Archive for May, 2004

NEW AT ABAGAILS

May 31, 2004 at 9:01:23p.m. Those fine folks at Abagails sent us the following email today: The Green Tea Lounge, upstairs at Abigael’s, has finally opened! This Asian Fusion lounge serves specialties such as, Sizzling Duck & Shiitake Salad, Miso Glazed Sea Bass, Grilled Korean Short Ribs, Vietnamese Chicken and a Sushi Bar! We’ve added […]

Posted on May 31, 2004 at 9:01 pm by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

SHALOM Y’ALL!

May 28, 2004 at 6:38:16p.m. Greetings from sunny, hot and humid Austin, Texas! UTJ cyber rebbe, Alex Herrera and his wife Andrea, are celebrating their younger son’s bar mitzvah (IY”H) this coming Monday. We flew in this morning on the very early flight(image my shock when I had to stand on a long line at […]

Posted on May 28, 2004 at 6:38 pm by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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NUTS TO YOU!

May 25, 2004 at 9:33:46a.m. Those fine folks at Eden Foods, Inc. have done it again. Famous for organic and healthy foods, Eden is now in the healthy snack market, too! Look for the colorful, resealable four ounce bags of: Dried Montmorency Cherries, Organic Tamari Almonds, Orangic Pumpkin Seeds, Organic Spicy Pumpkin Seeds, All Mixed […]

Posted on May 25, 2004 at 9:33 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Desserts, Uncategorized

THE “UN”REAL THING

May 21, 2004 at 10:22:08a.m. The only thing more confusing than airfares, is the cost of Coca Cola. Here in the Metro NYC area, prices for a two liter bottle range from 79 cents (usually with the store’s club card or shopper’s card) to a high of $1.59 in delis, convenience stores, and gas stations. […]

Posted on May 21, 2004 at 10:22 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Desserts, Uncategorized

I WISH IT WERE KOSHER

May 20, 2004 at 11:03:59a.m. If you are like us, we often sit and make mental wish lists of foods we wish were kosher. Let’s face it, it is hard to walk the aisles of Costco or some other food emporium and not gaze in wonder at all the tarfus there. And then the wonderings […]

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CHUTNEY… WE’VE GOT CHUTNEY!

May 19, 2004 at 1:38:21p.m. Mission Valley Foods, Inc. of Litchfield, CT makes a whole lot of really good chutney under the CHEF MARTIN label. These OU certified chutneys are quite delish! The PLUM & MANGO chutney is a mix of black plums, mango and ginger. The ORCHARD BLEND is a blend of apples, pears, […]

Posted on May 19, 2004 at 1:38 pm by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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CATERED AFFAIRS AND PLASTIC BAGS

May 18, 2004 at 11:46:47a.m. We went to a fancy, catered affair this past weekend. It was a lovely party, and I suspect that everyone had a great time. The whole event was elegant and quite lebedik. Until………….. It would never occur to me to take a ziplock bag to a catered affair. Did we […]

Posted on May 18, 2004 at 11:46 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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THE NEXUS IS COMING, THE NEXUS IS COMING

May 14, 2004 at 6:12:48a.m. The newest issue of the Kosher Nexus (print version) is now at the mail house. Watch for it soon in a mailbox near you! Those of you who will be at the UTJ conference on Sunday, May 16th will be able to get a sneak peek at the issue as […]

Posted on May 14, 2004 at 6:12 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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BEANS AND THE JEWISH QUESTION

May 13, 2004 at 10:18:40a.m. Ok, ok- there is no Jewish question. But there is a huge question of your good health. New evidence has shown that black beans-high in protein, carbs, folate, calcium and fiber-are very high in anti oxidants. In fact, black beans are higher in anti oxidants than all the other colors […]

Posted on May 13, 2004 at 10:18 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

ANOTHER WINNER FROM ROTHSCHILD FARM

May 12, 2004 at 8:52:20a.m. You just gotta love those fine folks at Robert Rothschild Farm. They seem to be one of the most creative companies out there. We got to try a new condiment (new for us, anyway) the other day. Lemon Dill and Capers sauce is a great addition to a piece of […]

Posted on May 12, 2004 at 8:52 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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