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
When most people think of the muskrat, their mind turns to the tedious son made popular in the 1970’s by The Captain and Tinnille, but it is much more along the shores of the Chesapeake. Lyrics to Muskrat Love: 1972 … Continue reading
“Whereas the people of Maryland as long time and appreciative residents of the productive Chesapeake Bay area know of it firsthand the recreational and gastronomic delights of this wonderful land, and Whereas, Not the least among good reasons for living … 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