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Missouri Barbecue SauceThis is a delightful blend of flavors! If you're using it to cook in the oven or slower cooker instead of grilling, just add a drop or two of liquid smoke for a grill flavor.
Lime Jello SaladMix gelatin and liquid. Set until rather thick, then whip in mixer. Add cream, cottage cheese, and pineapple. Mix thoroughly and refrigerate.
Wonton Mozzarella SticksMy 2 year old grandson LOVES fried mozzarella sticks at various fast food places, which are breaded and cooked in oil in a deep fryer. I thought I would try wrapping the cheese sticks in the egg roll skins and I fried them in a little olive oil in a cast iron pan.
Meat and Veggie MedleyThis is a very easy dish I came up with after having a lot of leftovers from salad the previous day. My husband and son both loved it. I loved it also but for a different reason - it's easy to prepare and takes only minutes!
Salmon LoafMix all ingredients; put into baking dish. Bake at 300 degrees F until brown.
This is so good! Using a 13x9 inch cake pan, bake German Chocolate Cake
according to directions. Remove from oven. Poke holes in the top and pour small can of sweetened condensed milk over the top.
Husband's Delight DessertCream butter; add powdered sugar and cocoa. Add well beaten egg yolks and fold in stiffly beaten whites. Add vanilla and nuts. Place vanilla wafer crumbs in bottom of 8 cupcake pans and fill with mixture.
Stuffed Tomatoes ParisienneCut a 1 inch pieces from the stem end of the tomatoes. Carefully scoop out the pulp. Melt butter in skillet; saute mushrooms and onion 5 minutes. Add salt, pepper, and parsley. Then stuff tomatoes.
Lasagna Roll-UpsWant homemade lasagna in a fun new QUICK presentation? Try these lasagna roll-ups!
Place Kitchen Table in CornerI painted the kitchen this weekend and wanted a new look. I had a bright idea that makes the room look bigger. Instead of having the table in the middle of the room, I placed it in the corner.
Save Kids Meal Toys As GiftsWhenever I go to McDonalds for anything other than breakfast, I get the double cheeseburger happy meal and ask for a toddler toy. I save them to give to grand-kids and great grand- kids for their birthdays, Christmas, or for their mommy's baby shower for them.
Reminders on the Bathroom MirrorWhen you need to leave a note for the kids, spouse, cat sitter, etc. write it on the mirror with a white-board (dry erase) marker. The marker will come off with a swipe of a kleenex or washcloth, and you'll be relatively certain they saw the note.
Getting Rid of EarwigsTo get rid of earwigs, roll up some newspaper with elastics, wet the paper with water which the earwigs love, then place around garden plants at night. In the morning, pick up papers, roll up ends, and throw out in garbage outside.
Removing Lint Balls from ClothingI attached the furniture brush attachment to the hose of my vacuum and lightly brushed the surface of the clothing, back and forth, back and forth, etc.
Stretch Juice With Cold WaterMy family, like most families out there, is always trying to save money on grocery bills. One way that we do that is by watering down our juice! You will cut back on empty calories and sugar, so it's good for the waistline and the pocketbook!
Making a RuffleFor all you sewers or wanna be sewers, have you ever tried to gather up something for a ruffle, only to have the thread break as you gather? This tip will save you lots of frustration.
Altered Dress Shirt Into a Summer TopI have several dress shirts in my closet that I used to wear as jackets over camisoles or T-shirts. Some of them I haven't worn in over a year, so I decided they either needed to go, or they needed a transformation. Since I'm pretty frugal, transformation won out.
Gary Gray (Long Hair Cat)Gary Gray is 7 years old. He has long hair. Gary snuck into our garage one morning and we took him in temporarily, for what we thought would be a trip to the animal shelter. We fell in love with him and decided to keep him.
Getting Rid of MothsI display pretty cobalt blue glassware in the windows. In winter, I fill the glasses with water for added humidity. When I take the glasses down to clean hard water deposits and dust out, sometimes I find drowned wool moths.
Cleaning HeadlightsIf your automotive headlights get yellow or dirty, try to clean them with some rubbing compound. Just make a past and rub it into the headlight plastic covers and then wipe off. They will come clear like new.
How to Install a Dimmer SwitchInstalling a dimmer switch is a quick and easy way to add more control over the lighting in a room.
Taz (Rat Terrier)Taz is one and a half years old. He is a full Rat Terrier. I got Taz in 2009 for my birthday. Taz likes to go on walks, chase squirrels, play tug-o-war, and most of all, have his tummy rubbed!
Cotton (Pit Bull)Cotton is a 2 year old Pit Bull. I adopted him from the SPCA in July 2010. He loves to run through the back yard at full speed. He is deaf.
Tips for Growing RhubarbIf you enjoy cooking with rhubarb, it's worth making space for a few of these plants in your garden. Rhubarb is actually a long-lived perennial vegetable.
Lettuce Leaf to Remove Fat From SoupPlace a leaf of lettuce on the surface of soup to remove some of the fat. Discard the leaf before serving soup.
Giving Pets Water in the CarI bought some of the little Gladware containers with the blue snap on lids that are about the size of a pudding cup. By filling them with water and freezing them, I have the perfect way to keep my dog hydrated without a mess.
Where Can I Buy Poultry and Other Groceries in Bulk?Does anyone know of a good meat company from which to buy poultry in bulk with fair prices? Also I am looking for any grocers online to purchase from at lower cost in bulk?
Why Are My Homemade Cupcakes Sticky?I'm wondering why the cupcakes I make from scratch come out sticky. Not only on the tops of the cupcakes, but also when the liners are removed the cake sticks to my fingers.
What Are These Insect Towers?These insect towers have started to show up on my driveway. When I collapse them depending on the stage of development, I see either white crawling multipeds or flies with long oval wings. I wonder if they're a danger to my plants. I can't find any insects resembling them anywhere.
What Breed is My Dog?I would love to know what mixed breed my dog is. She is already spayed, I'm just curious as to what you guys think. Thanks!
Decorations for a Deacon's Ordination?My husband is being ordained a deacon in May. I am looking for appropriate decorations! Any ideas?
Nursing Home Crafts?Can anyone help me with clay pot crafts or any other easy craft ideas for a nursing home residents' craft day.
Taming Frizzy Hair?I have a problem, I was born with thick, frizzy hair and I hate it. I straighten it nearly everyday, but then it goes frizzy and my hair goes big after a week. If I wash it, it's horrible. Please can you help?
Monistat for Dog Ear Infections?Can you use Monistat in a dog's ear instead of Mometamax? I can't afford a vet.
Can I Feed My Dog Fat Free Cheese?Is it OK to feed my dog Kraft fat free cheese?
Are There Farmers Who Deliver in the Burbank CA Area?Anyone know of farmers in California that might deliver in the Burbank CA area?
Is Borax Edible?Is it safe to put a pinch of borax in food?
How Do I Make and Preserve Cold Water Starch?I have interest in knowing how to make and preserve cold water starch. I would appreciate to know the items required to make a cold water starch, and also the process and packaging.
Lawn Mower Stops Running?I have a Viking mt410t with a new starter. The motor turns over by hand, the starter engages and turns the motor, but then it stops. The battery is fully charged.
Why Does My Baptista Plant Not Produce Seed Pods?My Baptisia, "Purple Smoke", did not produce seed pods again this year. The petals fall off and the flower stalk remains bare. It's been in the ground for 2 blooming seasons, gets sun/part sun, and enough water. What could possibly be causing this?
Permanent Marker Stains on Clothing?How do you remove permanent marker from clothing?
Ink Stain on Laundered Clothing?When I was doing laundry, I discovered that my husband left an ink pen in his pocket. I have a knit top that I tried using Spray and Wash, Shout, and Oxiclean on and have washed 4 times, but nothing has worked. Is there anything that might work after all of this?
Choosing Granite Countertop Colors?In an open concept living room+dining room+kitchen with lots of natural light, I have ivory color cabinets with a white tile backsplash, and stainless steel and black kitchen appliances. I am planning to change my counter top to granite. What color granite will be best?
How Do I Paint a Patio Umbrella and Chair Seats?I would like to paint the seats of my patio chairs. They are made of a plastic material similar to canvas, but not very absorbent. I would also like to paint my canvas table umbrella. Any suggestions?
How Do I Cover Throw Pillows With Knit Sweaters?
My friend gave me 2 gently used cable knit sweaters. I wanted to cover 2 throw pillows and lost the directions/site. Can someone help, please?
Countertop Color Ideas for Red and Merlot Kitchen?I want to paint my kitchen red. I have merlot cabinets and want to bring orange into the color scheme (curtains, etc.). What color should my countertop be?
Parakeet Behavior?Why is my parakeet biting?
Reusing Baby Medicine Drop Bottles?I have accumulated droppers from my son's medicines and vitamins. I don't want to throw it away. What can I do with them?
Home Remedy for Blackheads?What is the easiest way to get rid of black heads?