Tag Archives: Cooking

Meet Frederick County Chef Chris Spear, Perfect Little Bites

  Dozens of male chefs across Frederick County—the professionals behind the perfectly plated dishes—are fathers working to support their families. Frederick’s Child profiles Chris Spear of Perfect Little Bites to discuss his work and the secret ingredients he brings to fatherhood. Being a chef was the only occupation Chris Spear ever wanted to be. His mother stayed at home until he …

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Saluting Frederick County Fathers: Brandon Sumblin, Safi Catering and Personal Events

Dozens of male chefs across Frederick County—the professionals behind the perfectly plated dishes—are fathers working to support their families. Frederick’s Child profiles Brandon Sumblin of Safi Catering and Personal Events to discuss his work and the secret ingredients he brings to fatherhood. Days before Brandon Sumblin became a dad of two, he noted his favorite part of fatherhood thus far …

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Make This: Lucky Mint-Chocolate Chip Cookies for St. Patrick’s Day

As green as four-leaf clovers, these mint-chocolate chip cookies are the perfect dessert for St. Patrick’s Day. With so much mixing and scooping to be done, kids can help make the cookies, too. One of the best parts of the recipe is creating the eye-catching color. Watch children’s smiling little faces as the batter turns from light brown to dark …

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Virtual Cooking Classes Yield Fun (and Tasty!) Family Time

virtual cupcake baking class

When my 10-year-old daughter is allowed to have television time, we have found her watching cooking shows many times during the coronavirus lockdown. “Cake Wars,” “Kids Baking Championship,” “Sugar Rush,” “Zumbo’s Just Desserts” and “Nailed It!” are a few of her favorites. We even drove to Brunswick to go to The Hive Bakeshop—great customer service and cupcakes, by the way—because …

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