| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:24 PM
You could argue about Irish stew all day. Folks have been for centuries. Or you could get on with it and make one for St. Patrick's Day. But which one?
At its most basic, an Irish stew slow-cooks together meat, potatoes, onions and water. Dig into a...
| Mar 10, 2012
You probably know your barbecue: Bludso's in Compton for meaty beef ribs; sliced brisket from Phillips in Leimert Park; maybe farmers market fixture Bigmista's platter of pulled pork, ribs, brisket and links. But here are a few lesser-known spots to add...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:06 PM
For some people, the rodeo's just a spectator sport. For others like Maverick Murphy, it's a time to get down and dirty.
Maverick is participating in the Mutton Busting competition for the first time this year.
This is one part of the rodeo you...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Two more members of Pen Argyl's Colonial League and District 11 Class 2A championship football team have made college commitments. Center/defensive lineman Kirby Mutton is headed to Muhlenberg College, where he'll compete for a spot on the offensive line....
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Now that we've had a real taste of winter, and found out we're rather wimpy after all, we can give ourselves over to indoor entertaining with the cold months in mind. Our menus du jour will undoubtedly reflect our goal of fixing tummy warming treats for...
| Dec 1, 2011
Last week it was turkey on Thanksgiving, turkey sandwiches for Friday's lunch, turkey tetrazzini for Saturday dinner and — you get the idea.
Poultry in motion. Who could blame you for racing out for a first-rate steak dinner? Here are some good...
| Oct 22, 2011
The view from the Olive Room, the serenely seductive new penthouse restaurant at the Inn at the Black Olive, dazzles you senseless. Suddenly, Baltimore, seen from this fresh angle, looks like a European port city, vibrant and jagged, a starry skyline...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Justin Marsh returned for Palisades last week after missing the first four games with an injury, and the Pirates were within an extra point of at least playing overtime in an effort to get their first win of the season.......
| Sep 22, 2011
From Hansel Family Vineyards comes this fine expression of Russian River Pinot. Round and silky, with a beautiful balance and taste of red plums and black cherries, the 2009 is a splurge, but worth it for a California Pinot of this quality.
Save it for a...
| Aug 25, 2011
If you're hungry for a little of Beijing and beyond — northern Chinese dumplings, buns and hand-pulled noodles or maybe even cumin-scented lamb kebabs in the style of Xinjiang's food stalls — look no further. Here's where to get your fix of...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Paul Reduzzi has been coaching high school football for 22 years. He’s seen most of what there is to see. What he saw this summer was a committed group of teenagers. A large group, as large as any he’s worked......