| Nov 29, 2011
Is your car or truck up to the challenge of driving in inclement weather?
No matter what part of the country you live in, whether Snow Belt or Sun Belt, now is the time to make sure it's ready for the onslaught. Here's what you should check:
| Nov 29, 2011
| 11:25 AM
In his talk this month regarding the history of Liberty Reservoir, James Slater Jr., water resources program manager for the Baltimore Metropolitan Council, said most of the water in Carroll County stays here a while, but not for long.
| Dec 1, 2011
Total time: 2 hours, plus cooling and tempering times
Note: Suggested wine pairing: Sagrantino di Montefalco Passito (Umbria)
2/3 cup heavy cream
1 pound bittersweet chocolate (minimum 66% cacao), cut into pieces
1/4 cup brewed...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 8:06 AM
While the legislators battle it out over taxes in Annapolis, Marylanders will get a brief respite.
From Feb. 18 through the 20th, Marylanders buying certain Energy Star products can avoid paying the 6 percent state sales tax.
Items that qualify for...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 9:03 AM
| 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....
| Feb 15, 2012
| 11:00 PM
Many Americans make meals out of leftovers from their meals. And while everyone knows to refrigerate perishables, not everyone is taking all the proper steps to ensure the next-day food is safe, according to the Institute of Food Technologists, a...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 1:14 PM
The only thing more shocking than Italian pasta from a microwave is how great it can be.
At Daniela's Pasta and Pastries, a tiny, two-table Hampden restaurant, entrees are kept in a glass deli case, and re-heated to order in one of the microwave ovens....
| Feb 21, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Dutch baby pancakes are not your average breakfast fair. For one thing, they are roughly the size of dinner plates, and a single pancake can be shared among a table of friends. They also get puffed and crispy around the edges while retaining a pancake-...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 6:13 PM
Baltimore's Public Works Department is issuing more than $4.2 million in water bill refunds to 38,000 households in the city and Baltimore County after an audit showed the agency overcharged tens of thousands of customers.
The audit, released Wednesday,...
| Feb 23, 2012
The 5-inch round of cheese was slightly orange, as it should have been, I guess. I cut it in half and, hoping I wouldn't end up in the hospital, I spread the creamy cheese on some bread. Hey, this was good! It tasted like … Camembert?
This was the...