| Apr 17, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a post on nutrition topics for The Baltimore Sun's Picture of Health blog (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). This week, Faith Hicks weighs in on encouraging kids to eat...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:43 AM
Mahi Mahi Ceviche
- 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless mahi mahi, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
- 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 cup tequila
- 3 jalapeno chile peppers, seeded and minced
- 1 green bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:38 AM
One bite of a cool, crisp and bittersweet apple, and it's apparent why it is so intertwined with autumn.
No fruit has had a more schizophrenic symbolic history — from the tantalizing tempter of Eve to the sign of appreciation for favorite...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Hagerstown resident Julia Brugh gets together with her mother and sisters every year to harvest and can produce. They call themselves the Wildcat Growers Cooperative.
Brugh said the idea behind the End of the Garden Pickle is to take anything that is...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 7:06 AM
Overall impression: The Dubliner's goal is to re-create the cozy ambience of an Irish pub, which is a tall order considering its location in a retail Disney World such as Mizner Park. The Dubliner does give it a mighty try, though, and succeeds in...
| Apr 21, 2012
"Grammel schmalz," says our waiter, setting down a small bowl of pristine whipped white pork fat sprinkled with bits of pork crackling. I lift up the napkin wrapped around the bread and pull out a glossy brown braided pretzel. Breaking off a piece, I...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 1:05 AM
It's hard to mix today's politics with today's food and not get slime, slimed or both.
For example, when First Lady Michelle Obama harvested her first White House vegetable garden in 2009, political foes blasted her as a lettuce-crunching urban...
| Mar 13, 2013
Skip the corned beef (too salty and weirdly pink) and the green beer (totally inauthentic) this St. Patrick's Day and make some comforting colcannon instead. Who doesn't like mashed potatoes with extra good stuff stirred in?
The traditional Irish dish is...
| Mar 13, 2013
Like that ripe jar of kimchi sitting in the back of your fridge, something fizzy, funky and delicious is bubbling up in the American culinary scene.
It's called fermentation. Its adherents are called fermentos.
And its unofficial guru is a lanky...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:37 AM
A daughter, Evelyn Marie Anderson, was born to Max Anderson and Caitlin Cox of Boyne City on Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Charlevoix Area Hospital. Evelyn weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces at birth. Grandparents are Thomas and Kathy Zatorski of Suttons Bay,...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Q. Our lawn turned brown in spots after a recent frost. Is there anything I can do to make it green?
A. Believe it or not, lawn sprays are available to paint the grass green. These are commonly used with more northern lawns and especially zoysia that...