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Old 09-12-2003, 05:37 AM
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Homemade Tomato Juice

I've posted this a couple places so as not to start a new thread. I found a recipe for cheap, easy and healthy tomato juice.

1 6 oz. can tomato paste .29 cents
4 6 oz. cans water

Mix paste and water=30 oz. of tomato juice at .29 cents and 20 mg of sodium per serving.

I added just a touch of salt, w/out it's kinda bland. Next time i may try nutritional yeast which taste salty but has no sodium.

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Old 09-12-2003, 05:57 AM
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Anna - thanks for the recipe! I have lots of tomato paste, and I love tomato juice!

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Songberries-

You are welcome. I was thinking if you wanted to you could even can this up and give as Christmas gifts for people who like homemade or have high blood pressure and love tomato juice.

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Anna - I didn't think about canning it, what a good idea!

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.....Gonna pick up some awesome for my tile floors , next time I'm @ Dollar Tree!
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Old 09-23-2003, 05:30 AM
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Laundry

I'll have to try that tinfoil trick!

I buy cheap dryer sheets and cut them in THIRDS. In summer, that's quite enough to do the job. I don't know about what will happen in winter though.

I still do buy fabric softener because I dry a good amount of laundry on the line when the weather is nice enough.

My tip: Save your butter wrappers to grease pans. Just fold them in half, butter side in, and store in a zipper bag in the freezer. Doesn't take up much space at all. When you need to grease a pan, just take out the wrapper & open it. The heat from your hand will instantly defrost the butter. It works a lot better than that messy nonstick spray.
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Old 09-23-2003, 07:26 AM
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A Tip Worth Repeating

Somewhere on here theres a tip that I think is worth repeating:

I keep a small tupperware bowl next to the dryer filled with water and 1/2 cap of fabric softener. After I bring my clothes in from drying on the line, I take a wash cloth, dip it in the solution, wring it out (back in the solution) and toss in the dryer with the dry clothes. they come out soft, smell good and are wrinkle free.

In a hurry and have clothes that come out of the closet with creases or wrinkles. Do same procedure as above, run in dryer about 5 minutes (dryer time). It does the trick, no need to drag out the ironing board and iron.

I also from time to time use my dryer sheets, which I rip in half.

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I say a prayer of thanks every time I am able to walk through the laundry aisle and not buy softener (I have used the foil trick exclusively since learning about it here) as well as mop and cleanser aisles. I love foot power to mop and in fact used my tootsies to mop just this morning. I use the rubbing alcohol mixed with water and a squirt of shampoo (cheap) for cleaning just about everything from windows, to mirrors to counter tops. I have saved a bundle since learning these tricks AND no longer despise mopping because I can't find a mop that I like!

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Oh, I love my homemade 409! It's amazing how well it cleans! It's 1 cup amonia, 1 cup rubbing alcohol and a couple of drops of dawn dishwashing soap.

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