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Recipe for apple shrub

I was lucky enough to share shrubs with my daughters class at school this afternoon and thought I would repost the recipe for the apple one. 69 more words

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Rock buns

Today in HE we made Rock buns and no they are not as hard as they sound. The ingredients are flour, sugar, margarine, egg, milk, salt, spices, raisins and mix peel. 99 more words

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Bank Website Cookies

Seeing as how we live in The Internet Age, I must fetch my statements from Big Bank’s website, rather than extract quaint sheets of paper from an envelope. 296 more words

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It's Wisconsin in autumn

MN schools have a four day weekend every October. Ours was this week and Friday we all made a run for the border. Wisconsin. Crystal cave, a cheese factory, a nice round of hiking and Geocaching, our 100th find, a stop at the beer store for some leinies seasonal and a late dinner at the Casino buffet. 41 more words

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Prompts 2014-03-22 Home Ec


1. It looked soft and supple

2. Shortbread

3. We all had to do it


Cassandra Blenkensop had hated housework forever. She hated dusting, and vacuuming, and wiping down kitchen counters, but most of all she hated cooking. 427 more words


Search Engine Optimization: Replacement Shelf Bracket Whirlpool Freezer

If I were selling those brackets, I’d be rich:

Now, that looks like Search Engine Optimization it is to die for! Google will give you a different set of pictures, but I… 18 more words

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Crysknife Modification

For whatever reason, the handle of the ceramic knife extended a few millimeters below the blade heel:

Now it doesn’t:

Which makes it much more usable for the kind of chopping I do around here: the blade hits the cutting board squarely, producing chunks of veggies along its entire length. 45 more words

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