| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:49 AM
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Doubletree Hotel, 5000 W. 127th St., Alsip, 708-272-4223
Open all day to accommodate hotel patrons and the public, Allgauer's is casual yet sophisticated and with recent renovations it's...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 1:31 PM
After years of being relegated through the purgatory of forgotten foods, kale has found itself in the spotlight for the first time in decades and is ready to prove it belongs there permanently. A crop of the ancients, kale has been cultivated for over 2,...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Jeremy Motsko took the leaf of skunk cabbage being passed around at the Trexler Nature Preserve last Wednesday and took a deep whiff. He tried to act bravely.
He smiled broadly, took another deep whiff of the native plant, which smells very much like the...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a post on nutrition topics for The Baltimore Sun's Picture of Health blog (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). This week, Faith Hicks weighs in on encouraging kids to eat...
| Apr 21, 2012
"Grammel schmalz," says our waiter, setting down a small bowl of pristine whipped white pork fat sprinkled with bits of pork crackling. I lift up the napkin wrapped around the bread and pull out a glossy brown braided pretzel. Breaking off a piece, I...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:43 AM
Mahi Mahi Ceviche
- 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless mahi mahi, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
- 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 cup tequila
- 3 jalapeno chile peppers, seeded and minced
- 1 green bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:38 AM
One bite of a cool, crisp and bittersweet apple, and it's apparent why it is so intertwined with autumn.
No fruit has had a more schizophrenic symbolic history — from the tantalizing tempter of Eve to the sign of appreciation for favorite...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Hagerstown resident Julia Brugh gets together with her mother and sisters every year to harvest and can produce. They call themselves the Wildcat Growers Cooperative.
Brugh said the idea behind the End of the Garden Pickle is to take anything that is...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 7:06 AM
Overall impression: The Dubliner's goal is to re-create the cozy ambience of an Irish pub, which is a tall order considering its location in a retail Disney World such as Mizner Park. The Dubliner does give it a mighty try, though, and succeeds in...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 1:05 AM
It's hard to mix today's politics with today's food and not get slime, slimed or both.
For example, when First Lady Michelle Obama harvested her first White House vegetable garden in 2009, political foes blasted her as a lettuce-crunching urban...
| Mar 13, 2013
Skip the corned beef (too salty and weirdly pink) and the green beer (totally inauthentic) this St. Patrick's Day and make some comforting colcannon instead. Who doesn't like mashed potatoes with extra good stuff stirred in?
The traditional Irish dish is...