| Aug 8, 2012
| 5:58 PM
At Linden Market in Reservoir Hill, shelves are heaped high with miniature pies, cupcakes, and candy. Three dozen flavors of salty snacks burst from cardboard boxes.
Around the corner at the Whitelock Community Farm, deep green leaves of chard fan from...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 1:40 PM
As fish farming grows to feed a world hungry for protein, there's a hitch — the seas are being scoured of the little wild fish to feed the big captive ones destined for the dinner table.
Researchers in Baltimore think they may have hit upon a...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Most weeks for the past year, Rachel Taft has headed to the Canton Safeway or Middle River Costco to pick up several pounds of steak or tofu for dinner.
Unlike most bulk shoppers, Taft wasn't cooking for several children — she was feeding a loose-...
| May 4, 2012
| 2:05 PM
After 15 years, Mango Grove shut its original Columbia location last August and reopened nearby on Valentine's Day. That's only six months — a quick turnaround in restaurant time — but it must have felt like much longer for fans of Mango...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Mother Nature brought relief to a parched Baltimore on Sunday, but the persistent rain didn't dampen the spirits at the Earth Day festivities in Hampden.
"We had a few hundred people come through today," said Don Barton, 29, an organizer of Sunday's...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Every year, new restaurants, stores and other attractions pop up on the Delaware shore. This year is no exception. The list below is a sampling of some of the more interesting places that have recently opened their doors, as wel as some beach standbys....
| May 9, 2012
| 4:47 AM
Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis says that her mother would make frittatas, the Italian egg dish, with whatever leftovers she had in the refrigerator. "
That was the joke," she tells viewers in segment of her cooking show. "What's in the frittata...
| Dec 1, 2012
Wedding day: Oct. 27, 2012
Her story: Katy Ekey, 29, grew up in Abingdon. She is a software developer for SAIC (Science Applications International Corp.). Her mom, Penny Ekey, is a retired seventh-grade English teacher at Edgewood Middle School, and...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 6:50 AM
I love this idea.
Joe Squared at the Power Plant is throwing a 'shared holiday party' on Dec. 10, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
So, let's say you have an office group that wants to get together for the holidays -- but no one wants to do the planning. Or,...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:29 PM
It's holiday party time. It can be a drag, especially if you're the one planning it for your office gang. For restaurants, holiday party rentals provide a welcome, sometimes vital source of income. I'll be telling you about options in a coming column, and...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 9:30 AM
With his recent re-election, President Barack Obama has won the power to pardon more turkeys on Thanksgiving. But so does every one of us by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance that gives thanks for our good fortune, health, and happiness with a...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 9:08 AM
Like many people I know, I am planning on voting against Question 6 this November, the amendment to Maryland law that would fundamentally change the definition of marriage in our state. I am planning on doing so because I believe marriage is a special...