| May 13, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Who doesn't love a cucumber?
Picklers, slicers, green or yellow, smooth or bumpy, thin- or thick-skinned, chubby Kirbys, little cornichons, English, Japanese, Persian. Good thing then that with the impending heat comes cucumber season.
They peak with...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Total time: 55 minutes
1 pound new potatoes
8 skinless, bone-in chicken thighs (6 to 7 ounces each)
Freshly ground black pepper
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 shallot, finely chopped
1/4 cup salt-packed capers, rinsed and coarsely...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Total time: 40 minutes
Note: From Nancy Silverton. Silverton says burgers are the perfect party food because the toppings can be done in advance, then guests use them to personalize their burgers. Though she offers three cheeses, she says...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Note: Talk about a simple recipe. Talk about fabulous taste. Times Food Editor Russ Parsons wrote in June about the easy trick of steaming salmon in the oven, a technique he learned years ago from Paula Wolfert. Spring's wild salmon, which has a...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Total time: 40 minutes
The delicate corn latkes that Joachim Splichal serves at Patina have been on the menu since the day the doors opened. Splichal layers them with fresh marinated salmon, but smoked salmon can be the perfect replacement. They are...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:38 PM
Mac and cheese is all about technique. And you thought it was about the cheese.
There is more to achieving the best texture and flavor, says Ellen Brown, author of "Mac & Cheese: 80 Classic & Creative Versions of the Ultimate Comfort Food" (Running...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Asparagus, chives and fontina cheese top this easy pizza recipe. Serve with baby greens tossed with vinaigrette and pecans.
Active Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
| Mar 20, 2013
Brunch — an easy, agreeable way to entertain — sure pleases all generations in our family. Especially when the gathering includes eight or more guests — the norm in our house on Easter Sunday.
My favorite dishes leave me time to hunt...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Is there nothing more comforting and delicious than mashed potatoes? This warm, creamy, dairy-laden starch might be more of an indulgence than everyday fare these days, so I say go all out and do it right.
Mashed potatoes are one of those dishes that...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:42 PM
Despite the fact they look so unquestionably inedible, there is no shortage of ways to cook artichokes.
That may sound strange. The vast majority of artichokes are consumed only one way: boiled or steamed and served with drawn butter or flavored...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Are you ready for some gumbo?
At 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 3, when the Ravens take on the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII, much of Baltimore will be watching, either from their stadium seats in New Orleans or here at home.
Ravens fans not...