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  • Cooking tips and tricks to smooth the holiday

     Cooking tips and tricks to smooth the holiday
    Doing a lot of cooking over the holidays? We've gathered some tricks and tips from our reporting to help you with the little things. Peeling squash: Attack it like chefs do when making supremes, those jewel-like, membrane-less sections of orange. This...
  • More Baltimore restaurants are butchering their own meat

    More Baltimore restaurants are butchering their own meat
    In his spotless and spartan work space on the second floor of the Four Seasons Baltimore Hotel, Marc Pauvert is showing off his knife skills. In 24 seconds, he reduces a whole chicken to its fry-able, broil-able and poach-able parts. His cuts are the sure...
  • Who's the winner of our holiday cookie contest?

    We've got five terrific new cookie recipes to add to your baking repertoire, the result of our 12th annual Holiday Cookie Contest, an event that starts our celebration in late October and ends in December amid a flurry of flour, butter and sugar. This...
  • Blue cheese, walnuts take chicken to another level

    A dish that comes together quickly can not only look pretty, but wow in the flavor department as well. That is, if you don't overcook the chicken. But here's my tip for getting moist boneless, skinless chicken breasts: Sear first, then bake them. To do...
  • Brisket, latkes and tzimmes: Hanukkah is here again

    It's all a matter of cause and effect. The cause is that in 164 BC, a group of Jews led by Judah Maccabee captured the former Jewish Temple in Jerusalem, which had been turned into a pagan shrine by brutal King Antiochus IV. The effect is that Jews...
  • Cook's Corner: 11 must-have holiday kitchen gifts

    My annual list of holiday gifts from the hearth: For the curry fanatic: Kitchen Curry Master takes the mystery out of Indian cooking by providing a primer of 2 pounds of key spices, freshly ground and marvelously fragrant, in a stainless steel box that's...
  • Today's Special: Olives can enliven a host of dishes

    Olives have come a long way from being an accompaniment to your martini or an adornment to the holiday relish tray. They impart pungent flavor and color when you toss some into a pasta or rice dish, salad, or stew. Green and black olives are not...
  • Test Kitchen recipe: Pork Tacos

    Mondays often mean leftovers in my house, so I turn to tacos. Tacos are quick and easy to make and anything goes. Use leftover cooked beef, chicken or turkey and even vegetables. This recipe uses leftover pork and calls for a topping of Pico de Gallo...
  • Book of grandmothers' recipes a most treasured gift

    Twelve years ago, a most wonderful gift arrived in time for Christmas from my mother in Ohio. It wasn't large, and it was wrapped simply. There had been no hints about this Christmas gift or that it would be one of the best presents I'd ever received....
  • Gifts for food lovers: Italian stovetop toasters, urfa pepper and country ham

    Gifts for food lovers: Italian stovetop toasters, urfa pepper and country ham
    A good meal, it is well-known, can be constructed using nothing more than a sharp knife, a flame and a sturdy pan, plus maybe a pot of boiling water if you feel like having coffee afterward. Escoffier, after all, did just fine without an immersion...
  • Test kitchen bonus: Hanukkah Cheese Coins an easy homemade gift

    Test kitchen bonus: Hanukkah Cheese Coins an easy homemade gift
    Here's a spin on the traditional chocolate coins usually presented in Hanukkah gift bags. These golden disks make savory Hanukkah gift for guests. (Note that this is a dairy recipe.) Cheese Coins Makes 48 slices per log; 96 coins total 8 ounces...