Celebrate Hanukkah with mouth-watering latkes

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Tonight at sundown marks the beginning of #Hanukkah; the eight-day celebration centered around family, presents, candle lighting, and of course fried potato pancakes – also known as latkes. Try out our mouth-watering recipe. Ingredients: 5 potatoes 2 onions 3 eggs 1 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper between 1/4 to 3/4 cup all-purpose flour oil for frying (canola is recommended) Preparation: 1. Peel potatoes. Place in a bowl of cold water so they won’t turn brown. 2. When ready to prepare

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Thanksgiving Fire & Safety Tips

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Thanksgiving is a day for food, family, and football. Add to the mix a house full of excited children, over-zealously helpful adults, a 16-pound turkey that needs stuffing and hours of cooking – and it’s no surprise that Thanksgiving is also the leading day for kitchen accidents and cooking fires. With all the additional people in the kitchen carrying hot dishes, working with knives, and opening drawers and cabinets, colliding can pose a much more serious risk than just a

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A Homeowner’s Guide to System Checks and Maintenance

Every homeowner should perform essential maintenance to ensure optimal functionality as well as stave off big repair costs down the line. The maintenance to-do list for a home is often so large that it can overwhelm. Organization is the key to managing it, and most homeowners find it helpful to create a regular inspection and maintenance schedule broken down on a monthly and seasonal basis. With that in mind, let's touch on the items that all homeowners' schedules should emphasize.

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Know Your Crime Stats and How They Can Help Protect You

A burglary occurs every 15 seconds. With crime rates like that, it’s paramount that homeowners take a proactive approach to protecting their families and safeguarding their valuables. Here’s a look at the current statistics and what they mean for protecting your home. Good Security Habits If residents don’t practice basic security habits, such as ensuring that all doors and first-level windows are locked before leaving the premises, they’re putting themselves at risk. Be sure not to make any extension ladders

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