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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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    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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    Does anyone have any tips on window treatments for a kitchen and/or living room?

    I'm looking for something simple for both rooms, maybe a blue for the kitchen, and for the living room blue or off white. But here is the problem, I don'tt know what kinda of blinds to even get for the living room! Do I get cloth or orplasticc, roll up or side to side? HELP!! thank you
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    What is the best hotel vacation to take in San Diego, CA for a second honeymoon?

    What is the best hotel vacation to take in San Diego, CA for a second honeymoon?
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    where would i go for a very romantic vacation, hotel names to plz?

    where would i go for a very romantic vacation, hotel names to plz?
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    Ziploc Omelet

    (This works great ! Good for when all your family is together. The best part is that no one has to wait for their special omelet!) Have guests write their name on a quart-size Ziploc freezer bag with permanent marker. Crack 2 eggs (large or extra-large) into the bag (not more than 2) shake...
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    Rusty Pelican Salad

    For the dressing: 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup honey 2 tablespoons prepared mustard 1/4 teaspoon parsley 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion Salad ingredients: 6 cups red leaf lettuce and iceberg 10 fresh mushrooms, thinly sliced 2...
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    Cherry Crunch Cake

    1 can (20oz) cherry pie filling 1 can (20oz) crushed pineapple 1 cup chopped nuts (optional) 1 cup flaked coconut (optional) 1 box yellow cake mix 2 sticks butter or margarine Mix cherry pie filling and pineapple together, pour into large baking dish. Mix together nuts, coconut, cake mix and...
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    Carrot Cake With Creamcheese Frosting

    1 c. sugar 1 c. light brown sugar 1 c. oil 1 c. ricotta cheese 3 lg. eggs 2 c. all-purpose flour 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 2 tsp. salt 2 tsp. baking powder 2 tsp. baking soda 2 c. shredded carrots 1/2 c. pineapple, crushed 1/2 c. walnuts 2 1/2 c. raisins Berries of your choice for...
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    Stuffed Peppers

    Slice in half lengthwise – 4 bell peppers 10 slices Bacon, chopped 1 med Onion, chopped 2 cloves Garlic, chopped 1 c Corn 1 can Artichokes, chopped 2-4 T Breadcrumbs 3 Eggs Salt Pepper Your favorite cheese Mix all together and stuff into peppers. I topped with goat cheese because it's my...
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    Stuffed Shrimp

    16-20 large shrimp 1 cup crab meat ¾ cup bread crumbs ½ cup diced onion ¼ cup red bell pepper ¼ cup green pepper 1 egg yolk 2 tbsp butter ½ tsp chopped garlic 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 2 tbsp mayonnaise 1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce Salt and pepper Finely dice onion, red pepper, and green pepper...
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    Chicken Panko Romano

    2 large chicken breasts - boneless and skinless 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 large egg 2 Tablespoons water 1 cup Panko 1/4 cup finely shredded Romano cheese 1 cup spaghetti sauce 1/2 cup chopped green pepper 1/2 cup chopped tomato Salt and pepper to taste Oil for frying Combine spaghetti sauce...
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    What's a good movie/tv show that has fantasy or supernatural themes?

    I need a good movie or tv show that is either fantasy based or supernatural based that has a romance as part of the plot. Something similar to Buffy or Angel without the depressing endings.-not Twilight (Already read and seen that.)-Seen Heroes.
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    Guava BBQ Sauce

    8 ounces guava paste, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1/3 cup cider vinegar 1/4 cup dark rum 3 tablespoons tomato paste 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger 1 or 2 scallions, white part...
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    Lemon Fluff

    1 can evaporated milk 1 small box lemon jello 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup water 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice graham cracker crumbs Pour milk into ice cube tray and freeze until crystals form. Prepare jello, using only 1 cup boiling water. Add sugar and lemon juice. Whip evaporated milk, beat in...
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    Coffee Ice-cream

    You will enjoy serving this aromatic flavour to your loved ones. This also makes a great topping for vanilla milkshake or cold coffee. Ingredients * 2½ cups (1/2 litre) full fat milk * 1 tbsp cornflour * ½ cup sugar * 1½ tbsp instant coffee granules * ¼ tsp vanilla essence...
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    Sailorwoman's Spinach Pie

    butter spray 1 small onion, finely chopped 20 oz. (approx) fresh spinach, chopped 16 oz. ff cottage cheese 12 oz ff feta 5 large eggs, lightly beaten ½ tsp each salt & pepper 2 TBSP fresh dill, chopped (I omit) pinch of nutmeg 10 sheets phyllo dough (7 pts) Preheat oven to 350ºF. Cook onion...
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    Chickpea and Tomato Ragout with Couscous

    1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 can (28 ounces) whole tomatoes, crushed 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 cup cold water 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme Salt and black pepper, to taste 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper 3...
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    Corned Beef - Corn Your Own

    This requires 48-60 hours curing time in your fridge, but you get great-tasting corned beef in the end. Ingredients 4 1/2 lbs lean beef brisket (to make SiFi, I use top round and split it along the fat line, removing the fat, so that the two pieces are sort of shaped like small brisket...
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    Lentil Salad (With Caramelized Onion Rings)

    Ingredients : 1 glass = 200cc.water __________________ To cook the lentils : 1 glass red lentil 2 glass water 2 table spoon liquid oil (preferably sunflower oil) Salt (amount is up to you) __________________ 1 onion (big, cut in ½ cm thick rings) 1 tea spoon cummin 1 tea spoon red pepper...