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Hunters' CasseroleCook rice and put in casserole dish. Brown meat; add vegetables and cook until tender. You may need to drain off some fat. Add seasonings, mushrooms, soup thinned with milk.
Carol's Tuna Cakes with Lime Tarter SauceI'm so proud of this recipe because it adds a moist flavorful taste for a quick healthy meal!
My Mom's MeatloafThis meatloaf recipe has an unusual ingredient in it - applesauce. You cannot taste it, but the applesauce keeps the meatloaf moist. This recipe makes great meatloaf sandwiches.
Easy Cheese SpreadMelt Velveeta in top of double boiler. Take off stove and add
mayonnaise and horseradish. Mix well and pour in containers.
Broccoli Cheese SoupIn a saucepan bring the water and bouillon cube to a boil. Add the broccoli and carrot. Cook according to the broccoli package directions, and remove from the heat. Do not drain. In a separate saucepan melt the butter and slowly stir in the flour.
Homemade Bisquick MixThis a good master mix to use in place of Bisquick and saves money to boot.
Chicken and DumplingsEasy, good and cheap!
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip CookiesBeat eggs, water, margarine, and peanut butter. Add cake mix and mix well. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop by teaspoonful or spread on jelly roll pan. Bake at 375 degrees F for cookies 10-12 minutes; bars 20 minutes.
Short'nin BreadThis recipe is simple, and so old that I have no idea how or where it originated. My Mother made it for us when we were young, and she said her Mother had made it for her 10 children when they were young.
Soothing Herbal Bath TeaSimply blend in a large bowl. If desired, you can add drops of Essential Oil or Fragrance Oil, but it's not needed. This is a very aromatic bath tea.
Zero Salad Dressing Combine ingredients. Shake well.
Dryer Sheets for ShoesTo freshen boots, bowling shoes, ski boots, etc., place a dryer sheet in each one when not in use.
Lessons From Baking BreadBaking bread is a discipline/routine. Many people have goals to get to this or that, for example, to bake a few loaves of bread. The discipline to get to a goal, or to have that routine in your day, is usually harder than doing the actual thing you wanted to do.
Scenery: Pitcher Plant (California Academy of Sciences) I took this photo at the CA Academy of Sciences in San Francisco in their 4 story rainforest exhibit. The walk from the lower level up to the canopy, lets you see all the flora and fauna, you would see in a real rain forest, if you could climb a tall tree.
Use Parchment Paper Instead of Cooking SprayParchment paper is the cook's friend. It keeps food from sticking to baking pans, eliminates having to soak in dish water to clean, and also is healthier for you. No need to add oil or nonstick sprays to your bake ware.
Choosing A Petunia VarietyIn the past few years, the old-fashioned, easy-to-grow petunia has once again become a popular annual among gardeners. From borders to baskets, and mass plantings to cut flowers, these members of the Solanacea (Nightshade) family are extremely versatile in the landscape.
Keep Saran Wrap In The FreezerI put my Saran Wrap in the freezer and it never bunches up or sticks together. I had to laugh, because my husband thought I had lost my mind when I did this, but it works.
"Please Ask For ID" On Back of Credit CardsOn the "new cards", instead of signing my signature on the back, I put "ASK FOR ID" and it works fine for me. I don't believe a thief would try using these.
Toy Story "Woody" CakeHere is a cake I made for my one son's second birthday! He loves Toy Story and I just couldn't come up with an idea for a cool cake. So I came up with the idea of doing a picture transfer after reading about them online.
Garden: DahliaThis gorgeous flower grew in my aunt's backyard garden over last summer. It was one in a group of three and was easily the largest and most beautiful. I took many pictures that day of her garden, but this has always been my favorite.
Wipe Houseplant Leaves With Banana PeelTo keep the leaves of houseplants shiny and dust free, wipe them with a banana peel.
Putting Ice Cubes in Garbage DisposalA dull or slow garbage disposal can be easily sharpened by running ice cubes through it.
Making Mitt Duster From Old ShirtWhen cutting rags, before discarding worn-out flannel shirts and PJs, cut them in such a way that the pocket is in the middle of a square. That way you have a "mitt" duster.
Link: Gethuman.com For A Live OperatorThe site will tell you how to get through to a human and not a computer when calling them. If you click on the Phone Number directory tab, up comes hundreds of companies and their phone numbers and how to connect directly to a human.
Tea Towel ApronI have an abundance of calendar tea towels in my linen closet. Paired with a bed sheet for the lining, I decided they would make great thrifty aprons for family and friends. The year of the calendar does not show, eliminating the dilemma of who should own the apron and why.
Pattern for PVC Pipe People?I'm looking for patterns to make PVC people. Can you help? Also I've only got the good use of one hand.
What Are Some Meal Ideas for Someone With Diabetes?What is a good meal for lunch? I have just been diagnosed with diabetes.
What is the Best Way to Clean Old Hardwood Floors?What is the best way to clean old hardwood floors?
Getting Rid of Blackbirds Nesting on My Roof?I have this problem lately. I believe that a mass of blackbirds are making a nest on the roof of my home. They are making a mess pooping on my stairs. How can I get rid of them? Thank you. Any suggestions will be helpful.
Homemade Scrubbing Bubbles Cleaner?How can I make a homemade cleaner to replace Scrubbing Bubbles? Thank you.
Recipes for Microwave Pressure Cooker?I am looking for a recipe book for my microwave pressure cooker.
Repairing Scratched Eyeglasses?How do I repair scratches on eyeglasses?
Homemade or Herbal Remedy for Eczema?Are there any home remedies for a toddler's extremely itchy eczema?
Washer Filling With Water During Spin Cycle?I have a Frigidaire stackable washer and dryer. The washer keeps filling during the spin cycle leaving water in the machine. The machine still spins and empties but continues to fill.
Pit Bull Puppy Keeps Biting Us?Is it common for my nine week old bluenose Pit Bull to be biting? What is the best way to help him to stop?
Bleach Stains on Jeans?How can I get the color back into my jeans after getting a splash of bleach on them?
Where Can I Buy a Reasonably Priced Knitting Machine?I like to knit winter hats; I'm looking for a good not too expensive knitting machine. I've seen some plastic ones that break down after the first use. Can you help? Also I've only got the good use of one hand.
Water From Flowerpot Left Stain on Carpet?I have an old stain from over watering a plant and didn't know it. How would ammonia work? We have tried a carpet cleaner and commercial solutions, they didn't do much. I have an apartment and have an inspection because I am moving. I need help. Please.
Inexpensive Repair for a Sweatshirt with a Shrunken Neck Opening?What is the cheapest way to put a zipper in a sweatshirt that doesn't have one? The neck hole has shrunk so much I can hardly get out of it! Any other idea is cool too. I won't spend more than the sweatshirt costs.
How Can I Make Paper from Banana Peels?How do I make a sheet of paper using banana peel?
Azalea Leaves Are Yellowing and Have Black Spots?Two of my azaleas have yellowing leaves and black spots. I'm fairly sure the yellowing has something to do with iron induced chlorosis, but the black spots are throwing me. Is it all one type of disease or are there two different things going on? What are the possibilities?
How Do I Remove Dog Urine Odor from Colored Tile Grout?I have a dog that has managed to water the grout on my newly installed colored tile grout. I need an idea of what to use to clean the urine odor from the grout, that will not remove the color from it, so I can use the sealer on it.
Where Can I Find the Fisherman's Net Crochet Pattern?I am looking for the fisherman's net pattern to crochet. I found it in Lee Wards catalog in the early 80s. Please e-mail me through this site.
What Breed is My Dog?Is my dog a Pit Bull/Boxer mix? What type do you think she is?
Odorless Pain Cream?I would like to use a pain cream which doesn't have an odor. I used Icy Hot but it smells and it is hard to get the odor out. Does anyone use something else which doesn't smell and works? Thank you.
Problems Refinishing a Table Top with Varathane?I'm refinishing a table top with Varathane and have some ridges from overlapping edges. How do I get them out?
What Breed is My Dog?What do you think my dog, Lila is mixed with?
How Do I Paint Laminate Countertops to Look Like Stone?How do you paint countertop laminate to look like stone?
How Do I Repair a Burn Mark on Wood Furniture?How do you remove a burn place from wooden furniture?