| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:58 AM
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...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Dinner on a diet? It may sound tough but it's easy if you're prepared, even on a busy weeknight. Here are four suggestions to try, each clocking in at under 200 calories and under 15 grams each carbohydrates and fat per serving. Three of the recipes...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Brewskis and a hoagie or two may suffice for a run-of-the-mill picnic, but when the venue involves arias in the park or opera in the vineyards, picnickers yearn for slightly swankier fare.
Great music sounds even better when you have a nectarine...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Our sister publication, Maryland Family magazine, recently ran a four-week Kids' Cooking Club in which local chefs shared some of their favorite recipes that they love making — and eating — with their own kids.
Participating chefs were Gia...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:24 PM
I started planning my Thanksgiving menu this week. While some may call this as obsessive, I prefer to think of it as organized. I bought green beans at Fred Meyer Sunday night, (before my wallet was stolen in the parking lot!! Grrr) and made the...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:39 PM
One of my best memories of growing up is sledding down a snow covered hill on Fort Richardson with my parents two beagles running after us barking frantically. We’d, of course, put the dogs in the sled at one point–much to their horror. My...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Total time: About 45 minutes plus 1 hour, 30 minutes chilling
1 1/4 cups flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
10 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 cups imported Italian mascarpone cheese
About 2 pints ripe...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Beets are one of summer's most vibrant vegetables. They're great in a salad, in a dessert or roasted on their own. They're also easy to prepare.
When selecting beets, you'll want to chose ones that are heavy for their size. Try to pick out the ones...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Corn bread nation. Sponsored by Martha White and Lodge, a maker of cast-iron cookware, the 17th annual National Corn Bread Cook-Off is accepting original main-dish recipes at marthawhite.com through Feb. 28. Ten finalists will compete April 27 during...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Peanut Crusted Chicken with Carrot-Cucumber Salad (Recipe by Chef Justin Patrick Timineri) 4 medium skinless chicken breasts 4 large carrots, peeled and cut into matchsticks 2 large cucumbers, seeds removed and cut into thin strips 1/3 cup rice wine...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Spicy Lamb Sausage & Mint Flatbread with Feta and Tzatziki (corporate executive chef Karl Edlbauer’s Easter brunch favorite) Yield: two flatbreads; serves 4-6 2 ea 10 oz. pizza/flatbread dough ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 ea small eggplant,...