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Delicious cooked steak.

Turn Cheap Steak Into Amazing Steak
Have you tried bleeding steak? This means soaking the meat until the water is clear. This much like hunters preparing deer meat for the table. It is the old blood that toughens the meat. Get rid of it and it will help. Another trick is baking soda, but it really...

 

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Keep Socks Together in Laundry
I have been doing this for years. My Sister thought is weird, but then I read about a man who staples his socks together. I don't know how he keeps them from getting snagged, but his wife said she didn't care; he did his own laundry!

 

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Add Small Amount of Bleach to Dish Water
I know about the bleach being full of chlorine and allegedly being harmful to the environment, but this practice will also help keep spots from forming on glassware if you put a tablespoon in the rinse water. I thought this was only practiced in Japan, but...

 

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Storing Fresh Ginger
Freeze the sucker! You can easily grate the root even frozen and get even a finer consistency than you would grating it fresh. Just wash off the dirt and leave on the peeling. The peeling will grate just fine. And you definitely won't be losing any nutrients...

 

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Recipes for Tart Grapes?
Have you tried rolling them in Jello? I had never seen this until I was eating dinner at a church supper and my cousin's kids were eating them like candy. I don't know if they were rolled in regular Jello or not, but if your worried about calories, the sugar...

 

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Use Your Trampoline as a Clothes Drying Rack
Just sent an Email to a friend that has a trampoline. Why hasn't any though about this before?

 

Photo of a bird cage in need of refinishing.

Refinishing a Bird Cage?
I honestly think what the bird ate off of the bars of your bird cage could be worse than the rust. I would ask the vet what type of paint would be good for your bird. I would ask if it is even necessary for the bird cage to be repainted.

 

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Slugs Inside My House
Put out a glass of old beer. Or do you call it ale in the UK? I remember some gardener telling me that that will get rid of them.

 

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Exercises For Your Face
Try www.shapeyourface.com They are very detailed in the face exercises that will take care of various parts of your face.

 

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Use Red Hanky in Case of Blood
I think this is a great idea, but the simple fact that you are calm, cool and collected is what really counts. You know what to do. This reminds me of the mother who successfully had running, tag and dodge ball removed from the Wisconsin PE curriculum because...

 

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Cola as Cheap Steak Marinade
Look at Chinese Coca Cola Meat tip. www.thriftyfun.com/tf71337712.tip.html We used coca cola as meat tenderizer in Japan, too. But Tracy Austin, famous tennis player, said that her sister used to cook hot dogs in coca cola, because she thought they tasted better...

 

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Using Old Newspapers?
Newspapers are actually used in Japan to absorb grease from fried foods. They are cheaper than paper towels and are actually quite sanitary. It used to be a First aid step to wrap the legs of a woman giving birth with newspaper. The ink has some kind of bacterial...

 

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Use Cottage Cheese as an Easy White Sauce
I have not had it become lumpy like regular cheddar. Like I mentioned it turns into a sauce.

 

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Explaining a Gap in My Resume
If you took care of your family member I think that is admirable. You may want to say that you are experienced at taking care of people's special needs. The experience you have would make you more aware of the detailed needs that the company might have than...

 


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