1. Hot Bacon Dressing, Pa Dutch style

    by , 11-26-2011 at 01:05 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Ellageo View Post
    HI! I live in Pennsylvania Dutch country & this is just about a "staple" around here!
    Bacon Dressing:
    1/4 lb bacon 1/4 cp vinegar
    1/2 cp sugar 1/2 cp water (vinegar & sugar to taste)
    2 eggs beaten
    Fry diced bacon.(best bacon for this is fatty! bacon!) Beat eggs, sugar, vinegar, & water. Add mixture to diced bacon & bring to a boil. Thicken with 1 Tblsp flour or cornstartch.
  2. ISO - A really good margarita recipe.

    by , 11-24-2011 at 09:34 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by quilter1 View Post
    We love margaritas, and this summer my DH perfected this recipe (in my opinion).

    Prepare the glasses by moistening the rim with lime rind then dip it in a 1/2 and 1/2 mixture of sea salt and sugar. This makes so much difference! We keep a small jar of the mix in the pantry and pour out a little into a saucer as needed.
    Prepare a simple syrup by boiling equal parts water and white sugar. Keep it in a bottle in the fridge. It keeps well for weeks.
    In a strong blender:
  3. Homemade Quilting Table

    by , 11-24-2011 at 09:05 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by laurlync View Post
    After reading posts on here about turning your sewing machine sideways to quilt, I decided to build my own quilting table from wood and fabric scraps I had around the house. I used a piece of 1/2 inch plywood which I cut 16 inches by 32 inches so it would fit on top of my sewing cabinet. I then cut a slot out for my machine to fit in. I measured how high I needed it to be to give me a flat quilting surface and ripped four 14 inch long 1 x 4's on my table saw to attach as skid-type legs and attached

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