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Chag Kasher V’Sameach

NO POST TODAY. CHAG KASHER V’SAMEACH

Posted on April 11, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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The Star-K Posts Ridiculous Measures for “K’Zayit”

FROM THE STAR-K GUIDE TO PESACH This is beyond accuracy, legitimacy, and intelligence. Puleeze! Saychel, apparently, is an eideleh zach. . Kizayis Measurement2 – 1.27 fl. oz. (38 ml) – If one eats a kizayis of bread, he must recite birchas hamazon. Similarly, if one eats a kizayis of any other food, a bracha acharona […]

Posted on April 7, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Overnight Matza Breakfast Bake

FROM FAMILY FRIENDS FOOD BLOG *This one is killer! Ingredients 2 sheets matza 250ml (1 cup) very hot water 100ml (scant half cup) milk 1 egg 50g (quarter cup) sugar (or use less, to taste) few drops vanilla 25g (2 tbsp) raisins 1 tbsp brown sugar 0.25 tsp cinnamon Instructions Break the matza into smallish […]

Posted on April 6, 2017 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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OU List of Products with No Certification That Are OK to Use on Pesach

These products need no certification, and may be used on Pesach ALUMINUM FOIL ALUMINUM FOIL BAKING PANS BABY OINTMENTS BAGS (PAPER OR PLASTIC) BODY WASH BOWL AND TUB CLEANERS CANDLES CARDBOARD CARPET CLEANERS CHARCOAL CHEESE CLOTHS CONDITIONERS COPPER AND METAL CLEANERS CORK COSMETICS (EXCEPT POSSIBLY LIPSTICKS, SEE BELOW) CUPCAKE HOLDERS CUPS (PAPER, PLASTIC OR STYROFOAM) […]

Posted on April 5, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Charoset London Broil

FROM BUSY IN BROOKLYN BLOG Charoset London Broil 1 1/2-2 lb. london broil, shoulder blade cut (see note) 1/2 cup dry red wine 1/4 cup walnut oil 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp silan (date honey), divided 1 apple, grated (I used Granny Smith) 1/8 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp coarse black pepper Kosher salt and freshly […]

Posted on April 4, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Memories of the Pesachs We One Had

Passover2017 When I was a kid, movie theaters, gas stations, and supermarkets gave away free dishes. You could also get free dishes in detergent boxes. More often than not, the dishes were glass, what we called Depression glass. The glass was thick, heavy, and not very pretty to look at, but free obviates a lot […]

Posted on April 3, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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New Kosher Wines for Passover

FROM KOSHER TODAY New Wines for Passover 2017 Run the Gamut The biggest news for kosher wines in 2017 is that there is really no trend and the cross section of new wines is perhaps the best testimony to the fact just how much the category has grown in recent years. Some of the new […]

Posted on March 31, 2017 at 12:01 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Carrot/Horseradish Relish (Delish!)

FROM SAVEUR MAGAZINE Ingredients 1 lb. carrots (about 5 medium), trimmed and roughly chopped 8 oz. fresh horseradish, peeled and coarsely grated 3 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp. finely grated lemon zest 1⁄4 cup sugar 1⁄4 cup distilled white vinegar 1⁄2 tsp. kosher salt Instructions Place the carrots in a medium […]

Posted on March 30, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Totally New for Pesach in 2017

FROM KOSHER TODAY Products for Kids Lead Pack of Nearly 300 New Items for Passover 2017 by Eda Kram, New Product Showcase Editor New York – An estimated 300 new items will be on grocery shelves this Passover but one category that stands out is kids products, the annual survey by Kosher Today shows. Kosher […]

Posted on March 29, 2017 at 10:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Chocolate Matza Brittle

We eat this stuff faster than we can make it! We finally got smart and started doubling the recipe! Matza 2 sticks of pareve margarine 1 cup of brown sugar 1 bag of chocolate chips HINT Cover a cookie pan with foil. It makes cleanup easier. Line the cookie pan with matzas. It is ok […]

Posted on March 28, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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