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Velveeta Potato Bites

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Only 6 ingredients – Check it out HERE

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Comic Book Wall Hanging

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Use Mod Podge to adhere and coat comic book pages to a wooden letter. Tack on a ribbon to the back and hang!

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Peppermint Uses

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Posted by on October 24, 2014 in Did You Know?, Health, Kitchen, Reference

 

Crockpot Orange Glazed Meatballs

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  • 28 oz bag of frozen meatballs
  • 12 oz jar of orange marmalade
  • 1/2 small jalapeno, diced
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup beef broth
  • 3-4 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Click HERE for the instructions

 

Calculate Expected Height

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  • Calculate your projected height. Working in inches or centimeters, you can try to predict your height based on the height of your parents.
    • Add up your mom and dad’s heights (in inches or cm).
    • Add 5 inches (13 cm) if you’re a boy; subtract 5 inches (13 cm) if you’re a girl.
    • Divide by 2.
    • The answer is your predicted height, give or take 4 inches. Note that this isn’t an absolute calculation, but it should be pretty close.

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Posted by on October 23, 2014 in Did You Know?, Family, Kids, Reference

 

Recycle Take-out Boxes into Jewelry

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  • Fiskars Fancy Flier Intricate Shape Punch OR Fiskars Neutron Dance Intricate Shape Punch
  • Fiskars Mixed Media Shears
  • plastic takeout boxes or clear shrink plastic
  • parchment paper
  • needle nose pliers
  • jump rings, chain
  • spray paint suitable for plastic (optional)

Click HERE for the instructions

 

 

Simple Ways to Make Your Cooking Taste Better

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America’s Test Kitchen says: Sometimes it’s the small touches that make the biggest difference. Here are some simple tips for prepping, cooking, and seasoning that are designed to boost flavor in everyday cooking. Because after over 20 years of testing recipes, we’ve learned a thing or two.

1. Don’t Prepare Garlic and Onions in Advance

Chopping garlic and onions releases sharp odors and strong flavors that become overpowering with time, so it’s best to cut them at the last minute. Soaking sliced or chopped onions in a solution of baking soda and water (1 tablespoon per cup of water) tames their pungency for raw applications; just be sure to rinse them thoroughly before using.

2. Don’t Seed Tomatoes

The seeds and surrounding “jelly” contain most of the flavor, so don’t seed tomatoes unless called for in a recipe where excess moisture will ruin a dish.

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Posted by on October 22, 2014 in Dinner - Eat it!, Kitchen, Reference

 
 
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