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Broccoli SoupCook broccoli in one can of broth until tender. Remove and chop broccoli. Add remaining broth, milk salt, and pepper. Bring to just boiling.
Flank SteakCombine all ingredients except the steak and mix well. Marinate the steak in the refrigerator at least 5 hours, turning several times. Grill approximately 4-5 minutes for each side for serving rare.
Best Ever PieA good pecan pie with raisins in it. An old family favorite. Mix the sugar, cinnamon, and cloves. Beat the egg yolks until light lemon colored and thick.
Persian LambThis recipe is easy to make and has lots of flavor. I have made this dish for a number of parties and it is always a crowd pleaser.
Cheese BallMix well, form into a ball and roll in chopped nuts. Chill before serving.
Hoppin' JohnGood luck soup for the New Year!
Candy Rum BallsPlace the chocolate in a large microwave-safe bowl and microwave until melted, stirring after every 45 seconds to prevent overheating.
Stain Remover for Soap ScumAre your tubs and showers filled with soap scum? Remove it quickly and easily with a laundry stain treatment such as Spray N' Wash. Simply spray on and wipe scum off. Works like a charm!
Keep a Button JarRemember Grandma's Jar of Buttons? You can easily start your own. New garments often have an extra button! The button is often in a tiny plastic bag attached somewhere to the garment.
Bryndle (Pit Bull) Bryndle is 14 years old. She's a pit bull. Some people found her when she was 3 months old wandering the streets. They couldn't keep her, and were trying to find a home for her.
Recognizing When Trees Become...A tree that topples at the wrong time or in the wrong place can cause significant damage to your home and property. Worse yet is the possibility that it could injure or kill someone.
Nebulizer To Inflate BalloonsWhen you have to inflate a bunch of balloons for a party, use a nebulizer with the tubing attached. Just remove the mask and viola, you have your own balloon inflater. Quick, easy and saves a whole lot of breath.
Freeze Butter Wrappers For Greasing PansIf you use stick butter, don't bother wiping out the bit of butter left on the paper. Just fold it in 4 and stash it in your freezer.
Store Cocoa at Room TemperatureCocoa keeps very well when stored at room temperature in the original container. It retains its freshness and quality almost indefinitely if sealed securely, Do not refrigerate.
Freeze Extra Tomato Paste In Ice Cube TrayAfter opening a fresh can of tomato paste, put whatever you don't use in a small freezer bag, press out the excess air, flatten it until about 1/8 inch thick, and seal. Once the paste is frozen, you can break off a piece whenever you need it.
Polishing Tarnished JewelryTo bring the shine back to tarnished silver jewlery, pour hot water into a mug, add three tablespoons of salt (to make an electrolyte), put in some aluminum tin foil and the tarnished silver jewelery.
In Memory Of Boo Boo KittyBooBoo Kitty is 7 years old. My grandson Jon got Boo as a kitten, then when he moved in with Grandma, I took Boo also! When his mom got a house he moved with her but could not take Boo, so guess who adopted Boo?
Arria (Akita)Arria is a 1 year old Akita We got her, and one of her sisters when they were 7 weeks old.
Make Scale Graph of Room When MovingTo arrange furniture in a room, make a graph paper plan of the room dimensions. First, measure the room's walls in feet to get the accurate floor plan. Next, scale down each foot of wall space to 2 boxes on the paper and draw the outer dimensions of the room.
Reducing Sugar in a Baking RecipeNearly all cookie and brownie recipes can have their sugar reduced by 1 Tbsp. per cup of sugar without affecting the outcome.
Scenery: Horseshoe Trail (Mount Baker, WA)My husband and son bundled up and took a winter hike on a cold day. Often hiking is more popular in the summer and fall months, but I think we forget how beautiful winter can be.
Garden: Budding TreeI went out today in the snow to take some lovely photos!
Model Magic Clay PensModel Magic clay is such a great clay for children because it is a no-mess air dry, foamy clay that is very easy to use especially when applying to a simple, inexpensive Bic pen or even to a pen you may already have at your home.
Weasie the Weasel (Ferret)Weasie the Weasel is 1 year old or so. She is a ferret. This lovely woman found a person who could not keep her and put it on freecycle.org and I found it and took it.
Make Your Own Postcards?How do I make a postcard?
Recipe Book for Ninja Master Prep?I did not receive a recipe book with my new Ninja. How can I get one?
Removing Odors and Labels from Plastic Spice Bottles?I make jewelry, While at the craft store the other day I checked out the bead storage section. The bottles, etc. were very expensive. So I decided to improvise. I cleaned out my spice rack of old spices to reuse the plastic clear and semi-clear bottles for bead storage.
Redoing Foundation Plantings?I need to re-do the foundation plantings in front of my 1924 vintage home. I watch the "Curb Appeal" shows and we are going to put our home on the market next year. I can hire young men to help me, but will need to have a good solid plan in place.
Removing Hair Dye Stains from Fabric?How do I remove Garnier dye stains from a green towel?
Removing the Yellow Cast from Stored White Clothing?How does one remove the yellow cast that develops on older white clothing, like my tuxedo pleated shirt, that sits in my closet for a long time between wearings. My friend said try soaking it in ammonia, but that product has a yellow dye in it...
Growing Pineapple?I am growing a pineapple from a fresh pineapple. I am wondering the kind of soil it needs and how often to water. So far it has grown about 4 inches.
Recipes Using Pop Tarts?Please, I need some suggestions. I bought 2 packs of Kellogg's chocolate Pop Tarts for my family's breakfast and we all hate them! I'm loath to throw them away. Does anyone have some suggestions how I can use them in another recipe or "hide" them in something else?
Front Load Washer Smells Terrible?Anyone know how to get rotten egg smell out of a front load washer?
Reviews of the Shark Navigator Vacuum?Any comments about the Shark Navigator vacuum? Good or bad? Rating? Thank you!
Sauerkraut?Easy to make. Put shredded cabbage in sterilized quart jar. Add a scant 1 1/2 tablespoon of pickling salt. Fill jar to 1/4 inch of top with cold water. Set aside on newspaper for 3 to 4 days.
Getting Rid of Thorn Bushes?Can anyone help me with a home recipe to kill thorn bushes? It is really a problem and getting out of hand.
Border for Maxwell Wallpaper #7166-495?I have a Maxwell pattern # 7166-495 wallpaper. It had a border with it, but when I bought it they only had 2 partial rolls so I have no pattern # for the border.
Keeping Carpet Around Wood Stove Clean?We have a woodstove in our basement: we just use it maybe once or twice a week. My husband works a lot and if the weather isn't below the 40s, he doesn't want to fool with it.
Can You Use Easy Off in a Self Cleaning Oven?Good grief. I cleaned my son's self-cleaning oven with Easy Off. Have I ruined the oven?
Get Rid of Mice Naturally With Peppermint Oil?Can you use peppermint extract to get rid of mice or does it have to be oil?
How Can I Remove a Tree Stump? How do I remove a large tree stump?
Quick and Easy Chocolate Truffles?I have lost a recipe I had for chocolate truffles made using sweetened condensed milk and chocolate chips. You use the microwave to melt them together, then add other ingredients. If this sounds familiar to anyone, I would appreciate any help with this.
Decorations for Club's Italian Night Dinner?I want to make decorations for our club's Italian Night dinner. Any ideas? I need help!
Repairing Cracked Mirror?How can I repair a cracked mirror?
How Long Will Vegetable Soup Keep in the Refrigerator?How long can I keep vegetable soup in the refrigerator before it spoils?
Pattern for Knit Hat That Holds iPod?Earlier this year I saw a free knit hat pattern that held an iPod in the folded up band. I am trying to locate it again now that my grandson has received one. Anyone know where I might locate this pattern? Thanks!
Shopping for Centerpiece Fish Bowls to Hold Tea Light Candles?I was wanting to use bettas for centerpieces at my wedding, but I was wanting them to hold tea light candles (not floating in the same water as the fish). Does any one know where I can purchase a fish bowl/vase like this?
Asking Someone to Sadie Hawkins?What's a cute way to ask the guy I like to Sadies?
Getting Rid of Refrigerator Odors?There is an awful smell coming from my refrigerator! I've cleaned the food out; scrubbed it out with bleach and even put some coffee grounds inside the frig to absorb the odor. Nothing works! Anyone have any ideas as to what else I can do?
Can I Dye a Red Wedding Dress White?I have a red wedding dress; I want it white. Is there any possible way I could have it dyed white?
What Breed is My Dog?This is our female pup that we adopted (the light one on left). We were told she is a Boxer mix. Any ideas what her mix could be? Thanks!
Creative Uses for Postcards?Will someone please give me some creative ideas on how to use postcards? I've framed about all that I care to frame, so I'm at a standstill.