| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Terry Stafford grew up in Chatham, Va., before bringing her Southern lifestyle to Abingdon some 28 years ago. Of her dream house, she proudly remarks, "Everybody who comes into this house says it should be in Southern Living magazine."
That was her plan...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Thursday is Julia Child's 101st birthday, and the weather is cooperating. Who wants to eat, much less prepare, Child's beloved boeuf bourguignonne in 90-degree temperatures?
Boeuf bourguignonne, although not necessarily Child's version, is on the menu...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Chautauqua is the name, and living history is the game. This weekend, the Maryland Humanities Council begin its 19th annual Chautauqua tour throughout the state, starting with free performances on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Michael Joseph Wagner, an award-winning chef who taught at the old Baltimore International College, died of melanoma Sept. 17 at the Gilchrist Hospice of Columbia. He was 52 and lived in Columbia.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Rodgers Forge and in...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 1:05 PM
On what would have been 100th birthday for Julia Child, queen of the upscale cookbook, here's some good reading:
The Washington Post reports that the National Museum of American History today reopened one of its most beloved exhibits: the kitchen Child...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Few people can recognize the yearning to escape better than Carla Hayden, chief executive officer of the Enoch Pratt Library. As a librarian, she has spent many years helping her curious clientele explore new realms and journey to wondrous places...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Whether you're stuffing your face with a KFC Double Down sandwich or watching Gordon Ramsay roast professional chefs on "Hell's Kitchen," you're sharing in one of society's biggest obsessions: food.
"Food is hot," said Paula Johnson, curator for the...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 3:17 PM
The storms of winter 2010 shut down roads, cancelled classes, closed up shops and nearly ended a signature Baltimore event before it started.
On a cold January night, organizers of the Pratt Contemporaries' inaugural Black and White Party watched the...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Cabaret artist Jennifer Blades will reprise her role as Julia Child in Lee Hoiby's 18-minute opera "Bon Appetit" during an evening of dinner and opera at Germano's. In addition, Blades will portray Child in a new piece about Child's friendship with the...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 4:15 AM
The Pissaladiere Nicoise, an onion tart studded with black olives and anchovies, is being passed around to the dinner guests while the Navets a la Champenoise, a turnip casserole, and braised stuffed breast of veal finish in the oven.
A French Frisee...
| May 19, 2011
Wine, woods, and weather that sounds like it should be just wonderful.
With all that to offer, organizers of this weekend's Wine in the Woods festival wonder why anyone would opt to hang out with a bunch of horses and a centaur named Kegasus when they're...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 8:55 AM
There are plenty of ways to get kids to try new foods.
Hide the broccoli in the brownies. Make muffins out of zucchini. Promise a trip to the toy store for a forkful of salad.
Or you could do what the Days of Taste Program does: Take them to the farm so...