1. Cookie

    Ice Cream Flavor Variations

    Vary the basic recipe for Homemade Ice Cream to make any of these delightful flavors. Chocolate Ice Cream: Decrease vanilla to 1 tsp. and increase sugar to 1 cup. Stir 2 oz. unsweetened chocolate into hot milk mixture in saucepan. Fresh Peach Ice Cream: Decrease vanilla to 1 tsp. Mash 4 or 5...
  2. Cookie

    Homemade Ice Cream

    1/2 cup sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 1 cup milk 3 egg yolks, beaten 1 tbsp. vanilla 2 cups chilled whipping cream For crank-type freezer: Mix sugar, salt, milk and egg yolks. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, just until bubbles appear around edge of mixture. Cool. Stir in vanilla and cream...
  3. Cookie

    Homemade Vegetable Soup

    6 lb. beef shanks, cracked 2 qt. water 2 bay leaves 10 peppercorns 2 cups sliced carrots 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup chopped onion 2 cans (16 oz each) tomatoes 2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. marjoram leaves 1/2 tsp. thyme leaves 1/2 tsp. monosodium glutamate In large kettle, cover shanks with water; heat...
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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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    Chocolate Chip Cookie Turtles

    12 chocolate chip cookies; soft batch or your own homemade caramels unsalted peanuts or salted peanuts (or whatever kind of nuts you like) semi-sweet chocolate chips Set peanuts aside in bowl. Melt caramel down. Melt chocolate. Take cookie and dip really good into semi cooled caramel, so...
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    Homemade Spice Mixes

    Bouquet Garni 4 t dried thyme 2 1/2 t dried marjoram 1 1/2 t dried parsley 1 t crushed bay leaves Cajun Spice Mix 1/4 c paprika 1/4 c dried basil 8 t dried onion flakes 2 T garlic powder 4 t salt 4 t cracked black pepper 4 t ground fennel seeds 1 T dried parsley 1 T ground cinnamon 1 T dried...
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    Almond Cream Filled Puff Pastry

    to make 20cm across galette: 220-250g puff pastry (homemade or store bought) Filling:don’t forget the bean 1)almond cream: 50g sugar 50g ground almond 25g soft butter 1/2 egg mixall together. keep in fridge 2)rhum flavored pastry cream: 1/2 egg 1 Tbl sugar or a bit more to taste 30g flour or 20g...
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    Old Chinatown Pork Burger 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 Old Chinatown Pork Burger Sandwich was...
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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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    Recipe chipotle sauce covered cheese enchiladas Serrano's Austin, TX?

    I am a huge fan of Serrano's Restaurant in Austin, Texas. They have blended Tex-Mex with Southwestern Mexican Food. My favorite is the cheese enchiladas. Instead of the chili sauce on top, I request the chipoltle sauce. I asked them what type they used, and they said they made it homemade...
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    Your most requested recipe?

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

    What is your most requested recipe?

    What is the most popular thing you make and is asked for and complimented most often?
  13. P

    Anyone have any HouseHold Tips???

    I am looking for a bunch of household hints, I do have one...After cutting onions rinse your hands and shake some salt on them, rub it in like lotion then rinse...the smell is gone!!
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    can anyone give me some tips on how to make eco friendly or green household cleaners?

    For example window cleaner, bathroom cleaner, floor cleaner, laundry detergent, any type of pet products, etc....I just want to try to go green and would rather make them myself, so any tips on how to make any type of cleaning product would be greatly appreciated. thanks so much!
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    Does anyone have a recipe for homemade carpet cleaner?

    A while back I was watching our local public educational television station fund drive and one of the gifts given was a set of household tips books. The man demonstrating the tips mixed a few ingredients together, put them in a foaming pump bottle and used the foam to clean carpet and...
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    Chemical free / natural cleaning tips?

    Do you have any secret natural cleaning techniques?Im looking for a way to clean the inside of a microwave without using chemicals.All and any other tips for chemical free household cleaning would be appreciated.Vinegar, white or malt? or does it not matter?
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    What is your favorite household cleaning product or tip?

    I am a big fan of Mr. Clean Magic Erasers, good old Ajax powder for cleaning tubs, and baking soda/vinegar combos for everything from drain openers to cleaning tile. Whats your household secret?
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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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    Homemade Chocolate

    4 cups of sugar 1 cup water (medium heat, stir together until it stops bubbling and is clear and syrup like) Take off stove add 1 lbs. butter (cut up in small chunks) and stir in until it melts add 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract (optional) add unsweetened cocoa ... use your judgment here (how dark...
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    Does anyone have any great cleaning tips?

    I am cleaning house today. Please let me know your favorite great cleaning tips?