| May 3, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Consider the lemon stick, a rite of spring in Baltimore.
The signature item of the annual FlowerMart, the lemon stick is a Baltimore thing in the way that Edgar Allan Poe is a Baltimore thing — because we want it to be, and because we say so....
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:00 AM
My first thought when I found a garlic scapes dip recipe, which ran in the New York Times several years ago, was this: I bet this dip would be great with homemade pita chips. My second thought was this: Making homemade pita chips means cleaning my big...
| Jun 5, 2013
Ever since Homer wrote the words "wine-dark sea" (many dozens of times, actually) in both the Iliad and the Odyssey, travelers to Greece have scratched their heads or, better, rubbed their eyes. Both the Aegean and Ionian are about as blue a blue as you...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:49 PM
During the first two days of my one-month local-food challenge, I ate almost solely fruits and vegetables. At Tuesday’s dinner of sautéed local kale and a salad of local beets, local goat cheese, and local lettuce, a hungry family member commented...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Eggs for dinner? Yes. They're not just for breakfast -- eggs work well in so many dishes, and they're so easy to prepare. (And no, you don't have to love "Pink Flamingos" or Edith Massey - the egg-loving mother in the John Waters film - to enjoy them...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:18 AM
There's something about our Fresh Lemonade that is just so refreshing, you'll want to have a pitcher of it on hand at all times!
Yields: 2 quarts
Preparation Time: 10 min
What You'll Need:
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup boiling water
- 1 1/2 cups...
| May 29, 2013
| 4:39 AM
For many Marylanders, there is no more perfect meal than a pile of steamed crabs or a well-made crab cake (light on filler, please).
These straightforward crab preparations are everywhere: on restaurant menus and backyard tables, especially in the...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Dinner doesn't get much more simple than a bowl of pasta, but why serve it with a plain old red sauce? Get creative with these recipe options. Each features a handful of ingredients, and the dishes come together in 30 minutes or less!
Love shrimp? Fresh...
| May 31, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Got rice? Well, you've got dinner. Options, that is. We've got three ways to cook the rice you have hiding in the cupboard -- in an hour or less -- along with a bunch of other easy dinner recipes.
Love bacon? This velvety risotto incorporates the deep...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Oranges, blueberries, tomatoes and strawberries and more are at peak flavor in Florida. Here are several recipes to preserve these homegrown favorites long after the seasons are gone: Blueberry Citrus Conserve, Bruschetta in a Jar, Berry Blitz Freezer Jam...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
• 4 pounds fresh jumbo lump crabmeat
• Approximately 35 finely ground Saltine crackers
• 1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley
• 3-4 eggs, beaten
• 1 cup heavy mayonnaise