| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:14 AM
Some occasions require a touch of romance.
Nothing too formal or over the top — no scattered rose petals or strolling violins. Just good, interesting food served capably in a special setting.
Baldwin's Station in historic Sykesville is just the...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 5:20 AM
With country music blaring, honky-tonk decor, and a menu stacked with smokehouse favorites, Cowboys & Rednecks (also known as CNR) is hardly shy about its theme. We half expected the hostess to greet us with a "Yeehaw!"
CNR's owner, Federal Hill...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Barbecue potato chips. Three words Mary Treaster loves. She was willing to cheat on her chips with "TopChips.” The product claims to make crispy chips out of fruits and veggies in your microwave. No oil is needed.
"If I were going to pick...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 6:19 AM
There couldn't be an easier way to make an elegant sweet potato side dish. Canned sweet potatoes are a huge time-saver, and when they're mixed and baked with a few ingredients and topped with pecans, it makes this Sweet Potato Casserole hard to resist....
| Jan 19, 2013
When you talk to Texas expatriates about the food they miss most from home, after a few grumbly sentences about Los Angeles chili, and barbecue, and coffee-shop chicken-fried steak, it comes down to the queso every time. I am not one of those writers...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 2:35 PM
I am a changed man. A more open-minded man. Fifteen months ago, I had a conversion experience.
Just before the big Halloween snow in 2011, my wife, Yolanda, told me she was going to eat a gluten-free, grain-free diet for 30 days. When I heard these...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 2:24 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- Two big companies are voluntarily recalling dog treats amid an investigation by New York state agricultural officials. They say the treats may be contaminated with antibiotics not approved in the United States.
Nestle Purina is...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Soul Food Junkies
Mon. Jan. 14, 10 p.m., on PBS's Independent Lens, check local listings
America's food system is racist. That's one of the claims advanced in Soul Food Junkies, a brisk, provocative and wide-ranging documentary about African-...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 4:23 PM
We never miss an Ice Cream Wars at Da Vinci Science and this year was no different. Ice cream is always a hit with my son, but when that ice cream is made with frigid -320 liquid nitrogen it's a special treat. Eight teams went head to head in the Ice...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Ten days into the New Year and Brio Tuscan Grille wants to help with your weight loss resolutions.
It’s Lighter Side of Tuscany menu features 18 items – all with 500 calories or less.
“Millions of Americans are watching what they...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Youman Fullard Sr., who fulfilled a lifelong dream when he and his wife took over ownership of the Yellow Bowl Restaurant and turned it into one of the city's most sought-after soul food destinations, died Sunday of complications from Alzheimer's...