Adventures in Taste

A foodie’s view of Chesapeake Bay oyster restoration

November 19, 2017

MORE: Find a recipe for Original Oysters Guilford here Maybe a half-century ago, Maryland’s motor vehicle administration headquarters, located on Guilford Avenue in uptown Baltimore, shared space with a warehouse used by the old Department […]

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Make entertaining easy with this handful of holiday aces

November 8, 2017

Excuse me, Thomas Paine, but these are the times that try cooks’ souls.  From Thanksgiving through New Year’s to Super Bowl Sunday, we are called upon to turn out full-scale, traditional family dinners, informal repasts, […]

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You can go Bay to table in Maryland’s Somerset County

November 8, 2017

While “farm to table” has become one of the country’s more popular culinary trends, Maryland’s Somerset County takes the concept offshore by introducing “bay to table.” The fish you catch today can be on your […]

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A Gettysburg visit includes foodie delights

October 9, 2017

Long before the Confederacy receded from its high-water mark, Gettysburg and surrounding Adams County, Pa., were already known as a “bread basket.” The area’s fields and forests fed a growing local population and provided trade […]

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Maryland’s Ice Cream Trail features 9 delicious stops

September 25, 2017

You may well argue that Maryland is the nation’s premier ice cream state. Undeniably, Maryland is both first and foremost in American ice cream. First, because in 1744, Maryland’s proprietary governor, Thomas Bladen, reportedly served […]

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A gastronomic road trip through Talbot County

March 20, 2017

Maryland’s Talbot County has long been the home of two disparate cultures. Watermen and farmers worked the waters and land, while wealthy businessmen and politicians sought Talbot’s bounty for recreation and retirement. Combining the two […]