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    Della Robbia Ice Ring

    Arrange several varieties of grape clusters, kumquats, dark sweet and maraschino cherries and small green leaves in a ring mold or bundt pan that fits into punch bowl. Pour water into mold to partially cover fruit; freeze. Add water to fill mold 3/4 full; freeze. Unmold; float fruit side up in...
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    Cup Cakes

    3 heaping tbsp. Crisco 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 3 1/2 cups flour 4 tsp. baking powder 1 1/2 cups water Lemon pie filling Mix sugar and Crisco well together, add eggs, flour and water alternately a little bit at at time. Add baking powder last. Let it rise about 5 minutes. Put paper forms in muffin...
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    Almond Delight Granola

    Dry: 13 cups old fashioned rolled oats 3 cups large flaked coconut 1 cup cut raw almonds 1 1/2 cups sunflower seeds 2 cups hard whole wheat flour 1 tbsp. sea salt Wet: 1 2/3 cups honey 1/3 cup water 3/4 cup oil 1 tbsp. pure vanilla 1 tbsp. pure almond extract Mix all dry ingredients in a large...
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    Panera Bread's Mediterranean Vegetable Sandwich

    3 tablespoons olive oil or butter, plus extra for the bell pepper 1 large onion, sliced into 1/8-inch thick rings 1 pinch salt 1 pinch freshly cracked ground black pepper 1 pinch sugar 1 red bell pepper 3 tablespoons garlic-flavored hummus 2 slices sunflower seed bread (such as Panera Bread...
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    Butter Chicken

    Ingredients: 1 kg boneless chicken skin removed Juice of 1 lime Salt to taste 1 tsp red chilli powder (adjust to suit your taste) 6 cloves 8-10 peppercorns 1" stick of cinnamon 2 bay leaves 8-10 almonds Seeds from 3-4 pods of cardamom 1 cup fresh yogurt 3 tbsp vegetable/canola/sunflower cooking...
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    High-Spirited Sprout Salad

    ingredients: 1 cup buckwheat sprouts 1 cup sunflower sprouts 1 cup radish sprouts 1 cup mung sprouts 1/2 cup diced cucumber or zucchini 1/2 cup chopped scallions 1/2 cup diced red pepper 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 2 tablespoons liquid aminos or tamari 1-2 tablespoons cold-pressed,extra virgin...
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    Crunchy Granola

    1 (18 oz) package old-fashioned oatmeal 1/2 cup unsalted sunflower seeds, shelled 1/2 cup sesame seeds 1/2 cup wheat germ, unsweetened 3/4 cup shredded coconut 1 tbsp cinnamon 1/2 cup powdered milk 1/3 cup dark brown sugar 3/4 cup honey 1/4 cup water 1/2 cup vegetable oil Mix oatmeal, sunflower...
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    Anyone with cleaning tips to clean a silk floral wall-arch?

    Anyone with cleaning tips to clean a silk floral wall-arch?
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    The Garden Sandwich

    The National Sandwich Idea contest was held between 1956 and 1981. It was sponsored by the Wheat Flour Institute. Each year 20 sandwich recipes, created by Food Service professionals, were chosen as the top sandwich recipes from hundreds of entries. The Garden Sandwich was the number #1 recipe...
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    do you have any tips on cleaning silver necklaces with somthing available in the house?

    i have quite a few and they are looking tarnished, is there any old house hold tips for cleaning them upthanks for your adeasxxx vici
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    How can I organize my kitchen utensils?

    I don't have many kitchen utensils, but they are just thrown into a large drawer that isn't very deep. It looks sloppy and disorganized. I could buy a nice utensil holder, but I prefer to keep my counters fairly clear. I have some candles and a few decorative accesories, but that is pretty much...
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    How should I decorate my new kitchen?

    I need to decorate my new apartment kitchen. Any ideas?Color schemes? Themes? Cool ideas or tips? Thanks all!
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    What is a good way to set up/decorate an eat-in kitchen? My decorating style is 60's-70's, vintage?

    I am moving into a new place with an eat in kitchen and could use some tips.
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    I need to do a project on Organic Kitchen Gardens. Any help or tips on how I should present it are welcome..?

    I was thinking of making wooden partitions and displaying them along the sides of my stall? But it seems too boring..Y!A gimme some creative juice...
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    I need a spicy trail mix recipe for soldier overseas?

    I need to make some spicy trail mix for some soldiers overseas. Any favorite recipes out there? It needs to be shelf stable.I also had a request for "Men's" magazines. Not skin mags, what are some good magazines I can get?Thanks in advanceThis is for a friend. I am not sure what he may be...
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    Going on a vacation that Im not looking foward to, bad hotel and not doing anything fun. How do I deal?

    The hotel is all white and doesnt look very nice, were going to look at colleges, not fun, and its for two days. I am really like dreading this, how do i make the best of it?
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    Ramen Noodle Slaw

    1 bag of broccoli slaw mix (or use cole slaw mix) 3 to 4 green onions (chopped) 2 pkgs. ramen noddles (any flavor) 1/2 cup of sliced almonds or sunflower seeds 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup of oil 1/3 cup vinegar Mix oil,vinegar,sugar & noodle flavor packets; set aside. Mix broccoli,onions & nuts...
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    What herbs and/or foods can a woman consume to maximize fertility?

    I've heard yams (in large quantities) can increase fertility. Perhaps this is an ancient African "old wives tale". What suggestions do you all have?
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    Strange Tips and Hints?

    Will this be helpfull???1. Budweiser beer conditions the hair 2. Pam cooking spray will dry finger nail polish 3. Cool whip will condition your hair in 15 minutes 4. Mayonnaise will KILL LICE, it will also condition your hair 5. Elmer's Glue - paint on your face, allow it to dry, peel off and...
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    Tips for Venus fly trap? (long question)?

    In a few days ma parents r gonna get me an ma sis a Venus fly trap. So wat r some things I should know. I live in south eastern Iowa and I'll be in a attic. I know u don't feed it hamburger meat, but wat about like steak? Or is it no to all meats? I know they go dorment and it looks like they r...