The New York Times recently touted pumpkin as the new bacon, so it’s no surprise it’s appearing on most restaurants’ fall menus. As days get shorter and darker and it starts to feel like winter is around the corner, autumn’s dishes offer a comfort to diners. Baltimore’s restaurants are sourcing local pumpkins, toasting the seeds, pureeing the meat and mixing it with other seasonal flavors. These five Baltimore restaurants are using pumpkin to add both sweet and hearty flavors to locals’ favorite foods.
Author and chef Lauren Braun Costello hit The Couch to show us three easy-to-make side dishes you can make on your stove top so you don’t occupy the oven.
Cyber Monday is oftentimes a more popular shopping event than Black Friday. The convenience of shopping at home without the hassles of the lines and throngs of people can be a huge draw. However, it’s important to know which sites are the best for deals, quality and ease in online shopping.
The money has to go a little further this year. Here are some of our favorite sites to visit for deals on Cyber Monday and throughout the holiday season.
Preparing Thanksgiving dinner can be overwhelming. Timing the turkey to finish at the same time as the mashed potatoes can seem like an insurmountable feat with the whole family running around the house. Or maybe you love to cook, but the thought of the pile of dishes in the sink makes you more tired than the tryptophan. This Thanksgiving, let the chefs at some of Baltimore’s best restaurants cook for you and leave the dishes — and a nice holiday tip — on the table.
Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year. Here’s how to get the most out of your shopping trip.
Thanksgiving is a big holiday to prepare for, but Baltimore’s local farms, neighborhood markets and caterers help customers navigate the meal with ease. Whether your turkey is hormone-free, organic, farm-raised, heritage or store-bought, the best places in Baltimore to buy a turkey promise the perfect meal every time.
Turkey, cornbread or stuffing? Choose your favorites from this array of classic Thanksgiving foods.
The holidays are a time of family and much needed fun. Do you have relatives coming in for the Thanksgiving weekend and aren’t sure what to do with them, especially in Baltimore? This guide will provide you with some relief and give you a detailed list of things to explore this holiday season. From family-oriented activities to pirate cruises, Baltimore has something for everyone.
‘Tis the night before Thanksgiving, and it falls to you to find a bar where every member of your family can comfortably tie one on without disagreement. But on the drinkiest day of the year, where is there a quiet, all-welcoming watering hole where everybody from your stuffy aunt- in-laws to your art school cousins can get along? Below are our top picks for Baltimore’s best Thanksgiving Eve bars. These not-too-divey, not-too-snobby spots offer plenty of elbowroom and big tables, keep the noise level low enough for conversation, and are sure to offer a little something for everyone. This may be the one time all season when you really succeed in pleasing everyone at once.