Miscellaneous

BY Levana Kirschenbaum
September 5, 2012

Whatever our culinary background may be, one thing unites all cuisines at Rosh Hashanah time: A sweet ingredient must be present in the dish, the Jewish way to usher in a sweet year is by way of the kitchen.CONTINUE »

January 13, 2012

Foods often act like a magic time machine that can transport us back to the good old days. Scientists say it has to do with neurons and olfactory sensors, but all I know is that our sense of smell has power to bring back vivid memories.CONTINUE »

October 21, 2011

Just because Eric Radz doesn’t root for the hometown football team — so what if he admits he cheers for its arch-rival? — doesn’t mean he can’t serve up a mean tailgate. Every season, Radz, a construction attorney with Ober, Kaler (and yes, a Pittsburgh Steelers fan), will fire up a menu for family and CONTINUE »

BY Ilene Spector
December 29, 2010

Special to the Jewish Times Whoa, those Thanksgiving leftovers flowed into Chanukah so quickly that, by the lighting of the fourth candle, I thought I was in trouble. Yet I managed to keep my last menu green and abundantly tasteful.  Menu is perhaps the wrong word. … It didn’t even qualify for a full buffet, CONTINUE »

The Baltimore Music School celebrates its 15th anniversary.
BY Barbara Pash
June 5, 2009

It has been 15 years since Janna Friedman opened her Baltimore Music School. In that time,she has watched the school grow in numbers—in terms of students, locations and instruments taught. Mrs.Friedman and her husband, Simon, immigrated to Baltimore in 1979 from the Ukrainian capital of Kiev. At that time,Mrs.Friedman, a former concert pianist in the CONTINUE »