Suzi's Blog

Route to a New Kitchen: Day 3 After Demolition and The Unplanned Flood

  This top photo shows the state of the CBTB kitchen right now at the end of Day 3. How did the kitchen look when it all began on Monday morning? Here's Day 1 photo of the kitchen we loved for 10 years.     And here's a photo later from Day 1 as the workmen demolished…

Read More »

In Memoriam: A Wonderful 10 Years for the CBTB Kitchen

It seems impossible but our latest CBTB kitchen lasted 10 years. From September 2016 until this morning.This very morning, the kitchen was demolished as we prepare for the next ten years. We'll take pictures as the transformation continues. Ideally, the new kitchen will be finished in three weeks. This last kitchen saw over 50,000 people…

Read More »

Cookbook Review: The Hot Chicken Cookbook by Timothy Charles Davis

  Quickly now: what is Nashville famous for? Music? The Tennessee Titans? Good God, no. Where have you been? Have you no sense of culinary history? Nashville is the home to Hot Chicken. I know, I had not heard about it before either. But I’ve in my cold hands this warm, no this outrageously hot,…

Read More »

Strawberry-Balsamic Agua Fresca from Giada De Laurentiis

  If you read this blog with any regularity, you know that I love agua frescas in all flavors. From South America, including Mexico to be sure, these are beverages of fruit, sweetening, and water. Served ice cold, these are the ultimate in refreshment. Now, there is always the issue of the relative amounts of…

Read More »