Nanna’s Scalloped Potatoes

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Ingredients 5 large potatoes (boil full potato till fork tender but not soft) 1 can cream of chicken soup ¼ cup sour cream 4 diced green onions 2 cups grated cheddar cheese (we like Tillamook) ½ cup grated cheddar cheese separated ¼ margarine Instructions Clean potatoes in skins.  Prick with fork. Boil in skins until fork tender, but still firm.  …

Mittie Copeland Deviled Eggs

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Deviled Eggs with relish – My husband’s Great Grandma Mittie “Maw” Copeland Tupelo MS. Ingredients 6 large eggs 1/4 cup mayonnaise 3 tablespoons relish 1/4 teaspoon mustard Coarse Salt and Paprika and garlic powered. Eggs at room temperature Bring to a boil for 15 minutes than turn remove from the heat, rinse in cold water Instructions In a medium bowl, …

Cheryl Storrs Orange Bowknots

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Ingredients: 1 package active dry yeast ¼ cup water 1 cup milk, scalded ½ cup shortening 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 5 to 5 ½ cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 beaten eggs 2 tablespoons grated orange peel ¼ cup orange juice Orange icing (see below) Instructions: Oven 400° degrees Soften active yeast in warm water (110°). Combine milk, shortening, …

California Homeowners Insurance Questions

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Some common questions and answers about California homeowners insurance Why do I need to buy California homeowners insurance? In some cases, we do not have a choice. For example, if the mortgage company holds the deed to our property, we will be required to have homeowner’s insurance to protect their investment in our home. Aside from this, our homeowner’s insurance …

Staff Spotlight: Lara Care

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Growing up on a farm is no easy task. After moving to Washington when she was just two years old, Lara quickly became accustomed to her one stoplight town of Chewelah.  Being a farmgirl had its perks. One of which was that she could ride any of the animals on the farm. She would ride cows, horses, and pigs, but …

Motor Truck Cargo Insurance

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Motor Truck Cargo insurance is needed by For-hire truckers to properly cover the commodities they are hauling. It is generally required by the party who owns the product being transported. This ensures that if their goods are damaged or stolen while in transit, their assets will be covered. Depending on the cargo that is in transport by your big rig, …

Disneyland Pumpkin Soup

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This recipe is gluten and vegan-friendly. Ingredients: • 2 tablespoons olive oil • 1 small white onion, diced • 1 cup diced butternut squash (skin and seeds removed) • 3 cups canned pumpkin (approximately 1 ½ 15-ounce cans) • 1 tablespoon honey or light agave syrup • 2 cups water • ¼ cup apple juice concentrate • 2 teaspoons vegetable …

Disneyland’s Apple Pie Caramel Apples

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Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Refrigeration: 3 hours Total: 3 hours 20 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients 4 large Granny Smith apples 5 c. caramels or appx. 1 bag Kraft Caramel bits 7 cinnamon graham crackers or 1 prepared pie crust 1 1/2 lbs. melting chocolates or chocolate chips cinnamon and sugar to taste (appx 2 Tbsp sugar + 1/8 tsp. …

Data Breach and Cyber Liability

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Sadly, data breaches and other cyber crimes are becoming the norm in today’s society. You may think that only large corporations are under attack with this type of crime; however, 55% of small businesses have experienced a data breach and 53% have had multiple breaches.  Hackers can target personally identifiable information or personal health information you keep on your business’ …

Staff Spotlight: Tanner Anderson

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Growing up in West Jordan, Utah was much like a scene from The Sandlot – there was always a baseball game in the front yard and kids were always looking for adventure. In Tanner’s neighborhood the kids were always out, and everything was close enough that you could get there by foot. As a child Tanner loved anything sports, but …

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Charity Event: Urban Angels

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Volunteering at Urban Angels is one of our staff’s favorite opportunities to volunteer all year. Although this year looked a little different than in years past, there was still a wonderful time had by all. Due to the Coronavirus restrictions, we were not able to serve the meal directly to the residents; instead, we were able to make and plate …

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How Much Auto Coverage Do You Need?

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Car insurance is required in the state of CA. The auto liability coverage required on your car insurance policy helps pay for covered losses, such as the other party’s medical bills and damage to their vehicle or other property that results from the accident. It also helps pay your legal fees if you are taken to court over the accident. …

Sour Cream Apple Pie

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As you slice the apples, put them in a bowl and toss them with a little lemon juice or apple cider vinegar. The acidity of the lemon juice or vinegar will help keep the apples from discoloring while you work and will intensify the apple flavor in the pie. Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 50 minutes Yield: Serves 8 …

Butternut Squash Soup

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If you finely chop (1/2-inch) the butternut squash, apple, carrot, celery, and onion, they’ll cook more quickly. Add a smoky flavor to the soup by sprinkling in some smoked paprika. Make the soup a little more creamy by swirling in some sour cream (after you remove the soup from heat). Butternut squashes come in various sizes. Your ratio of chopped …

Staff Spotlight: Linda Deuel

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People from Erie, Pennsylvania are born with a different kind of strength. Strength that can handle 100 inches of snow per year. Strength that can walk a mile to school in weather that with a wind chill factor is -65 degrees. This strength can be seen in one of the individuals who we are blessed to have work here at …

Top 9 Ways to Lower Your Homeowners Insurance Premium

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We know that when it comes to protecting your home and everything you have worked so hard to create, you are willing to do almost anything. Well, we want to help guide you in this process, so we have come up with 9 features for you to focus on. In addition to making your home a safer place to reside, …