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    Baked Fruit Compote

    1 jar (10oz) currant jelly 1 can (16 oz) pear halves, drained (reserve 1/4 cup syrup) 1 can (16 oz) peach halves, drained 6 plums, halved and pitted Vanilla ice cream In small saucepan, melt jelly in reserved pear syrup, stirring occasionally. In baking dish, 11 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 1 1/2", arrange...
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    Raspberry Fondue

    Heat 2 pkgs (10oz each) frozen raspberries, thawed, and 1 cup currant jelly to boiling. Mix 2 tbsp. cornstarch and 1 tbsp. cold water; stir into raspberry mixture. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Strain sauce; pour into dessert fondue pot to keep warm. Spear Dippers...
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    Oatmeal Toasting & Sandwich Bread

    This tender bread is just slightly sweet. 3 cups King Arthur Unbleached Bread Flour 1 cup rolled oats (old-fashioned oats) 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 3 tablespoons brown sugar or honey 2 teaspoons instant yeast OR 1 packet active dry yeast* 1 1/4 cups lukewarm milk...
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    Game Hens and currant sauce TNT

    The currant sauce is so good you hate to stop eating. Take 4 hens and stuff with stuffing I sometime make a wild rice stuffing Now rub the skin of the hens with soft butter and finly shopped herbs of choice, I like parsley, marjoram, some thyme or tarragon. Bake at 350 for 1/2 half hour then...
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    Meaono Pohaku - Stone Cookies from Hawaii

    From the Mountain View Bakery, on the big island of Hawaii. Copycat Stone Cookie recipe. Legendary in appeal and somewhat mysterious in background, this ultrahard, oversize, elongated cookie has niche appeal. Shigeru Kotomori, founder and owner of the Mountain View Bakery, developed this hard...
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    Irish soda bread muffins

    This is not at all a traditional soda bread, which would be simply made with whole wheat flour, baking soda, salt and buttermilk. Thoroughly Americanized, these muffins have traveled a long, long way from their Irish origin----as have most of us Irish-Americans. 2 1/4 cups unbleached all...
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    Why is FDA making companies pasteurizing foods (fruits, nuts, etc.)?

    In 2007, the USDA, FDA, and the California Almond Board (California produces 90% of the entire world's almond crop), issued a statement that both raw and organic almonds would require pasteurization "for consumer safety" yet they would still be labeled as raw, and neither that nor the details of...
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    Help, I'm turning into a stalker, I get obsessed over a lot of things?

    i get these random little fixations.... its so weird.... when i get obsessed its all i can think of... when i like something, i really like it. the obsession only lasts for a certain time and after that i dont care about it at all... my obsessions this yearmy biology professor - i dont know why...
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    Any helpful tips for computer keyboard cleaning?

    I spilled some kind of juice on my computer keyboard, and it's sticky under the keys. My friend told me to pop the keys off, as it should pop back on after I clean it. Is this true? I don't want to pop off some keys and have it NOT go back on. Does anyone have any tips to clean the keys?
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    What are inexpensive remodel tips for my kitchen (see pics)?

    I have a small kitchen and an even smaller budget! I painted the dark wood cabinets to white but it still looks dated. Things I'd like to change include:1. replace sink2. countertops (prefer granite but something inexpensive)3. replace cabinets if I can do it cheaplyAny ideas? This is in Los...
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    I want to paint my kitchen cupboards, what paint should i use Any tips please?

    I want to paint my kitchen cupboards, what paint should i use Any tips please?
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    Women's World Recipe Requested?

    A few years ago, my mother had gotten a holiday issue of Women's World with a recipe in it for a White Fruitcake that was to die for! If anyone still has that issue/recipe and could forward it me that would be awesome! She made it for my birthday and I would LOVE to have it again this year...
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    Vacation to Bermuda, any good ideas for a hotel?

    I'm taking my family on a vacation to bermuda. We are a family of four, two girls (one 19 the other 16). If anyone can give me advice on which hotel to book that would be great. I'm not looking to spend more than $5000. Any help would be great. thanks.
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    If you like going to Vegas to vacation what is your favorite hotel to stay at and why?

    I personally like Treasure Island, I find the luxury there very good and I like the rooms and I love the restaurants there. They are affordable. I also like its position on the strip (across from the Venetian) its just really, really fun to go there since i am in my mid 20's.
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    How do you lose weight after pregnancy?

    My son is now two and I have been trying to lose weight since I have had my baby. During my pregnancy I gain around 65 pounds; my pre-pregnancy weight was 135. Right now I am 160 and still trying my best t get to at least 140 but it's so hard. As for my tummy, while it's not saggy, it's not as...
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    Is It legal on my vacation to Florida to rent to different hotel rooms and leave my 13 year old son alone?

    Is It legal on my vaction to Flordia to rent 2 differnt hotel rooms and leave my 13 year old son alone by himself in one of those rooms while I stay In a differnt room? I will be checking on him often and or calling him. The rooms will be close together and in the same building.the current condo...
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    what's the best hotel stay for vacation @ disneyland?

    I'm planning to go to disneyland in late july. I have two young children so if any one would recommend a family friendly place that's not to expensive, or just positive experiences with your stay.
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    boston vacation and want a hotel right in heart of downtown boston?

    Me and my boyfriend are going to a celtics game in january and I'd like to stay in a hotel that is right in the heart of downtown boston!! Any suggestions!?!
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    a medal for what are some household energy saving tips?

    for all seasons the one with the most and most creative gets a medal
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    Low Fat Apple Muffins

    Don't be put off by the large amount of oil in this recipe. It makes 5 dozen muffins! These muffins freeze well, so they're perfect for baking and freezing to eat later as well. Ingredients 4 egg whites, whisked until mixed 4 cups skim milk 1 cup molasses 3/4 cup vegetable oil 1& 1/3 cups...