Baking is an enjoyable endeavor, but it can also get tricky, especially if you’re a novice with the oven. However, it’s not impossible to make something at home that looks and tastes like the work of a professional. Even if you’re new to baking, there’s a lot you can do to up your game in the kitchen. While the best bakers know how to get creative, it’s still important that you pay careful attention to the basics. Just the slightest change in how you handle your ingredients or tools can affect how well your baked goods turn out — or even ruin them. But success is within your reach if you master some simple techniques. Instead of stressing over your next attempt at dessert, make things easier for yourself with these ingenious hacks for the amateur baker.
About a dozen parents, teachers and other community members who spoke during public testimony before the Baltimore County Board of Education, urging board members to take a myriad of factors into consideration when voting next month on the school calendar.
The funeral of Thomas D’Alesandro III, a former Baltimore mayor and eldest brother of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, will take place Wednesday at St. Ignatius Church, according to his son, Thomas D’Alesandro IV.
In the years before he became mayor of Baltimore, Thomas “Young Tommy” D’Alesandro III was an early supporter of civil rights and racial equality, and his courageous example is valuable to political leaders 50 years on.
Since April, Food Truck Friday at the Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department has featured an average of 13 food trucks a week, offering everything from pasta to gyros to gelato, pizza and more. The season will conclude in November and start back up again in March.
"Do you know how many people who look like me have been lynched, since the inception of this country, by people who look like you. Delete this tweet," wrote Bobby Rush, a black congressman from Illinois.