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  • From Sun Magazine: Debbie Phelps is puttin' on the glitz

    From Sun Magazine: Debbie Phelps is puttin' on the glitz
    Baltimore's favorite mother has inspired a saying. Whenever her friends and family encounter something Debbie Phelps would say or want or do, someone will inevitably say: "That's so DP." Things that sparkle and shine and make statements? Very DP. An...
  • Midnight Sun's 50 most read posts of 2010

    Midnight Sun's 50 most read posts of 2010
    From the Midnight Sun blog: If I was to write Midnight Sun based on page views, the blog would be lingerie football and Justin Bieber all the time.* At least that's what this roundup of the 50 most clicked-on posts of the year tells me about Midnight...
  • Recipe Makeover: The Smith Island Cake slims down

    Recipe Makeover: The Smith Island Cake slims down
    By Leeann Adams, The Baltimore Sun It was no surprise when Health Magazine rated the Smith Island cake as one of the 50 fattiest foods in the United States. After all, the cake is mostly just a frosting delivery system. In traditional versions, the...
  • Roses add a bouquet of flavor

    Roses add a bouquet of flavor
    Sorry, Gertrude Stein, but you got it wrong with "Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose." The flower has a whole new identity: out of the bud vase and onto the plate. Long used in Persian and Indian cooking, rose is a flavor not commonly found in American...
  • Recipe Finder: Spanish Bar Cake

    Blanche Harrrell from Forest Hill was looking for a recipe for making a cake that was sold at the old A&P stores when she was growing up called Spanish bar cake. She said it was a delicious dark, moist cake with raisins. James Welker from Lykens, Pa.,...
  • Cooks 'N Cakes in Ellicott City sells cocktail cupcakes every Friday

    Cooks 'N Cakes in Ellicott City sells cocktail cupcakes every Friday
    Certain things in life are meant to go together. Peanut butter and jelly. Old Bay and steamed crabs. But what about cupcakes and alcohol? If you thought cupcakes were just for 7-year-olds’ birthday parties, then think again. Cooks ’N Cakes,...
  • Edible art show takes the cake

    Edible art show takes the cake
    At what could safely be called the area's highest-calorie art show, CatonsvilleHigh School hosted 102 pieces of artwork at its 18th annual Edible Art Show on March 28. From peanut butter and jelly sandwiches arranged to look like an iPod to a replica...
  • Bicentennial cake became an embarrassment

    The giant 1976 Bicentennial Birthday Cake that would land the city in "The Guinness Book of Records" was like a lot of ideas hatched by city government in Baltimore. While it gave the weary city beside the Patapsco a shot of well-needed national...
  • Recipe Finder: Chocolate Cake

    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...
  • Gingerbread-house contest blends history, baking, humor

    Gingerbread-house contest blends history, baking, humor
    When is hard candy more than just something to eat? Perhaps when you make it from 15 pounds of raw materials, stir in blue and green food coloring, add miniature "waves" as the mass hardens, and let the giant aquatic-looking entity surround the tiny...
  • Restaurant review: Sip and Bite is still a classic Baltimore diner

    Restaurant review: Sip and Bite is still a classic Baltimore diner
    At 2 a.m. on a recent Saturday morning, the Sip and Bite on Boston Street was packed. A salvation for the inebriated, a sanctuary for the sleepless and fellowship for the lonely, the small Canton restaurant has been serving great old school diner food...
  • From cupcakes to cocktails, everyone is crushing on red velvet

    Jackie of Baltimore wants the recipe for a red velvet cake: "Two years ago at Christmas, I had the chance to taste this cake but I can't find a recipe anywhere." — Baltimore Sun recipe finder, 1990 Hang in there, Jackie. If you managed to wait...