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{Taste} Sticky Toffee Pudding Recipe

{Taste} Sticky Toffee Pudding Recipe

My recipe below continues to get comments and great reviews from individuals all over the world! Sticky Toffee Pudding is a British steamed dessert consisting of a very moist sponge cake, drizzled with a luscious warm toffee sauce (caramel) and topped with cool whipped sweet cream. Enjoy this dessert that will compliment any special meal, … Continue reading

{Taste} Designing a Summer Salad

{Taste} Designing a Summer Salad

SOUTHWESTERN SALAD WITH HONEY-LIME DRESSING SALAD 1 head of romaine lettuce, coarsely chopped 2 finely chopped green onions 2 ears of fresh corn – husked, cooked/grilled, cut off the cob 1-2 C. halved cherry tomatoes (any variety) 1-2 avocados – sliced for garnish or incorporate into salad 1/2 C. Jalapeños, chopped finely (optional) 1 C. … Continue reading

{TASTE} Fresh Strawberry Tarts

{TASTE} Fresh Strawberry Tarts

 Fresh Strawberry Tarts with Strawberry Glaze & fresh whipped cream 4 – 5 C fresh strawberries 3 T Cornstarch 1/2 C – 1 C sugar Put 2C of fresh (washed) strawberries in a blender (stems/greens removed) or food processor and pulse until smooth, add sugar (to taste) and cornstarch blend until mixed and smooth. Cook over medium heat … Continue reading

Entertaining with Style

Entertaining with Style

Some will say that creating an impact with food is not their style and would rather buy it than make it. For me, cooking and creating is part of my make-up plan. I especially like to cook with you (my guest) in mind. Whether it is for a large crowd or intimate gathering, I have … Continue reading

Designing the Month of Love

Designing the Month of Love

February is the LOVE month, so with that being said, lets talk about designing with red, romance and something sweet. For holidays and various occasions, I love designing my rooms festively with roses. After all, aren’t roses one of a girl’s best friends? Let’s start with the master bedroom and bathroom—treat the rooms as one. The … Continue reading

VIDEO: Taste | Cindy’s Famous Spring Rolls

VIDEO: Taste | Cindy’s Famous Spring Rolls

I’m sharing my recipe for my Famous Spring Rolls! Showhomes Minneapolis is about designing for ALL the senses, that certainly includes TASTE! Cindy’s Famous Spring Rolls Recipe: Yield: makes 125-150 spring rolls 2 lbs ground lean beef 1 small head chopped cabbage (approx. 3 1/2 C) 1 onion chopped 3 small zucchini chopped 4 C … Continue reading

Love in Design | The Romantic Home

Creating a romantic home… February is the month for love– let’s visit love in design.  When we design our homes we are always after a visual impact for a buyer, creating a model home atmosphere.  Whether you are for sale or not, you want your home to reflect a sense of simple elegance.  I like … Continue reading

November is the Month of Thanksgiving

Most of us do not have to be reminded to be thankful and sense our blessings throughout the year. When I prepare a home for a showing or event, I like to bake fresh, homemade pastries, cookies and desserts. One of my favorite things to do is make apple turnovers! People LOVE this tasty little … Continue reading

Cindy’s Killer Brownies

I am revealing my coveted brownie recipe… Showhomes Minneapolis is all about designing ALL the senses, which of course includes taste… ENJOY!!! Let me know what you think!!! Killer Brownies Recipe 4 cups bakers sugar 1 1/3 cups butter 8 eggs 2 2/3 cups flour (softsilk) 1 tsp. baking powder 1 ½ cups of semi … Continue reading