Cook's Notebook


August 30, 2006


To hard-boil eggs without using much energy, boil for just 2 minutes, then turn off heat, cover and let them stand on the burner for 8 more minutes.

Marilyn Miller, Glen Burnie

Know a helpful shortcut in the kitchen? Send it to Kate Shatzkin, Food Editor, The Sun, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore 21278 or e-mail it to


Kids and cooking -- Port Discovery Museum and Whole Foods Market sponsor a cooking lesson and story time at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday featuring recipes based on the children's book Bugs for Lunch. Free with admission to the museum. Call 410-864-2679.

Rosh Hashana baking --Learn to bake untraditional desserts for Rosh Hashana at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at For the Love of Food, 20 Clarks Lane, Reisterstown. $65. Call 443-865-0630 or visit

Bison dinner --The Baltimore chapter of the American Institute of Wine and Food is sponsoring a dinner featuring locally raised bison at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at Gunpowder Bison & Trading Co., 1270 Monkton Road, Monkton. $68 members; $78 nonmembers. Call 410-244-0044 or visit

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