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In Search of New Food Inspiration
1 month ago

In Search of New Food Inspiration

At first — after the Bon Appetit scandal news broke — I was somewhat conflicted. As a middle class, middle-aged white female home cook, I was totally in their …
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Sometimes you just have to start over
1 month ago

Sometimes you just have to start over

Friends and strangers alike have asked me things like, “why in the world did you scrap years of work in building an Instagram following as Charm City Cook?” or …
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The Sandwich of Summer
2 months ago

The Sandwich of Summer

I’m not usually one to have very strong opinions about how a particular thing SHOULD be made. Rather, I think you should eat what you want, how you want. Except …
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The path to a more open mind and kitchen
3 months 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.
5 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
6 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”
6 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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A Steak Game Changer: The Reverse Sear
6 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
7 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
7 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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