| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:24 PM
You could argue about Irish stew all day. Folks have been for centuries. Or you could get on with it and make one for St. Patrick's Day. But which one?
At its most basic, an Irish stew slow-cooks together meat, potatoes, onions and water. Dig into a...
| Sep 28, 2011
Once, pickles were the last thing anyone would mistake for stylish or sexy.
But they've come a long way from limp grocery store spear. With a makeover and an entirely new image, the pickle has left behind your grandfather's Reuben for a considerably more...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 2:44 PM
Eating more vegetables is an easy way to improve health, for both kids and adults, especially with the abundance of fresh vegetables available year-round. Taking advantage of the seasonal availability of fruits and vegetables makes them more affordable....
| Oct 7, 2011
| 9:53 PM
"Imagine what if and what will be?"
This was the question asked by organizers of the Discovery Science Center's annual fundraising dinner last week, which
welcomed some 400 community activists and raised more than $500,000 for science education in...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 7:24 AM
Diets rich in milk and milk products help build and maintain bone mass throughout the lifecycle, which may reduce the risk of osteoporosis. The intake of dairy products is especially important to bone health during childhood and adolescence, when bone...
| Jan 22, 2012
Pot au feu means pot on the fire. The sort that sits on the back burner all day, bubbling. The French farm wife, puttering around her handsome, rustic kitchen, might toss in the spare turnip, sack of potatoes, marrowbone, pig knuckle, hunk of beef, string...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 7:20 AM
Bluegrass has posted its Valentine's Day menu. The February menu is up and running, too, at the South Baltimore restaurant.
Ray Kumm's Valentine's menu begins with an amuse bouche and canapes before launching into the meal proper. Appetizer choices...
| Feb 10, 2011
My paternal bloodline brims with soup: barley stews studded with black mushrooms and opaque as porridge; the thin tomato broth of our Polish Christmas Eve vigil, swimming with dumplings no bigger than a bird's eye; and the plain, milky, peasant...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 7:20 AM
WHEN THAT FIRST COLD RAINY FALL DAY ROLLS AROUND and you find yourself yearning to put a pot of soup on the stove, this soup is the answer. It’s the perfect use for the final baskets of tomatoes from your garden or the farmers market, and a great...
| Feb 23, 2012
When food lovers head to Paris these days, the savvier bypass the Michelin-starred restaurants entirely and seek out the small, sometimes funky bistros where passionate young cooks are turning out wonderful food at affordable prices. Spaces — and...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 7:48 AM
We're still months awayfrom locally grown summer staples, such as fresh cucumbers, home-grown tomatoes, and giant zucchinis.
But there are delicious alternatives for produce during the winter months -- options that are readily available at most grocery...