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Creamy Tuna and Peas on Toast (Trailer Trash SOS)
Yes, This brings back memories of me and my grandparents. I loved this and so easy to prepare. :)

 

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Low Sodium Recipes?
I quit using table salt over 30 + years ago. When I cook, I use Mrs. Dash.

 

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Cleaning Black Marks on the Outside of a Refrigerator?
Thank you for all answers. I tried the Ajax method and it works.! Thanks again.

 

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Making Goulash With Hamburger?
Thank you all readers for your help with this recipe.

 

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Baked Chicken and Creamy Rice
This recipe sounds good but do I cook the rice first before putting it in baking dish?

 

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Why Didn't My Hard Boiled Eggs Peel Easily?
Ive had this same problem. How old were the eggs?

 

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Spicy Sausage and Potatoes in a Skillet
Can I use Keilbasa instead of the Italian sausage?

 

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Cooking Spare Ribs?
Go to bakeporkchopsrecipe.com for a simle dry rub recipe for spare ribs and also go to ehow.com for steps to use to bake ribs. Just type your question in the search. I hope this helps.

 

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What is the Best Brand of Cocoa?
Hersheys is the best.

 

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Adopt A Pet Using Craigslist
Thank you for this great advice.

 

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Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas?
If you dont feel like cooking and its only you and one other person, I would just stop at your neighborhood grocer and at the deli section, purchase a dinner package already cooked. I did this once. I would do it again.

 

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Ways to Freeze Cabbage
I found a site you can look at. Hope this helps. :) http://ezinearticles.com/?Freezing-Excess-Cabbage-the-Right-Way&id=1058587

 

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Bailee (Pug Mix)
So adorable! Thanks for sharing. :)

 

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Microwaving Baked Potatoes
I use a sharp knife and make cuts on the potato and place in microwave and hit the button on #7.

 

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Cooking for Two?
Check out the link below. Great recipe ideas for cooking for two. Enjoy! :) http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Publication/Cooking-For-Two-Magazine

 

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Cut the "Milk Ring" and Save Our Wildlife
Thank you for this tip. Never knew this before.

 

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Make Your Own Take Along Coffee Packs
Thanks for this great idea. I will try this.

 

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Treating Hard Brittle Toe Nails?
I found an article for treating hard toenails. If you hate wearing sandals because of your fungus infested, yellow, and cracked toenails, do not overlook this article. I will give you a very useful home remedy that is sure to heal up those brittle nails in...

 

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Looking For Crockpot Recipes?
Please see the link below for recipes. Hope this helps. http://www.a-crock-cook.com/

 

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How Long Does Brewed Coffee Stay Fresh?
I do what the others posted. I use a large coffee mug and pour the leftover coffee in the mug. I then store in refrigerator and if I want coffee later in the afternoon, I put the mug in the microwave. The coffee still taste fresh.

 

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Renting a Car Without a Credit Card?
So glad for this website. Thank you for your help.

 

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Storing Strawberries in the Refrigerator?
I put the strawberries in a gallon freezer bag and store them in the freezer.

 

Cooper (Pitbull Lab)
So adorable! Thanks for sharing :)

 

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Chicken and Dumplings with Less Fat
I always purchase no fat/low fat chicken broth. No MSG.

 

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Freezing Cooked Pasta
Great ideas. Thanks for sharing. :)

 

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Thrifty Food Tips For 1-2 People
Love these food tips. Thanks for sharing.

 

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Reusing Dairy Containers For Tomato Based Leftovers
This is a great idea!. When I cook for others, I often use a glass bowl/or some other bowl and find they dont return it. Ill remember this tip. Thank you for sharing :)

 

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Ten Commandments of Human Relations for the New Year
Thank you for this handy tip. If we all follow similar guidelines like this, we could make this a better place to live.

 

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Freeze Your Ham Bone for Soup
Thank you for this great tip. I love ham and bean soup.

 

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Recipes Using Leftover Ham?
Try Ham and Bean soup!

 

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Making Soup?
I would like to thank everyone that answered my question on ideas on making homemade soup. I used the suggestions that were posted and added 1/2 cup of beer. The soup was very good. Thank you everyone for sharing your ideas.

 

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Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas?
Thanksgiving Day Sweet Potato Pie Recipe Courtesy of Nick Malgieri Prep Time: 1 hr 0 min Inactive Prep Time: 0 min Cook Time: 2 hr 0 min Level: Easy Ingredients * One batch Sweet Dough, for a 1-crust pie (recipe above) Filling: * 2 large sweet potatoes * 2...

 

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Check for Weevils in Stored Food
This happened to me this past summer with my box of dry pancake mix. I learned my lesson from now on to always check rice/grains/pancake mix by sifting it into a bowl and check and double check for these ugly bugs. Thank you for this reminder.

 

Bean With Bacon Soup With Bread

$10 Dinners: Bean With Bacon Soup
Thank you for this recipe for bean with bacon soup. This is my favorite soup. Will try this soon.

 

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Urban Beekeeping?
I am an active member of EarthLinks.org. here in the Denver,CO USA area. A non profit organization which empowers Denvers homeless and low-income persons through innovative and creative nature-related programs which builds social skills and community and provides...

 

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Hamburger and Tomato Sauce Recipes?
Hamburger Skillet Stew By chef samantha Created 22 Jun 2009 - 4:55am Hamburger skillet stew is a filling and heavy stew made with ground beef and breadcrumbs. Cooked with eggs, and flavored with Worcestershire sauce, tomato sauce, onion, carrots, potatoes and...

 

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Low Calorie Pancakes?
LOW CALORIE PANCAKE 1 apple, shredded 1 egg, beaten 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 slice bread, crumbled Mix together and fry in medium hot skillet until done.

 

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Very Thirsty at Night?
I google your question and this is what I found. Hope this helps. http://www.howtowakeupearly.com/Do-not-eat-before-going-to-bed.aspx

 

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The Works for Cleaning Toilet Rings
Will this work if you have hard water?

 

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Cooking With Cast Iron Pans
This is the best way to cook any meal. I love cast iron!

 

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Starting a Camping Group?
I love camping as well. Check out www.meetup.com for groups that share your interest.

 

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Looking for Easy Low Calorie Recipes
Pillsbury has some good low calorie recipes. http://www.pillsbury.com/CommunityForums/forums.aspx/9/468

 

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Expiration Dates on Canned Goods?
There is a site with more information: www.foodreference.com; Information on food safety on canned goods. How to read the codes and what they mean.

 

Scenery: Nevada Sunset
I live in Colorado and there some pretty sunset here too.

 

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Save Extra Fast Food Napkins
I do this same thing. Comes in handy for taking with you for lunches at work/school.

 

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Make Underwear Out of T-shirts
This sounds like a neat idea. Thank you for sharing. :)

 

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Be Grateful for What You Have
I am happy for a home to live in, my family and my friends. Happy to be alive. I enjoy life! :)

 

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Link: Restaurant.com
Thank you for this handy guide. It will come in handy for me next time Im on vacation. :)

 

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Preparing for Thunderstorm and...
Thank you for these handy tips during a thunderstorm.

 

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Uses for Left Over Beer?
I use left over beer in my homemade soup recipes.

 

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Repairing Scratched DVDs
I have used Windex window cleaner before and this seems to help. Apply this on the scratched CD and use a clean soft cloth and wipe circular.

 

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Starting an Email Recipe Exchange?
I would love to do this. How soon can we begin?

 

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How To Use A Ham Bone?
I love to make Ham and Bean soup. :)

 

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Using the Slow Cooker in Hot Weather
I use my crock pot during the hot summer months. Beef Stew, swiss steak, country style pork BBQ ribs, even chicken. Im glad for the crock pot. :)

 

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Recipes Using Kielbasa Sausage?
I saute in skillet using water instead of oil ( to reduce the fat) for 2 minutes then drain on paper towels. I then use hash brown potatoes and add a side of vegetables and make it a meal.

 

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Reusing Fast Food Cups
I bring a plastic cup with my bag lunch where ever I go. I save money this way. I dont buy soda and just use water.

 

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My Chihuahua Stopped Eating?
Ask your vet for help.

 

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Making Turkey (or Chicken) Soup
Will try this soon. Sounds very good.

 

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A Cooler Way to Cook Beans
Thank you for this great tip on cooking beans. I love beans :)

 

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Cooking Bacon in the Microwave
I purchase the microwave bacon you find at the supermarkets. Microwave for 20 seconds and let drain on paper towels.

 

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Where Do You Get Senior Discounts?
I get a discount at Taco Bell and a clothing store here in downtown Denver,CO. I love it! :)

 

Cat Wants to Sleep With Me At Night?
I once had a male kitten and he would meow through out the house unless I let him in my bedroom. My husband at that time was working at night so this left me alone until late into the night. The kitten was protecting his human mommy. Please let your kitty lie...

 

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Contact Paper For Longer Lasting Books
Where to get clear contact paper? Thanks, this is a great idea. Wonder if this would help hardbound books also. Thank you for this great idea. Rachelle B. bervenrae AT yahoo.com

 

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Ham and Bean Soup
Thank you. This looks so easy to make.

 

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Twelve Rules for Healthy Houseplants
I heard if you use compost for your indoor plants this would help them to grow large and healthy. They love compost. Any one else heard of this?

 

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Online Dating Advice?
Go to www.meetup.com and join a group that shares your interest for example: camping, hiking, ball games and maybe you can find some single men.

 

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Savings for Senior Citizens
I had lunch at taco bell restaurant one day and the clerk gave me a discount on my drink.

 

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Use the Crockpot for Stuffing
Thank you for sharing this good tip. Yummy!

 

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Cooking Uses for Beer?
Use about 1/2 - 1 cup of beer in your homemade soup. Delicious! You dont taste the beer at all.

 

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Make Your Own Coffee Filter
I find just using unscented paper towels works well for me when Im out of coffee filters.

 

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Make Your Own Frozen Foods
Great tips to know.

 

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Make Your Own Frozen Foods
Great Tips to know.

 

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Feedback on Library Tip
I love the library. I go there often for movies, books or just to read the Sunday paper. I dont own a computer but when I need a computer I know where to go - for free!.

 

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Microwave Ground Beef
I purchase ground beef with the lowest percentage of fat. I never have any grease and better for you.

 

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