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No Fail Pie Crust

3 cups flour 1 1/4 c. shortening 1/8 t. salt 1 egg beaten well with 1T vinegar and 5T cold water. Mix together and roll onto floured surface to desired size. May need to flour top to keep rolling pin from sticking. Easily makes 2 large pie crusts and may stretch to 3 average size.

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Decorating Tips

Know how that once green moss in your arrangements slowly turns brown, especially if the sunlight hits it? Well get out a spray bottle, fill it with about 1/2 cup water. Add a few drops of green food coloring and spray the moss. Voila! Green moss again that will last. If it’s not green enough

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Jacki Sorensen’s Fitness Classes

Love, love, loved this nationwide fitness program from the minute I took my first class 31 years ago. Jacki Sorensen is an absolute choreographing genius. Loved it so much I became an instructor! It’s a complete fitness program rolled into one FUN hour that includes stretching and flexibility, muscle toning and strengthening, and a cardiovascular

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Tips I’ve picked up here and there

If you want boiling salted water, add the salt after water has come to a boil. Salted water takes longer to come to a boil than unsalted water. Remember this when cooking pasta. You can remove that red wine stain after all, although the sooner you get it out after spilling it, the more success

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Cranberry Apple Casserole

You can make this ahead of time and freeze. 3c. peeled chopped apples 2c. cranberries 1-1/4 c. sugar 1/2 c. brown sugar 1/3 c. flour Mix above ingredients together and pour into 2 quart casserole Topping: 1 stick melted butter 1-1/2 c. quick oats 1/3 c. nuts (pecans) Crumble topping over apple/cranberry mixture Bake 325-350

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