| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:38 PM
It's not summer in Orange County until the first fried concoction has been consumed and the iconic Ferris wheel makes its initial turn, at least according to this year's fair theme, "Summer Starts Here."
Friday marks the beginning of the Orange County...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Everyone else may be abuzz over the likes of “Game of Thrones” and “True Detective” when it comes to Emmy nominations, but over here in the Food section we’re only thinking about … well, the food.
| Jul 11, 2014
| 10:43 AM
Could comedian Henry Phillips be the next Emeril Lagasse? Nope. Not in anyone's lifetime. But this new video of him making baked spaghetti is amazing.
"I've found that if you have a really good saute pan, you really don't need someone to share your...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Bob Creager opened his tiny pit beef stand in the parking lot of a Southeast Baltimore nightclub in 1987. The stand had no electricity. Creager had never run a business.
And the former steelworker had no idea how to cook pit beef.
"I was struggling,"...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Food Network Chef Christopher Kyler breezes into town on Wednesday, July 23, to give a cooking demonstration at Peninsula Town Center in Hampton.
The Hampton native has been a winner of Food Network’s "Cut Throat Kitchen" and is a Season 10...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Visitors this summer to the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library might be surprised to discover corn, broccoli and heirloom tomatoes sprouting just outside the library's entrance.
Stephanie Girardi, a longtime circulation clerk and supervisor at the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Zoe Saldana posed nude for Women's Health UK's September "Naked Issue" -- carefully posed, of course, to pretty much reveal nothing but arms and legs. She said that like most women, she has insecurities about her body. (But that's hard to tell when she'...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Sometime in 1914, Luigi DiPasquale, who had left his home of Abruzzi, Italy, came to Baltimore and opened a corner store in Highlandtown. Ever the entrepreneur, he butchered and sold meats and also sold live goats tethered in the backyard.
This week I...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"RICE IS an explanation for everything!"
That's adventurer/chef Anthony Bourdain talking to Smithsonian magazine for July.
Bourdain tells writer Ron Rosenbaum that "Any rice culture is beautiful. It's super-intricate. Just the irrigation systems, the...
| Aug 2, 2014
Alton Brown is a guy you may want to cook like but do you want to dress like him, too? Well, apparently enough men — or those who shop for them — do. A company specializing in men's fashion accessories has just released a second limited...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:05 AM
Customers of Towson's artisan bakery La Cakerie could easily mistake their surroundings for an enlarged dollhouse kitchen; high-pitched strains of pop music bounce off pink walls and the aroma of baking cake batter wafts through the air.