| Feb 21, 2006
For the Olympian from Bel Air, Jeff Kappus shipped a good luck bag of carrots.
Kimmie Meissner, the Harford County figure skater, used to stop by Kappus' Subway shop in Churchville every afternoon and started adding carrots to her daily turkey sub...
| May 10, 1992
Morris Martick is a survivor. He'll tell you so himself. He opened his Restaurant Francais more than 20 years ago when Baltimore didn't have any places that served French food and no one wanted to lend him the money to finance it. He's survived the...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Total time: 2 hours
Servings: 8 to 10
Note: Adapted from Bradley Ogden's recipe for chicken pot pie from his first book, "Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner."
1 3/4 cups flour, divided
3 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs (a mixture of parsley, chives,...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Active work time: 15 minutes
Total preparation time: 4 hours
1 (15-to 20-pound) turkey
Molly's Passover vegetable stuffing, cooled
1/4 cup oil
1 cup apricot preserves
Freshly ground black pepper
Heat the oven to 325 degrees. Clean the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:30 PM
In recent years, farmers' markets have sprung up in cities and towns all across the country. These new venues have made fresh, locally grown produce conveniently available to consumers and have provided small farmers the means to sell directly to the...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Carrot cake ice cream
Total time: 1 hour, plus chilling and freezing time
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| Jun 15, 2013
Protip: You can tell a lot about a dude from the way he eats buckwheat "popcorn," the crunchy fried grain that tends to show up before the meal at Trois Mec, the new restaurant from Ludovic Lefebvre. The more primitive members of the species worm their...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Having traveled in Vietnam, my husband and I are devotees of the wonderful food from that part of the world.
Short of a trip across the ocean, Orange County residents are in a perfect place to enjoy Vietnamese cuisine. We have the privilege and...
| Jul 7, 2013
Oh, the joy of being a dog. Especially a dog with wealthy parents, um, I mean owners.
More than a decade has passed since luxury hotels began throwing welcome parties for platinum-card-carrying pet owners .
But with pets a $50-billion-a-year industry,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Dinner on a diet? It may sound tough but it's easy if you're prepared, even on a busy weeknight. Here are four suggestions to try, each clocking in at under 200 calories and under 15 grams each carbohydrates and fat per serving. Three of the recipes...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:07 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating fewer than five servings of fruit and vegetables each day is linked with a higher chance of dying early, according to a large study from Sweden.
People who said they never ate fruit and vegetables died an average of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
It can sometimes seem a long way from Labor Day to Halloween. During that two-month-long stretch, it can feel like not much is happening in the form of those nonreligious, nationally celebrated holidays that give us a good reason to celebrate by cooking...