| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:00 AM
There's a lot of love at Nora's Kabob.
Brothers Sevi and Raymond Sinanian, who opened the Ellicott City restaurant last month, are quick to profess their affection for the flavors of their youth, including the almighty pomegranate, and for their mother,...
| Oct 20, 2011
Not being terribly "continental," we Americans tend to hit the supermarket once a week, rather than shopping for fresh stuff for dinner every day. Hence, the pantry. In your arsenal of fall-back foods to use for dinner when you can't get to the...
| Nov 3, 2011
Heartier dishes are called for as we ease into the chilly season. Ergo, we tend to plan side dishes, as well as meat preparations, designed to warm the family cockles. Root vegetables come to mind. But leafy vegetables can play a big part in menu planning...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Harford County's Board of Estimates approved during its Thursday morning meeting the purchase of the development rights for nine farms to be entered into the county's agricultural preservation program, agreeing to spend more than $7 million over the...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 6:11 AM
The Sun has invited participants in the Occupy Baltimore protest to submit occasional articles describing their experiences, ideas and goals. This one, from Baltimore resident Jenny Gaeng, provides one protester's perspective on a memo circulated at the...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Anne Arundel Community College culinary arts student Lynn Brown said that while growing up in Washington, he would watch his mother prepare dishes that she ultimately taught him to cook.
Then one day, he said, his mother virtually stopped cooking, all...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 9:57 AM
Espresso Amaretto Sundae
4-6 ounces heavy whipping cream, whipped
3-4 tablespoons amaretto liquor
4 large scoops of good vanilla ice cream
8 amaretti or almond cookies, crumbled and separated
8 tablespoons hot espresso coffee
| Oct 31, 2011
| 11:19 AM
Barbara Lantz from Charleston, W.Va., was looking for a recipe for a chocolate cake that her husband has been raving about for years. She said his mother used to bake the cake for him and that she thinks the recipe likely dates back to the 1930s and...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 8:07 AM
Recipes for Coffee-rubbed pork chops and Blood orange martini
During a trip to the Dominican Republic, chef Anthony Peake dined at a local Dominican restaurant that served traditional Hispaniola fare. For dinner, he was served pork...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 7:00 PM
Here's a hamburger recipe from Top Chef Ariane Duarte, using Finlandia cheese, "Guests love to feel pampered and one way you can do that is to replicate the restaurant experience at home. I like to offer my guests a host of burger toppings, but make...
| Nov 10, 2011
On Thanksgiving, one blessing for some of us is a large-group feast that we plan and prepare in stages for several days, if not weeks. Regardless of whether some of the guests are bringing a variety of side dishes, the head chef still has to wrestle...
| Sep 8, 2011
Most of us so-called grown-ups are just like the kids. As much as we moan about going back to school, we're pretty much over our free-form summer hours and want to get back to some sort of routine. One of the things we look forward to is seeing friends...