| Feb 22, 2013
Gingerbread, in its simplest terms, is a cake flavored with ginger and often molasses. In the Middle Ages, the cake was ornately decorated and even embellished with gold leaf. Today, we think of gingerbread as either a simple thick, dense cake or a cookie...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 1:28 PM
This is one big game. That's going to mean one big tailgate party, too.
Celebrate the Ravens' playoff game with a recipe from the folks who feed the team. Chef Jonathan Lindenauer at Classic Catering People — the exclusive caterers of the Ravens'...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Corn bread nation. Sponsored by Martha White and Lodge, a maker of cast-iron cookware, the 17th annual National Corn Bread Cook-Off is accepting original main-dish recipes at marthawhite.com through Feb. 28. Ten finalists will compete April 27 during...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:44 PM
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| Dec 28, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Total time: 40 minutes
The delicate corn latkes that Joachim Splichal serves at Patina have been on the menu since the day the doors opened. Splichal layers them with fresh marinated salmon, but smoked salmon can be the perfect replacement. They are...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Carrot cake ice cream
Total time: 1 hour, plus chilling and freezing time
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| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:21 PM
We spoon up so much yogurt at breakfast, lunch and dinner that we spent $7.3 billion on the tart stuff last year.
Its creamy texture and good-for-your-gut benefits are draws. So are the varieties: full fat, nonfat and low fat; organic and conventional;...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Cathy Grantham is a former Washington County Public Schools teacher and has lived in Washington County for more than 30 years.
Since November, she has been chairwoman of Friends of the Washington County Free Library. She said she has learned a lot...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Quinoa Cakes with Smoked Salmon
These crisp quinoa cakes spiked with smoked salmon and topped with lemony sour cream make a lovely appetizer.
Makes 32 (2-inch) cakes.
Active Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 3/4 hours
1 1/4 cups water
3/4 cup quinoa (see...
| 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...
| Feb 25, 2013
Q: My health club serve a terrific tomato mushroom soup. Supposedly it has only 65 calories. Wonder if you could get the recipe out of them, I couldn't!! It's Midtown Athletic Club in Bannockburn.
—Susie Sigel, Highland Park
A: I couldn't get...