| May 16, 2012
| 12:54 PM
Grabbing a burger and a doughnut may seem cheaper than downing a daily dose of fruits and vegetables, but that may not always be true, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Price depends on how you measure it, according to a new USDA report....
| Aug 25, 2012
| 6:12 PM
The 2012 Somerset County Farmers' Market season brought in quite a few new faces and introduced several new products to tempt customers on Saturday mornings. Perhaps one of the most unique of these freshmen farmers' market vendors is Dn'D Farms.
| Sep 3, 2012
For cancer patients undergoing treatment, a key component to successful healing is to maintain a healthy weight.
Some patients see their illness as an opportunity to shed unwanted pounds, says Vonia R. Ickes, a registered dietitian with Sentara Cancer...
| Jun 16, 2012
I've spent a good chunk of the last two weeks surrounded by spreadsheets, crumpled paper packets, cartons of dairy products and dirty ramekins. Josef Centeno has a lot to answer for.
A couple of weeks ago I stopped in at his Bäco Mercat restaurant...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, diatetic intern Lauren Silverman...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 3:28 PM
For years, the recipe for Junior's Original Cheesecake was a treasured secret of the Rosen family, which first made these treats at their Brooklyn restaurant in the 1960s.
Now they're prime desserts at other Junior's locations including in Times Square...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Whatever Punxsutawny Phil predicts today, we can rest assured that there's more cold weather ahead. And, as we all know, cold weather calls for comfort food. Actually, any excuse for comfort food will do, but setting out to prepare tummy-warming fuel...
| Feb 6, 2012
Mediterranean Eating with Jane Monzures
Being of Greek decent, the daughter of a one-time diner owner, and from a family that revolves around meal time, it’s no wonder I love to eat and I am a terrific cook. When the crew at LHC takes it into...
| Feb 23, 2012
When cooks travel, they inevitably bring back recipes as souvenirs. A trip to central Italy might mean a wonderfully simple braise of fennel in olive oil. Go to southwest France and come back with pork confit. Visit Tokyo and you find a twist on the...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Baby, it’s hot outside.
And after this latest bout of 100-plus heat, we’re all screaming for ice cream.
Chilling out with some good old-fashioned homemade ice cream or fruity sorbet is a time-honored summer pastime, and a pretty cool...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Poking around the craft tents at Musikfest on Monday before things got busy, I came across a sweet and lively woman from Emmaus who makes 10,000 bars of soap a year in her home workshop.
Her name was Hedge Sefcovic, which is the sort of name that comes...