| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Long before anybody (besides their parents) was paying attention to Chicago's Emanuel brothers, the city could boast of lots of other siblings who made good — or, at least, made headlines.
Chicago can claim brothers of wide-ranging accomplishments...
| Apr 10, 2013
Antsy for spring?
Stop impatiently tapping your hiking boots. The first wildflowers of spring are out.
Behold the skunk cabbage.
It is one of the earliest and oddest.
"It's not very attractive as far as flowers go," said Brian Winters, associate...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:24 PM
A few years ago I wrote a review of Skaf's Lebanese Cuisine on Chevy Chase Drive in Glendale. At the time, I spoke effusively of the succulent chicken shwarma and gushed over the addictive cabbage salad. When the Skaf family, specifically sons Daniel...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Nothing says St. Patrick's Day like this Classic Corned Beef and Cabbage. And whether you're Irish or not, there's no denying that this is one tasty recipe!
Cooking Time: 3 hr 20 min
What You'll Need:
- 1 (3- to 3-1/2-pound) corned beef...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Are you ready for Easter Sunday? Today on my blog, OrlandoSentinel.com/thedish, look for creative holiday brunch ideas and more in the kitchen. But first, let's dish:
Take a break with your kids. Specialty farm markets are a great outdoor experience for...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Mistakes are the portals of discovery. At least that's what James Joyce, one of Ireland's most famous writers — and a notorious drinker — once said. The phrase rings particularly true on St. Patrick's Day, the saucy Irish holiday that is...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:39 AM
The season's chilly weather calls for comfort food, but that's no reason to pack on the pounds. After all, spring is right around the corner.
We asked local chefs to share their comfort food favorites, lightened up a bit in honor of the season ahead....
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Kale, the king of greens, has been losing plot real estate to a close relative, collards. With better resistance to heat, collard greens do just fine in Southern California. And the occasional winter cold snap? It only makes collard greens sweeter.
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:40 AM
While it might be tough to imagine heading out to a local farm for an armful of fresh vegetables when it’s still chilly, it’s almost that time of year. Harford County farms are gearing up for growing season, and that means it’s time to...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The thermometer is slowly inching up, and there's a little more sunlight every day, and that means one thing to gardeners: It's time to think about seed sowing.
With a little planning you can stretch your food budget for an ongoing harvest of fresh,...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Next week we will introduce the 10 new members of the Orlando Sentinel Culinary Hall of Fame, which each year honors those who have made significant contributions to how Central Florida eats, drinks and dines. In the meantime, let's dish: