| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Just week 2 into our CSA challenge, and I had a mid-week meltdown.
Someone in my empty-nest, two-person household sent me a text saying he was picking up dinner. "Don't get any vegetables!" I texted back, anxious about the eight different kinds of...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:28 AM
I was visiting my sister in New England on our weekly CSA pickup day, so my husband dutifully went out to the farm to get our haul. Once home, he prepped all the veggies, carefully placing them in the crispers of the fridge.
He even took a photo of this...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 4:15 AM
The Pissaladiere Nicoise, an onion tart studded with black olives and anchovies, is being passed around to the dinner guests while the Navets a la Champenoise, a turnip casserole, and braised stuffed breast of veal finish in the oven.
A French Frisee...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Debra Schulze, RD, LDN, weighs in on vegetables.
Did you know there are more than 200 varieties of fruits and vegetables? While praised as a "good...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:40 AM
While it might be tough to imagine heading out to a local farm for an armful of fresh vegetables when it’s still chilly, it’s almost that time of year. Harford County farms are gearing up for growing season, and that means it’s time to...
| Nov 15, 2012
For many of us, cranking out Thanksgiving dinner is like being the chef at a restaurant whose menu never, ever changes. And that's fine, we guess. But sometimes the family cook dreams of shaking things up a bit. Of course, the turkey is – you should...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Thanksgiving can be an overwhelming holiday. Even the most seasoned cooks can become agitated by the menu planning and trying to get all the details just perfect.
Relax. Area farmers' markets have got you covered. Even as the growing season draws to a...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Got the newest produce box from the CSA: some familiar favorites (butternut squash, oranges, eggs, apples) and a couple of new challenges: turnips and chard. But that's why we decided to do this in the first place.A friend facing the......
| Mar 24, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Thanks for all the tips last week about what to do with turnips. We ended up doing a potato and turnip mash, and it was SO good. I'm looking forward to the next batch of turnips so we can try......
| Jul 15, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Tonight's Top Chef starts out with an examination of Tamesha and Angelo's relationship -- he is being a mentor to her, but he also thinks that he's attracted to her because he sees some of himself in her and he......
| Apr 19, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Here we are again. Cyndi is still simmering that Holly dissed her. "The younguns don't listen," she tells the camera. Cyndi and Holly hate each other. Like maybe for real. This week Trace Adkins joins Trump for the challenge announcement. Sharon......
| Sep 28, 2011
Once, pickles were the last thing anyone would mistake for stylish or sexy.
But they've come a long way from limp grocery store spear. With a makeover and an entirely new image, the pickle has left behind your grandfather's Reuben for a considerably more...