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Archive: December 2013

KOSHER INFO WE BET YOU NEVER KNEW

Posted on December 31, 2013

FROM FAILED MESSIAH Most kosher meat producers have targets for the amount of heads of cattle that will end up being kosher after slaughter. That target figure is first set by upper management and communicated to the cattle buyers. In general, the higher percentage of kosher heads, the costlier the cattle purchase will be, and Continue Reading »

CHICKEN, SAUSAGE AND BOWTIES

Posted on December 30, 2013

Ingredients Edit and Save Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings 1 (16 ounce) package uncooked farfalle pasta 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1 pound Jack’s Gourmet Kosher hot Italian sausage (we prefer sweet) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, sliced 1 (14.5 ounce) can crushed tomatoes 1/2 cup red wine 2 tablespoons chopped Continue Reading »

OU ANNOUNCES OU-P QUINOA

Posted on December 27, 2013

With a fanfare lacking only trumpets and drum rolls, the OU breathlessly announced that this year they will offer OU Pesach certified Quinoa. Here at the Kosher Nexus, we have long stated that Quinoa is automatically kosher for Pesach. And, if you buy your quinoa before Pesach, you certainly have no Pesach worries. In the Continue Reading »

MY KINGDOM FOR A SQUARE KNISH

Posted on December 26, 2013

FROM KOSHER TODAY COPIAGUE, NY — For those who thought that the knish was a relic of the Lower East Side of yesteryear, think again. A fire at a major producer of knishes became a media story especially when it resulted in a shortage of the iconic square knishes. What we learned through this entire Continue Reading »

NEW CUPPA J HOT COCOA MIX

Posted on December 25, 2013

FROM KOSHER TODAY (DEC 16) NEW YORK — Jay Hill is a seasoned kosher food executive that dates back to his dad’s 999 meat line. A habitual food recipe developer, Jay has come up with what many at the recent Kosherfest called “a big winner.” He has developed and is marketing a new dairy-free (Pareve) Continue Reading »

NEW LOCATION FOR CHOCOLATE WORKS ON LONG ISLAND

Posted on December 24, 2013

CHOCOLATE WORKS IS TRIANGLE CRC CERTIFIED Manhasset is the latest Long Island town to get a big dose of pure sweetness. Chocolate Works, the burgeoning franchise concept that transforms the corner candy shop into an interactive chocolate factory experience, has just opened its third Long Island franchise this quarter. The new Manhasset store is located Continue Reading »

PESSELS PRETZEL CHIPS

Posted on December 23, 2013

EDITORIAL IN FANCY FOOD AND CULINARY PRODUCTS We could not have said this any better: Editor’s Choice: PRESSELS Pretzel Chips (Everything) American cities have a tendency to lay claim to certain foods, attacking counterfeits and taking bragging rights to new extremes. New York has a few items in their winners circle, but the boroughs’ introduction Continue Reading »

5 ABOUT 5 OPENS IN NYC

Posted on December 20, 2013

Modeled on the 5 Shekel food stores in Israel, now there is 5 About 5 in Manhattan. 5 About 5 – Upper West Side By: KoshertopiaAdmin About 5 While many New Yorkers fly to Florida to escape the cold, we had never heard of kosher restaurant that adopted similar seasonal habits until now. Screme Gelato Continue Reading »

BISTRO BURGER OPENS IN GREAT NECK (NY)

Posted on December 19, 2013

Check out this incredible menu: All their steaks and burger meat are from pasture-raised, antibiotic and hormone free from Grow and Behold Food. CLASSIC BURGER (Served on a soft bun) 4oz / 6oz / 8oz – served with Green leaf Lettuce, Beefsteak Tomato, Red Onion, Pickle, Ketchup and Mayo. Choose your side and topping. Choose Continue Reading »

AMAZING CHUTZPAH??

Posted on December 18, 2013

Haredim Complain IDF Military Prisons Not Kosher Enough For Haredi Draft Dodgers Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com The head of the Association for the Welfare of Torani [haredi] Soldiers, Eliyahu Lacks, has reportedly sent a letter to the Office of the State Comptroller complaining that IDF military prisons are not kosher enough for haredim and demanding Continue Reading »