Sephardic Chopped Salad Drizzle (Parve)

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¼ cup fresh parsley, minced ¼ cup red, yellow or orange bell pepper, chopped small 1 large scallion, finely chopped ¼ cup good quality pitted black or green olives, chopped 2½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil  1 tablespoon sherry vinegar or wine vinegar salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste Combine all ingredients and serve… Read More

Orange Marinated Olives (Parve)

1 cup pitted brine-cured olives ¼ cup fresh orange juice* ¼ cup olive oil About 8 strips orange peel, cut into very thin julienne strips 2 cloves fresh garlic, very thinly sliced ¼ to ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper, optional salt to taste In a medium bowl, mix the first 5 ingredients. Season to taste… Read More

Soul Food

Haredi men training to be chefs at a culinary course run by the Jerusalem Kivun Center, Jan. 4, 2015.

JERUSALEM — Five haredi Orthodox men are standing around a large wooden table crowded with bowls of chopped tomato, garlic, carrots and greens, their ritual fringes poking out from under their aprons. Each is wielding a large chef’s knife. Their instructor, wearing an embroidered chef’s outfit and grasping a raw chicken thigh, tells his charges… Read More

KRUPP

On January 12, 2015, ALAN, beloved husband of the late Selma Krupp (nee Gross); devoted father of Mindy Krupp, Dr. Bernard (Doris) Krupp, Elaine Krupp and Michael (Nancy) Krupp; loving brother of Gerald (Felice) Krupp and the late Jay Krupp; cherished grandfather of Elysha Krupp-Salasca (Pascal Salasca) and Jillian Krupp-Martindale (Bart Martindale); dear uncle of… Read More

SHERMAN

On December 18, 2014, Sheldon G.; beloved husband of Dorothy Sherman (nee Rehr); adored father of Dan Sherman, Ron Sherman, and Roz (Len) Rus; cherished brother of Donald Sherman, and the late Jerome Sherman, Hilda Zeigler, Samuel Sherman, Rose Levin, and Anita Auerhand; loving grandfather of Jay (Archana) Sherman, Barret Rus, and Janna Rus; loving… Read More

VERNIK

On December 25, 2014, Lyova, beloved husband of the late Gitlya Rabin; loving father of Larisa (Ilyavu) Gavrielova and Semyon (Yana Teller) Vernik; devoted brother of Anatoly Breizman; adored grandfather of Svetlana (Vadim) Bakaev, Alla (Andrew) Goldberg, Natella Gavrielova and Dmitry Vernik; loving great-grandfather of six. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road,… Read More

A Celebration for Everyone

For families with children of differing abilities, creating meaning in Jewish holidays can take on a lot of different forms. That’s why Canton resident Sharon Clark set out to create a new experience for her daughter, Sarah, 3, who is deaf, and other Jewish families with deaf children. Through the Schusterman Family Foundation, Clark won… Read More

MARTHA STEWART’S EDIBLE DREIDELS

12 chocolate kisses 8 ounces melted semisweet chocolate 12 marshmallows 12 thin pretzel sticks 2 ounces melted white chocolate (or any white icing) Dip bottom of chocolate kiss in melted semisweet chocolate. Press onto marshmallow; transfer to a parchment-lined baking sheet. Repeat to make 12 dreidels. Refrigerate for 10 minutes. Cut a small slit in… Read More

PINK APPLESAUCE

1 large jar (48 ounces) sweetened chunky-style applesauce 1 tablespoon (or more to taste) red Cinnamon Imperials candies (found with the cake decorations) Place applesauce in a pot with the cinnamon candies. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer. Simmer for about 30 to 40 minutes, stirring occasionally to melt candies. I sometimes… Read More

VEAL ROAST WITH APRICOTS

5-6 lb. veal roast, tied and unseasoned 1 Vidalia onion, sliced garlic salt paprika coarse black pepper 1 bag dried apricots 1 can regular Coca Cola 1 cup ketchup Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Wash roast and pat dry with paper towel. Line a roasting pan with onion slices. Place roast on top. Sprinkle roast… Read More