| Nov 15, 2011
| 7:07 AM
Great conversation while dinning on delicate cucumber sandwiches. Hot, buttery scones fresh from the oven. Zesty smooth lemon curd. And don't forget the clotted cream. There's nothing like a traditional afternoon tea.
Long associated with ladies of...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 11:33 AM
Jareene Barkdoll of Baltimore was hoping we would be able to find the recipe for the Southwestern-style quiche served at the Severn Inn in Annapolis. A friend treated her to Sunday brunch at the inn for her birthday, and she so enjoyed the quiche that she...
| Oct 13, 2011
October is one of Mother Nature's finest moments, in theory. Cool, maybe even crisp. Occasionally, some rain. But we best remember the bright, sunny days, and the pleasant evenings, when we can enjoy both the great outdoors and the snug indoors.
| Oct 16, 2011
| 4:06 PM
Wendy Robin from Cockeysville was looking for a recipe for a dessert her mother used to make in the '50s and '60s. As she recalls, ladyfingers were used to line the bottom and the sides of a springform pan and there was some sort of a chocolate,...
| Dec 15, 2011
Thanksgiving may be all about food (and football), but Christmas has myriad elements besides the Roast Beast. Gift presentations and all that oohing and aahing, to be more precise.
Growing up, we had a turkey dinner on both Thanksgiving and Christmas. I...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 1:14 PM
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.,...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:34 AM
Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes
Servings: 12 to 16
Note: Use large shells such as chiocciole or conchiglie, or large elbow macaroni.
1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
1 teaspoon melted butter
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1/2 cup flour
5 cups milk
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Even though it seems the holiday has been marketed everywhere since just after Labor Day, Halloween sometimes still has the power to sneak up on you. So it's very possible that, like me, you haven't done much more than stick a cardboard-cutout black cat...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Top o' the mornin' to you! -- or whatever time of day it is you happening to be reading this. Saint Patrick's Day is coming this weekend. And its day of arrival this year, being a Sunday, offers a particular challenge to those of us who love to...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:10 AM
It's so easy to cook lobster that our Quick Lobster Bisque is a great way to switch things up any night of the week. Get that water boiling!
Makes: 5 cups
Cooking Time: 25 min
What You'll Need:
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons minced onion...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:06 PM
When I arrived at the Whitehall Township Public Library on Tuesday night, my car thermometer told me it was 98 degrees. This may or may not have been accurate, but it seemed close enough as I trudged inside to check out an event that promised, in the end,...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:42 PM
Here are two words about what dessert to bring to a picnic, cookout or any summertime gathering: bar cookies.
Bar cookies are easy to make. Who has time to bake tray upon tray of individual cookies?
Bar cookies are served in the same pan in which...