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Hot Property: A stone stunner in Havre de Grace

The stone front on this classic Colonial suggests historic charm, but inside, it’s updated for a modern lifestyle. In the kitchen, ample storage surrounds stainless-steel appliances and an eat-at countertop peninsula. Meanwhile, built-in shelving flanks a wide stone fireplace in the wood-floored...

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  • 17 delicious recipes from Maryland chefs

    17 delicious recipes from Maryland chefs

    Need a dinner idea? Try one of these delectable dishes created by local chefs.

  • Bryan Voltaggio's asparagus and barley recipe

    Bryan Voltaggio's asparagus and barley recipe

    In his first solo cookbook, “Home,” local food superstar Bryan Voltaggio highlights the Mid-Atlantic cuisine of his youth, turning his creative precision to classic dishes using regional ingredients. This asparagus-and-barley dish, which appears in the book and is also on the menu at Aggio, Voltaggio’s...

  • Drink recipe: Azumi's Yuki Ringo sake cocktail

    Drink recipe: Azumi's Yuki Ringo sake cocktail

    At Azumi, the new Japanese restaurant in the Four Seasons Hotel, sake turns up everywhere — even in the cocktails. In the Yuki Ringo, Azumi’s most popular sake cocktail, bartender Eric Smith combines the rice wine with fresh pear, lemon and Fuji apple juices, pear liqueur and spicy cinnamon syrup,...

  • Recipe: Baroak's bleu mussels

    Recipe: Baroak's bleu mussels

    Chef Teddy Folkman is a veteran of mussel preparation — in fact, you may have seen him school Bobby Flay on Food Network’s “Throwdown” with his moules fromage bleu, a signature dish of D.C. restaurant Granville Moore, where he’s spent more than seven years as executive chef. Here, he shares another...

  • Recipe: Chicken pot pie from Iron Rooster

    Recipe: Chicken pot pie from Iron Rooster

    Snowy evenings are best enjoyed by a roaring fire with a big dish of something steamy and comforting — like the chicken pot pie from Iron Rooster in Annapolis. Executive Chef Aaron Musinski’s traditional take on the wintertime favorite is chock-full of vegetables and chicken, soaked in just a bit...

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  • Blending old home with the new in Ellicott City retirement living

    Blending old home with the new in Ellicott City retirement living

    The plush light brown sofa, French country tables and ivory rug come from their old family room; the earthy salmon chairs are from their former living room. But the accent pieces — the couch's throw pillows in blues and the turquoise accessories on the tables in Laraine and Bob Hardy's new living...

  • Inner Harbor mansion sells for $6.25 million

    Inner Harbor mansion sells for $6.25 million

    A 9,000-square-foot mansion on an Inner Harbor pier has sold for $6.25 million to a West Coast executive with ties to the movie industry. The all-cash sale is likely to rank among the region's top residential sales for the year. Agents who worked on the deal declined to identify the buyer. But...

  • Moving up — city neighborhoods on the rise

    Moving up — city neighborhoods on the rise

    Baltimore is a city of neighborhoods, many with their own distinct appeal and history. For homebuyers, the city offers a dizzying array of choices, but its overall appeal appears to be on the upswing. Last year, Baltimore saw 6,123 so-called standard sales, nearly 900 more than the year before,...

  • Custom-built contemporary home in Arnold for sale for $674,889

    Custom-built contemporary home in Arnold for sale for $674,889

    A custom-built contemporary home in an amenity-filled waterfront community in Arnold is on the market for $674,899. The house, with three levels of living space and an open floor plan, features wood floors and vaulted ceilings. Natural light floods the interior from many large windows, which also...

  • Garden Q&A: Saving a dying tree

    Garden Q&A: Saving a dying tree

    Last summer our neighbor installed an ornamental pond right beside our big old holly tree, destroying 1/3 of the roots minimum. Very likely the tree is dying. We see leaves yellowing and wilting. Can we prune the heck out of it now to lessen the stress of root loss? Would fertilizer help or hurt?...

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