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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

  • Upperco gardener finds beauty, success with peonies

    Upperco gardener finds beauty, success with peonies

    Towering trees preside over a Baltimore County hillside with hundreds of blooms that nod in the breeze. Invisible from the road, the spring vista has a timeless look. It's been evolving over more than four decades as Carol Warner of Upperco fashioned her home gardens around what appeals to her...

  • Inside a 'House of Cards' home with a deep history

    Inside a 'House of Cards' home with a deep history

    As a child, Jim Fielder knew Sophia's Dairy as the big house he couldn't enter. "The farm I grew up on is three miles from here," says Fielder, a Harford County native who is now Maryland's secretary of higher education. "It was always a really neat property and I've known it all my life, but we...

  • Desirable Spaces: Shady Side contemporary with panoramic bay view

    Desirable Spaces: Shady Side contemporary with panoramic bay view

    Panoramic views of the Chesapeake Bay from a modern interior with rustic touches characterize a waterfront house in Shady Side that is on the market for $699,900. "The first floor has a 270 degree view of the water. Wherever you're looking, you are looking at water," said Tim McIntyre, the listing...

  • Dream Home: A Columbia sunroom with a St. Michaels feel

    Dream Home: A Columbia sunroom with a St. Michaels feel

    When Doreen Harwood thought about redoing the combination family room-sunroom that's long been the hub of her Columbia home, she knew she wanted it to exude an atmosphere of relaxation. That brought recollections of a decade of family vacations in St. Michaels on the Eastern Shore. "I have a hectic...

  • South Baltimore's Terraza Stained Glass breathing new life into old artform

    South Baltimore's Terraza Stained Glass breathing new life into old artform

    The words "stained glass" for most of us conjure the beautiful but stoic images glimpsed from pews. Terraza Stained Glass can make that sort of thing if that's what you want, but the company's pieces tend toward what owner Donna Terraza calls "funky." You'll find hanging in Terraza's Brooklyn,...

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