| Mar 3, 2009
| 4:30 PM
Darryl Strawberry, like Alex Rodriguez, knows what it's like to be a lightning rod for controversy in New York. And he also understands the pressures and drive of a professional athlete, which is why he didn't hesitate to say that......
| Feb 24, 2010
| 4:22 AM
I can’t wait for spring, and not just because Baltimore could be in for another 7 inches of snow. I miss Falafel Guy.I don’t even know his name, but I know where to find him when the farmers’ market under......
| Jul 2, 2009
| 4:22 PM
I'm not, but some people still are and are still commenting on an old post about where to get the Maison Marconi chopped salad recipe, which led to this joke from Bucky:Q: How many Baltimoreans does it take to screw......
| Jul 12, 2009
| 4:22 PM
This morning I went to the Sunday farmers market under the viaduct for the first time this summer. That's unusual for me. And I've only been to the Waverly market on Saturday once or twice.But the corn I got yesterday......
| Jul 5, 2013
By Susan Salzman for Oneforthetable.com
What does one do with two dozen limes, freshly picked from a friend's tree, and a few too many strawberries bought at the local farmers market? Strawberry Limeade Soda anyone?
I tend to be fairly conscious on my...
| 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....
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:48 AM
The taste is not the only complex thing about a quality wine. College courses can be taught about the distinctions between regions and wineries in France alone, not to mention the rest of the world. Aside from the actual drinking of the stuff, it's hard...
| Mar 24, 2010
Passover preparation can be an arduous task. You clean the house, get rid of leavened foods, bring out the right china, cook a Seder dinner — and shop for kosher wine.
"Jews are required to drink wine on Passover, even if they don't like wine and...
| May 23, 2010
Good food is derived from the good ingredient. Which is why the cook practices prejudice.
Her kitchen shows no tolerance for food coloring, bouillon cube, cornstarch or gelatin. Which strike her, respectively, as garish, salty, gluey and wiggly. She...
| Oct 7, 2009
Maybe I'm a culinary Rip Van Winkle, but who killed off spaghetti and meatballs? As a kid whiling away winter in 1960s Miami, spaghetti and meatballs was exotic "ethnic" fare. Though served in caveman portions and wantonly dusted with cheese out of a can,...
| Feb 21, 2010
Last week, I had the pleasure of talking to the Winter Park Women's Club about my travels for this column.
A lovely bunch of ladies, my audience reminded me how much the prospect of a good meal plays into my travel decisions. Maybe it's because I started...
| Jul 7, 2010
Pinot noir is not the most popular red wine in the United States — even merlot outsells it almost 2-to-1, according to The Nielsen Co. But pinot noir is arguably the most chic grape in the vineyard, which may explain why the variety has proved so...