| Mar 18, 2010
| 4:22 AM
If you overdid it last night celebrating St. Patrick's Day, I'm not sure you'll feel like cooking a big breakfast of spicy sirloin sliders and breakfast burritos.But the folks at Tabasco and chef Laurent Tourondel of New York's BLT Market......
| Mar 30, 2010
| 4:22 PM
I'm not really big on obscure commemorative months, but I'll make an exception for grilled cheese.April is National Grilled Cheese month, someone at Mount Washington Tavern tells me.To mark the occasion, the tavern is introducing not just any old grilled....
| Apr 1, 2010
Question: Can corn and bean plants be started inside? Is it too late to start tomatoes indoors? What if I plant their seeds directly into the ground?
Answer:We have a fabulous new color chart on our Grow It Eat It website that clearly shows when to start...
| Oct 7, 2010
I am fond of skateboarders. One of my sons used to be one. When our young skater used to slip away from home, my wife and I knew chances were good that he was either at "the statue" in front of the Lyric Opera House or at "the bowl" in Lansdowne,...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 11:41 AM
First lady Michelle Obama sets the tone in trends with what she wears — and the way she gardens.
The president's wife, who planted vegetables on the south lawn of the White House shortly after the family moved in, has revamped this year's garden by...
| Nov 6, 2010
It's been 10 years since Cindy Wolf and Tony Foreman opened Petit Louis in the Roland Park space that for nearly a century was Morgan Millard, also known as Morgan & Millard. There was a time when you could make a Gilman boy's lips quiver just by...
| Nov 18, 2010
| 3:56 PM
If you are having trouble generating fond feelings toward bankers — say you hold them responsible for the nation's financial meltdown and the subsequent mortgage mess — you should visit Alewife, a tavern in downtown Baltimore that once was a...
| Nov 16, 2010
Don Neuman of Longview, Wash., was looking for a recipe he has lost for salmon chowder. He said that the recipe came from the label on a can of Veg-All back in the 1950s. As he remembers, the chowder was made with canned salmon and also called for a can...
| Dec 17, 2010
| 6:50 PM
Regi's is a place I like to recommend when someone ask me for an all-purpose, no-frills restaurants, especially when there is the challenge of accommodating difficult friends or relatives — "He only eats meat and potatoes, and she gets nervous...
| Dec 19, 2010
| 2:34 PM
A cafe should be a small, quiet place with wood and wrought iron trim. It should have a menu remarkable for its discriminating brevity. And it should be attended by astute but casual servers watchful of beverage levels and always ready to light your...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 12:30 PM
Enchiladas are my favorite Mexican comfort food. And rightly or not, my preference for a Mexican restaurant often depends on how well it handles this relatively straightforward dish. I've been spoiled in this regard by home-style Mexican kitchens that...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 10:34 AM
Sandra Lawler was all grown up and had left her Boston home before she realized that not everybody serves lamb on Easter.
"I moved to Chicago, and they were serving ham, and I said, 'What is this? Who eats ham for Easter?'"
The chef at Baltimore's Feast...