Sweet Potato Jalapeno Chili

Sweet Potato Jalapeño Chili   March madness can be a bit crazy. And I’m not just talking about basketball. It’s our last month of limbo. Is it winter? Is it spring? Is it something in between? Will the sun EVER come b...


ORANGE AND CHOCOLATE BUTTERMILK POUND CAKE

Orange & Chocolate Buttermilk Pound Cake Valentine’s Day. If you are single, this is just another day in the wild jungle that is the dating version of the Hunger Games (may the odds be ever in your favor). If you are in a...


Black Sesame Ice Cream

Black Sesame Ice Cream Ice cream? In January? Duh. Lately, at least in NYC, the cold just doesn’t seem to let up. 30 degrees feels like a heat wave, and summer feels like another lifetime ago. We are all dreaming of beaches, ...


TRIPLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK COOKIES

It’s that time of year again.  No, I am not talking about the holidays. I am talking about the endless amounts of cookie swaps and edible gift-giving season that has commenced. Parties. Secret Santas. A gift for the mailman,...



TOP TEN GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICHES – Washington, DC

By Nevin Martell Photo by Elizabeth Parker   So many choices, so little time. The Ten is your guide to the best of the best that D.C. has to offer. We’ve started digging out our sweaters and using the briskness as a talk...


PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE BROWNIES

Deanna, the Mediterranean  Momma It’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving. Time for turkeys, cranberries, stuffing, and a lot of time spent on the couch in a self-induced food coma. As I prepared to head out of town to...


November

  It’s officially Fall!  Time to put away the lawn chairs, no more afternoons by the pool and the flip flops must go!  November is the start of all things “holiday”!  What’s the first thing I think of?  Yep…T...


National Food Day

      Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement toward more healthy, affordable, and sustainable food. Food Day, created by Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), is powered by a diverse coal...



Miss Shirley’s

Baltimore Maryland is not southern or northern. It is Mid-Atlantic. When you are searching for southern comfort in Baltimore harbor Miss Shirley’s is tops for simple food cooked right.


September

For some odd reason, when summer has done its last “Hooray” and the leaves on trees are clinging to life, my mind focuses on Sandwiches.  Excuse me “Sammies.”  Maybe it’s the nostalgic bologna sandwiches I g...