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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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  • Harborview condo with two balconies listed at $310,000

    Harborview condo with two balconies listed at $310,000

    For folks who enjoy gazing at the water and ships in the harbor, a 22nd floor unit for sale at Harborview at the Inner Harbor in downtown Baltimore may be for you. This two bedroom and two bathroom condo was put on the market recently for $310,000 and offers an array of amenities. A small foyer...

  • Return of the rich: Luxury home market rebounds

    Return of the rich: Luxury home market rebounds

    Deep-pocketed buyers in the Baltimore region are coming back. The luxury market in Baltimore City and the five surrounding counties slowed significantly when prices plummeted during the real estate crisis. Just 200 properties in the region sold more for more than $1 million in 2009 — and just 14...

  • The U.S.' priciest house for sale: A Bel-Air mansion with 21 bathrooms and a helicopter

    The U.S.' priciest house for sale: A Bel-Air mansion with 21 bathrooms and a helicopter

    Los Angeles has just reached new heights in over-the-top real estate opulence. The city now boasts the most expensive home for sale in the country: a newly built Bel-Air mega-mansion listed Wednesday at a quarter billion dollars. It has all the hallmarks of a Big Deal house: 38,000 square feet...

  • Essential kitchen tools for winter cooking

    Essential kitchen tools for winter cooking

    Summer may have flashy grilling and barbecue, but winter is the season of forgiving, comforting, soul-satisfying food. If one word could describe wintry cuisine, it'd be hygge, the Danish word that roughly translates to "cozy." "When I think of winter, I automatically think of comfort food," says...

  • Trend spotting: Wood accents that go with the grain

    Trend spotting: Wood accents that go with the grain

    Wood accents are having a moment. With a natural ability to add depth and warmth to a range of stylish interiors, wood has designers branching out and going with the grain when it comes to creating meaningful home details with a fresh, modern look. In an increasingly virtual world, wooden accessories...

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