Archive for January, 2005

WARM RICE PUDDING

COCONUT RICE PUDDING 1 1/2 cups cold unsalted cooked rice 3 cups whole milk 1/2 cup well-stirred canned unsweetened coconut milk 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Garnish: sweetened flaked coconut, toasted Simmer rice, milk, coconut milk, sugar, and salt, uncovered, in a 2 1/2- to 3-quart heavy saucepan over moderate heat, […]

Posted on January 31, 2005 at 5:48 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Desserts, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

SUSHI METSUYAN- QUEENS

Recently we had the opportunity to dine at Sushi Metsuyan in Queens, NY. In addition to the sushi, the restaurant is also a Japanese steak house. As we were a group of hard core carnivores, it was the meat that beckoned to us. What an incredible experience we had. For starters, we have to say […]

Posted on January 27, 2005 at 9:29 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

Wonderful Pareve Chocolate Cake!

This is a wonderful chocolate cake, it’s pareve and doesn’t have any eggs either! Amazingly good! DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CAKE 1-2/3 cups all purpose four (do not use self-rising) 1 cup packed brown sugar or granulated sugar 1/4 cup cocoa 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup water 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon […]

Posted on January 26, 2005 at 8:09 am by andreah · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Andrea's Corner, General Topics, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

WHAT?? PASSOVER ALREADY??

Believe it or not, now is the time to order your special needs matzah for Passover. If you need 100% organic wheat, whole wheat or spelt shmurah matzah, now is the time to place your order so you don’t miss out. Contact Chicago Shmura Matzah Factory at 8235 North Christiana, Skokie, IL 60076. The phone […]

Posted on January 25, 2005 at 5:50 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Passover, Uncategorized

Eggplant Dip

A creamy eggplant dip that has no tomatoes! Something light and different for a change! Great dipping for pita pieces, veggies, bread squares or crackers. Eggplant Dip Olive oil 1 eggplant 1 tablespoon vinegar 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 2 cloves garlic 1 cup yogurt 1 3-oz package cream cheese 1 tablespoon […]

Posted on January 24, 2005 at 10:51 am by andreah · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Andrea's Corner, General Topics, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

TMOL SHILSHOM RESTAURANT- JERUSALEM

5 Yoel Salomon St. Jerusalem, Israel phone: 02-6232758 fax: Neighborhood: Nachalat Shivah We were most fortunate to be taken to this restaurant-on our own we probably would not have found this second floor gem of a place. The restaurant is small and filled with round tables that each barely accomodates four people. The walls are […]

Posted on January 21, 2005 at 6:01 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

ANNOUNCING …Koshergourmetmart.com – the first and only site for one-stop shopp

January 17, 2005 ANNOUNCING …Koshergourmetmart.com – the first and only site for one-stop shopping for the discriminating kosher consumer Our site’s mission is to provide the adventurous kosher palate with a variety of interesting, unusual, and quality kosher products from multiple companies in one convenient stop. We have over 400 products from all over the […]

Posted on January 20, 2005 at 10:47 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Uncategorized

HOLY GUACAMOLE, BATMAN!

Sometimes, the press releases we receive are just too funny! Witness this PR piece from the Hass Avocado Board: Hass Avocados Abound During Super Bowl Madness Growers Prepare for Consumption of 43.8 Million Pounds of Hass Avocados IRVINE, Calif The Hass Avocado Board (HAB) anticipates that Super Bowl Sunday will outscore Cinco de Mayo and […]

Posted on January 19, 2005 at 5:49 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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DECKS REVISITED

We just got back from a quick, ten day jaunt to Israel. While there, we took a trip north to Tiberias to go to Decks restaurant. We admit to our prejudices, and we firmly believe that Deck’s is one of the finest restaurants in the world. We were a group of seven, and we were […]

Posted on January 18, 2005 at 5:47 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

Winter Pumpkin Soup

A low fat soup that tastes like a “cream of” soup! Great for those long winter nights. Best of all it’s a parve soup! Yeah! Pumpkin Soup 2 Large onions/diced 4 Tb olive oil 2 tsp dried thyme 2 tsp dried basil 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp cinnamon 1 Tb sugar 1 Tb salt 2 […]

Posted on January 16, 2005 at 12:00 am by andreah · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Andrea's Corner, General Topics, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized