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Passion for design

why I design/build... At each model home we visited, I ran up to the front door ahead of my parents excited as ever to see what the designers had prepared. I threw open the door and took a quick look around. Like a kid in a candy store, my eyes…

5 in a row

congratulations TUSCANY BUILDERS... I am so happy to announce our 5th BEST OF HOUZZ service award! It's hard to believe I started our profile 5 years ago already! Time flies! To see our amazing projects, you can click on the badge above! We are so fortunate to have designed and…

Tools

my favorite tools... If there is one thing I learned from my husband, Dino, a general contractor is that you always have to have the right tool for the job. Let me just tell you that I have learned thousands of things from my husband over the last 25 years,…

Showers 101

the bones of your bathroom... Not very many people are able to see inside their walls, butĀ I've seen these hundreds of times! This is your shower and the bones in your walls. My husband Dino, a general contractor, is prepping this shower for new tile. As you can see, the…

Onions

all about onions... Walking through the produce section, you'll see a few types of onions. But which ones are you supposed to use in your recipes? When you see a recipe that calls for an onion, which do you use? White, brown, red, sweet? To a novice chef, this is…

Baking Pies

one crust or two??? Baking pie has its challenges. I know people who have never made a pie in their life and people that love to make pies. It's definitely a fine art if you make everything from scratch, but it's not impossible even for a beginner. Anyone can make…

Flour 101

types... If you love to bake like I do, you are familiar with flour. What seems like a plain and ordinary pantry staple, flour has many varieties and uses for baking specificĀ desserts, savory and non-savory. Most home cooks use all purpose unbleached flour. This is a variety that has not…
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