December Recipe Contest week 1 contestants.  This week we are featuring a Chocolate Almond Silk Pie and Swedish Meatballs.

Over the month of December we will be featuring a total of 10 recipes and looking for your 3 favorites.  Stay tuned for next weeks contestants.


On January 20, 2015 we will be announcing the top 3 recipes based on YOUR feedback to us.  The top 3 vote recipients will receive a certificate for 10% off up to $2000 on their next signed remodeling contract with Remodeling Innovations Group.  To vote on your 3 favorite recipes please send email to with "VOTE" in the subject line, only one vote submission per email address.

Chocolate Almond Silk Pie (Very Rich)




1 cup chocolate Oreo cookie crumbs or vanilla        wafer crumbs

3 tbsp. powdered sugar

finely chopped almonds

6 tbsp. butter

tsp. vanilla

    Mix together like a pie crust

    Press into a 9 in. pie pan

    Bake at 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes; then let     cool as you make the filling.


Filling (3 step process, very important)

1 cup sugar

cup butter

tsp. almond extract

(3)- 1 oz. squares unsweetened chocolate;                  melted

3 eggs

    1. Cream until fluffy for 3 minutes 

    2. Add the almond extract and melted                       chocolate; beat 2 minutes.

    3.  Add eggs one at a time; beat two                          minutes after each is added.

    Pour filling into cool shell(will thicken in fridge)

    Chill in fridge for 6-8 hours

    Garnish with whipped cream, slivered                   almonds, maraschino cherries, or chocolate         shavings


*Serves 6-8*



1 lb Ground Beef

lb ground pork

cup minced onion

cup Italian bread crumbs

1 tbsp minced parsley

1 tsp salt

1/8 tsp pepper

1 tsp Worcestershire sauce

1 egg

1/3 cup milk


**Mix, shape into balls. Brown in cup oil. 

**Make gravy.  Return balls to gravy and cook 15-20 min.



cup flour

2 tsp paprika

3 tsp salt

tsp pepper

4 cups boiling water

2 cups sour cream


**Stir dry ingredients in a bowl and add to skillet with left over oil. (add more oil slowly as needed to soak up dry ingredients).   

**Stir in 4 cups of boiling water and the 2 cups of sour cream.


Enjoy!! Serve with cooked Kluski Egg Noodles


Swedish Meatballs and Chocolate Almond Pie print outs. 

Good luck to all the contestants from all of us at Remodeling Innovations Group!

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Suite 109
Milwaukee, WI  53225