| Mar 3, 2012
Since its opening in October 2007, Cinghiale has been in a state of change.
Sometimes the changes seemed like progress, sometimes irresolution. Looking back now, all of those fits and starts — all of the format switches, uniform overhauls and...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 12:46 PM
Now that Picture of Health has a new blog home, we're restarting our healthy recipe feature.
We will gather healthy recipes from magazines, cookbooks and websites and share them with you. We'd also like to hear from you with your recipe ideas. You can e-...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:55 AM
This everyday busy time of year, this kind of weather — there's no need to make a case for eating soup. Homemade soup, that is. Rich and fragrant, filled with all the goodies you like to use and which, ostensibly, your family likes to eat. And not...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Whatever Punxsutawny Phil predicts today, we can rest assured that there's more cold weather ahead. And, as we all know, cold weather calls for comfort food. Actually, any excuse for comfort food will do, but setting out to prepare tummy-warming fuel...
| 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...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Calle's Cucina is a place with potential.
Chef-owner Carl "Calle" Vahl has the experience to run a show-stopping restaurant, with both formal and on-the-job training in Italy and New York. Philosophically, Vahl is in the right place, too. He uses fresh,...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 1:31 PM
After years of being relegated through the purgatory of forgotten foods, kale has found itself in the spotlight for the first time in decades and is ready to prove it belongs there permanently. A crop of the ancients, kale has been cultivated for over 2,...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 2:35 AM
Want something a little healthier this year to snack on during the Super Bowl? Alison Massey, a dietitian at Mercy Medical Center, has some “touchdowns” to replace those “fumbles.” See if there’s something that scores with...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 9:50 AM
There's little that's more romantic than a wonderful dinner enjoyed a deux in a cozy setting. With Valentine's Day in the offing, restaurant phones (and websites) are undoubtedly busy taking reservations for just such tete-a-tetes.
If you're into the...
| Feb 7, 2012
Carol Newman from Crofton was searching for a beef ratatouille recipe that she said was in the manual that came with her Sunbeam Le Chef food processor many years ago. She said it was made with thinly sliced beef, eggplant, mushrooms and zucchini....
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Portside Tavern in Canton has a new chef, Freddie Melgar.
Melgar, who worked for Washington, D.C.'s Madhatter Group and the northern Virginia-based Great American Restaurants, has introduced a new Prince Island mussels menu. The newly released menu...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Kathy Brown wasn't always much of a chef — but she was an educator.
When Brown, the former head of Grace Christian School, was diagnosed with amyloidosis of the heart in April 2008, she began experimenting with recipes to suit her new low-fat, low-...