I recently started trying to eat more vegan food and naturally was craving some cheese, pimento cheese to be exact. So, this is a quick and easy recipe that anyone can follow and will satisfy that very real pimento cheese craving! This recipe is not just for vegans, it has a taste that will satisfy anyone and everyone that tries it. Some people agree it tastes even better than regular pimento cheese, but you can decide for yourself! This whole recipe can be completed in 10 minutes or less, so it takes no time at all.Below is a list of brands that I have used in the past to make this vegan pimento cheese recipe. Some brands work better than others to help recreate and aide the classic consistency and/or structure of the pimento cheese. Through trial and error, I have found that these particular ones do work quite well for the perfect mixture. However if there is a certain vegan brand that you would like to substitute instead of the ones listed below then go for it! These are, as with most recipes, just suggestions for how to create a dish. Also if you can't find a particular brand either, feel free to try out a different one. Discover and create your own version then share it with the world and see what they think!
The “Lotus” by Michael Allison incorporates old thrown away bicycle frames to create a uniquely designed lotus flower shaped bike rack. The bottom of the bike rack is green representing the base and root of the flower while the upper half is pink and obviously represents the pink petals of the plant. Using pink and green causes sculpture to stand out even more because they are complementary colors, which the eye is more naturally drawn towards. The work points upward from the ground and outward towards the city which forces the eyes to look forward but then take a step back and reflect upon where the roots are grounded. This could be a metaphor for Nashville’s deep-rooted past and ever-growing future, while the colors symbolize how different the past and future are in this ever-changing city.
Loveless Cafe has been a staple of the Nashville community and what I like to call the world wide community of soul food lovers, or the WWCOFS for short. Many people know this genre of food as soul food, meat and three, southern, or even comfort food. As a native of Nashville, I have been coming to Loveless since before I was born. For a while all the hype was true, Loveless was the best place to go if you want real southern food. However, more than just management changed years ago, and it hasn't been able to restore the former quality that everyone from this town remembers. Now Loveless is busier than they ever have been and the food isn't even half as good. Now, this next piece of information isn't something to go spreading around to everyone you know visiting or living in Nashville. The reason this place is special is because there aren't herds of people being bussed in to wait 45 minutes in line for cheese grits slathered in a stack of Kraft American singles to the point you feel like you're drinking processed cheese whiz with a sprinkle of grits. You won't feel like you are inside a chain restaurant owned by Opryland. There isn't anyone trying to sell you merchandise while you are cooped up in the waiting area trying to decide whether or not you want to wait any longer for this food.
Sound Board Sliders perfectly blends into the atmosphere of the 12th Ave South area. Most people do not realize it is anything besides a bike rack until they look close. The black upward poles and the silvery gray of the faders creates a stunning contrast that really makes it pop. The sculpture is rather smooth to the touch and gleams in the sunlight on a bright day. The upward pointing black poles are arranged in parallel lines and separated by a little bit of space. This makes them one sculpture even though there are five non-independent pairs of poles. Since they go upward, it forces your eyes to look up and then back down again to the ground. The black and white element could refer to how long music production has been important in Nashville with a flashback style feel. Some of Duncan’s other work is in color which would suggest that this lack of color was on purpose and possibly means he wants this work to blend into the surrounding architecture.