Crab cakes are fit for mini appetizers, sandwiches, and simply eaten solo with a lemon wedge on the side. Most restaurants gravitate toward imported jumbo lump crab since diners assume bigger means better. But authentic Baltimore crab cakes consist of finer meat that doesn’t fall apart. Laura’s recipe on Tide and Thyme relies on the… Read More »
“ I love my life at the beach with my little family, here on Maryland's Eastern Shore. I try to cook from scratch as often as I can, and really take pride in my accomplishments in the kitchen. ”
Even with 2 little ones running around, Laura prides herself in continuing to put handmade, home-cooked food on the table. As the blogger behind Tide and Thyme, she creates seasonally-inspired, from-scratch recipes using the bounty of what comes from the land and sea of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, where she lives. Her recipes are creative and unique while still being approachable and you can tell that she puts a whole lotta’ love in everything she makes. If we learn one thing from Laura, it’s that homemade is always better so skip the takeout and store-bought and make something yourself!
Every country in Asia has their version of the spring roll and in the Phillipines, these finger food friendly fried snacks are known as lumpia. Unlike the gargantuan Chinese-American egg rolls you get for takeout, lumpia are traditionally smaller and thinner because they have more meat than veggies. In this traditional version, Laura fills hers… Read More »
Instead of choosing a side for this year’s Super Bowl, we’re going to tip our hats to the host city, New Orleans, with this classic Big Easy classic cocktail, the Hurricane. Originating in the 1940s, the Hurricane started as a creation of tavern owner Pat O’Brien as a way to get rid of the cases… Read More »
Sometimes nothing beats a mile-high slice of old-fashioned carrot cake – layers of moist, crumbly cake sandwiched together and covered with rich, thick cream cheese frosting and topped with a sprinkling of nuts. And, let’s not kid ourselves, the fact that the cake has carrots makes us all feel just a little bit better about… Read More »
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