| Aug 15, 2011
| 3:00 PM
We're all for adventuresome cooking. Creative pairings intrigue us. Chick pea fritters with eggplant/tomatillo caponata (Girl and the Goat)? Yes, please. Chilled white beet soup with smoked trout garnish (Lula Cafe)? Bring it.
But some combinations...
| Nov 16, 2011
Proceeding majestically from kitchen to table with a gloriously golden turkey practically bursting with stuffing on its platter is an iconic moment in everyone's Thanksgiving dreams. You can do it for real, if you plan properly and take steps to build...
| Nov 17, 2011
There are two secrets to preparing this recipe by Russ Parsons. First, steaming the Brussels sprouts whole and then quartering them, which gives a beautiful range of colors, flavors and textures, from the tender, sweet, dark green of the outside to the...
| Nov 17, 2011
Absolutely no one cared that the Thanksgiving turkey was growing colder by the moment, along with the garlic-and-herb potato gratin and the caramelized chestnuts and Brussels sprouts tossed in a velvety cider vinegar braise.
But there was plenty of...
| Nov 24, 2011
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| Dec 2, 2011
| 1:05 AM
A Chinese porcelain "chestnut basket" recently was offered for sale at a Virginia auction. We looked at the basket, which appears to be a bowl and underplate, and wondered if the reticulated (cut-out) areas were simply decorative or if they were important...
| Dec 4, 2011
For many Americans, the holidays mean tipping. There are gifts for the newspaper carrier, the postal worker, the baby sitter. And now, here's a holiday tip for you — 10 facts a-leaping:
1 The nation's best tippers dine in New Orleans, leaving an...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 10:32 AM
Mild weather and a strong dose of holiday spirit brought out a healthy crowd on Dec. 3 for the lighting of the Baltimore County holiday tree at Olympian Park near the Towson roundabout.
At Saturday's event, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz presided...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 7:17 AM
To purchase a copy of Tim's book:
In a shaker with ice add:
1.5 ounces of tangerine vodka
3 ounces of cranberry juice
squeeze of fresh lemon
Strain into martini glass rimmed with sugar. Garnish with...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 10:35 AM
Chestnuts, oysters, butternut squash. Sounds like fall, and it is. The Hamilton Tavern and the Brewer's Art rolled out their fall menus this week. They're not posted yet on the restaurants' websites, but I have copies of them. Let's take a peek.
| Oct 18, 2011
| 4:51 AM
The Wine Market has elevated sous chef Andrew Weinzirl to the position of executive chef, the restaurant's owner, Chris Spann, announced Oct. 14. Weinzirl takes over from Chris Becker, who left to join the Bagby Group.
"I wanted to find a chef that...