January 3, 2007
Seduced by Bacon: Recipes & Lore About America's Favorite Indulgence By Joanna Pruess with Bob Lape Coffee Cakes: Simple, Sweet and Savory By Lou Seibert Pappas Chronicle Books / 2006 / $18.95 This pretty little book is dedicated mostly to sweet morning morsels - though there is a chapter of interesting savory breads. Veteran cookbook author Lou Seibert Pappas separates the "everyday" coffeecakes from the more decadent, specialty cakes, a few of which are really after-dinner desserts.
February 21, 2007
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. -- The Orioles thought they had acquired outfielder Adam Stern from the Boston Red Sox as the player to be named in the Javy Lopez trade last year. But Stern first had to pass through waivers, and another team - reportedly the Tampa Bay Devil Rays - put in a claim. The Red Sox pulled back Stern, a Rule 5 pick in 2005, and held onto him until after the season, when the Orioles finally got him for cash considerations. Was it strange for you to wait so long to join the Orioles?
September 18, 2002
Call for more fruit, veggies Just when Americans were finally getting the message that they should eat five fruits and vegetables a day, the nutritionists have gone and raised the bar. Now experts are saying some Americans need to eat nine servings of fruit and vegetables a day. According to food guidelines developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, children ages 2 to 6 should eat five servings...
October 26, 1995
Consider America's love affair with dough. Raw chocolate chip cookie dough. (They even put it in luxury ice cream.) Fried dough. Doughnuts. Thick-crust pizza. How can pannekoeken miss?These huge Dutch pancakes are the specialty of Fells Point's newest wacky little eatery, the Pan Handle. Soft, chewy and irresistibly doughy, the 16-inch pannekoek comes on a giant blue-and-white Delft plate sliced like pizza, with a choice of 101 toppings.Actually there are only about five toppings (OK, maybe a few more than five)
November 6, 1996
How do you feed your family well night after night? Many concerned parents succumb to the short-order cook syndrome, preparing several dishes to accommodate the varying food preferences in the household. Of course, when time and energy are short, there's usually a dish or two that will please just about everyone, but how many nights a week can you eat pizza?In speaking with parents, we discovered that another family favorite is tacos: the more finicky members of the group can take what they do like and leave off that which they don't.
May 4, 2010
Considering all that mothers do, a decent breakfast on Mother's Day shouldn't be too much to ask. But often that means standing in a restaurant line waiting for a table, or a sitcom version of breakfast in bed, with burnt toast, spilled juice and a forced smile. Brunch classics such as eggs Benedict can be intimidating, and traditional French toast can be pedestrian. But not in the kitchen of chef Michael Wagner of Baltimore International College. "There's nothing to stop you from enjoying these at home and impressing your mother or your wife," said the instructor.