Archive for the ‘Holidays’ Category

Thanksgiving

Growing up in New England, Thanksgiving was a real American holiday.  Back in those days, there was no Black Friday or Cyber Monday to distract us.  Our small town, much like other small, New England towns, had a town “Service” that invoked God in nonspecific ways.  The town “Service” usually consisted of the local school […]

Posted on November 23, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Brownie Brittle Introduces New Flavors For That Other Holiday Season

  Brownie Brittle has six new products that would make for the perfect snacks or gifts this holiday season! Some of the company’s best-selling items will be made with a holiday twist. Thindulgent Chocolate Bark will be offered in a two new flavors: Dark Chocolate Peppermint and Caramel Pretzel Milk Chocolate. Each bag sells for […]

Posted on November 20, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, In the Home, Kosher Desserts, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher New Products, Kosher News

Autumn Pasta Salad

FROM MR FOOD (8-ounce) package elbow macaroni 1 cup chopped cooked rotisserie chicken 1 cup chopped apples 1 cup chopped pears 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped candied walnuts 1 cup mayonnaise 3 tablespoons maple syrup 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon salt What To Do: In a medium […]

Posted on October 16, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Chag Sameach

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Posted on October 13, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Chag Sameach

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Posted on October 12, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Shana Tova

No update today   Shana tova!

Posted on September 22, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Shana Tova

No update today.   Shana tova!

Posted on September 21, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Pre Rosh Hashana Ruminations

When we were kids (it was a long time ago), September meant the end of summer.  It also meant the start of a new school year.  The start of a new school year meant new clothes.  New clothes meant that on the first day of school, you immediately fell into one of two different groups- […]

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Sefardic Jeweled Rice for Rosh Hashana

FROM THE NOSHER Ingredients 1 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp sweet paprika 1/2 tsp turmeric 1/4 tsp cumin 1/8 tsp black pepper 4 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil divided, plus 1 teaspoon 2 medium size onions, diced small 10 dried apricots, quartered 6 dried figs (we used Smyrna), quartered 1/4 cup dried cherries 1/4 cups […]

Posted on September 18, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Black Cherry Soda Ice Cream Float

RECIPE BY SHANNON SARNA Ingredients black cherry soda dark rum (optional, for adults only)   (Trust us, this is not an option.  It is a requirement!) vanilla ice cream whipped cream sprinkles (optional) maraschino cherries (optional) Directions Add 1-2 scoops of vanilla ice cream to each glass. Top with black cherry soda, allowing foam to subside […]

Posted on July 28, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, In the Home, Kosher Desserts, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes