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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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  • Eco-friendly Sparks Glencoe barn features recycled, local materials

    Eco-friendly Sparks Glencoe barn features recycled, local materials

    Who says it's not easy being green? Local contractor Polly Bart would say that not only is it easy, but the results are beautiful using local sustainable materials and helping to save the environment. Bart has put her professional know-how to use by building a barn on her property in the Sparks...

  • How to attract hummingbirds to your garden year-round

    How to attract hummingbirds to your garden year-round

    If you have a garden, there’s a good chance you delight in seeing hummingbirds flitting about. Now you can learn how to attract them — year-round — at two upcoming events. The Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden in Arcadia is hosting a “What’s Happening in Gardening” lecture series. As...

  • Craving a condo? Follow these buying dos and don'ts

    Craving a condo? Follow these buying dos and don'ts

    If buying a condo is on your 2017 bucket list, be savvy. “The condo market has historically been more volatile than the market for detached single-family homes. That's why it's important to think about your time horizon when buying a condo,” said Aaron Terrazas, a senior economist for Zillow, which...

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