| Oct 28, 2010
Dear Culinary SOS: A group of us went to enjoy the draft beers on tap at Mediterraneo Restaurant & Bar in Hermosa Beach earlier this month and were transfixed by the wonderful spicy black bean hummus. If you can get the recipe … spice-loving...
| Dec 1, 2010
Total time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12 to 16
Note: Adapted from Mediterraneo in Hermosa Beach
1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained
2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, drained
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, more to taste
1/4 cup chopped garlic, more to...
| Dec 6, 2010
| 2:45 AM
Easy Entertaining Options for people with little time!
When you are short on time take a quick trip to your favorite grocer (one who is super-knowledgeable, like the staff at Wegman's in Mechanicsburg) and let them do the work for you. A few extra...
| Jul 16, 2010
Jumbo Louisiana shrimp with caper dill hummus, fried avocados, feta cheese tossed mizuna and a vanilla red wine reduction.
Yields 1 serving
o (5) U-10 head-on shrimp
o 3 oz Hummus (mixed with fresh dill and capers)
o 2 oz feta...
| Jul 22, 2010
Jaffar Helie, owner of the popular but low-frills Roma's and Waterloo pizza restaurants in Howard County, has now opened Cazbar Kebap House, a small restaurant selling Turkish food. Its menu is modeled on a similarly themed restaurant in Baltimore, also...
| Aug 7, 2010
If you've been searching for the best Lebanese food in town, you're getting "shawarma." In fact, if you go to Skaf's, you've hit the spot.
Skaf's Lebanese Cuisine is not just a good Middle Eastern restaurant. It has just made it to my Top 10 list of...
| Aug 15, 2010
| 1:12 PM
If I hadn't heard from numerous sources that Captain Larry's Bar and Grill, 601 E. Fort Ave., served really good fish tacos, I would never have considered the place for lunch. Or dinner. Or any kind of meal.
I'd hung out there with friends one night. The...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 8:25 AM
In this week's installment of my weekly series on feeding a family of five (plus two cats) on $100 per week. Most weeks I try to set aside some of this budget to save for an upcoming bulk meat purchase, but this week I spend $95.50, leaving only $4.50...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 2:37 PM
Here are the top deals to be found at Chicago grocery stores Jewel-Osco for the week of Jan. 13, with coupon matchups. I don't list every item from the Wednesday grocery ad, only those that are close to their low prices or those that have a good coupon...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 10:41 AM
Drovers Grill & Wine Co. opened in early November in Mount Airy, about two-thirds of the way to Frederick from Baltimore. Located at a historic Maryland crossroads, Drovers occupies a fairly plain-looking structure that was most recently the home of the...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 1:31 AM
Call us "extreme couponers" or "crazy coupon ladies." Just don't call us late for dinner, because we'll be the ones bringing extras of everything, which we bought for pennies on the dollar.
After the recent TLC special "Extreme Couponing" portrayed four...