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Asparagus with Miso Butter

FIERCELY FRESH   3:04 PM ON WED APR 16 2014
I have a friend who likes eggs, but is “funny” about the egg-on-top-of-everything trend.  I can’t say I...

Kloby's Gets Love From The Travel Channel For Jarbecu...

HOWCHOW   6:20 AM ON WED APR 16 2014
The Travel Channel came to Kloby's Smokehouse, and they're celebrating the jarbecue, the huge burgers and more. Check out ...

Pink Plate Specials -- Restaurants Raising Money In A...

HOWCHOW   9:59 PM ON TUE APR 15 2014
I cannot post about all the specials and promotions run by Howard County restaurants, but how can I turn down the "pin...

Ramen In Howard County -- Two Spots For Now, And Plan...

HOWCHOW   9:15 PM ON TUE APR 15 2014
Ichiban Cafe's ramen I'm nervous to write about ramen, but we need to start the conversation because you can slurp bowls h...

8 exceedingly pleasant benefits of going for a walk t...

THE BARE MIDRIFF   8:26 AM ON TUE APR 15 2014
1. You can reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes - all at once. And that's the best kind of ...

Perfect Roasted Chick Peas

MY SOUP FOR YOU   2:00 AM ON TUE APR 15 2014
Originally Posted April 15, 2013 I have been trying for months to perfect the Roasted Chick Pea, and thanks to extensive re...

winter lessons: herbs

THE SOFFRITTO   10:31 AM ON MON APR 14 2014
After a fabulous weekend in the garden, I came away with a few lessons that I hope I’ve learned and won’t soon ...

Food for thought

THE BARE MIDRIFF   9:45 PM ON SUN APR 13 2014
"I'm not overweight.  I'm nine inches too short."-  Shelley Winters (1920-2006)...

Mini Pavlova

MY SOUP FOR YOU   9:02 AM ON SUN APR 13 2014
I was raised in a Jewish home and like many Jewish homes, ours was filled with traditions that centered around food. Passov...

Take a Break!

BALANCE SALAD   1:38 PM ON SAT APR 12 2014
Today is the first day of my spring break. I have been looking forward to spring with a fervor. A desperate, clawing, needy...

Squash Soup and Green Walls: Synergy Pilates and Yoga

THE BARE MIDRIFF   12:20 PM ON SAT APR 12 2014
A few years ago, I took a few yoga classes at Synergy. I loved the green walls and wood floor, calming and at the same time...

Raspberry Almond Smoothie

MY SOUP FOR YOU   7:44 AM ON SAT APR 12 2014
If the roof comes off my house in the next few weeks, it’s probably because my kids have had a growth spurt and gone ...

Wrap it Up: Weekly Link List

FIERCELY FRESH   7:34 AM ON SAT APR 12 2014
So many links to share since I missed you last week.  Enjoy! Jimmy Fallon’s top ten list of reasons why David Letter...

Pop Art

POP BLOG   2:19 PM ON FRI APR 11 2014
Pop Art Gourmet Popcorn sent me a box that contained four flavors — Rosemary Truffle, White Pepper Parmesan, Thai Coc...

Proof of Illness for Skipping School, and a Recipe fo...

THREE BEANS ON A STRING   10:05 PM ON WED APR 9 2014
Ginger tea, made in a Bodum tea pot I splurged on 10 years ago and have never regretted.Ginger tea, made with mint, cinnamo...

Farro Risotto with Roasted Mushrooms and Dark Ale

FIERCELY FRESH   2:12 AM ON WED APR 9 2014
If you don’t want to hear me whine about the weather again, you might want to stop reading now.   The weather i...

Homemade Enchilada Sauce

MY SOUP FOR YOU   7:00 PM ON MON APR 7 2014
What to do with the chicken? My decision at some random point in my work day was Chicken Enchiladas. But I wanted to make m...

Almond Buttermilk Cake

MY SOUP FOR YOU   11:39 AM ON SUN APR 6 2014
There has been a recovery. I felt much better yesterday so I put my usual Saturday cooking frenzy into motion. It was sligh...

Food for thought

THE BARE MIDRIFF   8:00 AM ON SUN APR 6 2014
"Great restaurants are mouth brothels.  There is no point going to them if you intend to keep your belt buckled."- &nb...

Chicken Thighs: Five Reasons to Come to the Dark Side

THREE BEANS ON A STRING   10:33 PM ON SAT APR 5 2014
Perfect Lemon-Roasted Chicken Thighs When I was little, Sundays after church, if we were very lucky, my mamma made fried ch...

Masala Pop

POP BLOG   10:34 AM ON SAT APR 5 2014
If you enjoy Indian spices then you’re going to love Masala Pop. They sent me three flavors — Chai Masala Popco...

Small Potatoes

THE BARE MIDRIFF   8:00 AM ON SAT APR 5 2014
1. Sous Chef and I are having dinner right now at Bean and Burgundy. Because apparently, we cannot get enough of this place...

Organic Strawberries

BALANCE SALAD   7:26 AM ON FRI APR 4 2014
This week at Costco in Columbia, Maryland, we found 2 pound containers of organic strawberries. If you are a regular Costco...

Kimco Bethany Seafood: crazy combinations

KITCHEN SCRIBBLE   2:09 PM ON THU APR 3 2014
When we sat down at Kimco Bethany Seafood, I really had no idea what we were in for. They welcomed us with cups of tea and ...

Crunchy Roasted Dijon Salmon

FIERCELY FRESH   8:29 PM ON WED APR 2 2014
Everyone needs a quick, healthy, one-pan main dish that they can whip up on a busy weeknight.  This is it for me.  While...

Six Simple Tips to Change your Life

BALANCE SALAD   7:51 AM ON WED APR 2 2014
How can you change your life? One habit at a time.Yes, it's that easy.You already have plenty of habits in place. Think abo...

Smoky Red Pepper Soup with Maple Candied Bacon

THREE BEANS ON A STRING   2:59 PM ON TUE APR 1 2014
Smoky Red Pepper Soup with Maple Candied Bacon. I have often wondered why families in the 1970s, when our patch of suburbia...

spring CSA week 4, and awesome lamb pot roast

KITCHEN SCRIBBLE   3:21 PM ON MON MAR 31 2014
Last week’s pickup: potatoes, green beans, apples (six Stayman, six “Red”), three beets, three grapefruit, mu...

Big Change To The Main Street Market: Now Every Week ...

HOWCHOW   6:21 AM ON MON MAR 31 2014
Big changes -- all for the best -- are coming to the farmers market run off Main Street in Ellicott City. For several year...

A Detail At Bon Chon: Go For Delicious Fried Chicken,...

HOWCHOW   6:20 AM ON MON MAR 31 2014
Corn tea at Bon Chon Chicken Go to Bon Chon Chicken for the fried chicken, but check out the corn tea when you sit down. ...
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