Archive for April, 2005

KOSHER WINE FROM CANADA

From GlobeMail.com comes this fascinating report about kosher wine produced in Canada. By RICHARD BLOOM Thursday, April 28, 2005 Page B1 From merlot to the syrupy-sweet Manischewitz brand, kosher wine sales are soaring — and one Canadian winery is cashing in, bottling blessed booze from a most unusual locale. Whitbourne, Nfld.’s Rodrigues Winery and Distillery […]

Posted on April 29, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

THERE AIN’T NO CURE FOR THE SEDER TIME BLUES

It seems as if everyone had a beef with passover this year! The Saturday night seder meant difficulties from the get-go. The lateness in April meant another set of difficulties. The ever expanding list of forbidden foods- also known as the New Kitniyot list- meant even more to deal with. Yet, in spite of it […]

Posted on April 27, 2005 at 6:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Passover, Uncategorized

CHAG KASHER V’SAMEACH

Wow! It has been an incredibly busy two weeks. Lectures here and there, emails, Operation Passover phone calls, shopping, cleaning and cooking. What can we say except to wish each and every one of you a kosher and happy Passover. We will be off for a few days, but we expect (IY”H) to be back […]

Posted on April 22, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Passover, Uncategorized

JEWISH FREEWARE FOR PASSOVER

New materials for Pesah are now up on www.jewishfreeware.org. NOTE: you don’t need to log-in or a password; just click directly on “Downloads” and then “Passover” and take what you wish. Don’t hesitate to encourage others to come take what they wish, make copies, send copies, etc. It’s all free and intended to be used. […]

Posted on April 21, 2005 at 12:43 pm by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Passover, Uncategorized

Passover Carrot Ring

This is a great addition to your seder menu. Try it, and you’ll be making it year after year! It also freezes really well! CARROT RING 4 Cups cooked mashed carrots 1/3 Cup finely chopped onion 2/3 Cup Matzah meal 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1-1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp black pepper Mix carrots, onion, and […]

Posted on April 20, 2005 at 12:05 am by andreah · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Andrea's Corner, General Topics, Holidays, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized

Passover Toffee Squares (Parve!)

These are incredible! Everyone is surprised that they are really Pesachdik!! Make a double batch for sure! PASSOVER TOFFEE SQUARES 1 Cup Parve Margarine 1 Cup Matzah Cake Meal 1 Egg 8 oz Chocolate Chips (pareve), melted 1 teaspoon Vanilla 1 Cup Walnuts, finely chopped 1 Cup Sugar Cream margarine, sugar, vanilla until light and […]

Posted on April 19, 2005 at 12:10 am by andreah · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Andrea's Corner, General Topics, Holidays, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized

Andrea’s Passover Granola

This Passover granola is faulous!! People line up around the block just to try it! You too can make this hit at home! Happy Passover to you and yours! –Andrea PASSOVER GRANOLA 8 Cups Matzah Farfel 1 Cup Nuts (I use Walnuts and Almonds, can use more if desired) 1-1/2 Cup Shredded Coconut 1 Cup […]

Posted on April 18, 2005 at 12:00 pm by andreah · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Andrea's Corner, General Topics, Holidays, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized

OPERATION PESACH HAS COME TO A PHONE NEAR YOU!

Operation Pesach kicks off today at 9:00am Eastern Daylight Time. Phones in the UTJ Passover Hot Line Center will be manned by rabbis who are ready to help you with answers. Calls received after hot line hours (9:00 to 6:00) will be answered the next day. The hot line will run until Friday mid day. […]

Posted on April 18, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Kashering, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher New Products, Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized

PASSOVER ONION KUGEL

Here is another success story from the UTJ’s fabled test kitchen in beautiful downtown Teaneck, New Jersey. PASSOVER ONION KUGEL 10 matzah sheets 2 large onions, diced 1/4 cup chicken fat or oil 5 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup sugar salt and pepper to taste some diced mushrooms Break the matzah into 8ths (good luck!) Soak […]

Posted on April 15, 2005 at 12:00 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PATTI’S PASSOVER MUSHROOM KUGEL

We do not know who Patti is, but we thank her for a great recipe. Someone gave us this recipe- not Patti- a few years back, and we have used it every year. So, Patti, whoever you are: todah rabbah! Patti’s Passover Mushroom Kugel 1/2 lb fresh mushroom sliced 1/2 c diced green pepper 1 […]

Posted on April 14, 2005 at 12:10 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized