RECIPE #4922/DAVE BILLINGS/WILD IRIS: Dave made Pumpkin Cheesecake. You can find this recipe on our website, www.newschannel5.com, just click on the "Talk of the Town" section, then "Recipes by Date" and look for Recipe #4922. For more information on locally owned independent restaurants, visit www.nashvilleoriginals.com.
PETS/DR. CRAIG PRIOR/VETERINARIAN: Dr. Prior gave tips on how to keep your pets safe during the holidays. If you'd like to get in touch with Dr. Prior, you can reach him at the Murphy Road Animal Hospital at (615) 383-4241 or visit www.murphyroadvet.com/. The Murphy Road Animal Hospital is located at 4408 Murphy Road, Nashville, TN 37209.
"AN EVENING WITH RACHAEL RAY" GIVEAWAY: We gave away passes to "An Evening With Rachael Ray", presented by Parnassus Books and Belmont University, which is at 6:00pm on Wednesday, December 12th in the Massey Performing Arts Center at Belmont University. Tickets are available at www.parnassusbooks.net. Watch Talk of the Town on Wednesday for another opportunity to win tickets, plus passes to a VIP meet-and-greet with Rachael Ray, and 2 copies of her latest cookbook, "My Year in Meals."
AUTHOR/CARLA HALL/CELEBRITY CHEF: Carla gave us the scoop on her new cookbook, "Cooking with Love - Comfort Food That Hugs You" which is available in bookstores everywhere! Meet Carla at a book signing today from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Viking Culinary School in Franklin, TN.