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  • Cucumber cool

    Cucumber cool
    Cucumbers just might be the most refreshing vegetable ever. I feel like I'm at a spa when I add a cucumber slice or two to chilled sparkling water. Slice into a cucumber and the whole kitchen smells fresh. Paired with fresh mint or lime, cucumbers...
  • Beets are back

    Beets are back
    Chef Scott Ryan might be the rare person who did not have a scarring experience with beets as a child. The instructor at Baltimore's Stratford University culinary school was on his honeymoon in Paris when he and his wife packed a picnic that included...
  • The yin and yang of cooking

    The yin and yang of cooking
    When I think and talk about the qualities of good cooking, I often find myself referring to the Chinese concept of yin-yang. This ancient philosophy of the Taoist religion believes that opposites such as fire and water, hot and cold, light and dark,...
  • SERIOUSLY SIMPLE: A refreshing and light summer pasta salad

    Pasta salads have found a permanent place in American delis and home kitchens. Most pasta salads are more pasta than vegetables. That's because the pasta is usually larger than the size of the vegetables. I decided to use orzo, a tiny pasta, and it turned...
  • SERIOUSLY SIMPLE: When there's no kitchen, go for no-cook summer dishes

    SERIOUSLY SIMPLE: When there's no kitchen, go for no-cook summer dishes
    Wouldn't you know it? Upon returning from a dreamy Alaskan cruise, my husband and I were met by my daughter, whose first words were, "Now don't freak out, but there has been a flood in your kitchen." I didn't freak out -- until we came face to face...
  • EATINGWELL: Chilly Dilly Cucumber Soup

    This cold cucumber-dill soup has a surprisingly seductive taste. The secret is that both the broth and the yogurt garnish are loaded with fresh (never dried) dill and chives. Serve as a starter or a light lunch entree. The recipe calls for "handfuls" of...
  • Chopped salad

    Chopped salad
    This rich ranch-style dressing takes no prisoners when it comes to garlic flavor. Paired with a colorful chopped salad, it makes for a flavorful meal that's simple to prepare. Milton's special house chopped salad with creamy garlic dressing Total time:...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails, The Heat of Summer at Bond Street Social

    Great Baltimore cocktails, The Heat of Summer at Bond Street Social
    There's nothing cooler than a gin and tonic in the summer. Add a lime and you've got a simple, perfect little seasonal ade. As far as clear spirits go, gin often gets a bad rap, a scrunched up ew-face, or an eye roll for assumed snobbery. But humor me...
  • SERIOUSLY SIMPLE: Quinoa Tabbouleh, a gluten-free take on a Middle Eastern classic

    Gluten-free has become a serious eating choice for many, not only those diagnosed with celiac disease but also people who are sensitive to wheat products. There are many books out on the subject. What sets "Weeknight Gluten-Free" apart from the others...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Truffle still golden after three decades

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Truffle still golden after three decades
    Alan Greeley's Golden Truffle has been around for more than 30 years, and there is a reason why this neighborhood bistro has had such longevity. The food is good! The restaurant has added a full bar. The menu offers an ever-changing variety, according...
  • Pan-seared red snapper salad with lime honey vinaigrette

          Chef Rich Matthews, of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, likes to serve this salad with a starch. He simmers purple Peruvian potatoes in lightly salted water until knife-tender. Each salad gets a few slices.       Vinaigrette     Juice of...