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Diving Into Your Pantry – Cooking On The Fly
2 days 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”
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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 weeks 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
1 month 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
2 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
2 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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Those Brownies. Those Salted Caramel Brownies.
2 months ago

Those Brownies. Those Salted Caramel Brownies.

Yep, here they are, finally. My brownies, which became a little bit of a sensation a few years back. I loved making them and then, a few years in, they …
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MICA: Illustrating the Edible
3 months ago

MICA: Illustrating the Edible

 

 

In the spring of 2019, I was contacted by Rebecca Bradley at the Maryland Institute College of Art about a possible collaboration. Her students take a class each …
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