| Nov 19, 2010
| 2:00 PM
No more excuses. Eliminate the roadblocks holding your friend or family member from exploring a hobby or interest. Take advantage of the holidays to give that person a nudge in the right direction. These inspired gifts can help them get started in fun and...
| Apr 29, 2011
By the time you read this, millions of Americans will have risen this morning at an hour best suited for dairy farming to watch wall-to-wall coverage of the televised wedding of Britain's Kate Middleton and Prince William. The TV networks are certainly...
| May 10, 2011
| 6:24 PM
Selling racegoers on the Preakness Stakes has been a tricky balancing act in the past few years.
The Maryland Jockey Club struck out in 2009 when it ended the bring-your-own-beer policy in the infield, driving away thousands of young people. It won...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 9:48 AM
Duff Goldman has just baked a cake of Baltimore's Washington Monument in Mount Vernon. And it looks just like the city's most famous landmark — right up to the statue of the nation's first president that stands atop its tower and down to the fine...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 12:04 AM
NILAND — While Baltimore’s Charm City Cakes boasts chef Duff Goldman, known as the “Ace of Cakes,” Imperial Valley’s own Shilo Baker could someday become the “Queen of Cakes.”
Culinary cake master Goldman,...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 7:15 PM
A weekly round-up of juicy bits from food and dining blogs. Some of these I twittered as they appeared. You can follow my tweets on this page, in the box at the right. I posted a few of them on the new Baltimore Diner facebook page.
1.) The story about...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 10:25 AM
Duff Goldman's new series "Sugar High" will premiere on Monday, Aug. 8. at 10:30 p.m. on the Food Network.
Duff's "Sugar High" will take him on "a cross-country trek to capture the sweet secrets and tasty techniques that keep the cookies from crumbling...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 9:17 AM
Baltimore's Duff Goldman, TV's Ace of Cakes, will be back on the Food network in a new show starting Aug. 8.
Goldman hinted at the show in a Sun magazine profile I did in January, and I am glad to see he has pulled it off and made the network schedule....
| Jul 12, 2011
Duff Goldman had a "blast" making his new Food Network series — "I got to check out the country. They let me off the leash."
His new project is "Sugar High," a six-episode series debuting Aug. 8. The show sends Goldman and his motorcycle on a...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 9:09 PM
The Orange County Fair will be plumping up its traditional deep-fried menu this year, adding a rotation of gourmet food trucks and celebrity chefs to the mix as part of the 2011 theme "Let's Eat!"
OC Fair President and Chief Executive Steve Beazley...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 2:47 PM
The theme of this year's Orange County Fair, which starts Friday, is "Let's Eat!" For many, that's the theme each year and a great reason to visit the fair.
Put healthy eating aside for a day (or two) and fill up on battered, deep-fried, jumbo-sized...