Chef in the Mid-Atlantic region for over 20 years. Painter, writer and traveler.
The Oyster The oyster’s a confusing suitor: Its masc., and Fem., and even neuter. At time it wonders, what may come, Am I husband, wife or chum. – Ogden Nash There are over one hundred verities of … Continue reading
Cream of crab soup finds its origins in classic French cuisine. English cuisine was the foundation of Mid – Atlantic cuisine, but the French influence became more pronounced after the successful establishment of the colonies. Cream of crab soup is … Continue reading
This dish is now designated as the official dessert cake of Maryland. On October 1 2008, the Maryland state legislature passed a proclamation declaring Smith Island cake the official dessert of Maryland. This cake can be made using any … Continue reading
Oyster Stew “On the eleventh of September last, a party of citizens of this state, understood to be a posse of an inspector, arrested several citizens of Maryland on Pokomoke sound, on the charge of taking oysters therein, in … Continue reading