Cat Safety TipsPoisonous holiday plants include holly, mistletoe, poinsettias, and lilies and can cause vomiting and diarrhea or even organ failure and death. Please keep holiday plants out of the reach of your pets!
Clean Toilet with Shower CleanerSince I didn't have toilet bowl cleaner today, I used tub and shower cleaner with great result! I suspect it is like many other things that are sold under different brand names, but are made by the same manufacturer.
Keep Chair Leg from Cutting Through Rubber ProtectorThe rubber tips commonly put on kitchen chair and patio furniture legs do a great job of protecting the floor, until the tubular metal within cuts through the tips.
Scenery: Vintage Vespas (Vietnam)These are Vespas in Vietnam. All of these are an old style, maybe 1945 or 1950, I'm not sure. These old Vespas were all refurbished. This is only one style that came from that time period. I really love these!
Removing WallpaperI tried everything to remove my hard to get off wallpaper, before I discovered this trick - heated vinegar. The wall paper will still have to be pulled off, but the sticky glue paper comes off easily, as the vinegar will loosen the glue.
Keep Baby Socks Together in the WashAfter having a baby, I quickly learned how easily baby socks can get lost in the wash. Even if my son's tiny socks made it through the full laundry cycle, I was finding myself spending considerable time matching the socks with their mates.
Beaded Styrofoam Ball OrnamentDon't throw away those old satin covered Styrofoam Christmas balls. They can be recycled into beautiful ornaments. If you happen to find some old ones at a thrift store, make sure they are Styrofoam.
Sadie (Tuxedo Cat)Sadie is a 3 month old Tuxedo cat. I used to have two cats, who got out one night through a window screen while we were sleeping. I found one hiding next door, scared to death, but the other one we never found.
Cassie (Weimaraner Mix)Cassie is about two, and mostly weimaraner. Living in the country, it's not unusual for a dog to show up in our yard. Since we can't afford to keep every dog that shows up, we just refuse to feed them.
Wildlife: Swallowtail ButterflyI love butterflies. This swallowtail was a frequent visitor to my butterfly bush in the garden. The background was the actual sky.
Snickers Apple Salad?I am looking for a salad recipe, it has apples, cream cheese, butterscotch pudding, and Snickers candy bars. I have seen many variations of this recipe, but none with all the ingredients I have included. Could you help me find it?
Christmas Thank You Note Ideas for My Mailman and Trashmen?I love Christmas and especially like to thank my mail man and trash men by making healthy zucchini white chocolate chip cookies. I wanted to write a little thank you note to attach. Is there a note I can use for a template?
Cleaning Yellow Stains on Kitchen Cabinets?I have white wood kitchen cabinets that are yellowing around the handles and cabinet edges. How do remove yellowing?
Using Pipe Covers as a Draft Stopper?I saw somewhere that you can use pipe covers to make a draft snake. Something to put between the doors to cut down on drafts. Does anyone know how to make one? Thank you.
Relieving Tension Headaches?I'm 24 and my problem is I have an issue with stress. I sometimes can let others or certain things worry me or stress me out. It is causing a major health problem for me like headaches that may occur in the joints of my head or the back of my head.
Putting Decals On Wood?How do I apply decals to painted wood?
Low Cost Pet Clinic Near South Gate California?We have a dog named Kenny. When he first got him we noticed a hanging foreskin on the bottom of his stomach, which we were told it was a cyst. It is now grown bigger with blisters and they told us he has a tumor. We need a low cost or free clinic we can go to.
Can I Safely Put Tulle Inside Lighted Glass Blocks?I have been making the lighted and decorated glass boxes for about a year. I am interested in filling the inside with some type of tulle or other material. My question is, will this cause a problem with the lights starting a fire?
New Cat Frightened of Resident Cat?We have had our seal point Siamese cat for 7 or 8 years now and about a year ago we got a stray cat inside and closed her off to the basement. At first, our Siamese, Sasha, was extremely curious, but the new cat was very scared so we didn't let them get too close.
Removing Several Rows of Stitches on a Knitted Scarf?I have made one scarf, but had trouble getting the provisional knitting off the beginning end so I ended up doing this stitch on both ends of the scarf, which left it looking kind of "tacky". I would like some suggestions on how to best remove this knitting from the scarf.
Vegetable Garden Planting Calendar?I cannot find a planting calendar for a vegetable garden. I live in the South Coast, Batemans Bay, NSW Australia. What do you plant in spring, summer, and autumn? Can you suggest a month by month or a seasonal calendar? Many thanks.
Problems Sealing Painted Counter Tops?I painted my countertops and am having a horrible time with the polyacrylic. It is a high gloss and the waves are terrible. I have put 5 coats on and sand between each coat. Any suggestions?
Carrabba's Italian Lentil and Sausage Soup?Yesterday I had sausage and lentil soup at Carrabba's Italian restaurant. It was filling, not too greasy and absolutely wonderful. Anyone have the recipe or a similar recipe?
How Can I Stop a Door from Slamming?I have a dilemma. My roommates continuously slam the outside door and the door that goes out into the garage (which my room happens to be in between). Can I put anything in the door that will lessen the noise from the slamming, but not prevent the doors from closing?
Blocking Myspace?How can I block Myspace on my computer?
Furniture Dents in Carpet?How do you get carpet fiber to rise as a result of indentations caused by furniture?
Birthday Gift Ideas for 17 Year Old Boyfriend?My boyfriend is turning 17 in five days. I have no idea what to get him for his birthday! Any suggestions?
Unclogging a Drain Attached to a Septic System?Does anyone have any tips for unblocking a drain? It needs to be pretty natural as we have a septic tank (we don't want to kill the bacteria).
Buying a Digital Converter Box?In canceling our cable TV, I see we need a converter box and an amplified antennae. Are all digital converter boxes the same? Any issues I should know about?
Advice for a Diabetic Dog Allergic to Salmon Protein in Insulin?I have a 7 year full breed Cairn Terrier. He has suffered with food allergies for years. Recently he was diagnosed with diabetes and is now insulin dependent twice a day with his meals. He is now having worse allergies, because unknown to me there is salmon protein in insulin.
Storage Bags for Organizing a Closet?I need to make more space in my closets. Do those storage bags work? Which brand is the best?
Minimizing the Bitter Flavor of Collard Greens in Recipes?Collards are the only plant crop that thrives in my garden. Any suggestions as to how to minimize the bitter flavor? I chopped up some for a lentil and sausage soup and wasn't too happy with the result due to their strong flavor.
Cooked-on Food on a Stove?How do I remove cooked, burnt on sugar on my stove?