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Thrifty Vintage Finds

 You know how you are driving down the street with no intentions to shop for vintage antique collectables, and then something happens. In my case there was a young man waving a Thrift Store sign trying to get my attention. And He did! So I pull into the little shopping center on my way home from a doctors appointment. It looks like a little second hand store, just a hole in the wall. Hmm.. This might be interesting! So I venture into the little store. It is a bit messy and cluttered. I see some shelves with dishware. I start looking and the prices are not bad! My eyes first make a b=line straight for this little pyrex stackable square dish and lid in red! I have been wanting one of these! I am so surprised to see this in here! I look at the tag and it says $1 , yes!! It is in good condition, too! So looking more diligently, now. I wonder what else I may find in this shopping adventure. Then I spot  a milk glass vase and a milk glass bowl. They are marked $2 each.  I am starting

Little Susie Home Maker's Baked Hake or Cod

Baked Hake Fish Recipe Recently, I came across some beautiful Hake fish filets. They are considered a white fish and said to be similar to Cod with a mild flavor. Being sure to include fish in our diet is a great way to increase our cardiovascular health and good brain function. So please, count me in! When it comes to cooking fish. I always love to oven-fry mine. Here is my recipe that I use to oven-fry these wonderful fish fillets. Please feel free to substitute your favorite fish in this recipe! Susie Home Maker's Baked Hake (Cod) 4 Hake or cod fillets Juice of 1 lemon, (or lemon juice in a little yellow plastic squeeze container) 4 Tbsp butter 2 Tbsp olive oil 4 cloves garlic 3/4 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs 1/2 tsp black pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup mayonnaise Preheat oven to 400* F Place butter, olive oil and 2 cloves of crushed garlic in a small saucepan over simmer.  Slowly melt butter while stirring occasionally. Meanwhile,