Chef in the Mid-Atlantic region for over 20 years. Painter, writer and traveler.
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Ellis Island in New York harbor is well-known as the main entry point for European immigrants in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. What many do not know is that Baltimore was the…
Side Note: Vol. 1 Red Velvet Cake The story of the Red Velvet Cake, or the Red Devil Cake, or the Waldorf Cake, or the $100.00 Cake has sort of become urban legend. It is summed up here in the … Continue reading
Eat, Drink & Be Merry in Maryland By Frederick Philip Stieff This is an amazing book and an inspiring idea that led to its creation. The author, Stieff found himself with a great deal of free time on his hands … Continue reading
Another convert to the Mid-Atlantic style of cooking 🙂
Mrs. Kitching’s Smith Island Cookbook By Frances Kitching & Susan Stiles Dowell This local book published in 1981 highlights the renowned cooking and hospitality of a Maryland icon. Frances Kitching started cooking professionally in the 1950’s for workers installing power lines on … Continue reading