| Feb 7, 2012
Carol Newman from Crofton was searching for a beef ratatouille recipe that she said was in the manual that came with her Sunbeam Le Chef food processor many years ago. She said it was made with thinly sliced beef, eggplant, mushrooms and zucchini....
| May 29, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Josie Kaestner from Monkton was hoping to find a recipe for oats used as savory side dish. She said she once had such a recipe but has lost it. For health reasons, she said is trying to get more oats in her diet and would like to add some variety to her...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Some foodies — and I'm not naming names here — prefer to spend their dining-out dollars only at individually owned, full-service restaurants with roots in the local (more or less) community. Whether it be fine dining or pubby, they...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Mary Ewen of Baltimore was looking for a recipe for the zucchini bread that was served at the now-closed Harbor Lights restaurant in North Bethany Beach, Del. She said it had the consistency of an applesauce cake.
I didn't have any luck locating the...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:18 AM
Just when Mother Nature throws the sultriest nights of the season our way, she also provides the wherewithal for us to entertain friends using local ingredients in a "chill out" meal that'll revive flagging appetites.
Our bill of fare for such a soiree...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:47 AM
Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis says that her mother would make frittatas, the Italian egg dish, with whatever leftovers she had in the refrigerator. "
That was the joke," she tells viewers in segment of her cooking show. "What's in the frittata...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 9:59 AM
It's back-to-school time, and perhaps you are settling back in to a family-dinner routine after summer chaos. Or perhaps you at least plan to. If your picky eater isn't getting into the groove just yet, perhaps these recipes will help. Tell your kids they...
| Aug 17, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Earlier this summer, I posted a list of Top Ten unusual ice cream flavors. I thought I'd pretty much covered it all, from sweet cucumber ice cream at Dominion to savory tomato-fennel "dipping dots" at Volt. But in the......
| Jun 14, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Alan Morstein of Regi's didn't send me his usual Waverly farmers' market report Saturday, and that got me worrying. Had the restaurateur fallen off the locavore wagon and gone Sysco on us? Not a chance. Alan did go to Waverly......
| Oct 30, 2010
There are vegans, and there are vegetarians. And then there are those of us who dine out with vegetarian and vegan friends, who have been entertained by inspired vegetarian chefs (and lousy ones, too), and who are generally open to the idea of an...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Our first forays into Korean dining taught us some valuable lessons: Expect the unexpected, and don't be surprised if the wait staff doesn't speak fluent English. Be patient, open-minded and -- most of all -- enjoy the food, because it's delicious.
| Mar 27, 2011
| 12:05 PM
I make no secret of my affinity for small, neighborhood restaurants, the ones that draw character from their surroundings while doing wonders for real estate values. Don't feel like cooking? Walk a few blocks. Priceless.
Such places tend to have two...