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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Men you gotta love

Men you gotta love

Quote by~Abram L. Urban
In my garden there is a large place for sentiment. My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams. The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams are as beautiful.

It is possible to see a rainbow at night!
Salmon can jump as high as 6 feet.
Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book in every Dewey-decimal category.
The symbol on the 'pound' key (#) is called an octothorpe.
An elephant's tooth can weigh as much as 12 pounds.

A solution of salt and turpentine restores the whiteness to yellowed enameled bathtubs and lavatories. A paste of salt and vinegar cleans tarnished brass or copper. a strong brine poured down the kitchen sink prevents grease from collecting and eliminates odors.
Salt helps destroy moths and drives away ants.
A dash of salt in laundry starch keeps the iron from sticking and gives linen and fine cottons a glossy, like-new finish.
A thin paste of salt and salad oil removes white marks caused by hot dishes or water from wooden tables.
A box of salt is an important item in many bathrooms. In mild solutions, it makes an excellent mouthwash, throat gargle or eye-wash; it is an effective dentifrice; it is an effective antiseptic; and it can be extremely helpful as a massage element to improve complexion.
Preventing browning - Apples, pears and potatoes dropped in cold, lightly salted water as they are peeled will retain their color.
Shelling pecans - Soaking pecans in salt water for several hours before shelling will make nut meats easier to remove.
Washing spinach - If spinach is washed in salted water, repeated cleanings will not be necessary.Preventing sugaring - A little salt added to cake icings prevents them from sugaring.
Crisping salads - Salting salads immediately before serving will keep them crisp.

Baked fig pudding
Preheat oven to 325
Beat until soft: 1/2 cup butter.
Add and beat until fluffy 2 eggs, and
1 cup molasses.
Add 2 cups finely chopped dried figs,
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind, and
1 cup buttermilk
(1/2 cup broken black walnut meats).
Sift before measuring 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour.
Resift with 1/2 teaspoon baking soda,
2 teaspoons double-acting baking powder,
1 teaspoon salt,
1 teaspoon cinnamon and
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg.
One teaspoon ginger may be substituted for the cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir the sifted ingredients into the pudding mixture. Bake in a greased 9-inch tube pan about one hour.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hahaha....love the conversation between the two men...too funny...and that's just what I'm gonna do today and tomorrow and.....LOL Great job on the blog hon (as usual) Loves ya