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Archive: January 2007

JERUSALEM GOES GLATT!

Posted on January 18, 2007

When we were here one month ago, we couldn’t help but notice that more and more restaurants are going Glatt. Was this a sign of anything or just a case of good business practices??? From Kosher Today this week, comes this story about the Glatt-ification of Jerusalem: Jerusalem Establishments Left With Little Choice But to Continue Reading »

A PAREVE ICE CREAM WORTHY OF THE NAME

Posted on January 17, 2007

Finally, a pareve ice cream that tastes good and is actually worth eating. From Turtle Mountain comes some new products that you will want to grace your shabbat dessert table…….. The company offers SO DELICIOUS pareve ice cream and PURELY DECADENT pareve ice cream. Both are extraordinary products. We tried some of each and they Continue Reading »

AND AWAY WE GO……….

Posted on January 16, 2007

Please God, this Tuesday, we leave for Israel once again. This time we will be in the Holy Land for two weeks. Yup, count ’em- fourteen days! It’s a mechiyah. We will probably not hit any new places, but rather will hit some of the old standards and dependable stand bys. But, we shall keep Continue Reading »

A JEW GROWS IN BROOKLYN- THE SHOW

Posted on January 15, 2007

This past motzei shabbat, we set off for the wilds of Manhattan and went to see A JEW GROWS IN BROOKLYN.This one man show, starring Jake Ehrenreich, is a most wonderful diversion. In short, we had a blast! Jake stands on stage and often breaks the third wall and engages the audience in conversation. Not Continue Reading »

REALLY TRAGIC BEER NEWS

Posted on January 12, 2007

Price of beer seen going higherBy LAUREN SHEPHERD ASSOCIATED PRESS1/10/2007 NEW YORK – Before making a beer run, lager lovers may soon need to start searching suds-soaked sofas for a few more dollars and cents thanks, in part, to the rising cost of barley. Production numbers are down and costs are up for the grain, Continue Reading »

SNAPPLE RED

Posted on January 11, 2007

Snapple adds RED TEA to their rapidly growing empire of great teas. Here is the company’s press release: Snapple Waves Red, White and Green for America’s Tea Lovers Category Leader Continues to Redefine the Tea Phenomenon with Newest Red Tea Addition to its ‘Good For You’ Super Premium Line RYE BROOK, N.Y., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ Continue Reading »

ZAKAIM BROS ON THE MIDROCHOV

Posted on January 10, 2007

Another one of our favorite stores on the Midrochov is Zakaim Bros, located at 7 Ben Yehuda Street. They are at the bottom of the Midrochov. Joseph (he should live and be well until 120!) and Alfred (Ellie) are the father and son who run this store. They deal in all sorts of gold and Continue Reading »

DIABETIC SAFE PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

Posted on January 9, 2007

MAGICAL PEANUT BUTTER COOKIESby Paula Deen Some dear people sent us this recipe. They said that they had tried it and found it quite tasty. Plus, as we said above, it is safe for diabetics. So, who ever you are Paula Deen, thank you! 1 cup peanut butter, creamy or crunchy 1 1/3 cups baking Continue Reading »

THE HOT FLAVOR COMBOS COMING OUR WAY

Posted on January 8, 2007

No doubt, you often wake up in the middle of the night and wonder just what new flavor combinations will be hot in the new year. After all, how long can just plain old fashioned lime stand alone as a hot flavor? Well, sit up and wonder no more. Why? Because the Kosher Nexus has Continue Reading »

GABRIEL RESTAURANT IN JERUSALEM

Posted on January 5, 2007

We have so far avoided writing about one last restaurant we visited in Israel while we were there in December visiting the kids. Why? Well, to put it simply we were so overwhelmed by the food, service and decor that we just couldn’t find the right words to convey our appreciation for the place. The Continue Reading »