Unstuffed Cabbage (Pracas) (Meat)

Sauce: 1 large onion, diced 2 pounds cabbage, diced or shredded 8-ounce can tomato sauce 28-ounce can tomatoes with juice or diced tomatoes, with juice 1 cup water 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/4 cup raisins, optional Meatballs: 1 pound ground beef or turkey 2 teaspoons Worcestershire… Read More

Easy Internet Hamantaschen (Dairy/Pareve)

1/2 cup butter or margarine, room temperature 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1 tablespoon milk or pareve almond milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 11/4 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Beat the butter and sugar until smooth. Add egg, milk, vanilla and lemon zest until thoroughly mixed. Sift together the flour,… Read More

GREEN TAHINI DIP Pareve

1 large clove garlic, cut in half 1 cup green flat-leaf parsley 11/2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup tahini 11/4 cups water Place all ingredients in a food processor. You may need more water for thinner sauce. Taste and set aside. Serve with cooked (fried or baked) chicken strips and/or raw vegetables…. Read More

ROASTED ROMANIAN RATATOUILLE Pareve

2 pounds fleshy sauce tomatoes, such as Roma 4-6 medium-size green or white narrow zucchini, about 11/2 pounds 2 medium eggplants, about 11/2 pounds 3-4 sweet red peppers 1-2 onions, peeled 6-8 large garlic cloves, peeled 1 tablespoon sweet or hot paprika, or a mix 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 2 bay leaves extra virgin olive… Read More

AMELIA’S “MANTA RAY” CEVICHE Pareve

1 pound firm-fleshed fish, skinned, very fresh fillets, such as halibut, mahimahi or white sea bass 11/2 cups fresh lime juice (from 6 large limes) 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (about 2 large lemons) 1/2 small red onion 1/4 cup snipped fresh chives, in 1/8-inch pieces 1 to 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1… Read More

Stevenson Chabad Hearings Come to a Close

David Thaler, president of engineering firm D.S. Thaler and Associates, testifies at the final  Baltimore County hearing on a proposed Chabad synagogue on Stevenson Road. (Marc Shapiro)

Hearings over a proposed Chabad synagogue on Stevenson Road came to a close on Monday following the eighth session. Rabbi Velvel Belinsky proposes building a two-story synagogue with a 4,000 square-foot footprint in the 8400 block of Stevenson Road to serve as a permanent home for his Ariel Jewish Center and Synagogue, a Chabad-Lubavitch congregation… Read More

THANKSGIVING ROLLS 101 Pareve/Dairy

Ingredients: • packages of frozen dinner or small challah rolls • melted butter or margarine • fresh rosemary, chopped • coarse sea salt (or kosher salt) Directions: Spray a baking pan with butter or olive oil spray.  Place frozen rolls, leaving enough space between them to expand. Cover with a dish towel and let them… Read More

PUMPKIN-SWIRLED MINI-CHEESECAKES Pareve/Dairy

Crust ingredients: scant 1¹∕3 cups graham cracker crumbs ½ teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons sugar 6 full tablespoons unsalted butter or pareve margarine, melted Cheesecake ingredients: 16 ounces cream cheese or Toffuti, softened 1 cup powdered sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 egg whites Pumpkin swirl ingredients: full ¹∕3 cup pumpkin puree 1½ teaspoons cinnamon ½… Read More

VEGETARIAN KASHA CHILI Pareve

Ingredients: 1 28-ounce can stewed tomatoes, broken into smaller pieces 3 cups vegetable broth 1 tablespoon chili powder, or more to taste 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon each of ground oregano and celery salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 1 full teaspoon crushed garlic, or more to taste ½ large onion, diced small… Read More