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    Max & Ruby (Treehouse TV) No Parents?

    Am I the only one who is disturbed by the fact that Max and Ruby have no parents? Ruby (grade-school age), the older sister of Max (preschool age), takes 100% care of her little brother. The only adult relative that is ever shown is their Grandmother who lives a few houses away. There is a...
  2. MEnoMonki

    Very easy Perfect Peppermint Crisp Tart

    Hi all As promised, this week I'm giving you my next recipe, or at least more or less how I grew up knowing this dessert from my grandmother's days. The ingredients: 500ml fresh cream 1 X tin caramel 1 X pack of biscuits (the tealovers or tennis biscuit kind) Some fresh frozen mint leaves...
  3. MEnoMonki

    Delicious Chocolate Fridge Biscuit Cake

    Hi All! I'm a newbie here so allow me to introduce myself. I'm MEnoMonki and I hope I will enjoy my stay here and share many of my recipes and learn a couple of new ones. So let me start by sharing my 1st recipe that my mom and also my grandmother use to make: Delicious Chocolate Fridge...
  4. Cookie

    Grandma Johns' Oatmeal Cookies

    This recipe was obtained and served its contents to many for more than 85 years. 1 cup sugar 1 cup shortening or 1 1/2 cups margarine 2 cups Robin Hood flour Pinch of salt 2 cups rolled oats Mix all ingredients together then add 1/2 cup of sour milk with 1/2 tsp. baking soda. Roll out and cut...
  5. K

    Does anyone have any good cleaning and organizing tips?

    I'm cleaning and organizing my bedroom and I need some good tips to do it. Please help!!
  6. A

    Currently I am setting up shop for the 2012 crisis in my basement...what else can I do to prepare?

    I have already...1. Put 15 water jugs down in the basement.2. I have 5 different safety kits that all include flashlights, emergency radios, batteries, and powedered food.3. I have a 3 week supply of ramen, mac n cheese and daily vitamins.4. I put jackets, safety goggles, blankets, and a hard...
  7. Maryjane

    i need to correct the wrong in this paragraph???

    Me and my husband decided to have a baby .first I didn’t want to have one. I thought its really hard for me .I didn’t expect that much from myself. My husband Steve convinced me to get a baby. I like him and I love babies so I decided to have one. After a month I got pregnant .I was so happy...
  8. R

    Does anyone have the recipe for a layer dessert with crust, cream cheese, chocolate pudding, whipped cream?

    I can't look it up because I don't know what it is called, but it has been popular for years at functions. A friend has requested it and I can't find my copy of that recipe. It is the 13 x 9 in pan size. Thanks if you have it.That's it Jennifer, thanks alotI'm sure there are many wonderful...
  9. R

    Your most requested recipe?

    What is a recipe that people request you make and/or you are frequently complimented on?
  10. X

    Why do all these recipe requests have to be made "really fast and easy"?

    What happened to taking a little time to make something wonderful? Cooking isnt instant.Your thoughts?
  11. R

    i'm hungry - recipe request. daddy.?

    how do you cook a good possum? Grandma used to make a really good pate', i don't know the recipte. I think it uses lots of mayo and salt?
  12. Mom

    How'd you feel about limiting pregnancy by requiring birth control from first menstration until the age of 21?

    I suppose this would be considered the "solution" to the teen pregnancy problem. And yes, I am aware of constitutional impediments to restricting procreation and religious opposition to birth control in general. Thoughts?follow-up: wouldnt be so silly to assume that kids would be responsible...
  13. S

    Saving the environment and limiting waste- please give tips on re-using common household items?

    This just got posted in science/ecology, too.This all started b/c I have two boxes of fridge baking soda, used, but I don't want to dump it b/c...I had this crazy hippie stepmother who taught me to save the earth, back in 1989.And I agree.So, what tips can you share with everyone?PS, Can you...
  14. lotus_of_peace

    what pots and pans work best on a gas stove and dont burn easily?

    I ruined my entire set of stainless steel pans I bought from Macy's I cooked at the lowest temperatures but they still burned,The pans were thin stainless steel,which always worked fine on my previous electric stove.I know my parents always used copper pots with their stove.ANY TIPS?
  15. P

    Is there any household product that will clean a burned pot?

    I tried dish detergent and a good scrubber but no luck. Any tips would be greatly appreciated!
  16. E

    Grandma's Sour Milk Chocolate Cookies

    1 c brown sugar 1/2 c shortening 1 egg, beaten 2 squares bittersweet chocolate, melted 1/2 c sour milk (or buttermilk or sour cream) 2-1/3 c AP flour 1/2 tsp soda 1 tsp vanilla salt 1. Cream the shortening and sugar together until fluffy. 2. Add the beaten egg and melted chocolate, blend...
  17. E

    Molasses Brownies

    1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup Grandma's Molasses 2 (1 ounce) squares chocolate 1 egg 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup walnuts Cream together butter and sugar; add molasses, melted chocolate and well beaten egg. Sift in dry ingredients, adding...
  18. P

    Can radiation therapy in humans affect their pets?

    My grandmother was recently diagnosed with uterine cancer and is doing a daily radiation treatment. I don't know many of the details, sorry. To make it short: she was diagnosed with stage 1 uterine cancer, had a hysterectomy, and began radiation recently.Her dog, a tea cup chihuahua has...
  19. E

    Grandma's Apple Cider Pie

    5 cups sweet apple cider 1/4 cup cider vinegar 2 cups water 2 cups sugar 6 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 3 eggs, well beaten 1 recipe pie dough Ground nutmeg Pour cider into a saucepan, cover and cook over heat so slow the cider never gets above a simmer, stirring frequently until...
  20. E

    Nut Tree Green Frosted Potato Salad & Clear French Dressing

    from the Nut Tree restaurant, Vacaville, Calif This is served with a vagabond sandwich plate. You get slices of ham, turkey and cheese and a whole little loaf of Grandma's bread. 4 pounds potatoes (about 12 medium) cooked in jackets 1/2 cup chopped parsley 1/4 cup chopped green pepper 1/2 cup...