-When frying ground beef, add a teaspoon of water when cooking. It will help pull out the grease.
-To make scrambled eggs richer, add two spoonfuls of sour cream, cream cheese or heavy cream. Then, whip the eggs and cook.
-When you buy a container of frosting, whip with a mixer for a few minutes, it will double in size.
-Pin a small safety pin to the seam of your slip, no clingy skirt or dress.
-When fighting off the mosquitoes in warmer weather, place a dryer sheet in your pocket or pin it to your clothes.
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Cut up a banana, add 6 ozs. pineapple juice, 1/2 cup of ice, 6 ozs. blueberries, 6 ozs. raspberries, or other fruit.
If desired, add 2 tsp. honey, 1 tsp. grated ginger, or half tsp. ginger powder. Blend, and enjoy.
Chicken and Broccoli Mac and Cheese
1 Tbls. olive oil
2 cups whole milk
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken-breast halves, cut in half horizontally
2 tsp. Dijon mustard (or similar)
8 ounces cream cheese, cut into 1-inch pieces
Coarse salt and ground pepper
12 ozs. medium or wide egg noodles
12 ozs. broccoli florets
8 ozs. sharp cheddar cheese, shredded, about 2 cups
Preheat oven to 350 D., brush 3 qt. broilerproof baking dish with oil. Bring milk to a simmer in a pot. Add chicken, simmer until cooked, 5-7 minutes. Transfer to a plate. Remove pot from heat; whisk in mustard and cream cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
Shred chicken with two forks. Cook noodles in pot of boiling salted water for 3 minutes. Add broccoli; cook until both are slightly tender. Reserve 1/2 cup of the pasta water. Drain noodles, toss with chicken, pasta water and cheddar cheese. Transfer to baking dish. Toss breadcrumbs with little oil; sprinkle over casserole. Cover with foil, bake 20 minutes. Uncover, increase heat to broil. Cook until top is golden brown in places, 4-5 minutes, checking after 3 minutes. Yield 4-6 servings
Deep Dish Apple Pie
5 or 6 cups of sliced cooking apples
3/4 cup sugar
Dash of salt
3/4 cup water
1 tsp. vanilla
Small amount of butter
2 tsp. lemon juice
Butter a baking dish large enough for the apples. Spread apples in dish, sprinkle with sugar, dot with butter. Combine in small dish the water, vanilla and lemon juice, pour over the apples. Bake 30 minutes
Stick of butter, room temp.
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
Mix all ingredients together and spread over apples and cook until brown, 12 minutes.
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