| May 8, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Hagerstown resident Donna Wagner said she doesn't cook much now, but she used to cook all the time. Nothing fancy, she added.
"Plain American food — meat and potatoes, two vegetables," she said.
Wagner said she is a self-taught cook, and...
| May 29, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Sandi King is a member of the Singer Society, a volunteer organization that leads tours and helps at events at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown.
King brings dishes to society events, but she confessed with a laugh that, in her...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Ted Frankel and Bill Gilmore
It would be difficult for even the smartest holiday decorations to compete with the artwork that fills every corner of Ted Frankel's North Calvert Street four-story brownstone. So he and his partner, Bill Gilmore, don't...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Thanks to Chef Kevin Rohr of Chandler's Crabhouse for this delicious recipe! Chef Kevin says that the key to a great crab cake is to do the preparation at least a few hours ahead of time. This allows for the cakes to set up properly. If you try to cook...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Roopa Marcello grew up eating Indian food at home and sandwiches at school, but today she writes about a variety of vegetarian-friendly cuisines on her blog, Raspberry Eggplant (www.raspberryeggplant.blogspot.com). Her version of the Vietnamese sandwich...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Martha Socolar from Baltimore was looking for a recipe for a pasta salad with turkey that she said was printed on a box of Mueller's shell pasta in the mid-1990s. She said the recipe was on the box for a long time, but she never copied it down. Sue Housel...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 9:22 PM
Take everything you love about a french fry — that crisp, golden-brown crust enveloping an oh, so fluffy interior — and flatten it.
In fact, go ahead and smash it.
Tricks to the perfect smash
The kind of potato makes a difference when it...
| Jun 30, 2012
"My fieriest burger yet! Some people, like me, love spicy burgers. My H-Bomb Burger is a great way to give them just what they want: the H-Bomb with fried serrano chiles, caramelized onions, habanero jack cheese, jalapeno, bacon, tomato, leaf lettuce...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 2:55 PM
Burger review: Fatty’s Burgers & More
2665 N. Clark St. 773-248-3288
Rating: ! ½ (out of four)
According to popular wisdom, everything is bigger in Texas. Fatty’s Burgers & More, a Texas-bred operation that recently set up shop in Chicago...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 7:19 PM
The people at Townhouse want you to have a good time. They really do.
As we walked into the new Harbor East restaurant, which opened in May, the hostess greeted us with an emphatic, "Welcome to Townhouse! I hope you have a FABULOUS time!"
| May 28, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Tavern on Rush
1031 N. Rush Street
3/4 pound fresh salmon
good olive oil
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
4 Tablespoons butter
3/4 cup small-diced red onion (1 small onion)...