Dinner parties are one of the best ways to get all of your friends and family together in one place while enjoying a delicious meal. If you are looking for new recipes to try out at your next dinner party, keep these delicious shrimp recipes in mind.
Orange Chili Shrimp Cocktail
1 pound raw, peeled, and deveined shrimp
1 jalapeno, sliced
½ small red onion, chopped
¼ cup chopped cilantro
¼ cup orange juice
2 tablespoons lime juice
Salt to taste
Cook the shrimp in simmering, salted water until they are opaque, about 3 to 5 minutes, and let cool.
Toss the shrimp, jalapeno, onion, cilantro, orange juice, and lime juice together in a bowl. Season with salt, and allow to marinade for 15 minutes. Serve with chips.
Hoisin Glazed Shrimp Skewers
2 scallions, sliced
1 seedless cucumber, sliced
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons canola oil
Kosher salt and black pepper to taste
¼ cup hoisin sauce
2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds
1 pound peeled and ...
Insuring Your High-Risk Home
Whether your dream home is situated on a sheer cliff that commonly gets battered by storms or you are looking to buy in a riskier neighborhood so you can get more house for your money, there may come a time where you want to purchase a home that insurers will consider high risk.
Of course, you should have the freedom to buy whatever property will best meet your family’s needs, but this could present a problem. You may have a difficult time obtaining coverage if you live in a high-risk area. Fortunately, you have a few options for finding the policy you need.
Talk To Your Agent: If you have a good relationship with your existing homeowners insurer, give them a call. Ask your agent which improvements you can make to make your home less risky to insure and if there is anything else you can do to ...
Safeguarding Against A Quake
The state of California is no stranger to earthquakes. We face the very real possibility of the ground quaking because we live on a fault line. All California residents know that while we get beautiful weather year-round and access to great cultural opportunities, we pay the price with our earthquake risk.
Are you familiar with how to protect your home against the ground’s shaking? Here is a quick guide to doing what you can to make sure your house is earthquake ready.
Anchor any large bookcases, filing cabinets, water heaters, and other large and heavy furniture and appliances to the walls.
Install ledge barriers on all of the shelves in your home. Move heavy items to the lowest levels possible to minimize falling dangers in the event of an earthquake.
Affix small appliances to your countertops and computers to their desks or tables.
Put latches on your cabinet doors to keep ...
How To Get A Good Driver Discount
Do you think your auto insurance is expensive? You are right. In fact, Californians pay some of the highest rates for the coverage of any state in the country. Compared to nearby states of Oregon and Nevada, we pay 50 percent more for our policies!
The good news is that there is a way you can save on your auto insurance, no matter which insurer you go with for your coverage. That is because there is a discount created by state law, captured in Section 1861.025 of the California Insurance Code, which dictates that as long as you meet certain requirements your insurance company is required to give you a good driver discount.
In order to qualify, you need to have had your driver’s license for at least three years in either the United States or Canada. During that time, you need to have been ...
Dive Into Fun At These Great Local Events
Can you believe we are already halfway through the summer? The warm season always flies by with the kids out of school and so much fun to be had, but with a little planning you can be sure to soak up every minute of it. To help you take advantage of the last month of summer, here are a couple of August events you should not miss!
Weekend Glow Jump: On Saturday, August 8th, gather up the kids and head to Pump It Up on Neroly Road for a night of fun! From 5:40-7:00 p.m., Pump It Up is hosting an open jump so your kids can bounce, slide, twirl, and play in their safe and fun LED glow lit facility. Wear white or neon, and your whole family will glow in the dark! Admission is $10 and will get a glow bracelet ...