[Sca-cooks] ants

Susan Fox selene at earthlink.net
Thu Oct 25 08:18:34 PDT 2007

Laura C. Minnick wrote:
> At 07:18 AM 10/25/2007, you wrote:
>> Which are they more attracted to, fat or sugar?  The fat-eating ants
>> respond well to a strong brew of chili peppers.  Sometimes when I'm
>> feeling mean I'll throw in mustard powder too.  Watch them go ouchie
>> ouch, with little anty hotfoots!  They'll clear out fast and it won't
>> poison kids nor pets.
> Gets rid of mice, too- if you can find a mouse hole (and sometimes 
> they do look just like in the cartoons), mix up a paste of flour, 
> water, and cayenne pepper. Paste up the mouse hole with it. If you're 
> lucky, you'll even get to hear the little 'yipe' as they discover 
> that they don't like Mexican food...
> 'Lainie
With my luck, I'd get Speedy Gonzales.  <chuckle>

Sel... er, Huette

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