Chad Young

Chad Young is the managing editor and arts/entertainment editor for this publication.

Dad’s Leftover Turkey Pot Pie


Ingredients Original recipe makes 2 9-inch pot pies 2 cups frozen peas and carrots 2 cups frozen green beans 1 cup sliced celery 2/3 cup butter 2/3 cup chopped onion 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon celery seed 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1… Read more »

Theater Review: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown


Nashville Children’s Theatre presents: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Nov. 1 – Dec 23; All ages) 25 Middleton St., Nashville 252-4675 • nashvillechildrenstheatre.org Show times: Sat- Sun 2 p.m. Tickets: $19 adults, $12 ages 2 – 17 If you and your kiddos love all things Charlie Brown, then make your way downtown to Nashville… Read more »

Bird to the Last Drop


Ingredients 2 quarts vegetable stock 1 turkey carcass 1 (10-ounce) box frozen mixed vegetables 1/2 cup long grain rice 2 cups cubed cooked turkey 1 teaspoon crab boil seasoning (recommended: Old Bay) 2 teaspoons dried thyme Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper Directions Combine the vegetable stock and the turkey carcass in a 6 to… Read more »

Savory Chicken Pot Pie


Savory Chicken Pot Pies 6 ramekins or soufflé dishes (8- or 10-ounce) 1 package (17.3 ounces) frozen puff pastry (2 sheets), thawed in refrigerator 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, divided 1 medium onion, chopped 1 cup diced carrots (1/2-inch dice) 1 cup diced celery (1/2-inch dice) 1 cup fresh or frozen peas 1 cup diced… Read more »

Pork Chops with Pineapple Fried Rice


Ingredients 1/2 whole Pineapple, Cut Into Spears And Skewered 2 cups White Or Brown Rice, Cooked 6 whole Pork Chops 1 Tablespoon Butter 1 Tablespoon Peanut Oil Or Canola Oil 1 whole Large Onion, Sliced 6 Tablespoons Soy Sauce (more To Taste, Or If More Liquid Is Needed) 1 Tablespoon Rice Wine Vinegar 2 Tablespoons… Read more »

Theater Review: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas


TPAC’s Broadway Series presents: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (Nov. 13 – 18; All ages) Jackson Hall 505 Deaderick St., Nashville 782-4040 • tpac.org Show times: Tue – Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 and 8 p.m., Sun 1 and 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $15 – $60 If your family has yet to embrace the… Read more »

Lasagne Stoup


Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) 1 pound ground beef sirloin Salt and pepper 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 carrots, peeled and grated 3-4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 4 cups chicken broth (32 ounces) 1 can Italian crushed tomatoes (28 ounces) 1 pound lasagna noodles, broken into jagged pieces 1 cup basil… Read more »

California Steakhouse Burgers


Ingredients 1/4 cup white onion, finely diced 1/8 cup finely diced bell pepper 3/8 cup white mushrooms, cut in half and thinly sliced 4 teaspoons steak sauce, divided 1 pound lean ground beef 4 whole wheat buns 8 leaves lettuce 4 slices large beefsteak tomato 1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and sliced 1… Read more »

Taco Pizza


Ingredients 1 teaspoon Active Dry Yeast 1-½ cup Warm Water 4 cups All-purpose Flour 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt ⅓ cups Olive Oil 1 can (14 Ounce) Black Beans 1 teaspoon Taco Seasoning (prepared, Or Make Your Own) 4 whole Corn Tortillas, Sliced Into Thin Strips ½ cups Canola Oil, For Frying 1 cup Grated Sharp Cheddar 1 cup Grated Monterey Jack Cheese 1 head Green Leaf Lettuce,… Read more »

Meatballs with Garlic Bread


Ingredients 3 hoagie rolls 1 pound ground beef chuck 1 large egg, lightly beaten 3 teaspoons minced garlic Coarse salt and ground pepper 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes 1 can (15 ounces) whole peeled tomatoes Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Tear… Read more »