D’var Torah, Liberal-Style

Rabbi Yerachmiel Shapiro’s column (“Have Faith, And No Goal Is Too Lofty,” May 31) noted that the spies Moses sent to check out Canaan displayed diffidence — that is, lack of faith — that the Creator could keep His promise to deliver that land into the Israelites’ hands. But what if instead of diffidence, the… Read More

‘Time Of My Life’

Countless kids in America grow up dreaming to be professional athletes. At 14, Warren Sollod of Pikesville embarked on what many of those same kids would consider the next best thing. For the 1958, 1959 and 1960 seasons, a teenage Sollod served as an Orioles batboy, observing and interacting with hometown heroes such as Brooks… Read More

Classic Fried Salami

Meat Ingredients midget kosher salami,  sliced thin 6 extra large eggs salt to taste Directions In a hot frying pan fry the salami slices until crisp about 4 minutes. While the salami is frying crack and check eggs. Stir eggs with spoon do not overbeat. Add egg over salami and cook until firm. Salt to… Read More

Brisket in Marinade

Meat Ingredients 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/2 tsp. black pepper 1 tsp finely chopped fresh parsley 1/2 tsp finely chopped fresh marjoram 4 lbs brisket 2 cups finely dices onion 2 cups red wine Directions Mix lemon juice,  pepper, parsley and marjoram together.  Coat the brisket with the mixture and let marinate overnight in the… Read More

No Fail Apple Cobbler

Pareve Ingredients 6-8 apples 1/2 lemon 1 teaspoon sugar 2 eggs 5 tablespoons oil 1 cup sugar 1 cup potato starch 1 teaspoon orange juice Directions Slice 6-8 apples (peeled) into a greased pie pan. Sprinkle the juice of 1/2 lemon and 1 teaspoon sugar on the apples. Mix batter together and spoon batter over… Read More

Chocolate Matzo Torte

Pareve Ingredients 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 lb blanched almonds grated finely 1/2 cup cocoa 1/2 lb raisins 1/3 cup Matzo Cake Meal 1/4 cup fresh orange juice (not from concentrate) 1/4 cup white wine Directions Beat the sugar and egg yolks until very light.  Add the almonds, cocoa, raisins and Matzo meal. Mix well. Add… Read More

Easy Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Meat Ingredients ground beef ketchup ginger ale (use golden ginger ale, if available) Directions Mold meatballs – large for dinner, small size for cocktail. In a pot mix together equal amounts of ketchup and ginger ale. Add meatballs to the mixture, cooking on low light for 1 hour. Add more ginger ale if needed. Add… Read More

Famous Hartman Sticky Apples

Dairy Ingredients 3 cups sugar 2 cups corn syrup 2 oz. butter 1 cup water Directions Cook to 240 degrees and then add 4 oz. bitter sweet chocolate. Then continue cooking to 250 degrees only. Have fun!