Friday, November 16, 2012
Looking for some exciting things to do this weekend? Check out what's going on around town.
Each week, Patch puts together a list of fun and interesting weekend events going on around the area. Check back in the future, and tell us in the comments if you know of any other activities coming up. Capital Bacon and Beer Bash Bond Mill Craft Fair Santa Claus arrives at the Mall at Prince George’s Free Movie Night - "Genetic Roulette - The Gamble of Our Lives" Arrow Bicycle Sunday Group Ride Chanukkah Bazaar Frost/Nixon Montpelier Farms Corn Maze and Family Fun Park
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Patch rounds up a list of places to get creamy shakes in the area.
If veins aren’t popping out of my forehead when I try to drink out of a straw, my milkshake isn’t thick enough. It takes a certain level of commitment to finish the perfect milkshake, and I’m not afraid to pop a blood vessel if it means enjoying the sweet sugary goodness of a chocolate, vanilla or strawberry shake. For those who like more exotic flavors, Huffington Post reported that some Jack in the Box restaurants recently introduced a bacon milkshake reportedly made with bacon-flavored syrup. (Too bad there aren't any restaurants in Maryland where you can try it.) Here are Patch editor-recommended milkshake destinations in the area. Leave a comment below to tell us your favorite place. Bowie—Cold Stone Creamery offers traditional shake …
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Squash is not just for fall anymore!
Fresh vegetables are what wonderful, summer menus are all about. If you’re looking for a new veggie to add to your summer menu rotation, consider spaghetti squash. Yes, squash. It may not be the first vegetable that comes to mind when you’re thinking summer dining—it’s actually a winter squash—but thanks to the wonders of modern farming, it’s widely available year-round. It’s also quick to cook and has a subtle flavor that works well with a number of ingredients. Spaghetti squash has a bright yellow skin and pale yellow flesh. It’s high in potassium, vitamins A and C and has just over 40 calories in a one cup serving. Choose squash that’s firm and unblemished. Spaghetti squash gets its name from the spaghetti-like shreds you get when you …