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  • Food Maker seeks local honey

     
    There's an interesting Google group out there called Baltimore Food Makers where the discussion is mostly about ambitious home-cooking projects. There was a guy on there a while back explaining how he made duck breast prosciutto. During the blizzards,...
  • Feeding the blogger

     
    They say you shouldn't bite the hand that feeds you. I'll just bite the hand that wants to feed me but should know better. While I'm a blogger these days, I'm a blogger for a newspaper, which means I still......
  • Getting the restaurant-kitchen gardening bug

     
    I wrote the other day about the tomato farmette sprouting atop Regi's American Bistro in Federal Hill and asked if anyone out there knew of other restaurants with rooftop gardens.One of the more interesting tips I received (thanks, M&M!) led......
  • Cicada Q&A

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Because of the overwhelming number of inquiries from baltimoresun.com readers, The Sun's Frank Roylance has joined Michael Stroh in answering your questions about cicadas. Betty, Baltimore: When will the cicadas surface? How long will they...
  • Bee Fans Try To Get Los Angeles To Allow Hives In Residential Areas

    Bee Fans Try To Get Los Angeles To Allow Hives In Residential Areas
    LOS ANGELES -- Rob McFarland was in his florally vivacious backyard, tending his vegetable plot, when he noticed some honeybees buzzing around a tree. A few minutes later some bees had become tens of thousands. "The sky was sort of darkened out," he...
  • Christmas gift ideas: Makeup, perfume, lotion, candles and bath products

    Christmas gift ideas: Makeup, perfume, lotion, candles and bath products
    The holidays are a season of beauty — if the abundance of offerings related to looks is any indication. We've culled the outpouring to bring gift-givers some ideas in a range of prices for a variety of pretty predilections. Don't be surprised if...
  • It's a name game with hybrid fruits

    It's a name game with hybrid fruits
    It used to be that a peach was a peach and a plum was a plum, and that was it. Now, however, breeders are coming up with complex hybrids between species, such as fruits that are a combination of peaches, apricots and plums, and cherries or nectarines...
  • For Rosh Hashanah, honey, you have options

    For Rosh Hashanah, honey, you have options
    It doesn't matter whether you were born in Brooklyn or Borneo — if you're Jewish you'll probably include honey on your shopping list for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which begins on the evening of Sept. 28. Like most Jewish holidays, Rosh...
  • The Feral Bees of Silver Lake is not a band

     
    The local honey of Silver Lake beekeepers Russell Bates and Amy Seidenwurm has shown up on the cheese plates of Canele restaurant in Atwater Village and recently the new wine bar Covell in Los Feliz. It might not have gone......
  • Labrador who ate an entire beehive wins pet insurance company's award for oddest claim

     
    It would be difficult to argue with the pet-loving folks who voted Ellie, a year-old Labrador retriever from Santee, Calif., the winner of VPI Pet Insurance's Hambone Award for oddest insurance claim. After all, she did eat an entire beehive......
  • California Lab wins Hambone Award

     
    From Veterinary Pet Insurance Co.: The second annual VPI Hambone Award for the most unusual pet health insurance claim in 2010  goes to Ellie, left, a Labrador retriever from Santee, Calif., who ate an entire beehive and its thousands of inhabitants....
  • How to grow native plants in containers

     
    Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont displays the ravishing beauty of California's wild plants. But the setting is so operatic, it can be hard to imagine this flora on a smaller stage, say, a patio or apartment balcony. Unless you happen upon a...