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Archive: July 2009

SCONES, SCONES, SCONES

Posted on July 31, 2009

Somehow the image of eating scones while drinking a really good cup of tea always seems so upper class to us! We are not sure why that is so, but, then again, back in Brooklyn, not too many of the neighborhood Joes ate scones. In fact, none of the bakeries even sold them! A good Continue Reading »

THE RECENT RABBINIC SCANDAL

Posted on July 29, 2009

The UTJ has issued the following statement re the recent spate of arrests of rabbis in the Metro NYC area: “The Union for Traditional Judaism and its rabbinic arm, Morashah, the Rabbininc Fellowship of the UTJ, stand in shock and sadness at the crimes allegedly committed by a number of rabbis arrested on July 23, Continue Reading »

SMART JUICE ORGANIC JUICE

Posted on July 28, 2009

This OU certified product is always fresh pressed, 100% juice (not from concentrate), with no additives, no added sugar, no filler juice, no preservatives and made in a green earth friendly processing plant. The product shelf life is 18 months. Oh, and did we mention that it is USDA NOP certified organic? Check out these Continue Reading »

GLATT KOSHER FOOD AT WOODBURY COMMONS

Posted on July 27, 2009

For the longest time, we Jews have wondered what it would take to have a kosher food store at Woodbury Commons, here in NYS. After all, the place is usually very visibly filled with religious Jews who had no real food options up to now. Welcome to KAPLAN’S KOSHER KORNER- It’s Glatt to be Good! Continue Reading »

DECODING FOOD INGREDIENTS

Posted on July 27, 2009

The following appeared on AOL: Decoding Food Ingredients By JUSTINE VAN DER LEUN Posted: 2009-07-22 Sodium Bisulfite Certain toilet bowl cleaners are almost 50 percent sodium bisulfite, and most commercial wines also contain it. When dissolved in water-based liquids, sodium bisulfite releases sulfur gas that kills bacteria, yeasts, molds, and fungi. It also prevents oxidation, Continue Reading »

NON KOSHER VEGGIES???

Posted on July 24, 2009

From the July 22 edition of FAILED MESSIAH.COM Annals of Halakha: Veggies’ Kashrut to be Revoked for Overuse of Pesticides, Chief Rabbi Says Rabbi-Yona.Metzger-cropped Some “bug free” kosher supervised growers prevent the presence of insects by “spraying insecticides in insane quantities.” Veggies’ kashrut may be revoked for over-spraying Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger undertakes unprecedented initiative Continue Reading »

LESSER EVIL SNACKS

Posted on July 23, 2009

Here is a company that cashes in nicely with the latest trend toward healthier snacking. Lesser Evil, an OU-D certified company, makes Krinkle Sticks and Kettle Corn. There are many from which to choose: Kettle Corn: Black and White (cocoa kettle corn mixed with regular) Classic Kettle: Sweet and salty with a buttery finish. Veggie Continue Reading »

AMELLA COCOA BUTTER CARAMELS

Posted on July 22, 2009

This is an amazing treat. It is the sort of treat that brings tears to the eyes of strong men. It is the sort of treat that causes people to close their eyes, bend their knees, and exclaim something along the lines of “Oh my! These are amazing!” Certified OU-D, this is a winner of Continue Reading »

OUTRAGEOUS COOKIE DOUGH

Posted on July 21, 2009

Some of the absolutely bestest (dairy) cookies we have ever had come from the Fat Boy Company, located in New Jersey where they take their cookies very, very seriously. You think Tony Soprano would eat just any kind of cookie? No way! Outrageous Cookie Dough is made of the finest all natural ingredients, comes frozen Continue Reading »

MARY’S GONE CRACKERS

Posted on July 20, 2009

Mary found out the hard way that she can not eat wheat or gluten. Desperate to find a good snack, she created her own! These crackers are OU pareve. Mary bakes crackers (Original, Caraway, Black Pepper, Herb and Onion flavors). Ingredients include whole grain brown rice, organic quinoa, organic flax seeds and organic sesame seeds. Continue Reading »