| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:45 AM
We tend to think of casseroles and stews as one-dish meals, but a main dish salad fills the bill as well. And at this time of year, when summer hasn't quite finished with us — nor, happily, the local farmers markets — these colorful, crunchy...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is printed here. This week, Shanti Lewis, RD, CNSD, weighs in on...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Sedona, Ariz., is one of Chandler Tschand’s favorite places in the world. He’s been there dozens of times, so it’s no coincidence that he and his wife, Asha (the official owner), named their year-old Woodstock restaurant Sedona Grill....
| Sep 6, 2012
| 11:29 AM
Executive Chef Chris Lewis, Iron Bridge Wine Co., reflects:
I chose this dish because it reminds me of summer. Fresh local corn, tomatoes, English peas — all very vibrant just like summer. The drink plays up the sweetness of the vegetables and...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:10 AM
Remember the gourmet cafe? That was what they called those places that put chutney on your turkey sandwich. They've come back, but we don't call them gourmet anymore.
Artifact Coffee, the new project from the Woodberry Kitchen, lies just across the Light...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:05 PM
It was while she was serving dinner to her kids in 2008 and their dad was out campaigning for president, that Michelle Obama hatched a modest daydream: a vegetable garden on the White House grounds.
She'd recently had a conversation with her children's...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 1:10 PM
The three years I lived in Santa Fe influenced my style of cooking eternally. The selection of spices, flavor combinations and chilies from that region has an impact on my menu creations and recipes. I wanted to incorporate a classic...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 6:32 AM
When it comes to the Shanty Grille, the term “in for a penny, in for a pound” definitely applies. The Grille — formerly the Crab Shanty, a popular county seafood eatery for decades — opened with a new name, a new décor and a new...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Spring onions rarely get a chance to shine. They are always relegated to playing fourth or fifth fiddle. But the spring onion has much more to offer than being a bit player in a soup. From now until the end of the summer, farmers' markets all over...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:19 AM
Tortilleria Sinaloa is a tiny storefront in Fells Point with no tables but eight stools at two counters.
That doesn't deter tourists, natives and neighbors from testing their Spanish on the barely bi-lingual but friendly staff while trying to order...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Crossroads Pub is aptly named. Not two but three roads — Ten Oaks, Linthicum and Greenbridge — all gird the little yellow, single-family, detached house there in Dayton. According to manager Lance Williams, the vintage building has, over the...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Summer squashes have to be the most overlooked (and overcooked) vegetables of the summer growing season. They're everywhere, but they're not as widely anticipated as asparagus, as beloved as peas or as coveted as strawberries. Available in all farmers'...