Archive for September, 2004

HONEY POMEGRANATE PIZZA

This just in from Kosher Today: Honey Pizza Introduced for Rosh Hashanah Jerusalem Honey pizza? The Sbarro pizza chain is marking the Rosh Hashanah holiday with its own flavor ? a honey and pomegranate pizza. Sbarro told Maariv that the pizza combines the sweetness of honey with the tart flavor of pomegranates and apples. The […]

Posted on September 14, 2004 at 10:28 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

NOTHING TO SNEEZE AT!!

Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert has announced the launch of the Food Allergy Buddy (FAB) Dining Card, a free personalized ingredient card that consumers may present to waiters and chefs to provide them with information about their food allergies. Consumers can enter their allergy information at www.FoodAllergyBuddy.com and then print out business-sized cards to place in […]

Posted on September 13, 2004 at 6:11 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

SO WHAT’S IN A NAME??

Prepared Foods September 6, 2004 enewsletter What’s in a name? Coca-Cola’s about to find out. After 30 years, Coke is planning to switch the name of Diet Sprite to Diet Sprite Zero. Though the soft drink’s formula will stay the same, the brand’s look will change noticeably. Even if consumers sometimes do not like changes, […]

Posted on September 9, 2004 at 10:08 pm by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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POPEYE AND ISRAELI OLIVE OIL

Olive oil production to triple in 2004 The Olive Board of Israel forecasts 8,000 tons of olive oil will be produced in 2004. Globes correspondent 8 Sep 04 11:04 Israel’s olive oil crop for 2004 is expected to be three times as large as that of 2003. According to Olive Board of Israel director Gadi […]

Posted on September 9, 2004 at 9:54 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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YOU WON’T NEED THAT LOAN!

The Box Tree, possibly the most expensive kosher restaurant in the whole wide world, has closed. No longer will you have to save your dollars in order to take your spouse there for an anniversary dinner. Yes, it was a wonderful restaurant. There was, frankly, nothing like it in the world. We have eaten in […]

Posted on September 8, 2004 at 2:20 pm by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

WE PAUSE TO PAT OURSELVES ON THE BACK!

Well, well, well! Two things happened this week that make us mighty proud. Yes, indeed- we are mighty proud of ourselves. Although they say one should not pat one’s self on the back, we are two, so we will induldge in a little back patting. First off, major props to Alex Herrera, UTJ cyber rebbe […]

Posted on September 8, 2004 at 2:05 pm by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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THE PASTA FACTORY

TRY THIS TASTY TEANECK TEMPTATION There are at least 16 kosher restaurants in beautiful Teaneck, NJ, home of the UTJ (and about 14,000 Jews). However, there are very few really really GOOD kosher restaurants in Teaneck. As a public service, your intrepid Kosher Nexus staff dined at the recently opened (and still under construction) Pasta […]

Posted on September 7, 2004 at 6:32 pm by dwenger · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

KOSHER NEXUS VOL 11 #5

The latest edition of the Kosher Nexus is available at the UTJ web site. Go to www.utj.org/Kitchen/knexus/knv11n5.pdf . Enjoy!

Posted on September 3, 2004 at 9:37 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kashering, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher New Products, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

OY! WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN??

Do you live on the edge? Do you eat/drink stuff that is past its expiration date? I have a friend who will eat stuff weeks after its expiration date. He says, “Hey, if it kills me, it kills me.” Fatalist that he is, he does live life on the edge. Most of us, however, look […]

Posted on September 3, 2004 at 8:21 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

BROWNIES…..MMMMM

We got the bestest gift today. Yuppers- the very bestest!! What was it? Brownies. But these were not run of the mill brownies. Nope. These were the ne plus ultra of brownies. FAIRYTALE BROWNIES makes a product that will leave you with a Jones for more, more, more! Here is how they describe their product: […]

Posted on September 1, 2004 at 3:35 pm by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Desserts, Uncategorized