| Jul 18, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Name of restaurant: Cafe Scent
What dish represents the restaurant, and why? Summertime is the perfect time to enjoy the pot bingsu ("pot" means red bean and "bingsu" is a shaved iced dessert). Cafe Scent is like a cafe you'd find wandering the streets...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Found at: Bocca Rossa (Hartford)
What wines do you recommend for the summer?
Prosecco is the ultimate summer wine. You can do so much with it too. You can mix it with strawberry or peach puree for a bellini, which we make here. I also...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Alexander's Tavern in Fells Point has some primo outdoor seating alongside the Broadway market, a great spot to enjoy an icy cold beverage of any variety.
While maybe a Bourbon served neat might not make sense when it's 100 degrees out and climbing, we'...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:56 PM
I wanted to work on a romantic Valentine’s Day story this week. But, once I started to interview Frieda Koper the owner of The Flying Dutchman Pastry Shop, I realized I had not found a romantic person.
“No,” Koper giggled, “...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 12:28 AM
If you think about it (and you probably never had), Jell-O is an odd food. It starts out as a powder, and once you add boiling water to it and let it set it becomes semi-hard. It jiggles and wiggles and tastes awesome!
When I was a kid my grandmother...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Total time: 40 min.
4 pints strawberries, rinsed and hulled
1/4 cup sugar
2 cups whipping cream, whipped
Cut strawberries in half and toss with sugar. Set aside 1/2 hour.
Split each Shortcake while still warm. Spoon plenty of...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Just a reminder, if the weather continues to be dry, raise your lawn cutting height to three inches. The taller the grass, the deeper the roots grow and taller grass shades the soil keeping it cooler and allowing less evaporation of what water we do get....
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Note: Rhubarb and strawberries unite in a delicious sorbet with results that yield a refreshing treat for a warm summer's night. It's a cool way to end a meal.
Total time: 20 minutes, plus freezing time
Servings: Makes 1 1/...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:42 AM
In the wake of the craft cocktail movement, could poptails be far behind?
"Poptails" (Octopus, $12.99) is the clever name for tipsy adult ice pops infused with a jigger of booze. The cookbook that recently crossed my desk is the brainchild of London-...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Anyone who's bitten into a ripe apricot, peach or plum understands the juicy scents of summer. But today's perfumers have created fragrances that make fruity essences available all year long.
Fancy an olfactory plate of ripe figs? L'Artisan's Figuier...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:33 AM
Really, who doesn't love a good ice cream cake? Now you don't have to get one from the store because our Easy Ice Cream Cake is just that -- easy! And we can bet no one will ever want the store bought kind again!
Chilling Time: 6 hr ...