You don’t have to work in a restaurant to give your food the four-star treatment. Get creative with easy plating ideas that dress up your dinners! “Not only does [seeing a plate of food as a thing of beauty] give interest, atmosphere and pleasure to the meal,” according to author Edith Schaeffer, “but it gives dignity and fulfillment to the one who prepared it.”
“A man does not have to be the greatest chef in the world in order to enjoy the artistic fulfillment of cooking and serving a meal,” says Schaeffer in her book about finding beauty and order in the details of everyday life, Hidden Art. Indeed, in her view, a normal Tuesday night is the perfect time to make dinner feel like fine dining. Read More
Want to bake sourdough? Artisan Sourdough Made Simple by Emilie Raffa is the book to buy. Back in May, when I wrote that gathering tools and finding a beginner recipe is all you need to start baking sourdough, what I meant was a beginner recipe like the ones Emilie’s written. Approachable, streamlined and effective, these recipes make sourdough as simple as light kneading and an overnight ferment.
If you enjoy artisan bread but think baking it yourself is impossible, there’s good news. It’s not. You can bake beautiful sourdough bread! Say hello to Artisan Sourdough Made Simpleby Emilie Raffa. Read More
Have a friend who’s been in the hospital in Nashville, but you’re states away? Want to help your sister who just had a baby at St. Thomas or Centennial, but you hate to cook? Whatever the case, there’s an easy solution to send someone a meal in Nashville. You don’t have to live in the same town, be loaded with free time or call yourself a great chef to be able to help a friend in need. Nowadays, it’s easy to send someone a meal through local delivery services! Read More
Researching Nashville food bloggers is a heartening project. In each of the URLs listed here, you’ll find a unique site, created by a particular human being, named, configured and full of posts. Some are new; some house a decade’s worth of content. There are sites with tens of thousands of followers; sites without them. And all their recipes, restaurant reviews and About pages are a fresh testament to the creativity and drive of Music City.
Say hello to a great, big list of Nashville food bloggers!