| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sometimes nothing beats summer's heat better than a bowl of chilled soup. Gazpacho is classic, but why not try building soups around other refreshing ingredients, like grapes, cucumber and melon? Check out these ideas from our Test Kitchen:
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:53 AM
By now, you’ve planted your warm-season vegetable garden, and are just waiting for the harvests that give you fresh goodies for summer salads and sandwiches.
Don’t stop with just those first crops. With some careful planning and a little...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:46 PM
It’s been a long winter. If you’re like many cooks who use the seasons as a guide, you’re longing for something fresh.
Martha Holmberg’s new book, “Fresh Food Nation” (Taunton Press, $22.95), is here to help, with...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Gluten-free has become a serious eating choice for many, not only those diagnosed with celiac disease but also people who are sensitive to wheat products. There are many books out on the subject. What sets "Weeknight Gluten-Free" apart from the others...
| May 13, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Who doesn't love a cucumber?
Picklers, slicers, green or yellow, smooth or bumpy, thin- or thick-skinned, chubby Kirbys, little cornichons, English, Japanese, Persian. Good thing then that with the impending heat comes cucumber season.
They peak with...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Florida sweet corn is in season. Let's celebrate with Charred Corn Tacos With Radish Zucchini Slaw. You'll find the recipe at OrlandoSentinel.com/thedish. In the meantime, let's dish:
A vintage idea. The Science of Wine is an innovative approach to wine...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Charred Corn Tacos With Radish Zucchini Slaw combines the crunch of grilled corn with herbs and spring radishes. The dish is topped off with a squeeze of fresh lime juice and creamy cheese. Locally fresh sweet corn is available from Long & Scott Farms,...
| Apr 28, 2013
The first few times I cooked polenta, I followed recipes that called for endless stirring, and as much as I enjoyed the result, I wasn't keen on making polenta very often.
All that changed when I tried the technique described below, which requires...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 6:57 PM
"Come casual … dine fine."
That's the motto sprinkled across Christopher Daniel's menu and signage. The concept — good food served in a low-key setting — is a worthy one. But while the service is top-notch, the food portion of "fine"...
| Apr 21, 2013
The knitter is tired of nice. She's had it with "keep calm and carry yarn." She's gone guerrilla. Have you seen the attacks? The city bus snuggled, bumper to bumper, into a tight cardigan. The street sign done up in crochet. Best of all: the knit tree....
| Mar 21, 2013
| 3:50 AM
When there are 41 artists in the same exhibit, you can expect to see considerable diversity in subject matter and stylistic approach. That's certainly the case for the Baltimore Watercolor Society show at the Columbia Art Center.
Some of the artists...