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July 2017 Newsletter

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KITCHEN WASTE: OUR PICK FOR THE PERFECT GARBAGE DISPOSAL

There was a time when the perfect disposal was a goat, pig or possibly a growing teenaged boy.  But thanks to InSinkErator® located in Racine, WI, and more specifically John Hammes, the inventor, we have a quiet, clean way to dispose of food waste.  Mr. Hammes developed the garbage disposal in 1927 for his wife.  […]

By |November 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on KITCHEN WASTE: OUR PICK FOR THE PERFECT GARBAGE DISPOSAL

DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS: SLOW COOKER GARLIC PARMESAN CHICKEN & POTATOES

 

DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS is a column that appears in our quarterly newsletter along with project highlights, new kitchen and bath product information or trends, and other interesting tidbits. DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS recipes have all been used by our staff and deemed worthy of repeating.

If you would like to receive our newsletter, please contact laurie@riveroakcabinetry.com.

 

This  recipe is casual […]

By |November 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS: SLOW COOKER GARLIC PARMESAN CHICKEN & POTATOES

WHICH IS ‘BETTER’, GRANITE OR QUARTZ?

 

Granite and quartz are fantastic counter top products.  Either choice is a good one!  Below is a brief discussion of both products.

Granite is a completely natural product.  It is quarried from the earth.  Once mined, it is cut down to manageable sizes and polished to a smooth finish.  The value of a certain type of […]

By |October 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WHICH IS ‘BETTER’, GRANITE OR QUARTZ?

Eliminating a bathtub in favor of larger shower stall?

Is it okay to eliminate a bathtub or tub/shower combination in favor of larger shower stall?

The question of whether it’s okay to eliminate a tub/shower combination, or bathtub, in favor of a larger shower stall is a very common question.

In the majority of households, the shower gets more use than the tub.  Getting rid of […]

By |September 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Eliminating a bathtub in favor of larger shower stall?

DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS: QUICK & TASTY CORN DIP

 

 

QUICK & TASTY CORN DIP

3 Roma tomatoes, diced

2 Avocados, diced

1 can Mexican corn

1 small red onion, diced small

Dressing:

1 envelope dry Italian salad dressing mix

1/2 C Olive Oil

1/4 C White Vinegar

Mix dressing ingredients together.  Pour dressing over vegetables – let sit for about an hour.  Serve with Frito Scoops.

By |July 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS: QUICK & TASTY CORN DIP

Stunning & Spectacular in Naperville

In this remodel, the homeowners combined two existing rooms, the kitchen and dining room, into one large kitchen space.  They repurposed their living room into a luxurious room for entertaining and dining.  The before picture is a view from the adjacent family room where the header, 1/2 wall and wall joining the kitchen and dining […]

By |June 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Stunning & Spectacular in Naperville

DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS: Mandarin Pomegranate Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

 

DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS is a column that appears in our quarterly newsletter along with project highlights, new kitchen and bath product information or trends, and other interesting tidbits. DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS recipes have all been used by our staff and deemed worthy of repeating.

If you would like to receive our newsletter, please contact laurie@riveroakcabinetry.com.

 

 

This salad serves 4 […]

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