| May 29, 2012
| 9:03 AM
We tend to think of the winter holidays as a time to create appetizers for those cocktail parties we like to host. But spring and summer have their appetizing merits, too. Casual outdoor-indoor get-togethers – for graduations, showers, even...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Chicken is everywhere, from road-side shacks to four-star restaurants. The problem with chicken these days is that it has been bred more for quantity than quality. Luckily in the past few years, local farmers have been producing chickens that have amazing...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Ted Frankel and Bill Gilmore
It would be difficult for even the smartest holiday decorations to compete with the artwork that fills every corner of Ted Frankel's North Calvert Street four-story brownstone. So he and his partner, Bill Gilmore, don't...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 11:45 AM
It is to be hoped that the little dears are learning more in school than that Columbus Day is all about appliance and mattress sales. Indeed, he is credited with "discovering" America, which was, you might agree, a rather momentous achievement, albeit...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:41 PM
In labeling our topic du jour "quick seafood entrees," we admit to some redundancy. By definition, seafood is quick to cook. Ergo, besides its many nutritional virtues, seafood helps you get dinner on the table in very little time, generally with very...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Chef Celeste Gebler reflects:
Earlier in my career … when I had to cook for myself … I created this dish because it only used one pan and it incorporated all of the basic food groups in one meal. Back then all I could afford was chicken, so...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:02 PM
The dinner hour, Bryan Voltaggio has said, was the most important time of the day in his family's home. His new restaurant, Family Meal, which opened in June along an industrial stretch of Frederick, is intended as a venue for family dining. It's best...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:57 AM
The Canton kitchen of Neal Langermann — whose specialties include shrimp and grits, maple smokehouse-rubbed Duroc pork chops, Cape Fear scallops and fried green tomatoes — has produced Low Country meals worth swooning over.
Now, the team...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 11:23 AM
Karen Hertwig of Baltimore was trying to locate a recipe for a creamy basil salad dressing like the one that was served at the original Perry Inn in Perry Hall. She said the restaurant changed hands, and the new owners no longer serve it. She said the...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 7:07 AM
I signed up for a free cooking class at Keith's Treats and Eats in the Laurel Commerce Center earlier this month for a couple of reasons.
I love the health-conscious, tasty food there, especially the sweet-potato bread; and I'm not the best cook, but I...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Summer is almost over, which means summer produce will also soon be gone.
But there are still a few weeks left to get our fill of zucchini, tomatoes, peppers and other summer staples.
The latest healthy recipe, cherry tomato salad with basil...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 6:32 PM
Chili peppers are the sadists of the fruit kingdom. They love nothing better than to make people look like a child after watching "Old Yeller." Teary eyes, a runny nose, whimpering and an animalistic craving for cold water (which won't help, by the way)...