September 17, 2017

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A jar of Jalapeno peppers.

How to Can Jalapeño Peppers?Hot packing is the most popular method of preserving jalapeño peppers. A hot vinegar and water solution with a bit of salt is added to the jars of whole or sliced peppers. This is a page about how to can jalapeño peppers.


Refrigerator's Ice Maker

Trouble With a Refrigerator's Ice MakerIce makers are very convenient when they are working properly, but when they are not it can be quite frustrating. This is a page about identifying and repairing trouble with a refrigerator ice maker.



Bacon Wrapped Porchetta

Bacon Wrapped PorchettaThis is a great and fast center meal for a little potluck or family gathering of less than 10 people (depending on your pork tenderloin piece). A nice side dish to pair this is roasted broccolini and side of rice. You can opt for mash potatoes.



What Is This Houseplant? - heart shaped leaf houseplant

What Is This Houseplant?We bought this house plant from Ikea about 18 months ago. Since then it has grown from about 10 cm to 30 cm. We have no idea what it is and searching Google keeps bringing up the Chinese money plant, however the flowers on this don't fit?


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Costs of Opening a Bent and Dent Store?What is the total cost for all products to open a bent and dent store?


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Removing the Smell of Burned Food from a House?My cat accidentally turned my hob on while we were sleeping. Unfortunately the hob had some left over prawn curry in it. It was turned on full when I came downstairs. The ring was glowing red and the living room was full of smoke. Luckily the pan had a lid on it so it never caught fire, but everything smells.


Repairing a Singer 457 Stitch Regulator Lever - closeup of part

Repairing a Singer 457 Stitch Regulator Lever?As I try to sew, the regulator lever moves with the hand dial, and the stitch length changes. Any ideas how to fix it?


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Treating a Luna Hibiscus for Bud Drop and Leaf Fungus?My hibiscus appear to currently have bud drop and a leaf fungus. I wonder what to do now in my area (western KY) now that we're heading into fall. Is it too late in the year to trim, or make amends?


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Having a Steam Press Repaired?I was trying to clean my presser and was trying to take the screws off where the the steam comes out. I'm stuck because I can't take the 1 screw out in the back of the press. I would like to know if there's somewhere I can take it like a repair shop to put it back together?


What Is This Houseplant? - succulent

What Is This Houseplant?I got this plant a while back. Is anyone able to identify it? I've looked at different species to try and find the right one, but can't find any similar looking ones.


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Cat Peeing and Pooping in Kitchen?Our 6 year old neutered male cat has been crazy the past couple weeks! He started peeing on the stove and counters during the night. He pooped on the kitchen table and hides on top of cabinets. He is currently under treatment for fleas. The only other change is the dog and 2 other cats moved out to live with our adult child.


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Cleaning Fish Odors from the Refrigerator?How do I clean fish odors from my refrigerator?


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Getting Rid of Snails in the House?How to I get rid of snails? It's be very much disturbing to have them in my house. They are mainly in the toilets and on the house walls? They are in the kitchen also. I tried many things, but nothing has worked properly?


Identifying a Houseplant - plant with light and darker striped leaves

Identifying a Houseplant?I bought this at a supermarket and it didn't have the name of the plant. I suspect it is a philodendron, but I can't find any images on the web that have these particular leaves. I would appreciate any advice.


Is My Dog a Full Blood Pit Bull? - brown and tan puppy in a blanket

Is My Dog a Full Blood Pit Bull?She is 6 weeks old. We were told she was a full blooded Pit Bull.


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Getting Rid of Fleas Inside?My dog is just getting over having fleas, but he's chewing his tail. Does that mean he still may have some? I've checked him and they are gone and he's been treated by the vet already. Do I still have to treat my house and everything he's been sitting on?


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