Archive for April, 2005

MATZAH CARAMEL PECAN SQUARES

We have been making this dessert item for several years now, and everyone loves it! The recipe originally came from www.cyber-kitchen.com/recipes 4 sheets of matzah 1 cup of brown sugar, packed 1 cup margarine 1 cup chopped pecans 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips Some people also add slivered almonds (we don’t) Spray bottom of […]

Posted on April 13, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Kosher Desserts, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized

OPERATION PASSOVER FAQ

QUESTIONS FROM OPERATION PESACH Every year, the number of questions we receive at the Operation Pesah Hot Line continues to grow and grow. We are most pleased to note this increase as it points to a heightened level of awareness and observance of the holiday. Included in this special edition of the Kosher Nexus is […]

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

WE WENT PASSOVER SHOPPING

We have now shopped in three different stores for Passover goods. We went to Pathmark in Englwood, NJ, and we went to Brach’s (a kosher supermarket) in the Five Towns of Long Island. In between, we also picked up a few items in a Waldbaums in Queens. There’s good news and there’s bad news. The […]

Posted on April 11, 2005 at 12:10 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Passover, Uncategorized

TNUVA GIVES ISRAEL THE FINGER!

Tnuva has been advertizing their new string cheese all over the network in Israel. This new product is called ETZBAOT (fingers). The ads are about what you would explect for string cheese. Our spies tell us the product is pretty good for a string cheese!

Posted on April 8, 2005 at 12:10 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

OAT SHMURAH MATZAH AVAILABLE

We have found yet another source for oat matzah. http://www.ubaccess.com/oatbuy.html Try it!

Posted on April 7, 2005 at 6:08 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Passover, Uncategorized

KOSHER FOR PASSOVER OIL

Wowzers! We got this wonderful press release about a Kosher for Passover oil that is good tasting and healthy, too! Check this out: NAPA, Calif., March 17 /PRNewswire/ — Food & Vine, Inc., producer of Salute Sante! Grapeseed Oil, is pleased to announce that their popular oils are officially certified Kosher for Passover 2005. “We […]

Posted on April 6, 2005 at 12:15 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Passover, Uncategorized

Famous Passover Brownies

These are the best brownies! Everyone will be begging for the recipe. No one will believe they are kosher for Pesach! FAMOUS PASSOVER BROWNIES 4 eggs, slightly beaten 2 Cups sugar 1/2 Cup cocoa powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 Cup vegetable oil 1 Cup matzah cake meal 1 Cup chocolate chips Beat eggs, sugar cocoa […]

CRC RABBIS ON MEDS FOR PESACH

Today’s issue of Kosher Today carries this story. We feel it is so important, we are carrying the story in whole: (Chicago) Four leading Chicago rabbis issued a far-reaching ruling on the kosher for Passover status of medicines, cosmetics, and toiletries. ?All pill medication (with or without chometz) that one swallows is permitted without special […]

Posted on April 4, 2005 at 12:15 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Passover, Uncategorized

MAH NISHTANAH

When we were kids, at our parents’ table, the “fier kashes” began with the introduction: “Futter, ich vill dir frahgen der fier kashehs…” (Father, I want to ask you the Four Questions.) We did them in Yiddish. There were six of us kids (and thank God we are still six), and with a large gap […]

Posted on April 1, 2005 at 12:15 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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