Friday, January 4, 2013
Items will include restaurant favorites such as Southern Pan-Fried Chicken and Waffles, Devil-ish Eggs, Skillet Cornbread and Farmer Ellen’s Carrot Cake.
Come fall, area foodies will have a new cookbook to display on their shelves: Founding Farmers will release a restaurant cook book due out in October. Located in Park Potomac, MD, and Washington, DC, Founding Farmers offers a seasonal, locally-sourced menu of comfort food. According to a Founding Farmers announcement on Patch: The Founding Farmers Cookbook will provide the home cook with recipes for one hundred of its most popular and beloved dishes, including appetizers, main courses, salads, sandwiches, condiments and sauces, pasta, sides, brunch items, and desserts. Included will be such signature favorites as Southern Pan-Fried Chicken and Waffles, Devil-ish Eggs, Skillet Cornbread, and Farmer Ellen’s Carrot Cake among others from an …
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Executive Chairman of Marriott International has announced a cook-off challenge.
Are you the “top chef” in your family? Bill Marriott is looking for those with culinary chops to enter his cook-off challenge. J.W. “Bill” Marriott, a Bethesda resident and executive chairman of the Bethesda-based Marriott International hotel chain, announced the challenge Monday on his “Marriott On The Move” blog. He’s asking cooks to prepare a meal and send in a photo and the recipe for their culinary creation to firstname.lastname@example.org, or to post the photo and recipe on Marriott’s Facebook page. The rules? Stick to the following ingredients: The challenge, according to Marriott, originated with a company competition that was inspired by Bravo’s “Top Chef.” Marriott chefs in European cities were given a black box full of ingredients and …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The bakery offers a variety of sweet treats, including pies made with seasonal ingredients at the Kensington Farmers Market.
Every week at the Kensington Farmers’ Market, you can find homemade baked goods by Mia Kern, but be sure to arrive early— her fruit pies sell out. Kern bakes cookies, cakes, fruit pies, cobblers, muffins and brownies at Cara Mia Bakery. But her fruit pies are seasonal. During the summer, she will sell blueberry and peach pies, and in the fall, she will have apple pie. She even bakes gluten-free cookies and cakes. Kerns is an attorney by trade, but after the birth of son, she stopped working and began baking. She turned her passion into a business, and now, she continually sells out at the farmers market. You can place your orders for the farmers market in advance by Tuesday on her website, and Kerns will have your order ready by …
Friday, December 16, 2011
Eating healthy doesn't have to break the bank.
Pasta in any form is widely recognized as a comfort food. Why not mix it up and try a new version: orzo. Combine this grain with a white fish such as tilapia and you've got a light and delicious take on a comfort food favorite. You'll need only one or two minutes of preparation time and approximately 20 minutes of cook time. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups uncooked orzo 3/4 cup grape tomatoes 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 3 tablespoon flour 4 tilapia fillets 1 tablespoon butter 1/4 cup white wine 3 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon capers, drained *Makes 4 servings, about 445 calories each. Cost of meal is approximately $5.75 per serving. *Adapted from a Cooking Light recipe.