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Archive: November 2009

PAREVE PUMPKIN CHALLAH

Posted on November 16, 2009

Pumpkin Challah (Parve) This one is from Martha Stewart’s Living Yield: 4 loaves (12 “slices” each) 2-1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast or 1 1/2 packages 3/4 cup egg yolks (11 or 12 large eggs) 1 large egg yolk for glaze 1 tablespoon salt 2 tablespoons canola oil 1/2 cup honey 15 ounces pumpkin puree 1-1/2 Continue Reading »

NATIONAL BIRD DAY IS COMING

Posted on November 13, 2009

Here in the USA, soon enough it will be Thanksgiving. In truth, we always celebrate Thanksgiving. Yes, we know lots of people who say that as Jews we give thanks every day, but we also believe that it is appropriate for us to join in a national day of thanksgiving for this country of ours. Continue Reading »

FABULOUS TURKEY BURGERS

Posted on November 12, 2009

From the UTJ’s Southern test kitchen and Chef Andrea comes this fabo recipe: 1 Grated Green Apple 1 Stalk Finely Chopped Celery 1 Small Finely Chopped Onion 1/2 Bottle (small) Chutney or 3 oz Apricot Preserves 2 T Lemon Juice 1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Parsley 4 to 6 Shakes Bottled Hot Sauce 1/2 tsp Salt Continue Reading »

SHAME ON THE SAMUEL FIELDS “Y”

Posted on November 11, 2009

Here is a note sent by the Samuel Fields Y, located in Queens, NY, about a fund raiser they are holding: Hello Camp Families, On Tuesday November 10, 2009 the Samuel Field Y will be running a fundraiser at Burger King in Douglaston Plaza from 12:00PM-8:00PM to benefit youth and camping services. Attached is the Continue Reading »

GRANDPA’S COFFEE CAKE

Posted on November 10, 2009

This OU certified company makes pareve, pat yisrael coffee cakes. The taste is surprisingly fresh and moist for a pareve cake. We sampled different flavors and found them all to be quite good. The flavor list includes: Original Cinnamon with California Walnuts. Grandpa and Granny Smith Apple Walnut Banana Walnut Chocolate Chip Europa Wild Blueberry Continue Reading »

HAMSA RESTAURANT

Posted on November 9, 2009

We recently lucked into a very nice restaurant in Tenafly, NJ. Hamsa bills itself as a Moroccan restaurant, but the menu is generally skewed to the total Sephardic rather than the more narrow category of Moroccan. The decor is subdued and the lighting soft. The walls are covered with hamsas of every color and type Continue Reading »

WISE TO BUY THESE PRODUCTS

Posted on November 6, 2009

Wise Organic Pastures produces organic, kosher chickens and beef. The birds are fed only organic feed, never get antibiotics, are free range birds, and processed according to strict guidelines for food safety and animal welfare. The beef is pasture raised with access to fresh air and the outdoors, grain finished on organic feed, never get Continue Reading »

MANISCHEWITZ TO LAUNCH NEW CAMPAIGN

Posted on November 5, 2009

It’s a Fine Broth of a Campaign Published: November 2, 2009 Man-O-man! A vintage advertising slogan is being revived by a marketer of kosher foods as it seeks to make further inroads into the mainstream. An ad for Manischewitz, the leading marketer of kosher foods. You have probably guessed from that clue that the marketer Continue Reading »

KOZY SHACK READY GRAINS CEREAL

Posted on November 4, 2009

This is a wonderful idea and a product whose time has clearly come. Individual serve packs of cereal. But not just any old kind of cereal- no siree, Bob! The ready to eat pack contains cereal and low fat milk so you can either eat it hot or cold. Flavors include: Apple Cinnamon, Maple Brown Continue Reading »

SIGNS OF THE “JEWISH ZODIAC”

Posted on November 3, 2009

There is a relatively new company out there called JEWISH ZODIAC. The owner, Seth Front, is a comedy writer and graduate of USC Film School. One day he had his “Eureka” moment and wondered, as he read the Chinese Zodiac on a restaurant place mat, why is there no Jewish Zodiac? So he created one! Continue Reading »