Author Archives: oygcrafts

About oygcrafts

I am a teenager who enjoys baking, embroidery, building & blowing things up, and shooting guns, bows, etc.

Tex-Mex “Pizza”

Easter Sunday, for me, began when my alarm went off at 3:15. By 3:45 I was at work. By 4AM I was directing traffic and trying not to get run over by exhausted drivers who were trying to park behind … Continue reading

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What to do with Thanksgiving leftovers?

Well, it’s the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and if you’re anything like my family, today is the day where you look in the refrigerator (having fully recovered from a day of shopping) and think, “Well, hell. I don’t even like turkey/my … Continue reading

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Dressing Up Soup

If you’re like me, cream-based soup and bread make up a staple area of comfort food. Also if you’re like me, you don’t always have time (or refrigerator room) to make a big batch of soup and store it for when you’re … Continue reading

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Green Bean Casserole

We all know the basic green-bean casserole – throw some green beans and bacon in a pan, cover in crunchy onions, cook until it looks done. But there’s a better way. What you’ll need 2 cans condensed cream of ___ … Continue reading

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Kitchen experiment: Potato soup

My mother asked me to make potato soup. I looked up some recipes, but they all seemed to use things we don’t have, like chicken broth. (Speaking of which, did you know that if you opened a can of it … Continue reading

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Ear cuff

By following this tutorial, I created an ear cuff! My mother’s birthday is coming up, and she’s repeatedly told us that she really likes ear cuffs. So it was only natural for me to swing by Wal-Mart and pick up post … Continue reading

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Chicken-Rice Bake

This is an old family favorite. It takes about an hour and a half to make from start to finish. Ingredients: 6 cups cooked rice Chicken breasts (I used 3 here, but they were pretty gigantic. Use one chicken breast … Continue reading

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