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    Peach Conserve

    7 cups sliced peeled peaches (about 3 lbs) 4 cups sugar 3 1/2 cups raisins 1 lemon, quartered and thinly sliced 1 orange, quartered and thinly sliced 2 tbsp. allspice berries 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts Prepare glasses as directed for Quick Preserves. Stir together all ingredients except...
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    Individual Meringues

    Heat oven to 275F. Cover baking sheet with heavy brown paper. In small mixer bowl, beat 3 egg whites and 1/4 tsp. cream of tartar until foamy. Beat in 3/4 cup sugar, 1 tbsp. at a time; continue beating until stiff and glossy. Do not underbeat. Drop meringues by 1/3 cupfuls onto brown paper...
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    Party Cheese Ball

    1 pkg. (8 oz) cream cheese 3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese (about 4 oz) 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (about 4 oz) 1/4 cup minced onion 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce Finely snipped parsley Small crisp crackers Place cheese in small mixer bowl; let stand at room temperature until softened...
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    Sparkling Jellies

    1 can (6 oz) frozen grape, tangerine or orange juice concentrate, thawed 1 pkg. (1 3/4 oz) powdered fruit pectin 2 cups water 3 3/4 cup sugar Prepare glasses as directed for Quick Preserves. In saucepan, stir juice, pectin and water until pectin is dissolved. Stirring constantly, cook over...
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    Cereal Christmas Trees

    3 tbsp. butter or margarine 32 large or 3 cups miniature marshmallows 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. green food color 4 cups Cheerios cereal Small gumdrops In large saucepan, heat butter and marshmallows over low heat, stirring constantly, until marshmallows are melted. Remove from heat; stir in...
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    Christmas Sherry Nog

    10 egg yolks 3/4 cup sugar Dash of salt 1 bottle sherry 1 quart heavy cream (whipped stiff) Sprinkle of nutmeg Beat yolks until thick. Beat in sugar and salt, a little at a time. Beat in sherry and chill for 3 hours. Fold in whipped cream and keep chilled until serving time. Then sprinkle with...
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    Curry Powder Master Recipe

    Makes 1 cup 1/2 cup coriander seeds 15 dry red chili pods (optional, see Note) 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons mustard seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons fenugreek seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons black peppercorns 15-20 curry leaves (dry or fresh, optional) 3 tablespoons turmeric powder 1. Mix...
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    How long after a miscarriage should you wait to try to get pregnant again?

    A lot of people have said you should wait till you have one normal cycle, others say you can try again immediately after having a miscarriage can you get pregnant again without having a period first? Some say you are most fertile after have a miscarriage or a live birth is it true? I miscarried...
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    What is a good cheap vacation in the United States that consists of hotel stays and amusement parks?

    I'm planning on taking my girlfriend on vacation this summer for our one year anniversary, but I don't know where I want to go yet. I have a budget, i'm only making around $1200 a month, and only have about $300 saved as of right now. I want to take her somewhere I can preferably drive, I am in...
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    Where is the best all inclusive island/hotel to visit on vacation during the month of December/January?

    i've been to a couple different islands during March in the past but am planning on a December trip this year... Any good ideas or personal experiences? Thanks for your help!
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    Tips on making an ice cube frozen for about 5-7 hours?????

    It's a school thing and I can make an ice cube frozen for 3 hours and you can only use household materials which means NO buying other stuff from stores and other places. THe container also has to be less than 14x14 Inches. My container is a normal box with tin foil wrapped around it and some...
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    When did you last clean the refrigerator coils?,2041,DIY_14119_2276123,00.html
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    Do you have any good money saving household, frugal living?

    tips that you think are unique?Thanks for the ideas.
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    Do you have any money-saving household tips to pass on?

    Do you have any money-saving household tips to pass on?
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    Farmers Casserole

    I always make this for Christmas morning, quick and easy. * 3 cups frozen hash brown potatoes * 3/4 cup shredded pepperjack cheese * 1 cup cooked ham, diced * 1/4 cup chopped green onions * 4 eggs, beaten * 1 1/2 cup milk * 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper * 1/8...
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    Traditional Christmas Pudding

    (serves 8) 4 oz Minced Prunes 6 oz Currants 6 oz Seedless Raisins 6 oz Golden Sultanas 1 oz Flaked Almonds Zested Rind of 1 Orange Zested Rind of 1 Lemon Juice of 1 Lemon 4 oz Plain Flour 1/2 ts Ground Cloves 1/2 ts Ground Cinnamon 1/2 ts Ground Nutmeg 1/2 ts Salt 3 oz White Breadcrumbs 4 oz...
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    Easy Chocolate Christmas Cookies

    1 can condensed milk 12 oz. pkg. chocolate chips 3/4 stick butter 1 tsp. Vanilla Melt above over boiling water. Add: 1-1/4 c. flour 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt Stir well. Add 1 cup chopped pecans. Drop by tablespoons onto cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
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    Sugar Cone Christmas Trees

    Turn a sugar ice cream cone upside down. Frost it with green frosting. Decorate with M & M's, red hots, gum drops, sprinkles, etc. They turn out very festive!
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    Norwegian Christmas Bread (Yulekake)

    Ingredients * 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast * 1 cup warm water (110 degrees to 115 degrees) * 1/2 cup sugar * 1 egg * 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened * 1/2 teaspoon salt * 1 teaspoon ground cardamom * 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour * 1/2 cup...
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    Merry Christmas Casserole Cookies

    2 eggs, well beaten 1 Cup sugar 1 Cup walnuts, cut fine 1 Cup snipped dates 1 Cup coconut 1 Teaspoon vanilla 1/4 Teaspoon almond extract Beat eggs and add sugar gradually. Stir in remaining ingredients. Pour into ungreased 2 quart casserole and bake 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Remove from...