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Ask a Cook: Is my cake eating my aluminum foil?

Q: Sometimes I've seen people use aluminum foil to cover frosted cakes. After a while, tiny holes begin to appear in the foil where it touches the frosting. What's happening, and is it dangerous?

A: It's common to see those little holes when you ...

Recipe Finder: Addictive chocolate-covered matzo

Gilda Weinfeld from Pikesville, Md., said that last year during Passover, an acquaintance sent her some homemade chocolate-covered matzo. She said it was absolutely delicious, and when she called her friend to thank her for the gift she asked for ...

Recipe Finder: Baltimore City schools sticky buns

Barbra Katz Rosenberg from Baltimore, a frequent contributor to this column, was seeking the recipe for the sticky buns that were served in the cafeterias at many Baltimore City schools back in the '60s. She said before her family moved to ...

Ask a Cook: Does baking soda stop gas from beans?

Q: A friend says I should soak 2 pounds of white beans in water with 1/2 cup of baking soda to get rid of the trouble with gas. I'm concerned about reducing the nutrition. Is this worth doing?

A: The results are mixed on whether adding baking ...

Recipe Finder: Harvey's cheese spread re-created

Amy Dickman from Owings Mills, Md., was hoping someone would have the recipe for the garlic herb cheese that was served with the breadsticks at Harvey's restaurant, which used to be located at Green Spring Station in Baltimore County. The ...