| Oct 13, 2011
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.
| Nov 1, 2011
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...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 5:06 PM
10:30 a.m. Baseball: May 2008: Bethel vs. Hampton.--LSC 48
1 p.m. Baseball: Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees.--MASN
1 p.m. Baseball: Chicago White Sox at Minnesota.--MLB Network
2 p.m. Basketball: 1997 state Group AAA boys quarterfinal: Varina vs....
| May 18, 2012
State bar: An article in the May 17 LATExtra section about the California Supreme Court considering a request by the state bar to allow an illegal immigrant to practice law said that Sergio C. Garcia had passed a written test and a moral examination. It...
| May 26, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Annapolis Opera's fully staged production of Charles Gounod's "Romeo and Juliet" at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts last weekend proved a triumph to close the season. My only complaint when I attended Friday evening was the number of empty seats....
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:48 PM
The daughter of Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland disclosed Wednesday that she is a lesbian, an announcement gay advocates hope will boost their effort to keep the state's new same-sex marriage law on the books.
Stefany Hoyer Hemmer said her decision to...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 11:22 AM
Like many Olympic athletes not named Michael Phelps, Suzanne Stettinius is both training and fundraising in these final weeks before the Summer Games. She's made appeals via Facebook and her blog and, next week, will host a party at a Baltimore County...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Ed Korfanty is a member of the U.S. Fencing Hall of Fame, a three-time world champion in the veterans’ saber division and coach of the most decorated fencer in U.S. history.
And now he is an event.
This week’s saber World Cup meet in...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 6:56 AM
I returned from the Yorktown Farmers Market Saturday morning with what I had been looking for ... locally grown tomatoes and peaches. Yum-yum. Shopping at local grocery stores Friday, I was sad to see tomatoes from Peru and other faraway places. What'...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 7:03 AM
Michael Oles, of Hampstead, is passionate about the sport of fencing. He says that while each of the three disciplines — foil, saber and epee — has its loyal followers, all are in agreement about one thing: Fencing is a life-long passion....
| Jul 21, 2012
A Ramadan recipe for spinach, yellow squash and grilled red pepper dip with yogurt
Total time: About 1 hour, plus cooling and chilling times
Servings: 4 to 6
Note: Serve this dip as an appetizer with fresh pita, Persian sangak bread or other Middle...