| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:51 AM
I gather that there is some brouhaha today about a fast-food chain that serves mediocre fried chicken. (The One True Fried Chicken was made in an iron skillet by my mother and grandmother, and anything else is a pale and shoddy imitation.) Really, if...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Viola Brown from Indiana was looking for an easy recipe for making Polish cabbage. Brown said that she is 82 years old and doesn't have much of an appetite anymore, but that certain foods, like good cooked cabbage, still appeal to her.
| Jan 31, 2013
| 6:55 AM
The final five have a group hug and exhale in relief. Big news from the party boat: Padma and Tom unexpectedly interrupt them mid-sigh to inform them they the next day they will be setting sail on a cruise to Alaska. Josh’s immediate concerned is...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:39 AM
The season's chilly weather calls for comfort food, but that's no reason to pack on the pounds. After all, spring is right around the corner.
We asked local chefs to share their comfort food favorites, lightened up a bit in honor of the season ahead....
| Mar 6, 2013
Spring forth as taste tempting meals, planned with budding appetites in mind, pepper local church calendars:
Hop over to Violetville United Methodist Church, 3648 Coolidge Ave., Saturday, March 9, for breakfast with the Easter Bunny, 9 a.m. to noon....
| Feb 5, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Dominic D'Andrea has recently been to 13 cities as producing artistic director of the One-Minute Play Festival, but the place that really stands out in his mind? Baltimore.
Sure, he's a hometown guy, but he seems to really mean it. "You'd be hard-...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:40 AM
While it might be tough to imagine heading out to a local farm for an armful of fresh vegetables when it’s still chilly, it’s almost that time of year. Harford County farms are gearing up for growing season, and that means it’s time to...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 7:09 AM
It's a "Top Chef" Thanksgiving! (Even though this was probably filmed in August.) The guest judge for this week is Editor-In-Chief of Food & Wine, Dana Cowin.
Padma shows the contestants a map of the world and points out that there are 17 countries...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Dad could carve slices from a turkey so thin you could almost see through them. The idea, of course, was to feed a crowd, and to have leftovers for those all-important turkey sandwiches (hot and cold) and turkey soup. Such surgical skills are clearly...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Victoria Gastro Pub Executive Chef Joe Krywucki reflects:
Seasonal cooking is always best, especially when you have access to high quality ingredients. We use an all-natural Duroc pork, which has a superior flavor and tenderness, and local Baugher’s...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:11 PM
People with old boxwoods are being warned not to plant new boxwoods nearby, but what about those of us with no boxwoods who want some? They're so deer-resistant.
The new and highly contagious boxwood blight disease has made it unwise, for the present,...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:22 PM
St. Patrick's Day falls on a Thursday this year. That means not much work getting done on March 18.I'll be adding more events and promotions to this post as they come in. Just in --Mt. Washington Tavern and Ryleigh's Oyster,......