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Archive: August 2011

EDAMAME 101

Posted on August 31, 2011

FROM PHIL LEMPERT, SUPERMARKET GURU Edamame 101 August 29, 2011 What is Edamame? Edamame means “beans on branches” because they grow in clusters on bush branches. They are young soy beans and are a nutritional powerhouse and a staple in Japanese cuisine. How to Buy: Available year round fresh or frozen in the produce or Continue Reading »

HALF OF U.S. ADULTS WILL BE OBESE BY 2030

Posted on August 30, 2011

Half of U.S. adults will be obese by 2030, report says By Jennifer Huget, Based on trends, half of the adults in the United States will be obese by 2030 unless the government makes changing the food environment a policy priority, according to a report released Thursday on the international obesity crisis in the British Continue Reading »

KOSHER CHAMPAGNE ON TIME FOR ROSH HASHANAH

Posted on August 29, 2011

FROM KOSHER TODAY (AUG 22) Break Out the Champagne, Especially if it’s Drappier Bayonne NJ…While kosher consumers have in recent years been blessed with an unprecedented array of wines from around the world, the pace has not been as rapid with champagne, that is until recently. Royal Wine Corp., the largest importer & distributor of Continue Reading »

FOOD LABEL LITERACY

Posted on August 26, 2011

Food label descriptions defined The Arizona Republic Eating healthfully requires label literacy – knowing what such designations as “all-natural” and “free-range” mean. Today’s food labels can confuse even health-savvy shoppers. Take “all natural,” which implies that the food is as close to nature as possible. In reality, the government requires that natural meats, poultry and Continue Reading »

BLUEBERRY AND ALMOND RICE SALAD

Posted on August 25, 2011

BLUEBERRY AND ALMOND RICE SALAD 3 cups cooked long grain rice, chilled or at room temperature 3/4 to 1 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp finely chopped fresh garlic 1 1/2 to 2 tbsp mayonnaise 2 to 3 tsp olive oil (preferably garlic infused) Salt to taste 1 cup fresh blueberries or dried cranberries (see tips Continue Reading »

BARUCH DAYAN HA-EMET RABBI J RALBAG

Posted on August 24, 2011

FROM KOSHER TODAY (AUG. 22) Rabbi Yosef Ralbag, a Kosher Pioneer, Preceded Kosher Revolution New York…by Kosher Today Staff Reporters…Rabbi Yosef Ralbag, the founder of the Triangle K Kosher Certification agency, passed away recently but his legacy was that of a pioneer who sought to bring kashrus to the masses. According to kashrus sources, Rabbi Continue Reading »

STAR-K KOSHER SLURPEES LIST

Posted on August 24, 2011

7-Eleven Slurpee List* (U.S. stores only) August 2011 The following list is for consumer information only and is accurate at the time of printing. The flavors listed are not certified by Star-K. 7-Eleven Slurpee flavors are certified by the kosher certifications listed next to the flavor heading. The Star-K does not certify individual 7-Eleven locations. Continue Reading »

LEMON LINGUINI WITH CUCUMBERS AND MINT

Posted on August 23, 2011

This is a great summer recipe! Quick Lemon Linguini with Cucumbers and Mint by Meghan Pembleton 8 ounces dry linguini 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil Juice and zest of 1/2 lemon 2 small green onions, chopped 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint 1 teaspoon freshly ground Italian seasoning 1 medium cucumber, chopped Prepare linguini according to Continue Reading »

NEW! TRIPLE DOUBLE OREO COOKIES

Posted on August 22, 2011

At Last! The New TRIPLE DOUBLE OREO Cookie Hitting Shelves Now After Months of Anticipation, OREO Launches New “Twist” on Milk’s Favorite Cookie KRAFT FOODS INC. TRIPLE DOUBLE OREO In early May, word of the yet-to-be released TRIPLE DOUBLE OREO cookie reached the Internet and within hours, OREO fans were buzzing throughout social media about Continue Reading »

AMAZING DISCOVERY

Posted on August 19, 2011

U.S. Scientists Discover Natural Agent That Kills Bacteria in Food MINNEAPOLIS – U.S. scientists discovered a naturally-occurring agent that destroys the bacteria that cause meat, fish, eggs and dairy products to rot. Researchers at the University of Minnesota reported the discovery of bisin — a naturally-occurring compound produced by some types of bacteria. The agent Continue Reading »