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Eggnog

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 […]

mashed potatoes

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 […]

mashed potatoes

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 […]

Green Bean Casserole

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 […]

Best of Houzz 2019 Customer Service

Three-Peat! 2019 Best of Houzz® Customer Service Winner!

For the third year in a row, we’re honored to be chosen by Houzz for the 2019 Best of Customer Service award.  Houzz is the leading online source for home remodeling and design inspiration.  We received the same honor in 2018, 2017 and 2014! First, a HUGE thank you to our amazing clients who give […]

Winter 2018 Newsletter – Remodeling Tips

A Wonderful RDI Client Testimonial To Our New Friends At Remodeling Designs, I am writing on behalf of my wife, Lisa, and myself to once again thank you for the expert work you did on the new kitchen in our home in Sidney. Having lived in our home since 1994, we had long dreamed of […]