Posts by Paul Scott

Life Insurance 2.0

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month! We live in the golden age of information. The problem with this abundance of knowledge at our fingertips is that sometimes it’s easy to get overwhelmed and when we make mistakes based on the wrong information, we can cost ourselves hundreds or even thousands of dollars. Because of this information overload, life insurance has gotten a bad rap over the years, and usually that reputation hasn’t been earned. Of course, everyone’s situation is different so life insurance may or may not be a benefit to you. I’m sure you’re aware of life insurance’s primary
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Culinary Corner: Cheesy Bacon and Spinach Tortellini Casserole

This cheesy pasta bake is packed with bacon and spinach and is great served with a fresh green salad. Ingredients 1 jar (15 oz) Alfredo pasta sauce 1/3 cup water 1 package (19 oz) frozen cheese-filled tortellini 1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp chopped cooked bacon 1 bag (5 oz) baby spinach, coarsely chopped 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz) Directions Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and sides of 13×9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish generously with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix Alfredo sauce and water. Arrange half of the frozen tortellini in single layer in baking dish; top with
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Culinary Corner: Slow Cooker Chicken and Mushroom Stroganoff

Slow Cooker Chicken and Mushroom Stroganoff takes just minutes to throw in the slow cooker! It is so creamy and delicious and will become an instant family favorite! Serves: 4   Ingredients 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed 8 ounce sliced mushrooms 1 8 ounce cream cheese, softened 1 (10½) ounce cream of chicken soup 1 envelope (1¼ ounce) dry onion soup mix salt and pepper to taste fresh parsley, chopped for garnish 1 pound large egg noodles for serving Instructions Place the chicken in the bottom of a lightly greased slow cooker. Add the mushrooms. In a medium sized
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Culinary Corner: Barbecued Picnic Chicken

Serve this savory chicken at family picnics. Cooked on a covered grill, the poultry stays so tender and juicy. Everyone loves the zesty, slightly sweet homemade barbecue sauce – and it’s so easy to make. Ingredients: 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons butter 1 cup ketchup 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup chili sauce 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon celery seed 1 tablespoon prepared mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 dashes hot pepper sauce 2 broiler/fryer chickens (3-1/2 to 4 pounds each), cut up Directions: In a large saucepan, saute garlic in butter until tender. Add the next eight
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Culinary Corner: Classic Chicken and Dumplings

It’s a modern take on a comforting classic. Browning the chicken first gives the dish its flavor, and eliminates the need for chicken broth. Here’s how it works: you’ll season the chicken and brown it in batches, then transfer it to a plate. Then, you’ll add your veggies to the pot with the chicken drippings, which will give them all sorts of delicious flavor. And let’s not forget the dumplings. It takes just six pantry ingredients (plus a pinch of salt and pepper) to create fluffy, delicious dumplings that make the soup simply irresistible. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 6
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