Seafood Athena

Carl Gray was born and raised in Baltimore. From an early age he helped his mother in the kitchen, which instilled in him a love of cooking, and later on led him to a career as a chef. Over the years, he has worked in the kitchens of some of the best-known restaurants in the area. 
“I started cooking at…

DIY Vanilla Orange Sugar Scrub

Create your own DIY sugar scrub for a perfect Mother's Day gift for the women in your life. 

Celebrate the 2018 Bowl Season

First, you see a bouquet of vivid colors. Then you hear the sizzle. The crackling intensifies as you stir the crunchy rice at the bottom of the black ceramic bowl. A fried egg, especially when it’s sunny side up, adds whimsy to the dish.

Inside Towson Lifestyle’s Cookie Jar

"I grew up with my mother making meringues. I had chocolate chip meringues for the first time when my family went to a neighborhood Seder as a child. They are easy, gluten-free and you can make them as casual (as I did) or as formal as you like with a pastry bag and starred tip."

Minted Pea Dip

Another great taste of Spring – freshly shelled peas. The mint and lemon brighten this recipe to make a cool, refreshing dip. Try it spread on grilled baguette!