| Jul 13, 2011
| 12:31 PM
Vacation Bible School at Franklin Baptist Church from July 25-29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for kids ages 4 - 17 with transportation available by calling Rick Wilson at 410-378-5346. The church is at 2106 Franklin Church Road in Darlington. All are welcome to...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 4:44 PM
Is football — more specifically, Thursday's Ravens-49ers game, the first time a Baltimore NFL team has played on Thanksgiving in 46 years — threatening to overshadow your holiday meal plans?
Instead of fighting the game, why not embrace it?...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:59 AM
Every summer, I am reminded of the gigantic crush I have on the Crush. You know, the fruit-juice-and-vodka-cocktail that's known as a Baltimore specialty.
You can find them all over city, usually in the Orange Crush variety. But Orange can be a little,...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 6:51 PM
1) Pull down the shades. Our south and west windows have had the blinds down most of the week. We feel like moles, but it helps keep the baking sun out.
2) Eat cold food. When temps in Paris reached 97 degrees, my niece and I went to a bakery and...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 12:07 PM
July was the warmest on record in Baltimore. The average temperature at BWI was 81.7 degrees; the only time I felt it that cool was very early some mornings. We had a streak of 15 consecutive days of 90-plus weather, and four days over 100 degrees. The...
| May 21, 2009
Federal Hill's Pub Dog, formerly known as the Thirsty Dog, does a few things reasonably well, and that's been its formula for success since 2001 in a very crowded neighborhood marketplace - successful enough to add a second location two years ago in...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Berry Pavlova with vanilla whipped cream and pistachios
Total time: About 20 minutes, plus macerating time for the berries
Servings: 10 to 12
Note: Banyuls vinegar is available at Surfas in Culver City, Nicole's in Pasadena and the Cheese Store of...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Get in a jam: save (and savor) the freshest berries with an easiest-ever preserve
Freezer jam is so easy to make it's like preserving "with training wheels," says Virginia Willis, the Atlanta-based cookbook author, Southern food authority and...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:02 PM
I have to tell you about the pie I made this past weekend. I’m kind of proud. The crust was buttery and rich, not too sweet or flaky, with a slight hint of cinnamon. It was beautiful, nontraditional, with tiny orbs instead of the typical grandma-...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:44 PM
Anyone riding in Bike to Work Day? I’ll post the schedule below and highlight the food stops. You’ll want to stop by the bacon station… maybe stop by twice.
May 17, 2013 Bike to Work Day Bike Stations
May 17th is Bike to Work Day....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:28 AM
It is blueberry picking season. U-pick officially started this week in our area and this year's crop is exceptional. The weather cooperated this spring and at least one blueberry farmer says this is the best season he has had in nearly 30 years.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Once fairly hard to find at farmers markets, locally grown berries are everywhere now: raspberries (both red and golden), blackberries, olallieberries, boysenberries, loganberries, marionberries and even locally grown blueberries. Though raspberries are...