| Jul 7, 2011
| 9:17 AM
Baltimore's Duff Goldman, TV's Ace of Cakes, will be back on the Food network in a new show starting Aug. 8.
Goldman hinted at the show in a Sun magazine profile I did in January, and I am glad to see he has pulled it off and made the network schedule....
| Jul 12, 2011
Duff Goldman had a "blast" making his new Food Network series — "I got to check out the country. They let me off the leash."
His new project is "Sugar High," a six-episode series debuting Aug. 8. The show sends Goldman and his motorcycle on a...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 9:09 PM
The Orange County Fair will be plumping up its traditional deep-fried menu this year, adding a rotation of gourmet food trucks and celebrity chefs to the mix as part of the 2011 theme "Let's Eat!"
OC Fair President and Chief Executive Steve Beazley...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 2:47 PM
The theme of this year's Orange County Fair, which starts Friday, is "Let's Eat!" For many, that's the theme each year and a great reason to visit the fair.
Put healthy eating aside for a day (or two) and fill up on battered, deep-fried, jumbo-sized...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 1:06 PM
| Aug 8, 2011
| 10:40 AM
You have to admire Baltimore chef Duff Goldman. For all his success, he never takes it for granted and lets down. He is always pushing like the next interview or 30-second TV "hit" is going to be his first and only shot at success.
That was my first...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Jill Smokler just might be Baltimore's biggest unknown celebrity. Few recognize her tightly coiled curls, her peanut-butter-eating children, her tired dog. But online, thousands upon thousands of mothers grasp onto her every word. And on Twitter, nearly...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 3:45 PM
Weekly linking makes no sense! It has to be done daily. There is so much good stuff out there.
So, look for daily linkage beginning on Monday.
In no particular order, except for the Duff item:
Duff Goldman was the surprise entertainment at Baltimore...
| Sep 29, 2011
Duff Goldman is sitting in a corner of the semi-secret Melrose Avenue location of his Charm City Cakes West bakery, checking the calendar on his iPhone. On the September schedule are meetings with his agent, magazine publisher Condé Nast and craft store...
| Sep 29, 2011
Charm City carrot cake with Duff's cream cheese icing
Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes, plus cooling time for the cakes
Servings: 12 to 16
Note: Adapted from Duff Goldman's Charm City Cakes.
Scant 3 cups (12.5 ounces) flour
1 1/4 cups (9.7...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 2:45 PM
If you know someone whose baked goodies are always a hit, encourage them to keep up the hobby with these kitchen accessories.
1. Jazz up your creations with edible cake glitter ($8), "graffiti" spray paint ($4.50) and even "tattoos" (elegant and wild...