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    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...
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    What are some tips on cleaning out a messy closet easily?

    My daughter has a project in Home-Ec. to clean out her room completley. This is a large task for her, as a teenager, because she has no organizational system whatsoever.I would really prefer not to but an organizational system for her closet, but tips would be appreciated.Thanks!
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    Do you know of any websites for women like recipes, coupons, house cleaning tips, etc?

    How to save money, make things homemade, organize... ladedaNot intentionally being sexist. Just want sites that are geared toward women and things I as a woman would be interested in. Don't know many men interested in make-up coupons, or hair dying tips, but if they are, more power to them.
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    Tips cleaning a fast food grill?

    Recently I took a job at a wendys. One part is daily cleaning of the grill. It takes me forever to do it, and I only have 3 hours to do that and several other task. It is seperated into 3 top parts with a flat surface. You would lower one part down onto the lower to cook both sides of a burger...
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    Time saving household tips & secrets?

    I am searching for tips & tricks to better organization, and cleaning, to stop feeling like a slave to my house work. I just want to free up time. Why is it that it seems everyone I see on t.v. or that I know has a cleaner house then I do, and I work sooo hard at it!!
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    Michigan Miner's Pasties

    Seasoning Mix 1 tablespoon salt, 1 and 1/2 teaspoons onion powder, 1 and 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon dried sweet basil leaves, 1/4 teaspoon white pepper, 1/4 teaspoon ground savory (spice) Combine seasoning mix ingredients in...
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    What is a TV show, a movie, and a song that you are embarrassed to admit that you like?

    My answers are:TV show: Wizards of Waverly PlaceMovie: Camp Rock and HairspraySong: Lovebug by the Jonas Brothers
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    Peep's Sesame Chicken

    4 - 5 Servings Ingredients Peanut oil or Canola oil (for frying) For the Chicken 4 chicken breasts 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 TBS brown sugar 2 drops sesame oil or to taste Cornstarch to coat chicken For the Sauce 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/3 cup chicken broth 1 - 2 TBS sesame oil - or to...
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    Chocolate Panini

    4 slices challah or white bread 2 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped Form 2 sandwiches with the bread and chocolate. Transfer to a hot panini press or waffle iron and cook until the bread is golden and the chocolate has melted, 2 to 3 minutes. (Alternatively, cook the sandwiches in a...
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    Where to find a description of the autism spectrum?

    Is there anywhere online to find a description of the autism spectrum complete with common characteristics of each 'stop' on the spectrum?
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    Make Your Own Chili Powder

    Now, the following recipe is a guide -- something you can go by. The whole point of making your own chili powder is to make it to your own personal taste. Assemble the following ingredients: For mildness and flavor: * 4 Ancho chiles (dried poblanos) * 3 Dried New Mexico chiles For...
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    Various Homemade Pastas

    Plain, spinach, and tomato pasta, making, cutting, cooking & storage Servings : each batch should be approximately enough for 1 pasta dish for several people Prep time : 20 minutes Cook time : 5-10 minutes Total time : 25-30 minutes Ingredients: Basic Pasta 2 cups...
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    Baklava Cheesecake

    Crust 1 pound phyllo pastry sheets 1/2 cup melted butter Filling 32 ounces cream cheese 1 cup honey 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 6 eggs Topping 1/2 cup walnuts 1/2 cup blanched almonds 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup butter, melted 1/2 cup...
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    Making a Pie Crust, Step by Step

    1. There are four ingredients in a standard piecrust: flour, fat, liquid, and salt. Flour is necessary to form the structure and bulk of the crust, fat to add flavor and to create a flaky texture, liquid to bind the dough and keep it pliable, and salt to enhance the flavor and brown the crust...
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    Pumpkin Roulade With Ginger Buttercream

    For the cake: 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 3 extra-large eggs -- at room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup canned pumpkin (not pie...

    Sand Bucket Angel Food Cake

    To make this cake you will need to bake two angel food cakes. Boxed shortbread cookies such as Lorna Doone work well for the decorative and "sand" that covers the cake. For the crabs, we used Sunkist round jelly candies, sliced in half crosswise and cut with a crab-shape cookie cutter...
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    Venus on the rocks

    1 oz. Amaretto 2 oz. Peach Schnapps 3 oz. Club Soda 5 cubes of Ice Twist of Lime The finished drink should be the golden color of perfectly tanned skin. Use this as a guide and don't get hung up on volume measurements.
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    Pan galactic gargleblaster #1

    1 1/2 oz. Peppermint Schnapps dash Cinnamon 6 oz. Soda Water 1 1/2 oz. Jack Daniels 1 1/2 oz. Seagram's 7 Whiskey 4 1/2 oz. Gin 1 1/2 oz. Johnny Walker Red Label shake with ice, pour into a Collins glass. garnish with olive. This is mentioned in...
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    Pan galactic gargle blaster #9

    1 1/2 oz. Jack Daniels 1 1/2 oz. Seagram's 7 Whiskey 4 1/2 oz. Gin 6 oz. Soda Water 1 1/2 oz. Peppermint Schnapps 1 1/2 oz. Johnny Walker Red Label dash Cinnamon shake with ice, pour into a Collins glass. garnish with olive. This is mentioned in...
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    Pan galactic gargle blaster #5

    2 1/4 oz. Bacardi 151 1/2 oz. Triple Sec 3/4 oz. Blue Curacao dash Angostura Bitters dash Gin dash Grenadine 5 oz. Ginger Ale shake with ice, pour into a Collins glass. garnish with cherry. This is mentioned in the book "The...