| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Phew! They did it! They survived week one of "Top Chef," Season 11. Chef Patty was crying over the experience, which didn’t win her any points in chef Stephanie’s book -- she insisted she’ll only cry when she is kicked off. Hmm,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:49 AM
It’s getting hot in here!
Something that we would definitely expect from being in the South is some heat. For this QuickFire Challenge, the chefs are tasked with creating and bottling their own hot sauce in 45 minutes.
This challenge proves...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Cunningham's wants to be a restaurant for all moods and occasions, for anniversary dinners and impromptu weeknight meals. That's no easy trick. The atmosphere has to feel special but not overwhelming, and the food has to be captivating enough for...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Joann Delmonico from Utica, N.Y., was looking for an authentic recipe for making Spanish-style rice and beans. She said her granddaughter loves the dish, and she would like to be able to make it for her.
Martine Perez from Santa Rosa, Calif., sent in...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Elizabeth Skenderovic from Dundalk was looking for a recipe she misplaced for making an almond cake using almond paste.
Kay Berney from Baltimore shared a recipe for what she calls marzipan cake that is made with almond paste. She said she has been...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:16 AM
It’s the holiday season, and one of your favorite presents was just unwrapped!
I hope you got stuffed to the gills last week with turkey, stuffing and apple pie, because, the episode we have been awaiting for 10, count em’ 10 weeks, is here!...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 11:52 AM
A group of 175 descended on Cromwell Valley Park Saturday for the annual Holiday Open House event.
In the Willow Grove Barn, youngsters and adults made edible ornaments for wildlife rolling pine cones in lard then sunflower seeds and stringing...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Have you gathered yourself after last week’s Restaurant Wars? Good, then let’s jump right in.
This week’s QuickFire challenge was certainly one I could get behind. The chefs had 15 minutes to create a dish that incorporated Dunkin'...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:21 AM
Disney World is fine, but at Christmastime it's Maria Springer's home that is the happiest place on earth.
Throughout the month of December, Springer hosts gingerbread-decorating workshops in her lovely Phoenix home. Her kitchen — transformed into...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Sushi at a beer bar? Sounds strange, but at Smaltimore, it works. So does everything else.
Since it opened in July in the Canton space that used to house Lager's Pub, Smaltimore has received a lot of love from the local crowd. It has a gimmick: beer...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Grab your books and your pencils ... oh, wait it’s 2013. Grab your laptop, tablet and phone. We’re going back to college.
But before heading back to campus, it’s time for a QuickFire Challenge. The cheftestants are joined by Padma and...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:35 PM
George Frank Thompson, who made and served lunch to Pope John Paul II on his visit to Baltimore and who had earlier mixed drinks for five presidents as a Capitol Hill barman, died Dec. 14 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 98 and lived in the...