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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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Passover 101 – A Guide

PASSOVER 101 Shalom and welcome to the Passover issue of the Kosher Nexus. In this special edition, you will find a wealth of information for Passover. We all hope that this issue will help you with everything from preparing your home to purchasing Kosher L’Pesah products. From all of us, and the Union for Traditional […]

Posted on March 27, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Passover Sweet Potato Kugel

SWEET POTATO KUGEL (From No Cholesterol Passover Recipes, by Debra Wasserman) Serves 12. Ingredients: 6 small sweet potatoes, peeled and grated 3 apples, peeled and grated 1 cup raisins 1 cup matzo meal 2 tsp cinnamon 1 cup fruit juice or water Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Mix ingredients together. Press into large baking dish. […]

Posted on March 24, 2017 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Passover FAQ for 5777

PASSOVER FAQ- UPDATED FOR 5777 Every year, the number of questions we receive at the Operation Pesah Hot Line continues to grow and grow. We are most pleased to note this increase as it points to a heightened level of awareness and observance of the holiday. Included in this special edition of the Kosher Nexus […]

Posted on March 23, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Rabbi Moshe Feinstein’s Peanut Tshuvah (English Translation)

“Concerning peanuts, which were called stashkes in Europe—they have been accepted as being permitted on Pesach and are not considered kitniyos (legumes that are forbidden on Pesach) because all the reasons for the prohibition of kitniyos do not apply to peanuts. Peanuts are not sown in fields (with grain), and even if they were there […]

Posted on March 22, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Our Position on Kitniyot

OUR POSITION ON KITNIYOT OUR POSITION ON KITNIYOT DERIVATIVES KITNIYOT Perhaps no issue stirs as much debate as the debate swirling around kitniyot- generally translated as legumes. According to Ashenazi custom and law, we are not allowed to eat kitniyot on Pesach. Rabbi Yosef Karo, the creator of the Shulchan Aruch called the custom of […]

Posted on March 19, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Pesach Will Be Here Before You Know It!

Have Pesach questions? Contact koshernexusrabbi@gmail.com We respond to all queries in a timely manner.

Posted on February 28, 2017 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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A GREAT PESACH SNACK

Our family loves this one! 1 cup (2 ounces) matzo farfel 1/4 cup each dark and golden raisins 1/2 ounce each, shelled walnuts, coarsely chopped, shelled whole almonds 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon oil 1 tablespoon honey Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In medium bowl combine matzo farfel, raisins, and nuts; set aside. In […]

Posted on April 28, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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