Tag Archives: baltimore

Steamed Crabs

Last year my friend Jamie taught Dan and I how to pick crabs the Maryland way. Jamie is a very particular person who feels as strongly as crabs as I do about barbeque. He believes passionately that there is a correct way to steam, pick, and eat fresh blue crabs. And because he’s the expert […]

Sol Food

When I was in 8th grade we received a letter in the mail from the Durham Public School System saying I’d been granted admission into the district’s art magnet school, Durham School of the Arts. I was furious. I hadn’t applied, it was my mother’s idea, and the idea of losing my friends and all […]

Meredith’s Strawberry Pie

This past weekend our niece, Meredith, came up to Baltimore and had a special aunt/uncle & niece visit. This trip was our Christmas present to M this year, we wanted to give her something special, something she’d remember, and thought a weekend alone where she got to pick the activities would be perfect. I’m so […]