| 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:
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
You can't mess up a vegetable tray, so for special feasts my wife trusts me with the carrots, radishes, green onions, celery and all the rest.
It isn't long before the stainless steel sink is half-full of the tailings of carrot tops, radish leaves,...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 10:29 AM
2 for $30: En Hakkore
1840 N. Damen Ave. 773-772-9880
I'd love to see the word "fusion" retired from restaurant menus. It gives me unpleasant flashbacks to the late ’90s, when suburban Brazilian-Japanese-American hybrids flung together ingredients...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Willow manages to be a lot of things all at once.
The Fells Point restaurant, opened in July by the team behind RYE and Stuggy's, shares its name with the graceful weeping willow tree. With gray walls, hanging lanterns and gauzy curtains, Willow's...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:40 AM
While it might be tough to imagine heading out to a local farm for an armful of fresh vegetables when it’s still chilly, it’s almost that time of year. Harford County farms are gearing up for growing season, and that means it’s time to...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The thermometer is slowly inching up, and there's a little more sunlight every day, and that means one thing to gardeners: It's time to think about seed sowing.
With a little planning you can stretch your food budget for an ongoing harvest of fresh,...
| Feb 21, 2013
It's cold. We can empathize. This is the dead of winter, where the only warmth is the mere knowledge that pitchers and catchers have already reported. But the prospect of spring isn't enough to keep us from shivering through the next few months. We need...
| 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...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Time after time, we find small strip-mall restaurants in Huntington Beach that are chef-owned and reasonably priced and offer a menu with their particular, inventive slant on whatever cuisine they prepare.
Our newest discovery, the Corner, has been...