Sunday, July 17, 2011

Dishwasher Rinsing Aide

Fill rinsing dispenser with vinegar.

Laundry Detergent

4 Cups Hot Water

1 Bar Fels Naptha
1 Cup Washing Soda
1/2 Cup Borax

Grate bar of fels naptha.  Melt greated soap in hot water.  Fill a 5 gallon bucket half full with hot tap water.  Add the melted soap, washing soda, and borax.  Sir well. Fill bucket to the top with more hot tap water.  Stir.  Cover and let it sit over night.  Stir it up again.  Fill laundry container half way with soap and then fill with water.  Shake well before each use.  Makes 10 gallons.

Front Load = Use 1/4 cup (640 loads)
Top Load = Use 5/8 cup (180 loads)

Dishwasher Soap

Washing Soda


Ratio is 1 to 1.  Fill up soap dispenser like normal.

Waldorf Salad

1 1/2 Cups Miracle Whip

2 Tablespoons + 4 Teaspoons Lemon Juice
2 Tablespoons + 4 Teaspoons Milk
6 Medium Red Apples
1 Cup Chopped Nuts
1 Bag Mini Marshmallows

Mix miracle whip, lemon juice, and milk in a bowl.  Add everything else.  Mix well and refrigerate.

Grilled Southwest Pork Chops

1 Tablespoon Chili Powder

1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil
1 Teaspoon Cumin
1/4 Teaspoon Salt
1/4 Teaspoon Cayenne
1 Garlic Clove
Pork Chops

Combine and spread marinade on pork chops for at least 30 minutes, but for no more than 24 hours.  Grill pork chops.

Cheesy Black Bean Enchiladas

1 Can Refried Beans

1 (8 oz) Cream Cheese, Softened
2 Cups Sour Cream
Cayenne Pepper
1/2 Cup Salsa
1 Can Black Beans (do not drain)
3 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese
1 Can Green Chilies 

Mix bean mixture in bowl and microwave for a few minutes until smooth.  Add to tortillas and roll 'em up!  Bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes.

Garlic Bread

French Bread

Butter or Margarine
Garlic Powder
Parmesan Cheese

Butter up your bread.  Sprinkle a little of each on top and bake or broil.

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