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by MackerelCat
Sun Oct 04, 2015 5:14 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: October Use It Up and Recycle Challenge
Replies: 43
Views: 8732

Re: October Use It Up and Recycle Challenge

I am going to research online and look for some recipes that use grape jelly...maybe some muffins or something. There's a sauce for meatballs and cocktail weenies that uses a jar of chili sauce and grape jelly. It's not exactly daily fare, but if you ever have to take a covered dish, that would use...
by MackerelCat
Sun Oct 04, 2015 1:57 pm
Forum: Recipes
Topic: Mix in the Pan Pie Crust
Replies: 3
Views: 1128

Re: Mix in the Pan Pie Crust

This is very similar to the Stirred Pie Crust in the Fannie Farmer Cookbook. I've been using that for years, except that one is made in a bowl. If you want a regular pie crust, you just roll it out between two sheets of waxed paper. If you're in a hurry, you can just press the dough into the pie pan...
by MackerelCat
Sun Oct 04, 2015 1:13 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: 8 things i am too old for article :-)
Replies: 16
Views: 4907

Re: 8 things i am too old for article :-)

An infinity scarf is one of those scarves made in a loop instead of having loose ends that you tie. I have a fuzzy knitted one to wear with my coat for winter, and it's amazingly practical and warm. Particularly so if you live with a hyperactive dog who likes to grab the trailing end of knitted muff...
by MackerelCat
Sun Oct 04, 2015 11:12 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: October No Spend Challenge
Replies: 89
Views: 15364

Re: October No Spend Challenge

Yesterday made three no-spend days in a row. Big Lots is having a 20 percent off sale this weekend, but there's nothing we need, so I'm sticking with the no-spend.
by MackerelCat
Sat Oct 03, 2015 10:24 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: October Use It Up and Recycle Challenge
Replies: 43
Views: 8732

Re: October Use It Up and Recycle Challenge

Jackie, I cut open a 1-oz. tube of hand lotion that was "empty" and it had enough in it for me to put lotion on my hands at bedtime for over a week. DH ate the last of Thursday's chili for lunch, and I had the last of the leftover corn muffins with my potato-mushroom-lentil soup for lunch. I noticed...
by MackerelCat
Sat Oct 03, 2015 4:00 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: October Use It Up and Recycle Challenge
Replies: 43
Views: 8732

Re: October Use It Up and Recycle Challenge

I had some leftover store-brand V8 juice from making soup and froze it in soup-addition size containers. So now there's enough for the next four batches of tomato-based homemade soup.