Press "Enter" to skip to content

Food

Omelets are eggs served at their greatest (5/20/2020) - May is the month that honors “the incredible edible egg.” It’s National Egg Month. While there is evidence of native fowl in the Americas prior to Columbus’s arrival, it’s believed…
Shared knowledge: Readers tell us what they are trying in the kitchen (5/13/2020) - Share, sharing, shared: a noun, verb and adjective. Let’s focus on sharing as a verb. One dictionary defined sharing as “using or enjoying something jointly with others.” And it is…
Chef, Host and Waiter: Starting young, Ray Hudgins practices all aspects of restaurant work (5/6/2020) - FAMILY PHOTOSRay Hudgins, host and waiter at La Castle. At 12 years of age with more time at home as school is closed, Ray Hudgins is doing much more cooking…
Pantry surprise! Recipes with ingredients commonly found on the shelf and in the freezer (4/29/2020) - The five senses traditionally ascribed to humans are sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. This terrible enemy, coronavirus, has just about killed the use of one sense—touch. We still touch…
Making a meal of pine: If pollen is your enemy, skip this article (4/22/2020) - Beverly Holmberg finds pine pollen to be a perfect food. Perhaps many of us in our lifetime learned about or even known personally someone who has been stranded or lost…
Tea time reenacted in Gloucester and Mathews (4/15/2020) - The Central Village Homemakers’ tea held in March began when chairman Nancy Reno poured the first cup of tea. Being served from left are Gaylia Hudgins, Mildred Hudgins, Eileen Ripley,…
Yummy (4/15/2020) - To make Easter breakfast a little more exciting for her two daughters, Emma Saunders and Hannah McBurney, Ashley McBurney of Mathews made special pancakes, one for each. “They were as…
Oldies and oddities of the kitchen in days gone by (4/8/2020) - With modern cooking appliances such as air fryers, one-pot-does-it-all, coffee pots that not only make the coffee but also grind the coffee beans, and blenders and processors that shred, mulch,…
She bakes to relax (4/1/2020) - It’s cookies and cakes The children are in bed for the night and Farley Rowe is in her kitchen. “That’s when I get to do my baking. It’s my way…
Chief chefs Sandy Warhol and Josie Thorpe, from left, do a trial run on cooking the beef and vegetables. Photo by Betty Wrenn Day St. Patrick’s dinner to raise funds for museum (2/26/2020) - As March 17 approaches, a celebration of St. Patrick’s Day will begin in the Irish-American way all across our country. The wearing of the green with a shamrock attached, the…
Corned beef and cabbage recipes (2/26/2020) - CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE 1 3-lb. corned beef brisket (uncooked), in brine 16 c. cold water 2 bay leaves 2 tsp. black peppercorns 4 whole allspice berries 2 whole cloves…
jason At home in the kitchen (2/19/2020) - His fifth grade math students may not know that their teacher, Jason Williams, is an excellent cook. However, his special ed students know about it. “We used to do some…
Recipes from an excellent cook (2/19/2020) - CHICKEN CORDON BLUE 2 large chicken breasts, butterfly-filleted and pounded thin 1 egg ¾ cup of milk ½ cup of flour 1 cup panko bread crumbs ½ cup grated parmesan…
grapefruit Pucker up (2/11/2020) - February is National Grapefruit Month, celebrating a citrus fruit that has had an interesting and complex journey before reaching its present form. Its origin came from the pummelo seeds brought…
Grapefruit recipes (2/11/2020) - GRAPEFRUIT RIND CANDIED This is approximately a 100-year-old recipe and is presented to you as it was written. 6 shells (rind of fruit) cut in strips; cover with water and…
Black Men Cooking Saturday at Moody’s Event Center (2/11/2020) - Black Men Cooking, a fundraiser for the Epsilon Eta Chapter of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc., will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Moody’s Event Center in White Marsh…
legendary_tyler Legendary cooks run in the family (2/5/2020) - Tyler Bass is carrying on his family’s legend of good cooking. Another family legend, knowing how to garden, Tyler has not ventured into yet. But for now, he does know…
Recipes for a legendary meal (2/5/2020) - CROCK-POT SCALLOP POTATOES 2 to 2½ c. heavy cream 3 cloves minced garlic ½ tsp. dried thyme Dash of nutmeg 2 to 2½ lb. peeled and sliced potatoes, preferably russets…
potatoes_sunday_dinner Perfect potatoes (1/29/2020) - It’s the time the year to get back to some plain old basic dishes which will satisfy your appetite. The holiday season’s cooking and serving are often referred to as…
Potato recipes (1/29/2020) - HOW TO STORE AND REHEAT MASHED POTATOES If you have made mashed potatoes in advance, transfer them to a large bowl and cover with plastic wrap or an airtight lid…
betsy_guckeyson_2 Still baking, still selling, still full of steam (1/22/2020) - After 18 years of baking cookies, yeast and sweet breads, Betsy Guckeyson is still in her kitchen and looking forward to her 19th year. Photo by Betty Wrenn Day Checkerboard…