| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:14 PM
PARIS — Easter still makes me think of vinegar. A clear wax crayon, drawn onto the white shell, not able to see the childish designs, hoping for the best. Dipping into the colored, vinegary dye with a flimsy wisp of wire shaped like a stop sign. Who...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:14 PM
I love a great sandwich. In fact, I would love to have held court with the Earl of Sandwich to see the first creation as it took place.
As such there are a variety of sandwiches and flavors, but my next recipes will focus on the wonderful flavors of a...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:16 PM
The Inn at the Black Olive, a 12-suite boutique hotel in Fells Point known for eco-friendly amenities, will be offered for sale at a foreclosure auction Thursday.
An auction by Alex Cooper Auctioneers Inc. is slated for 9 a.m. at the South Caroline...
| Mar 20, 2013
Passover celebrates the Hebrews' flight from Egypt to freedom more than 3,000 years ago. Jews around the world will remember that exodus at sundown March 25 with a ritual dinner, or Seder. And what's on the table will tell a story of its own, one based on...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Q: What's the best way to cook a thick pork chop?
A: Iron Chef Michael Symon and I differ on this point, but I think the answer's clear: Brine, and then cook slowly.
Brining was originally used as a means of preserving meats and other perishables. Since...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 3:57 PM
The family owners of The Inn at the Black Olive in Fells Point hope a bankruptcy filing Thursday will give them time to try to attract investors and keep operating the 2-year-old boutique hotel, their bankruptcy attorney said.
The Black Olive Development...
| Mar 26, 2013
from Pinches and Dashes by the Junior League of Wichita
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup chopped flat leaf parsley
1 Tablespoon chopped fresh mint
1 Tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:36 AM
When they opened Eldersburg's County Cork Wine Pub in 2010, business partners Arlene Stecher and Chris McManus were thinking of their neighbors.
McManus and Stecher, both Eldersburg residents, wanted to build a spot where adults could gather with...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:33 PM
MAIPU, Argentina - Ten minutes in the orchard and already my hands felt raw. How do they do this all day without gloves, I wondered, shuffling my feet for a better foothold in Argentina's sandy clay.
It was Thursday, the day we'd expected to be tasting...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Easter dinner with family and friends is a much anticipated spring occasion. For those who don't want to cook, local resorts and restaurants are prepared to do everything for you — including the dishes.
Here is a sampling of where to enjoy a...
| 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...