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  1. General Chat
    Can't sleep, found some funny and sweet things to share
  2. General Chat
    Nothing like just falling asleep (insomnia was real bad tonight) to get woken up about an hour later by the buildings smoke alarm. Packed up the dog, the cat myself stood out side for about 30 mins for the fire dept to say false alarm and then try to come back upstair and fall asleep all over...
  3. Meal planning
    While we were at Aldi we saw cans of candied sweet potatoes last week. These are different than the regular canned ones. We bought 2 as they were .99 each to try. They were amazingly good so we got 6 cans today. They only rang up at .49 each this week! We are hoping they go lower next week...
  4. Holiday cooking
    Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Bake Recipe DescriptionSuch a 'sweet' sweet potato bake, my DH calls it a dessert! Preparation Steps:In mixer, or mixing bowl, mash the sw. potatoes, and add the butter, brown sugar, milk, sherry, and salt, mix well. Pour into greased baking dish. Bake...
  5. Question and Answer
    What is the best way to store russet potatoes and sweet potatoes? Local stores are selling russets for $1.99/15 lbs and sweet potatoes/yams for 48c/lb. Good prices and I want to stock up. Doing some web searching it says to store in a cool dry place. I've always kept my russets in the fridge...
  6. General Chat
    Deputy carries frightened deer from road to safety (video)
  7. Homesteading and gardening
    An Overview of the five varieties and 17 sub-varieties of Garlic A good read about garlic. This is the result of modern research classifying garlic.
  8. Homesteading and gardening
    I posted on Freecycle I was looking for pails. I got one contact, they said they had 1 pail, but a couple garden pots. So I said sure! When I got there he'd finished sorting, I left with 2 large ceramic pots, 30 seed starter pots(4"), 2 full bags of compost, 2 full bags of 'sea soil'. several...
  9. Crockpot
    Ingredients: 1 (32 ounce) jar sauerkraut, partly drained 5 lbs beef brisket 1 (28 ounce) can whole tomatoes, peeled 1 (16 ounce) box dark brown sugar Directions: Prep Time: 5 mins Total Time: 3 1/4 hrs 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 2 Put brisket in a baking pan. 3 Pour the sauerkraut over...
  10. Homesteading and gardening
    3 June 2011 Sweet Potato Slips 3 June 2011 Sweet Potato Slips Sweet potatoes are grown from SLIPS which are shoots grown from a mature sweet potato. The slip is broken off and planted in the garden at the appropriate time, either horizontally or vertically, but it appears the preference is...
  11. Question and Answer
    Does sweet pickle relish go bad as long as it is kept in refrigrator i canot find a date on jar and it smell ok and look good but i know it has been in refrigator for quite awhile.
  12. General Chat
    Story of a goose who befriends a retired man in the park. [VIDEO] AHHHHHH So sweet love!!!
  13. Sandwiches
    Sweet Potato Wrap Recipe DescriptionEasy to make healthy wrap that is perfect for lunches! Preparation Steps:Make balsamic reduction glaze: Ingredients 2 cups of Balsamic vinegar Directions Pour vinegar into a small sauce pan and bring to a boil. Once you've got a boil...
  14. General Chat
    Enjoy! :) Videos Posted by Lakeside Baptist Church: God Will Take Care Of You | Facebook
  15. Healthy Cooking
    Chocolate Sweet Potato Spice Muffins 1 can white beans, drained and rinsed (you heard me!) 1 1/2 cups sweet potato puree* 1/4 cup water 2 eggs 1 cup sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 4 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2...
  16. General Chat
    It's kid-friendly, if you have little ones reading over your shoulder. He's been Santa at the mall for 28 years and made this blog to share what he's heard from kids over the years. santasays | News and Views from the North Pole
  17. Breads and muffins
    Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe DescriptionThese are wonderful, and easy sweet potato biscuits adapted from Martha Stewart, and probably from someones grandma :) Preparation Steps: Level of Difficulty:Easy Time Needed: Ingredients:1 pound sweet potatoes or yam...
  18. Homesteading and gardening
    13 October 2010 Last of the Sweet Peppers 13 October 2010 Peppers The last of the peppers (Seven Plants) were picked today, due to expected Frost coming. These are sweet, and two different varieties. They do turn bright red if the season is long enough. There were four plants of hot peppers...
  19. Crockpot
    Sweet Carolina Pulled Pork Sandwiches – Crockpot 1 (5 lb.) pork should roast or butt roast dry rub: 2 Tbsp. brown sugar 1 Tbsp. paprika 1 Tbsp. cayenne pepper 2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 3 small yellow onions cut into large wedges sauce: 1 cup apple cider vinegar 1/2 cup...
  20. Salads and dressings
    Sweet & Sour Cucumber Salad Recipe DescriptionA quick to prepare side dish that is versatile and very refreshing! Preparation Steps: Level of Difficulty:Easy Time Needed:5 minutes Ingredients:1 large cucumber 1 large tomato 1 bell pepper 1/4 cup each...
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