Sauerkraut for Thanksgiving: A Baltimore Tradition

Thanksgiving is nearly upon us. For those of us who are Baltimore natives preparing a Thanksgiving table means getting a Turkey, and most likely a ham as well, along with stuffing and corn and yams and all, and of course, the pi├Ęce de r├ęsistance of the true Maryland Thanksgiving repast, Polish sausage and sauerkraut. Most […]

Giant’s North Baltimore Race Problem

Most people do the great majority of their supermarket shopping in one store, and usually it’s the store that’s closest to home. We’re not much different, and we tend to stick to Giant for that very reason. But Giant Food operates two stores in North Baltimore, and lately we’ve found that the one closest to […]

Best Small Grills for Urban Dwellers

Now that June is here Summer is in full swing in Baltimore. Long gone are the days of spending whole Sundays in the kitchen, boiling soups and sauces and baking and generally trying to make the kitchen as cozy as possible. Our kitchen is no longer cozy: it’s hotter than Satan’s nutsack. We’d like to […]

Weight of the Nation @ Creative Alliance Tonight

For those who don’t already know, Baltimore’s Urbanite Magazine is currently in the middle of its 2012 Healthy Food Challenge. The Project is an ongoing and multifaceted effort which includes a request for grant proposals, magazine articles, food policy themed events and more. It’s pretty interesting stuff. When they screened Food Stamped at the library […]