Sunday, December 16, 2007

House almost set on fire by arsonist twice!

My house was almost set on fire by an arsonist twice in two days. This time, he poured gas on my car and was in the process of lighting a match when I caught him, when I smelled gas. All I saw was a tennis shoe, and the flame of a lighter.

The cops have not done one thing, I'm scared, and need any help we can get. Please, if anyone can, get people's attention about this. Anyone, everyone, the media, the newspaper, friends, anyone! My house was almost set on fire twice, and I am really scared! Please read the complete story here. House almost set on fire Twice

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Christmas Snowball Cookies Recipe

Christmas Snowball Cookies

1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/4 cups flour
1/2 cup chopped pecans
additional powdered sugar

Cream butter, sugar and vanilla until fully mixed. Add flour with salt to creamed mixture, blend throughly. Add nuts and mix well. Chill dough for 1 hour. Preheat oven to 400F. Shape into 1-inch balls and bake 8-10 minutes. Do not brown. Cool, then roll in powdered sugar. Once the cookies are rolled in the powdered sugar, they resemble snowballs, making these cookies perfect to serve for Christmas!

We hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we do!

Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Turkey Carving Video

If you or someone you know, doesn't know how to carve a turkey, then this video from Joy Of Cooking will show you step by step on how to carve it. I was very impressed by the details of this video.

Oh, and of course it made me hungry! I thought I was tired of turkey, but after watching this video, I am ready to start cooking one again!

Enjoy, and I would love to hear your comments!

Sunday, December 02, 2007

Easy Fantasy Fudge Recipe

Easy Fantasy Fudge

3 cups sugar
3/4 cup margarine
1 can (5 oz.) evaporated milk
1 pkg. (12 oz.) semisweet chocolate pieces
1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow creme
1 cup chopped nuts
1 tsp. vanilla

Combine sugar, margarine and milk in heavy 2 to 3-quart saucepan. Bring to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly. Continue boiling 5 minutes over medium heat or until candy thermometer reaches 234 degrees F., stirring constantly to prevent scorching. Remove from heat.

Stir in chocolate pieces until melted. Add marshmallow creme, nuts and vanilla. Beat until well blended. Pour fudge into a greased 13-by-9-inch pan.

Cool at room temperature. Cut into squares.

This recipe Makes 3 pounds.

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