| Oct 15, 2012
| 6:07 AM
Previously on "The Amazing Race," Team Superfan almost lost due to their lack of skills with balloon animals. They didn't even run to the Pit Stop, so defeated were they in their hearts.
They are my son's favorite team, and he would have cried if they...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Faith Hicks weighs in on Super...
| Aug 15, 2012
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is printed here. This week, Amy Reed weighs in on coconut drinks....
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Tequila is a colorless, sometimes straw-colored liquor made by fermenting, then distilling, the sweet sap of the agave plant (a durable, long-lived cactus, also known as the century plant). It originated in Tequila, Mexico. Hence the name.
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Fran Merkley from Baltimore was looking for a recipe for making coconut macaroons that she thought may have been published in this column around 15 years ago. The cookies were made with flaked coconut and sweetened condensed milk, and could be made in...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:17 AM
A number of years ago a serious chef, baker and food writer named Beth Hensperger got an assignment from her publisher: A slow-cooker cookbook.
She declined. More than once. Vehemently.
"I was like, 'Oh my God … It doesn't fit in with my style...
| 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 23, 2012
| 2:27 PM
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Hear me out. I know I bombard you with granola recipes at every opportunity, and if granola isn't your thing, you've probably long checked out of this blog...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:43 AM
This episode was practically perfect, you guys. I won't spoil it in the first paragraph, but the teams are still in India and I think some bad karma came around to gently nudge a few people. I wouldn't have minded a swift kick to some people's behinds,...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 3:20 AM
Gifts of love from your very own kitchen, including oatmeat squares, PB&C brownies and Far East party mix.
If you haven't done so already, now's the time to decide what gifts you're going to provide for family, friends, neighbors and the like.
| Nov 7, 2011
| 7:28 AM
For lovers of Asian flavors, organic and local food and, of course, noodles, the new Republic Noodle in Federal Hill hits a sweet spot.
Owners David Lynch and Christopher Boylan — who live nearby — opened the Asian restaurant in September,...
| Sep 16, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Tonight's episode begins at the ending. Kelly is saying goodbye to the boys, when Padma comes in and tells the three remaining contestants that she needs to see them at judges table "There's always a twist to everything," says......