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Archive: January 2009

SPICE HUNTER- SPICES AND BLENDS

Posted on January 16, 2009

Finding a niche between gourmet and healthy, The Spice Hunter offers more than just flavor. By listening to consumers, The Spice Hunter has developed a unique line of over 300 products that serve the needs of gourmet and natural food consumers. We search the world to supply cooking enthusiasts with over 140 spices and seasoning Continue Reading »

OUR BLOG AND KASHRUS MAGAZINE

Posted on January 14, 2009

Rabbi Yosef Wikler, editor of Kashrus Magazine who has worked on his labor of love for a very long time, was not pleased with our three articles criticizing his magazine article about the possible collapse of kashruth. For that we are sorry. The three articles were not meant as an attack on the good rabbi. Continue Reading »

INTERESTING ARTICLE ABOUT TREFE COLORING AGENT

Posted on January 13, 2009

FROM FOX NEWS: Got bugs? Got waffles, lipstick, yogurt or strawberry milk? How about candy, shampoo and nail polish? The FDA says scattered allergic reactions are the basis for the rule concerning dye derived from the crushed cochineal bug. Unknown and unnoticed by most consumers, the juice of a tiny beetle first used by 16th Continue Reading »

SOME RECIPES ARE BETTER NOT MADE!

Posted on January 12, 2009

Here is a recipe we can not ever imagine serving: Fresh Fruit Salad with a bonus At first glance this looks like a lovely fresh fruit cup. It is up to the point that they added the canned tuna. Yummy slices and wedges of fresh fruit with a refreshing yogurt fruit dressing. Why did they Continue Reading »

BEN & JERRY’S: YES, PECAN ICECREAM

Posted on January 9, 2009

Renames ice cream in honor of Obama theme, ‘Yes, We Can’ Newsday.com 8:08 AM EST, January 8, 2009 BURLINGTON, Vt. – Vermont ice cream company, Ben & Jerry’s, is wasting no time ringing in the leadership changes in Washington, D.C., by renaming its butter pecan flavor “Yes Pecan” in its Scoop Shops for the month Continue Reading »

KOSHER FOOD IN HOSPITALS

Posted on January 8, 2009

FROM KOSHER TODAY (Monday, Jan 5, 2009) Hospitals Cope With Growing Demand for Kosher By Raffi Rosenzweig, New York…In the Tri-State area’s giant hub of kosher food, an industry that is a major kosher-food provider often gets overlooked. Yet the main hospitals in New York City, as well as hospitals in other major markets, are Continue Reading »

THE SKY IS FALLING- PART THREE

Posted on January 7, 2009

The article on the possible collapse of kosher continues with : “Fact: Shochtim are being pressured to work unrealistic hours.” Yup, it is true. Of course, “unrealistic” is a relative term. The article conveniently forgets to tell us just what that means. Do they have to work a longer day? Are work periods longer and Continue Reading »

KASHRUS MAGAZINE: THE SKY IS FALLING!!

Posted on January 6, 2009

We once commented that at Kashrus (sic) magazine, they live for each crisis that comes along. In a more cynical moment, we even claimed that they once noted that the current crisis was that there was no crisis! Well, boys and girls, thank goodness, this time around Chicken Little has her wings full, because the Continue Reading »

THE SKY IS FALLING- PART TWO

Posted on January 4, 2009

The article we referenced yesterday, also contains the following tidbit: “Fact: Two Manhattan kosher restaurants just went non kosher. There were not enough customers to warrant keeping them kosher and paying the mashgiach for his services.” This presages the collapse of Kosher? Puhleeze! In Bergen County, a restaurant once closed for Pesach and reopened as Continue Reading »

OU, VEGAN SNACKS

Posted on January 2, 2009

NuGo Nutrition offers three wonderful treats. All of them are OU certified, pareve and vegan. They contain no gluten and are dairy and soy free. So what do they offer? How about the DARK CHOCOLATE CRUNCH bar? Or the DARK CHOCOLATE TRAIL MIX? Or the CARROT CAKE? On the web, you can find them at Continue Reading »