Fad-Free Eating Trends for 2013

Tips
• Make whole grain popcorn your snack of 2013. Sweet and/or salty, it is light in fat and calories.

• Cold eggs can stunt yeast activation but if in a hurry, place cold eggs in a bowl of warm water for 5 minutes. 

• Make your own sushi salad or call Sweet & Good Catering to order their yummy, colorful kosher one.
Photo by Justin Tsucalas

According to expert food predictors, “Kosher is the new natural,” enjoying mass appeal that goes way beyond traditional products. More and more products are becoming kosher-certified with more than 150,000 food items available and continuing to grow. Many of these products are creating trends for 2013. Even the Food Network features chefs “brining” meats and… Read More

Beating the Winter Blues

The warmth of Chanukah can be felt in everything from spending time with loved ones to lighting the menorah candles. However, the end of Chanukah means blustery weather and the shortest days of the year, and both can leave us feeling blue. There are things we can do, both mentally and physically, not only to… Read More

Lighten Up

Karen James of JCS says light and stress-relieving therapies are keys in helping to fend off SAD.
David Stuck

Thanksgiving and Chanukah have just passed, the days are still short, and it often seems as if the sun is on sabbatical. That can make even the cheeriest person slow down and want to sleep a little more. But for some people, the lack of sunlight during fall and winter can lead to feeling seriously… Read More

Up For Sale

Will Reich, 73, owner of the Pikes Diner, is looking to retire from the business and is searching for a buyer for the landmark building on Reisterstown Road. According to Steven L. Cornblatt, principal of Trout Daniel & Associates, who is handling the sale, Reich is looking for either a buyer for the business or… Read More