| May 29, 2013
Watercress is a treat I had come to associate with spring and the return of farmers markets — that is, until I came across vibrant bunches of it recently at the local grocer.
It was so fresh and crisp that instead of figuring how to incorporate it...
| May 28, 2013
| 12:27 PM
A bankruptcy judge has approved an auction of The Inn at the Black Olive, a boutique hotel in Fells Point, according to court records. The sale is scheduled for mid-June.
First Mariner Bank foreclosed on the hotel's developers, the Black Olive...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:26 AM
The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is Chicken with Rosemary, Red...
| Jun 1, 2013
When the first AOC opened a decade ago, nobody quite knew what to make of the place, a wine bar near the original Farmers Market that seemed to specialize in cured meats, salads and lots of tiny dishes that reflected the flavors of coastal Italy and...
| May 30, 2013
From this summer’s vegan menu at Grant Achatz’s restaurant Next to the buzz about plant-based diets, veganism is definitely having a moment.
“A few years ago, people said, ‘Oh, vegan? What does that mean?” said Don...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Why is chicken so popular? Well, it cooks pretty quickly. And depending on the what you buy, it can be both flavorful and diet-friendly. It's versatile -- you can combine it with almost any flavor combination. Perhaps best of all? It's easy. Roast a whole...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Chicken Marengo is an amazing Italian dish named for being the meal Napoleon feasted on after defeating the Austrians at the Battle of Marengo in 1800.
Its original conception was a 19th century battlefield version of making do with whatever's in the...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:30 AM
When you're pushing your shopping cart down the supermarket aisle, how do you know which cooking fat to select for heart health? Your choices are endless, from bottles of green olive oil and golden corn oil, to tubs of margarine and sticks of butter....
| Jan 10, 2013
| 12:24 PM
First impression: The first thing I realized about Empire Pizza Cafe is that the woman behind the cash register was friendly and courteous and found a way to share a laugh. She knew the menu as if she owned the place. As it turns out, Robin Levy-...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Extreme Pizza Pull Apart Bread
Makes 1 loaf (4-5 servings)
1 batch frozen pizza dough, thawed
1/2 cup pizza sauce
1 cup mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup parmesan cheese
1-2 cloves fresh, minced garlic
1/2 cup frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 12:37 PM
1 pound macaroni
2 ribs of celery (cut up)
30 olives (cut up)
26 grape tomatoes (cut up)
2 cans shrimp with juice
1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup miracle whip or another cup of mayonnaise
Boil macaroni. Cut up celery,...