December 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Senator Mikulski’s “Summing Up Speech” (VIDEO)

Senator Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in Congressional history, delivered her “summing up speech” today. It was a trip down memory lane for Mikulski, who recalled her roots in Baltimore and the neighborhood cause that changed the direction of her life. “I have served in elected public office for 45 years; more than half […]

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December 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

WSSC Reminds Residents to “Can the Grease” (VIDEO)

Are you cooking on the grill or fryer this holiday season? If so, the folks at the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) have some clean up tips for you when it comes to disposing of hot grease and cooking oil. In order to avoid an overflowing kitchen sink or flooded basement due to clogged pipes, […]

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November 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Fire Safety Tips to Remember When Cooking in the Kitchen (VIDEO)

Throughout the year, cooking is a leading cause of fires. On County Report This Week, Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer shared some tips to stay safe when cooking in the kitchen this Thanksgiving week. You can find more safety tips, see below, on the fire department’s website. · Be alert. If you are sleepy […]

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February 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Townhouse Fire in Gaithersburg Displaces Five Residents

Montgomery County firefighters have determined that “unattended cooking” sparked a townhouse fire in the 9200 block of Hummingbird Terrace in Gaithersburg and caused an estimated $500,000 in damage to the building on Feb. 14. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on his Twitter account that over 50 firefighters were called to the scene […]

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December 22, 2014 | Tina Patterson

To gift or not to gift?

The holidays are up on us and so is the pursuit of find a gift for a friend, loved, one or colleagues. Recently a friend asked me for suggestions about which gift to give a person she described as a “foodie”.  I wasn’t certain what exactly that meant ( i.e., does the person enjoy cooking, baking […]

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December 13, 2014 | Omri Haberman

Zaika – Flavors of India

A special look in the kitchen of Mani Babra, a consultant chef. Producer: Singh

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November 17, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Can the Grease this Holiday Season

Officials at the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) are reminding residents, especially those in charge of cooking this holiday season, to can the grease. According to a WSSC news release, it’s important not to dump grease down the drain: Fats, oils and grease (FOG) that go down the drain will eventually harden inside sewer pipes. […]

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August 10, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Kitchen Fire Causes $100,000 in Damage

For the second night in a row, Montgomery County firefighters were called to a home in the Leisure World community for a cooking-related fire. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the blaze at 15013 Eardley Court started in the kitchen of a basement condo of a three-story building last night (August 9). […]

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August 4, 2014 | Tina Patterson

Technicolor Q&A

  Q: Why did you start your blog? A: I began my blog at the urging of  friends and family who asked me to share my dining experiences. Q: Do you always dine alone? A: I dine with friends, family and have even gone with Meetup groups to try a restaurant. When I do dine with others […]

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October 11, 2013 | Robin Ferrier

What’s Cookin’ in My Kitchen? #FurloughedFedCooking

So how else am I spending my furlough days? In the kitchen. I’ve always been an avid baker. Peanut butter banana chocolate chip bread (with bourbon baked in). Chocolate chocolate chip walnut pecan cookies. Limocello cheesecake. Baked french toast casserole. Bacon chocolate chip cupcakes with chocolate ganache. I’ve even gotten to the point where I […]

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