October 16, 2011

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Scallop BisqueThis recipe is so easy and fast to make, yet makes an elegant and delicious first course or meal. It is perfect for a quick, after work meal, real comfort food for your family. But it is also an impressive course for a dinner party.

 

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Grapes and Pecan DessertIt is something my grandchildren and I threw together because we were getting an awful lot of grapes and you can only make so much jelly. This is very delicious.

 

Articles

Wooden box with tea, coffee, canisters, carafe, etc.

Create a "Morning Drink Center"I came up with this tray from a thrift shop. I put three canisters in it with sugar, bulk tea, and mocha flavored mix. I also have teas, sweetener packets, my coffee singles, and a carafe of brewed coffee or tea.

 

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Homemade Hummingbird FoodI have always used one part sugar to four parts water and it works for me. Clean out your feeder every time you change the food and you will eventually get hummingbirds.

 

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Rope Lights for Campsite LightingI've seen campers use solar lights to light their site after dark, but if you have one with trees, they may not recharge properly. My husband and I use rope lights.

 

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Cookbook Perfection Aire OvenI need a cookbook for my perfection air oven. Where can I find one? Thank you.

 

Top down view of black and white iris.

What's the Name of This Iris?As you may know I'm starting a new iris bed in "The Path Garden". I saved this picture a few years ago and can't remember where I got it. Does anyone have this iris or know the name? I would love to have it added to the garden for next year. Thanks for any help ThriftyFun's family can provide.

 

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Using Vinegar to Keep Car Windshield and Windows Ice FreeRegarding keeping the ice off of windshields and car windows, how often do you have to put vinegar on the windows and windshield? Thank you for your time.

 

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Fruit Flies Attracted to BreadI have fruit flies in my house, but for some reason they like to attack bread as well as the fruit. Does anyone know why this is?

 

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Products for Preventing Ice on Outside StaircaseI live in an upstairs condo and in the winter we generally get some ice in Dallas. This means I am a prisoner in my home when it ices since I can't use my steep staircase until it melts.

 

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Replacement Parts for George Foreman GrillI need a part for a George Foreman grill. The parts are Tsk-2612-#2 and #3. Does anyone know where I can find them?

 

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Products to Help Lift a DogMy male, standard size Dachshund weights about 20 lbs. As any Dachshund owner knows this breed of dog can often have back problems. I am a senior lady and my dog is getting more than a little heavy for me to lift in and out of the car or picking him up for any reason.

 

Winterizing AgapanthusI have a large agapantus planted in a container. I just took it to our basement. Can you tell me exactly how winterize it?

 

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Cleaning a Coffee ThermosDoes anyone have some tips on cleaning a dirty (coffee) thermos?

 

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Can Heavy Load Cause a Circuit Breaker to Wear Out?If a circuit breaker carries a heavy load (80% of rated) for years, can it cause the breaker to "wear out"?

 

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Prawn RecipesDoes any one have some good recipes for prawns?

 

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