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Nonna’s Gourmet Foods

Nonna’s Gourmet Foods: Supporting Children’s Brain Cancer Research

July 17th, 2009

What happent to Me!

April 13th, 2010

Well I’m sure you all think that I fell off the earth but we have been really working hard on new ideas for Zoe Marie Foundation which is now a 501c3 through Nashville Community Center. So all your donation will be a tax right off which I’m sure will help everyone these days. We have been busy working on our face book page, check it out!

nonnasgourmetfoods, we added a lot of photos of  events that I have been doing helping all charities, not just mine, remember what goes around comes around…so we do what we can.

“Sauce-a-Thon” that Nonna’s Gourmet Foods is holding to raise as much $$ as possible for children’s brain cancer research, and that when you  buy some sauce or jelly send us your photos and recipes so we can post them on our blog and facebook
These codes will give a 15% discount off the total of every order. This is a limited time offer so HURRY!!!!!!!!
codes for mommy blogers mb6758
Military Families USA 1776
Hurry, and pls. send your cooking questions as well. I will be on line one day a week answering cooking questions.
Chef Dan,

Feature in nFocus Magazine

August 13th, 2009

Marinara Recipes “Mom Bloggers Rule”

August 12th, 2009

August 15,2009

Mom blogger rule since they have the best news,recipes, children information,  baby ideas so we are offering mom blogger an opportunity to place their ads on our blog for FREE.  Submit your ad 200 x 200 pixels in size and tell us why we should place your ad on our blog for free for three month, linking out sites. This gives you an opportunity to increase your awareness. We will pick three ads every three months in order to help you spread “Mom Words” because “Mom Blogger Rule”

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Twitter Went Down….Not For Me

August 7th, 2009

August 7

Twitter went down yesterady but not for me, I had over a 100 new flowers, thank you all! We will be sending out

an Ad contest and a recipe contest before the end of the month. I know mom’s are getting ready for BTS , working,

so we will have a lot of new recipes fast and easy for under $15.00 that you can cook at home, have the kids help they love to cook.

Chef Dan

Tomato Festival East Nashville TN

August 7th, 2009

August 7

Stop by our booth, we will making pasta, with fresh orangic tomato, sun dries tomato, pesto and mascoprone cheese,

with your Choice of pasta sauces, come by. We will also be selling jars of each sauce, and our Chianti Jelly to help raise money for children brain cancer, so come on out to the festival,  there we be a lot going on for everyone.

Chef Dan,

Tomato Art Festival East Nashville TN

August 5th, 2009

August 5. 2009

Come join us at the Tomato Art Festival August 8th 10: am-6 : pm it’s going to be a lot of fun. We will be there,

selling our Chianti Brownies, Pasta dish, and of course our sauces n jelly. Cindy David will be there selling her jewelry which my wife and her friends love.  They will have entertainment for the children, tomato art, and music. It is a fun day and every body has a great time. East Nashville, TN at 5 Pts. I’m hoping the Coco Tree is going to be there so I can stick off for some of their great Chocolate truffles.

Chef Dan

Julie & Julia August 7th

August 5th, 2009

August 5.

Will not miss this one it looks great this is one movie my wife and kids do not have to drag me to see, looking forward to it

Chef Dan

Watkins School of Desgin

August 5th, 2009

August 5.2009

Thank you Michael Cain, Benita and Mariel  for shooting our first cooking video you guys did a great job and we really appreciate all your hard work, you all were very professional, as well as easy to work with. We are looking forward  to do more project with you. Thank you again your the best.

Chef Dan

Michael Cain was born and raised in Nashville, TN. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications in 2005. Having an interesting in filmmaking at a young age, Michael then attended Watkins Film School where he recently received a certificate in film in 2009. His first student film Girls Ball was accepted into The East Lansing Children’s Film Festival. In addition to his studies, Michael has worked as a grip and production assistant for the TV series Gone Country and as a freelance videographer in and around Nashville.

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Bio Mariel Hamn

:I graduate from Watkins School of Art, Design & Film December 2009 with a degree in Editing.  I am very comfortable with Final Cut Pro and DVD Studio Pro.  I am currently working on becoming more affluent in Avid Media Composer.  I have also shot one film, “Bajo Siete Llaves” (Under Lock & Key) on 16mm film on an Arriflex.  It was some of the hardest and most rewarding work I’ve ever done.  The film has been accepted into the Sann Antonio Film Festival for this year.  Aside from my studies, I enjoy cooking, hiking, canoeing, and crocheting.  I have a cat named Nacho and a small herb garden.  I was raised in Cunningham Tennessee on a blueberry and Christmas tree farm.  I am in film school because I enjoy challenging work and always learn something new during a project.

Mariel Hamm

Avid & Final Cut Editor

Benita S. Nichols is a gifted writer, producer, marketing guru and educator with over ten years of entertainment and promotions experience. Until 2005, she served behind the scene promoting gospel artists such as Yolanda Adams and Ben Tankard, only to come full circle to her creative roles in film/tv. Her credits include co-writer and actress in the mini-movie “Caught Up”, which was screened at the International Black Film Festival of Nashville (IBFFNashville), and “For the Love of Money”, an entry into the 48 Hour project sponsored by the Nashville Film Festival (NFF). In 2006, she enrolled in Watkins Film School to certify in writing and director.

Since enrolling in Watkins Film School, she has served as the assistant to now deceased executive producer, Phil Melpi in the movie, The Cursed, directed by Joel Bender and screened at the Cannes Festival in ‘08. She has produced, written and/or directed movies: The Secret Closet by Nicole Whalen screened at the IBFFNashville; Further Down the Road, directed by Dustin Masters.

Food Network Master Chef

August 5th, 2009

August 5.2009

That is a great show to watch they have come up with strong reicpes I even made notes with some of their ideas.

Great show looking forward to finding out the winner.

Chef Dan,