| Dec 24, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Our Test Kitchen uses a convenient pantry staple as its secret ingredient for these melt-in-your-mouth Farmstyle Sweet Potato Biscuits. Don't miss this tasty bread basket recipe for company or for anytime.
Cooking Time: 10 min
| Dec 13, 2012
At one point of a dinner at Elizabeth restaurant, I was served a dark and rich maitake-mushroom tea (really a clarified broth) while a pure-white device on the table played Jefferson Airplane's "White Rabbit." Which made me think that chef/owner Iliana...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 1:45 AM
Well, you've done it again. Made it through another, undoubtedly hectic year. Almost. A time to look back and to look ahead. And who better to do both with than dear friends and neighbors (maybe even family.) To mark the close of 2012 (and good riddance),...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 7:07 AM
Early in December, Rosie's Bar and Grill was decorated — I mean decorated! — for Christmas. I couldn't begin to count the number of pink Christmas trees I saw there. It was also Rosie's 10th anniversary weekend, so each customer was offered...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Natural Foods Cooking Instructor and Food Blogger Pamela Salzman joined us live with some delicious, easy to make holiday hors d’oeuvres. You can find more of her delicious recipes at pamelasalzman.com or on twitter @pamelasalzman.
| Dec 1, 2012
A friend of mine lost her roommate's cat a few years ago. Her roommate was out of town, and my friend was caring for the animal. The cat was allowed out for a bit in the evenings, behind their complex. One night, my friend forgot to let him back in. In...
| Dec 6, 2012
This time of year, a good brunch goes a long way. There's the post-holiday-gift-shopping brunch. The visiting-with-relatives brunch. And of course, the brunch with out-of-town friends, during which way too many mimosas are consumed. Whatever the reason...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 6:56 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Ed Denny, a Broadway Christian Church volunteer, gently coaxed a woman to finish her plate of biscuits and gravy one morning at the church's daily breakfast for the homeless.
"You need to put on weight," he congenially reminded the wispy...
| Nov 15, 2012
3 Turkey Hills Road, East Granby
860-413-3773 and eastgranbygreenleafs.com
We were looking for a Sunday breakfast out with friends and found a listing for Greenleaf's Cafe in East Granby. It's set in a small shopping mall a few minutes...
| Nov 16, 2012
The pedal-steel guitar the Lee Boys use in their Southern blues started as a tool of worship in the House of God Church. It's used to drive parishioners to dance in a thanksgiving ritual to God. The so-called sacred steel's sound resembles that of a...
| Nov 15, 2012
Users voted online Oct. 29-Nov.9 to choose Maryland's best blogs and social media accounts in The Baltimore Sun's fourth annual Mobbies.
- Best Baltimore Sun Blog - Baltimore Diner A blog about Baltimore restaurant news, Maryland cooking and food