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The path to a more open mind and kitchen
2 weeks ago

The path to a more open mind and kitchen

 

If you know me — or at least the social media me — you know that Ina Garten taught me how to cook. And so did Martha Stewart, The …
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Miss You.
2 months ago

Miss You.

I’ve been trying to wrap my head around this whole quarantine thing. Trying to write something meaningful or helpful. But I just keep writing sappy notes about the places and …
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Diving Into Your Pantry – Cooking On The Fly
3 months ago

Diving Into Your Pantry – Cooking On The Fly

Cooking on the fly. Riffing. Making it work.

Pantry (or freezer, fridge) dive cooking is something I really only started doing once I became a confident cook. But …
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Soft Fried Eggs aka “Dip In Eggs”
4 months ago

Soft Fried Eggs aka “Dip In Eggs”

How you like your eggs is a very personal thing. I like mine barely runny, kind jammy. Some people can’t handle a runny yolk, some only like their eggs scrambled. …
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Real Talk: The Highs and Lows of Life
4 months ago

Real Talk: The Highs and Lows of Life

 

This is Magnolia. I just adopted her in January, she’s a senior terrier mix from the Montgomery County Humane Society. She is very sweet and will be 11 …
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A Steak Game Changer: The Reverse Sear
4 months ago

A Steak Game Changer: The Reverse Sear

The reverse sear. I first heard about a chef friend who suggested I try it. He explained with great enthusiasm how it worked and how amazing the steak would be. …
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Three Questions
4 months ago

Three Questions

When people I don’t know find out that I write about food in Baltimore, depending on the person, I can get one of a few questions. If the question is …
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A Love Letter to Roast Chicken
4 months ago

A Love Letter to Roast Chicken

Roast chicken. I love you so much. And you really made me a cook.

Here’s the thing. Just the idea of cooking a whole chicken scared the tar outta …
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The Inspiration I Never Even Knew
5 months ago

The Inspiration I Never Even Knew

By  •  Cookbooks

I never met any of my grandparents. But, every time my mom was about to have a baby – which was a lot – her mother would …
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Charm City Cook: Kitchen Essentials
5 months ago

Charm City Cook: Kitchen Essentials

Some things are more important than others when it comes to cooking tools and equipment: knives, cutting boards and pots for starters. Take knives for example…when I was starting out, …
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