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  • Bob Anderson dies at 89; sword-fight teacher to the stars

    Bob Anderson dies at 89; sword-fight teacher to the stars
    Ten days before Bob Anderson headed to the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki as part of the British fencing team, he responded to a call from a British film studio in need of three fencers to coach the lead actors for sword-fighting scenes in a new pirate...
  • Recipe Finder: Chicken pot pie

    Angela Ross of Baltimore was looking for the recipe for the chicken pot pie that used to be served at the Ambassador House restaurant on Lombard Street in Baltimore. The restaurant is no longer open and unfortunately I was unable to locate the exact...
  • Recipe: Lazy Mary's lemon tart

    Recipe: Lazy Mary's lemon tart
    Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes plus cooling time Servings: 8 Note: Adapted from "The Food52 Cookbook" by Amanda Hesser, Merrill Stubbs and the Food 52 community. 1 unbaked (9-inch) tart shell 1 large Meyer lemon (about 6 ounces), cut into 8 pieces and...
  • Recipe: Bittersweet chocolate cake with hot fudge sauce and cioccolati perugini

    Recipe: Bittersweet chocolate cake with hot fudge sauce and cioccolati perugini
    Total time: 2 hours, plus cooling and tempering times Servings: 12 Note: Suggested wine pairing: Sagrantino di Montefalco Passito (Umbria) 2/3 cup heavy cream 1 pound bittersweet chocolate (minimum 66% cacao), cut into pieces 1/4 cup brewed...
  • Nuclear saber-rattling

    Nuclear saber-rattling
    The threat of an Israeli strike against Iran'snuclear facilities ratcheted up a notch last week when Israel'sdefense minister, Ehud Barak, issued new warnings that time was running out to stop Tehran's drive to build a bomb. If Israel waits much longer,...
  • Keeping Israel-Iran threat in perspective

    When gauging Iran's threat to Israel, its important to remember that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's proclamations about "wiping Israel off the map" have been rebutted by Ayatollah Khamenei, who as Supreme Leader of Iran has more authority than the...
  • Saving desert tortoises is a costly hurdle for solar projects

    Saving desert tortoises is a costly hurdle for solar projects
    Stubborn does not come close to describing the desert tortoise, a species that did its evolving more than 220 million years ago and has since remained resolutely prehistoric. Its slowpoke take on biological adaptation has exposed modern vulnerabilities....
  • Start-up spotlight: Dollar Shave Club offers monthly razor supply

    Start-up spotlight: Dollar Shave Club offers monthly razor supply
    A Santa Monica start-up wants to take the financial pain out of shaving. Dollar Shave Club is a new membership-only website that promises to “shave time, shave money” by sending customers a shipment of razor blades automatically every month....
  • BGE: Utility's finances will be protected if merger is approved

    Jay Hancock's Sept. 25 business column ("Regulators must protect BGE from potential Exelon trouble") emphasized the importance of protecting BGE's financial strength and independence as a condition of the proposed merger between the utility's parent,...
  • Seafood and Sausage, Southern-style

    Seafood and Sausage, Southern-style
    October is one of Mother Nature's finest moments, in theory. Cool, maybe even crisp. Occasionally, some rain. But we best remember the bright, sunny days, and the pleasant evenings, when we can enjoy both the great outdoors and the snug indoors. Indeed,...
  • A raw deal from garlic

    A raw deal from garlic
    Q: Raw garlic in recipes (salad dressing, pesto) gives me an upset stomach.  Is there any way to tame the garlic to be more palatable? Janet Cornell, Glen Ellyn A: Assuming you don't have some sort of allergy or issue with eating garlic, I'd try cooking...