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« Reply #1980 on: March 15, 2012 01:40:55 PM »

So far this month I have completed a crochet cat for a dear friend:



And I've been experimenting with recipes because I am really trying to reuse my leftovers instead of throwing them out. Two I made this month that I'm proud of are
Taco crescent rolls these are made with protein crumbles made taco style, refried beans, cheddar cheese, and sour cream rolled inside crescent rolls.


Taco pasta casserole. This is made with 1/2 lb pasta left over taco style protein crumbles, pinto beans that I made using a friend's recipe, sour cream , and topped with sour cream.
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« Reply #1981 on: March 15, 2012 02:12:28 PM »

I LOVE those rope and anchor coasters!!!
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« Reply #1982 on: March 15, 2012 02:16:14 PM »

Yaay Eclectic Dreamer!!
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« Reply #1983 on: March 15, 2012 06:02:11 PM »

The crocheted kitty is adorable!

And congratulations eclectic dreamer.
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« Reply #1984 on: March 15, 2012 06:04:26 PM »

eclecticdreamer--love your basket and the coasters are very cute!  Is it rope glued to a cork bottom?  Your coils are perfect!

It's actually upholstery cotton cording glued to a cork bottom. The how-to I found on my partner's Pinterest said to use hot glue gun, but I ran out halfway through so switched to Fabri-Tac and it worked MUCH much better.
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« Reply #1985 on: March 15, 2012 06:10:49 PM »

Thanks everyone for the congrats, and thanks alwaysinmyroom !!

Gspinn: Those look great! I love seeing what all I can do to stretch leftovers. I really need to start writing them down when I do them, as I can't remember a single thing now! And some turned out amazing. Make sure you document it!
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« Reply #1986 on: March 15, 2012 06:12:15 PM »

oh gspinn--your leftovers look so yummy!  I love cheesy dishes!  I also hate to waste food.

fabri-tac--I will have to get some of that! I am not a fan of hot glue.
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« Reply #1987 on: March 15, 2012 06:45:50 PM »

rlb - I ended up pulling the crochet apart as it was really stiff and the yarn lost all its gorgeous softness so I will try again with a bigger hook. Its a pretty pattern though.

The little kitty is so cute!
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« Reply #1988 on: March 15, 2012 07:59:33 PM »

Love the wee kitty! The taco dishes look yummy! I use veggie crumbles when I make tacos, too-but I really like the look of the crescent rolls and the cassarole.
Congrats, eclecticdreamer!
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« Reply #1989 on: March 15, 2012 08:13:43 PM »

Way to go eclectic dreamer!

I have a few things finished that are swap stuff so I can't show pics yet, but I DID just make a tut on how to cut a box down into a smaller box for shipping things and since it took most the afternoon, I'm counting it on my list..since I have a make-it-up-as-I-go list Grin

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