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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  • Our shop: Woodberry facility carves out a space for women in the traditionally male-dominated field of woodworking

    Our shop: Woodberry facility carves out a space for women in the traditionally male-dominated field of woodworking

    For years, furniture maker and woodworker Sarah Marriage talked with female counterparts about how great it would be if there were woodworking spaces created specifically for women. Many of her peers had been working in wood shops where they were often the only women in large groups of men. At...

  • Garden Q&A: Growing garlic

    Garden Q&A: Growing garlic

    I’m growing garlic for the first time. I read about it in the Grow It Eat It section of the HGIC website, but how do I decide whether to grow hard or soft neck garlic? Are there garlic cultivars recommended by University of Maryland Extension? This is a good time to buy garlic for next year’s harvest,...

  • Baltimore pocket parks make big impacts in small spaces

    Baltimore pocket parks make big impacts in small spaces

    Marvin “Doc” Cheatham, 67, grew tired of looking at a desolate lot filled with trash and old mattresses in his Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood. The longtime civil rights leader proposed to make a change — to transform the area into a park and playground. “We could tell our community children needed...

  • Home of notable architect goes on the market

    Home of notable architect goes on the market

    A superb example of contemporary architecture is on the market in Monkton for $1.175 million. This home at 3304 Hess Road was designed and lived in by a notable Baltimore architect, Leo D’Aleo, who is known for his work designing the Scarlett Place condominiums in Harbor East and other buildings...

  • Townhouse offers flexible living space

    Townhouse offers flexible living space

    A red brick townhouse in the Fells Point neighborhood at 602 S. Patterson Park Ave. is on the market for $309,900. Within walking distance of Patterson Park, Canton and Fells Point establishments, this four-story house offers adaptable space with a desirable location. “It has a wonderful open living...

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