| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:13 AM
The summer birthday season in our family began with my husband's birthday, just before July Fourth. He never enjoys celebrating his birthday, but he likes cake and plenty of it.
This year I ordered one with fudge icing, as he had enjoyed a friend's...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:22 AM
When The Baltimore Sun inaugurated its Peeps Recipe Contest this year, it was a way to acknowledge the unstoppable force that has become the Peep.
[See photos of all Peeps recipe contest entries here.]
Once, the marshmallow treat was mere Easter...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:15 AM
I don't understand Anne Arundel County Public Schools spokesperson Bob Mosier's comments to the news media regarding the recent suspension of an 8-year-old student ("Lifetime NRA membership for boy sparks criticism," June 2).
"It's outrageous that...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Baltimore loves a great neighborhood joint — and Frederick's on Fleet gives Baltimore a lot to love.
Located in Fell's Prospect, the neighborhood squished between Fells Point and Canton, Frederick's has all the characteristics of a top-notch local...
| May 18, 2013
Wedding date: April 6, 2013
Her story: Jamie Crumpler, 33, grew up in Bel Air. She is an executive assistant for Constellation in Baltimore. Her father, James, works for BGE and her mother, Teresa, is a stay-at-home mom.
His story: Chris Kalck, 36,...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Lions and tigers and Oz movies, oh my! With the recent release of Disney’s “Oz the Great and Powerful” and the expected release this year from Summertime Entertainment of the animated “Dorothy of Oz,” we think it’s...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Planning a birthday party but unsure where to go or what to do? Consider staying home and have the party delivered to you. Here’s a sampling of popular services that organize and entertain your guests, leaving you time to enjoy the party.
| Mar 30, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Certain things in life are meant to go together. Peanut butter and jelly. Old Bay and steamed crabs. But what about cupcakes and alcohol?
If you thought cupcakes were just for 7-year-olds’ birthday parties, then think again. Cooks ’N Cakes,...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:08 AM
At what could safely be called the area's highest-calorie art show, CatonsvilleHigh School hosted 102 pieces of artwork at its 18th annual Edible Art Show on March 28.
From peanut butter and jelly sandwiches arranged to look like an iPod to a replica...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Marie Anderson from Towson was looking for a recipe for making creme de menthe brownies. Sharon Roe from Baltimore sent in her recipe for the brownies that she has been making for more than 25 years. She said she continues to receive countless compliments...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 8:27 AM
As Maryland continues to gear up for a gay marriage question on the ballot this fall, another snack food has taken sides on the issue.
Following in the footsteps of Ben & Jerry's gay marriage ice cream flavor, Oreo is showing support for same-sex couples...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:51 AM
It's been years since Maggie Lebherz lived in sunny Spain as a college exchange student. Yet just one taste of fresh olive oil takes her back in spirit.
"In 2007, I lived with a family in Salamanca, and my host mother cooked everything in olive oil, in a...