| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:48 PM
National Wildlife Refuge Week
Celebrate America's wildlife heritage by visiting a local refuge during National Wildlife Refuge Week. On Sunday, Oct.14, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge will host "The Big Sit!...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 4:22 PM
I observed my birthday yesterday as a Day of Reflection on How did I get this damn old?I slept in and missed the Farmers' Market.But apparently asparagus is in! This, according to John Houser III over at Rouxde Cooking School.......
| Oct 27, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Anne Arundel Community College culinary arts student Lynn Brown said that while growing up in Washington, he would watch his mother prepare dishes that she ultimately taught him to cook.
Then one day, he said, his mother virtually stopped cooking, all...
| Jul 16, 2009
With the gray-green ocean waters lapping at the sand, the boardwalk that smells like french fries and caramel corn, the sunburned nights spent wearing flip-flops and sipping beer, the beaches of Maryland and Delaware are a summery siren call.
But, not if...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 1:33 PM
You may, in the course of your travels, alight at New Bay Seafood, in a building that has been home to approximately a trillion Hong Kong-style restaurants since it began as Jumbo Seafood in the first San Gabriel Valley Chinese restaurant-boom in the...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Today marks the start of National Poetry Month, the monthlong celebration of the verse inaugurated in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets. The April initiative aims to highlight the legacy and achievements of America's poets, and is among the largest...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 10:40 AM
Want to know what kind of fish is on your plate? So do Mario Batali, Rick Bayless, Thomas Keller and a who’s who list of major chefs who are taking a stand against seafood fraud.
More than 500 restaurant owners, culinary industry leaders and chefs-...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:57 AM
This post has been corrected. See note below.
There's a good chance that the white tuna sashimi served up at your favorite Manhattan sushi joint isn't white tuna at all.
Instead, 94% of the fish labeled as white tuna in New York turned out to be...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:32 PM
In her nearly 25 years in the restaurant business, Food Network star chef Anne Burrell has seen and done it all — right down to teaching the tricks of the trade at New York's Institute of Culinary Education. That's why, she says, she feels right...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Golf Channel's ratings continue to surge, and network executives say it is a combination of live tournament coverage and original programming that is already putting it on pace for its best year ever. In fact, coming off 2012 as the most-watched year in...
| Dec 15, 2012
You can use your iPhone or iPad to watch movies, listen to music, text and surf the Internet. But special, surprisingly inexpensive apps make them nifty environments for learning or upgrading cooking skills.
I've bought or borrowed quite a few...
| Aug 4, 2012
It's too late to lose that unwanted weight for summer. But if you start now — and aim to shed a modest 2 pounds a week — you could drop as much as 40 pounds in time to ring in 2013.
The hardest part, however, might be choosing a new diet....