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Archive: April 2004

SHWARMA AND (W)RAPS

Posted on April 30, 2004

April 30, 2004 at 12:08:20a.m. Continuing in the never-ending search for good and affordable eats in Manhattan, my most favorite lunch companion and I have discovered a funky new place – The Kitchen, at 265 West 37th Street (NE corner of 8th Avenue), telephone 212-695-7700; supervision by the OK. The good stuff – the shwarma Continue Reading »

OSEM ENTERS CEREAL MARKET

Posted on April 29, 2004

April 29, 2004 at 9:50:14a.m. Osem is investing 1.5 million Euros to enter the breakfast cereal market under the Bamba label.This will be Osem’s first joint effort with Nestle. A $1 million advertising campaign will launch the Bamba cereal. The cereal is intended for young children. The cereal is based on Osem’s Bamba corn snacks. Continue Reading »

SHECHITA RESUMES AT PLANT

Posted on April 28, 2004

April 28, 2004 at 1:05:47p.m. In our piece concerning the price of kosher meat, we mentioned that a shechita group had ceased working at one abbatoir and had issued a warning against others going there. Here is an update on the situation from Kosher Today: PM Beef Holding has resumed schechita (slaughter) of glatt kosher Continue Reading »

KOSHER LO CARB

Posted on April 27, 2004

April 27, 2004 at 9:44:11a.m. Kosher manufacturers are responding to the low carb craze by rolling out many new lines of their existing products in a low carb, low fat format. The latest addition comes from Brooklyn based-Flaum, which is set to roll out DIET CHEF, a line of low carb and low fat salads. Continue Reading »

NOW I’VE SEEN EVERYTHING

Posted on April 26, 2004

April 26, 2004 at 11:37:11a.m. So there I am, strolling around Manhattan, always looking for a good inexpensive eatery, when I spy a nice-but-unpretentious place called “Bagel Mavens,” with a prominent mezuzah on the doorpost. Looks promising, so I crossed the street to check it out. First, of course, I looked for a certificate of Continue Reading »

THE COST OF KOSHER MEAT

Posted on April 25, 2004

April 25, 2004 at 3:08:45p.m. Not too long ago, over on Kosherblog, they raised the issue of the cost of kosher meat. We would like to offer kudos for a well written article that hits the spot! Indeed, why is kosher meat so expensive? It used to be that kosher meat was either Choice or Continue Reading »

WILD THYMES

Posted on April 22, 2004

April 22, 2004 at 3:11:15p.m. Here’s a company whose products are the ne plus ultra of condiments! WILD THYMES makes a whole host of products, but beware, not all of them are kosher. The kosher products carry the KSA hasgacha. Check each label carefully. So what do they make? How about vinaigrettes, chutneys, fruit spreads, Continue Reading »

PRALINE KUGEL

Posted on April 21, 2004

April 21, 2004 at 12:53:45a.m. This is a great recipe. Everyone likes this kugel and it works both hot and cold. Beware, though, this kugel can become addictive!! 1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) salted butter or margarine 3/4 cup dark brown sugar 1 cup pecans, halved 1 pound wide noodles 4 large eggs 1 teaspoon Continue Reading »

AIN’T THAT A PEACH!!

Posted on April 20, 2004

April 20, 2004 at 10:11:59a.m. Great news out of Georgia! Coming soon to a market near you this summer: the Gulfprince peach. This new peach will tree ripen for three or four days longer than other peaches, and as a result it will be sweeter, juicier, and plumper than other peaches out there. The Gulfprince Continue Reading »

NOW I WILL REALLY NEVER LEAVE HOME!

Posted on April 19, 2004

April 19, 2004 at 1:03:21p.m. Here it is, the definitive couch potato gotta have it, surefire, next big hit! What is it? Glad you asked! From Maytag comes a HOME VENDING MACHINE. Yup, you read right. Hurry off to Home Depot and buy a SkyBox (approx. $600) for your TV room. Why have to shlep Continue Reading »