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Lent’s Here! Time for More Fish…

This entry is part of a series, F4F 2012»

Nashville, Tennessee isn’t known as a center for fine cuisine; no, music tops the list. However, there are sure some fine places to eat there. One is Arnold’s Country Kitchen, which serves Southern fare in a no-nonsense, casual (some say “almost a dive”) atmosphere, right downtown. […]

Lent’s a Week Away; What’s Your Plan?

Yep, the dreaded special period of Lent is almost upon us. Time to think about what you’re going to give up. (I tried giving up poverty last year; didn’t work.) Besides the usual, I mean.

Before Ash Wednesday sneaks up on us like a windshield on a bug, there’s Carnival and Fat Tuesday to indulge in […]

Fish 4 Friday: Mediterranean Diet Halibut

This entry is part of a series, F4F 2011»

The Mediterranean Diet is all the rage with some folks. Shoot, I even claim I’m on it sometimes. Whenever I’m eating Italian, that is. Aren’t they Mediterranean? Anyway, fish has a prominent place in that diet. And since it’s time for more fish meals…

Halibut is […]

Friday Follies: Eating Like a Monk During Lent

This entry is part of a series, Follies 2011»

Living like a monk. It’s an old stereotype, a cliché. Sackcloth and ashes, dry bread and bad water. Lots of meditating while digging weeds out of the garden. The occasional beer. Unless you’re like Friar Tuck.

Lenten traditions about eating and drinking may bring the stereotype […]

Fish 4 Friday: Sauces Make the Fish

A recent post in Slashfood reminded me I was overdue to visit one of my favorite food websites: The Skinny Chef. This being Lent and all, I’m always looking around for ways to assist those who want their traditional seafood on Friday. However, I’m not that traditional a fella. (I know, it’s a shock; […]