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Archive: March 2007

NO POT IN YOUR PASSOVER POTS!!

Posted on March 30, 2007

Sheera Claire Frenkel, THE JERUSALEM POST Mar. 27, 2007 ———————————————————————— Every Sunday school student knows Pessah for its ban on food that rises, but a growing number of Jews are asking whether the holiday also precludes them from getting high. Hemp has increasingly been spotted on the list of kitniyot, or legumes, that Ashkenazi Jews Continue Reading »

MATZAH FARFEL APPLE PUDDING

Posted on March 29, 2007

Someone left this recipe in my mailbox the other day. So, we tried it. We liked it. We liked it a whole lot!! MATZOH FARFEL APPLE PUDDING 1 lb Matzo farfel 12 Eggs 2 1/2 c Sugar 1 Lemon, juiced 1/2 Lemon rind, grated 1 ts Salt or to taste 2 ts Cinnamon 1/8 lb Continue Reading »

COMING SOON: DIET COKE PLUS

Posted on March 28, 2007

This is a press release recently issued by Coca Cola North America- COCA-COLA NORTH AMERICA ANNOUNCES PLANS TO LAUNCH DIET COKE PLUSâ„¢ “Great Taste Has Its Benefits” ATLANTA, March 22, 2007 – Coca-Cola North America today announced it will launch Diet Coke Plusâ„¢, a sparkling, calorie-free beverage with vitamins and minerals. In addition to providing Continue Reading »

A SUPER PASSOVER DESSERT

Posted on March 27, 2007

CHOCOLATE MATZAH 1 lg. pkg. chocolate chips (or 12 oz. chopped chocolate bar) 1 tbsp. butter 4 Matzah Need saucepan or double boiler, cooking sheet, waxed paper, mixing spoon, rolling pin and measuring spoon. 1. Melt chocolate and butter over low heat, stir to prevent burning. 2. Break matzah into small pieces and stir into Continue Reading »

SO HOW HARD IS IT TO BOIL AN EGG???

Posted on March 26, 2007

Passover means eggs- lots of eggs. And in that pyramid of eggs, there are a whole lot of hard boiled eggs. Yet, it seems that far too many people do not know how to make the perfect hard cooked egg. So, the Kosher Nexus blog (via Southern Living magazine) rides to the rescue. Here is Continue Reading »

OPERATION PESACH HOT LINE

Posted on March 25, 2007

Once again, the UTJ is proud to offer a toll free number (good all over the USA and Canada) for you at Passover time. Rabbis will be standing by to answer your questions about Passover. The toll free number is 1 888 MATZAH 1 (use the 9 key for the Z) Also, you can email Continue Reading »

SO NOW WHAT WILL WE JEWS EAT?

Posted on March 23, 2007

The following article appeared on AOL, and details some serious health concerns……….. Chinese Restaurant Food Called Unhealthy Study Casts Critical Eye at Typical Menu By LIBBY QUAID AP WASHINGTON (March 21) – The typical Chinese restaurant menu is a sea of nutritional no-nos, a consumer group has found. A plate of General Tso’s chicken, for Continue Reading »

PINEAPPLE FARFEL SURPRIZE

Posted on March 22, 2007

PINEAPPLE FARFEL SURPRISE 1 box (ie, 6 cups) matzah farfel 8 eggs, beaten 11/2 to 2 teaspoons of vanilla 2 sticks margarine ( 1/2 stick for pan, remainder for recipe) 16 ounce can of crushed pineapple, including the juice 1 bag (12 or 16 ounces) of mixed dry fruit, minced (optional) 2 teaspoons cinnamon 9 Continue Reading »

DO WE FEEL STUPID OR WHAT?

Posted on March 21, 2007

Turns out the whole kosher for Passover gasoline story was a fake. A put-on. Or, as my beloved zaydeh used to say, invent a better mousetrap and along will come a better class of mice. Here is what Avi’s Corner had to say: For the record, I don’t believe that this story is real, especially Continue Reading »

KOSHER GASOLINE PART TWO

Posted on March 20, 2007

We are not sure just what bothers us the most about yesterday’s story concerning kosher for Passover gasoline. Frankly, we think the whole thing stinks! Here, then, in no particular order are the things that bother us about the whole situation. We are NOT forbidden to derive benefit from corn on Passover. The station owner’s Continue Reading »