HOTLINE: Monday, April 14, 2014

HOTLINE: Monday, April 14, 2014

CREATED Apr 14, 2014

COOKING / KATHERINE ALFORD/HEAD OF FOOD NETWORK KITCHENS: Katherine shared tips on turning pantry staples into exciting meals. Look for "The Chopped Cookbook: Use What You've Got to Cook Something Great" wherever books are sold. For more information, visit www.foodnetwork.com.

GARDENING / PATRICK LARKIN / CHEEKWOOD: Patrick showed us the gorgeous blooming gardens with 100,000 tulips and Cheekwood's fascinating new wood sculpture. For more information on "Cheekwood in Bloom" or artist Patrick Dougherty's Stickwork sculpture go to www.cheekwood.org.

EARTH DAY/ SHARON SMITH / METRO NASHVILLE PUBLIC WORKS: Sharon gave us a preview of the Earth Day festivities this weekend. Nashville's Earth Day Festival is a free, family friendly event with live entertainment through out the day celebrated each year. The event will be held on April 19th from 11am until 6pm at Centennial Park. For more information, visit http://www.nashvilleearthday.org.