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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...

Baltimore Sun Home and Garden Coverage

  • Outdoor furniture and accents are evolving to be more weather-resistant

    Outdoor furniture and accents are evolving to be more weather-resistant

    Area residents are, increasingly, spending time outdoors. From spring through the warmer months of autumn, the "real" living, dining, kitchen and rec rooms are on the deck, porch, patio, poolside or on a grassy spot in the back or side yard. Obviously, one can't take the leather couch or grandma's...

  • Garden Q&A: Growing fruit

    Garden Q&A: Growing fruit

    We plan to live in this house no more than a few years but want to grow fruit. What fruit should we plant to harvest the soonest? Small fruits are your best bet. Strawberries, blackberries and raspberries can be harvested the second year after planting. (Always remove the flowers during the first...

  • Desirable Spaces: Horse barns and country living in Sparks

    Desirable Spaces: Horse barns and country living in Sparks

    Horse barns and country living on 6.9 acres meld together nicely with a contemporary house in Sparks that is on the market for $995,000. This two-level midcentury house with three bedrooms and two baths was designed by local architect Jim Grieves. It was designed to let the beauty of the outside...

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