| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:58 AM
Chef Scott Ryan might be the rare person who did not have a scarring experience with beets as a child.
The instructor at Baltimore's Stratford University culinary school was on his honeymoon in Paris when he and his wife packed a picnic that included...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:33 PM
When Stacey Barich turned the modest dining room of her Parkville home into a tiki bar inspired by the 1930s, it became a project of passion for the 40-year-old photographer.
Pairing her love of vintage culture with a growing obsession with...
| Feb 12, 2013
Shelley Lee from Baltimore was looking for a good recipe for making salmon cakes using canned salmon.
Cindy Terrell from Santa Rosa, Calif., sent in a recipe from the Food Network Magazine for salmon cakes that she said her family enjoys. She said...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Anne Kilmurray from Pottsville, Pa., was looking for a recipe for tomato jelly or tomato preserves. She used to have an old recipe of her mother's but she has misplaced it and the farmers' market in her area used to sell a good one but no longer does. She...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Hamlandia (noun): Where Baltimore relishes in the weird; the kitschy, eccentric home of Hons, hipsters and … really fricking good food and beverage.
That last part a more recent development in the storied history of North Baltimore's Hampden....
| Feb 16, 2013
Lisa Graff, an author who teaches children's literature at McDaniel College, can't read a map to save her life.
She's terrible at crossword puzzles, has trouble telling her left hand from her right and uses far too many exclamation points. While she was...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 1:39 PM
The Four Seasons invited me to a "virtual cocktail class" a little while back. It was fun. We were supposed to make the drinks at our desk, but I just pretended to.
The presenters were Duane Sylvestre of the Four Seasons DC, Cory Cuff of the Four...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Are you ready for some gumbo?
At 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 3, when the Ravens take on the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII, much of Baltimore will be watching, either from their stadium seats in New Orleans or here at home.
Ravens fans not...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 12:16 PM
While the craft cocktail may be the mainstay for a quiet firelit evening at a jazz club, there comes a time in every establishment's life when patron volumes and desires trump the ability to slowly put together housemade infusions, bitters and tinctures...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Hairdresser on Fire. You see that on Fleet Street Kitchen's craft cocktail menu and you're immediately intrigued. That's not a question. So you continue on to the ingredients.
Mezcal? Smoky and potent. Check. Campari? Classic bitters — this is...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:00 AM
My first thought when I found a garlic scapes dip recipe, which ran in the New York Times several years ago, was this: I bet this dip would be great with homemade pita chips. My second thought was this: Making homemade pita chips means cleaning my big...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Students, parents and teachers at Arbutus Elementary School spent the final day of May in a frenzy of fun as they celebrated the 25th annual Goofy Games.
Friday's noncompetitive field day was started by Arbutus physical education teacher Connie Lemon in...