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Snortable Chocolate

THIS PRODUCT IS PROBABLY NOT KOSHER, BUT THE STORY IS WORTH READING ANYWAY. Snortable chocolate is so dangerous that its health effects must be investigated by the feds, Sen. Charles Schumer is urging. You can now snort chocolate to get high Coco Loko — a raw cacao powder infused with a “special energy blend” — […]

Posted on July 18, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Knowing The Kosher Code Words

Knowing the Kosher Code Words Fear of law suits has made all of the kosher agencies very careful in what they say about other hashgachot (supervisions).  The phrase NOT RECOMMENDED is their way of saying they believe the product is not kosher, or, at least, not acceptable to them. This plays out in many ways. […]

Posted on July 13, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Important Info from the OU on Dairy Equipment

The Silk non dairy Milks are labeled OUD, but in fact, its true status, at the present time, is DE (Dairy Equipment). The following products are labeled OUD, but in fact, its true status, at the present time, is DE (Dairy Equipment): Haagen Dazs Chocolate Sorbet Haagen Dazs Cranberry Blueberry Sorbet Haagen Dazs Mango Sorbet Haagen Dazs Orchard Peach Sorbet Haagen Dazs […]

Posted on June 20, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Tea Prices Will Rise – Stock U Up Now

* Tea prices climb after dry weather in top producers India, Kenya * Deadly flooding could hit tea transportation in Sri Lanka * Markets expected to climb further * Higher prices will help tea suppliers in Asia, Africa By Rajendra Jadhav MUMBAI, May 29 The price of tea is likely to climb further this year […]

Posted on June 9, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Cheeses of Nazareth. OK, Kidding. The Many Cheeses of Israel

FOUND ON FACEBOOK Brinza Cheese – ברינזה An Arab semi-hard white cheese derived from cow’s milk. Can be used in cooking.  Around 15% fat content Bulgarian Cheese / Bulgarit – בולגרית A white cheese, similar to Feta but saltier.  Popular in Israel, this cheese originates in the Balkan countries.  From 5% – 28% fat content.  […]

Posted on May 19, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Health, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher News, Uncategorized

Sheila G’s Gluten Free Brownie Brittle

PRESS RELEASE West Palm Beach, Fla.-based Sheila G’s Brownie Brittle has released a set of new gluten-free product varieties for 2017. Now those with gluten sensitivity and others just wishing to reduce their gluten intake can indulge in Sheila G’s two new flavors: Traditional Chocolate Chip and Dark Chocolate Sea Salt. Both flavors are said […]

Posted on April 28, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher Desserts, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

Pepsi 1893 Adds Two New Flavors

PRESS RELEASE 1893 from the Makers of Pepsi-Cola attempts to satisfy elevated palates. The brand introduced two new exciting flavors to its portfolio – Citrus Cola and Black Currant Cola. Following the successful 2016 introduction of 1893 Original Cola and Ginger Cola, the launch of the new flavors demonstrate the brand’s passion for discovery and […]

Posted on April 27, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

Eight (Restaurant in Jerusalem)

Let us begin by saying we were very underwhelmed by the restaurant. Tables are cramped into a small space. Chairs do not have backs, so do not lean back! The service is quite slow, even when the place is not busy. We will say the regular burger is tasty. However, the bun and even the […]

Posted on April 26, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

Reese’s Crunchy Cookie Cup

PRESS RELEASE Reese’s brand confirmed that it is launching a new product – Reese’s Crunchy Cookie Cup. It’s a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup stuffed with crunchy, chocolate cookie bits. The confirmation brings an end to the online #Cupspiracy that started two weeks earlier, driving excitement and anticipation for the newest item. “You could say this […]

Posted on April 25, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Desserts, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

Avocado Oil Ridge Cut Potato Chips (OU-D)

PRESS RELEASE Good Health®, creator of crunchy, crave-worthy snacks that make it easy to make better choices, is adding to its robust portfolio of better-for-you snacks with a new line of Avocado Oil Ridge Cut™ Potato Chips launching at Natural Products Expo West. Harnessing the nutritional power of pure avocado oil, the crunchy new varieties […]

Posted on April 24, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher Desserts, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized