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Remodeling Designs makes aging in place easier for Washington Township couple

Even when he could occasionally walk with the assistance of braces and crutches, Jim Barone knew the day would arrive when his mobility would be exclusively in a wheelchair. Recognizing this, he took a proactive approach with his wife to retrofitting the bathroom in their Washington Township home to accommodate his needs. “The house was […]

Here’s the story behind the founding and growth of Remodeling Designs

Some of the best ideas are hatched while breaking bread and brainstorming. For Erich Eggers, it was a discussion with a colleague over pizza and beer that led to the creation of Remodeling Designs, which has evolved into one of the most renowned full-service design/build companies in southwest Ohio. “I had just lost my job […]

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Chef Erich’s Eggnog – Holiday Entertaining

Eggnog has always been a staple to be served in homes at Christmas time.  The traditional drink is a delicious treat to enjoy.  But if you’ve only had eggnog from the store, you’re really missing out.  Fresh, homemade eggnog is exponentially better.  Chef Erich is always responsible for bringing his homemade eggnog over for Christmas […]

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Pan Gravy Recipe – Holiday Entertaining

You can’t have dirty mashed potatoes without gravy! A classic Thanksgiving side gets better with a classic pan gravy.  The recipe is easy and straight forward and doesn’t take much time.  Chef Erich is here to show you how he makes it.  Watch and enjoy! Pan Gravy Recipe Ingredients One onion, chopped 2 sticks of […]

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Dirty Mashed Potatoes – Holiday Entertaining

Chef Erich’s third episode of Holiday Entertaining introduces Erich’s famous dirty mashed potatoes recipe. This recipe is always served alongside Erich’s deep-fried turkey on Thanksgiving. What makes the mashed potatoes “dirty” is by using the gizzard, heart, and liver of the turkey. Watch and enjoy how this recipe all comes together. Dirty Mashed Potatoes Recipe […]

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Holy Trinity of Cooking – Holiday Entertaining

In the second video of our Holiday Entertaining Series, Erich focuses on utilizing The Holy Trinity.  The holy trinity is a combination of bell pepper, onion and celery that is the base for most cajun/creole recipes.  Famous dishes that start from this famous base includes crawfish étouffée, jambalaya, gumbo and many more. The holy trinity […]

Winter 2019 Newsletter – Remodeling Tips

Chef Erich’s Top Ten Hacks for a Fun & Successful Holiday Meal By Erich Eggers Hosting a holiday meal at your house can be overwhelming and stressful. You need a game plan and a strategy if you want to wow your friends and family. With the holidays right around the corner, I wanted to share […]

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Erich’s Favorite Cocktail – Holiday Entertaining Series

Our winter newsletter was recently delivered.  Erich wanted to do a special focus on holiday entertaining this year.  You can see his main newsletter story on Erich’s “Ten Hacks for a Fun and Successful Holiday Meal“. Additionally, Erich wanted to add some fun videos on Facebook to tie into the story.  We are doing a […]

Summmer 2019 Newsletter – Remodeling Tips

Creamy Pecan Pralines Recipe – Erich’s Kitchen I got this recipe when taking a cooking class at Casa Pelican in NOLA. What I have altered from their recipe is using Steen’s pure cane syrup and the amount of pecan halves. This recipe is easy to make but there is no time for distractions once you […]

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Spring 2019 Newsletter – Remodeling Tips

Ed’s Green Bean Casserole Recipe Now this Green Bean Casserole is kicked up a notch from your average Campbell’s recipe. This is a real crowd pleaser! The first time I had this casserole was at Thanksgiving when my father- in-law (Ed) introduced me to a new way of doing green beans. I then made it […]