FIXING DINNER BLOG

Elf Nicole Is Here To Help

I am sitting in my car in the parking lot of HEB on a sunny day in Austin, Texas.  I look up into the big blue sky as I chat with Elf Nicole over the phone in the few overlapping minutes we found between our Dinner Elf appointments. “My favorite part of cooking for...

Elf Michael: The Man. The Myth. The Legend.

Picture a young man who, from an early age, was exposed to interesting cuisines, unique restaurants, fun dinner parties, exciting adventures in far off places (even an African safari). If you’re imagining someone like Ernest Hemingway or Teddy Roosevelt, think again!...

Elf Haley, Who?

I know what you’re thinking: Who is this Elf Haley person and is it going to be weird to have her cooking in my home? Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Haley. I am a culinary school grad, a Dinner Elf and a blog contributor.  I don’t have pointy ears, but I do...

Top 5 “Grown In Austin” Meal Delivery Options

Updated: July 19, 2016 Everybody’s heard of Blue Apron, and most of us have an UberEATS habit. But how does an Austinite go local when demanding food? Here’s five “Grown In Austin” meal delivery companies. Farmhouse Delivery’s Supper ClubWhat: You cook. They deliver...

Top 5 Local Austin Baby Registry Ideas

Expectant Austinites, grow your family local!Register with these five awesome grown-in-Austin businesses for your grown-in-Austin baby: 1. FOOD: Dinner ElfStock the fridge after baby comes home. Dinner Elf provides affordable personal cooks that come by to make a wide...

Resolve To Take A Little Stress Off The Table

New Years resolutions can be so cliche. They are the reason so many Christmas cookies will get tossed into the trash. They are the reason my pilates class will be crowded for the next two weeks. Though many will not be kept, let’s celebrate the sweet humanity that is...