Pineapple Chicken Recipe

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Ingredients: (4 servings) 1 c. unsweetened pineapple juice 3/4 c. ketchup 1/2 c. low-sodium soy sauce 1/2 c. brown sugar 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp. freshly minced ginger 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 tsp. vegetable oil, plus more for grill 1 pineapple, sliced into rings & halved Thinly sliced green onions, for garnish Directions: In a large …

MC or MCP? What is it?

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MC Federal Permit What is an MC? An MC (Federal Motor Carrier) Number allows you to cross state lines out of your home state (where your DOT is registered). An MC Number allows you to transport interstate commerce. Your MC is your FMCSA operating authority. Operating authority dictates the type of operation a company may run and the cargo it …

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Charity Event – MS Walk for a Cure

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What is MS, and why is it important to TIS? MS or Multiple Sclerosis is an unpredictable disease that disrupts the flow of information between the brain and the body. MS is not a kind disease, and it affects each person differently. People battling MS can face issues at both the physical and cognitive levels, but with that, each person’s …

Dipped Strawberry Cheesecake

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Served with strawberries and graham cracker crumbs, this Cheesecake Dip makes a quick and easy impromptu treat or dessert. Ingredients: 1 (8 ounces) package cream cheese – softened 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 2 tablespoons milk 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 pints fresh strawberries 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs Instructions: In a bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the sour cream, confectioners’ sugar, milk, almond extract, and vanilla …

BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches

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Recipe yields 12 servings Ingredients: 1 (14 ounce) can beef broth  3 pounds boneless pork ribs  1 (18 ounce) bottle barbeque sauce Rolls (if you want to make them into a sandwich) Directions: Step 1 – Pour can of beef broth into slow cooker and add boneless pork ribs. Cook on High heat for 4 hours or until meat shreds …

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What is Pollution Liability Insurance?

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Pollution Liability Pollution liability insurance protects third parties from pollution caused by the insured’s activities. These policies typically cover personal injury and property damage. You may also be covered for clean-up costs to remove the hazardous substances and restore the property to usable condition. Some insurance companies also allow you to add coverage for legal fees and investigation costs involved …

Workers’ Compensation and AB5

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If you are an independent contractor or subcontractor, the cost of your workers’ compensation policy may be affected on July 1, 2020. Assembly Bill 5 (AB5), signed by Governor Newsom last year, takes effect for workers’ compensation on July 1, 2020. Among other things, AB 5 changes the criteria used to determine whether, by law, a person who performs work …

S’mores Pie Recipe

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Ingredients: 1 stick Softened Butter ½ cups White Sugar 1 whole egg ¾ teaspoon vanilla 1 cup flour 1 cup graham cracker crumbs 1 teaspoon baking powder 7 oz container of Marshmallow creme 12 oz semi-sweet chocolate 1 cup mini Marshmallows ¼ cups milk chocolate chips Recipe: Preheat your oven to 350°F and spray a 9″ pie pan with baking …

Classic Macaroni and Cheese

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Ingredients: 1 (16 ounce) package macaroni 1 pound sharp Cheddar cheese, sliced 1 tablespoon butter Salt and pepper to taste 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk Recipe: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al …

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Does Your Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Airbnb?

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Renting your home can be lucrative, but your homeowners’ policy may not automatically cover home sharing. Before you open your home to temporary guests, protect your property against damage and yourself against personal liability claims with the right insurance coverage. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Being an AirBnb host can help generate extra income and utilize otherwise empty residential space – but what …

Classic Deviled Eggs

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Classic Deviled Eggs Ingredients 6 large eggs 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 to 2 dashes Tabasco sauce, to taste Salt, to taste ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon snipped fresh chives 3 tablespoons mayonnaise Paprika, for garnish Whole fresh chives, for garnish Preparation Rinse eggs with warm water, and place in a small saucepan. Cover with cold water, …

EPN – What is it and Why Do I Need it?

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What is an Employer Pull Notice (EPN)? The Employer Pull Notice (EPN) provides businesses with a quick method of tracking the driving records of employees. Who needs to enroll in EPN? You claim a Corporation, LLC, or Partnership, and your Motor Company activity requires drivers to hold Commercial Driver’s License. If you are an individual, who has 2 or more …

What is FMCSA’s Clearinghouse?

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that registration is now open for the Congressionally-mandated Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse.  Commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders, employers, medical review officers, and substance abuse professionals can now visit https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov and register to create a secure online user account. “As this Congressional mandate is …

St. Patrick’s Day Recipe

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Slow-Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage Ingredients 4 large carrots, peeled and cut into matchstick pieces 10 baby red potatoes, quartered 1 onion, peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces 4 cups water 1 (4 pound) corned beef brisket with spice packet 6 ounces beef broth ½ head cabbage, coarsely chopped Directions Place the carrots, potatoes, and onion into the bottom of …