Archive for September, 2004

PB&J GOES WAY, WAY UPSCALE IN BOSTON

We found this story in the on-line version of the Boston Herald: AT HUB’S FANCY EATERIES, PB&J GETS UPPER-CRUST TREATMENT- By Clara Silverstein Wednesday, September 29, 2004 Peanut butter and jelly has outgrown the lunchroom, finding its way onto linen-covered tables around Boston. It’s a flavor combination everyone can understand – but with a makeover. […]

Posted on September 29, 2004 at 2:01 pm by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE AND NOT A DROP TO DRINK

Well, it’s finally official. The OU has ruled and issued a clarion call (we would have preferred a klaxon horn, but apparently calls are clarion and horns are klaxon) for all NYC residents to install a water filter. According to the OU, if you live in New York City (or play a New Yorker on […]

Posted on September 28, 2004 at 10:51 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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GMAR TOV!

As we pause for Yom Kippur, we wish all of our readers a tzom kal (an easy fast) as well as a meaningful Yom Kippur. We would like to share a story we heard: A young man rode on the train through the frozen steppes of Russia. As he rode, he was quite fidgety. A […]

Posted on September 24, 2004 at 11:56 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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ALBERT BROCCOLI IS OUR HERO

We thought broccoli had a first name (like Balogna), but it turns out that Albert Broccoli was the man who broght us James Bond on the silver screen. Plain old, no first name broccoli is a creature of another sort. But, leave us not forget that broccoli can best be described as sunglasses from nature! […]

Posted on September 23, 2004 at 5:52 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

KOSHER NEXUS NEWS SERVICE

Announcing the Kosher Nexus News Service – A Publication of the UTJ. Have you ever noticed those headline services on the Internet from CNN, NPR, Associated Press, and even Yahoo? Well, the Kosher Nexus is now offering its own RSS news feed just like the Big Boys. This is the headline news feed for kashrut. […]

Posted on September 22, 2004 at 6:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Andrea’s Challah

Ever wanted to bake the most delicious, soft, moist challah, but just didn’t know which recipe to use? Fret no longer, here’s a great challah recipe. Andrea’s Bread Machine Challah Recipe Put these ingredients into your bread machine (I use a 2 lb capacity machine) in this order: 1 Cup warm water 2 tsp. jarred […]

Posted on September 21, 2004 at 3:47 pm by andreah · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Andrea's Corner, General Topics, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

UH-OH!!

Zalman’s Glatt Kosher meat will no longer be available. Anywhere. The company is kaput. Gone. Took a hike. Out of here. So why is this bad news? For one simple reason: there will now be essentially two glatt kosher shechita houses. Just think what that will do to prices?! Yikes! (RJR)

Posted on September 21, 2004 at 9:12 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Alert, Uncategorized

WEIRD FOOD NEWS

The most unhealthy snack in the world can be found in the Ukraine. Hold on to your seats, folks! Chocolate covered pork fat is a big treat in the Ukraine. No wonder so many have tried to leave! In the Ukraine, they call this snack Ukrainian Snickers. They take a piece of pork fat and […]

Posted on September 21, 2004 at 5:40 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

AND TO THINK, WE USED TO SMOKE IT!

The U. S. Court of Appeals ruled unanimously against the DEA recently. DEA regulations that blocked the sale of hemp foods were declared illegal. Watch for a flood of hemp based foods in a health store near you. Why a health store? Because hemp based foods are loaded with Omega-3 and Omega-6 essential fatty acids. […]

Posted on September 20, 2004 at 6:10 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SHANAH TOVA

As we pause for Rosh Hashanah, we wish all of you a shanah tova. May the new year be filled with much blessing for all of us. May we all be written and sealed in the Book of Life!

Posted on September 15, 2004 at 6:13 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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