Archive for June, 2005

GOOD FOOD NEWS

Here are two articles, one on ice cream and the other on low sugar watermelons, that we recently came across. We don’t know about you, but we were not at all surprised by the ice cream article. On the other hand, we certainly cheered the watermelon news. Food Trends: June 2005 By Denise Shoukas Ice […]

Posted on June 30, 2005 at 2:10 pm by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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NEW CHOCOLATE SPREADS

This just in from Kosher Today on line newsletter NEW PRODUCT SHOWCASE Bright Morning Introduces New Chocolate Spreads Bright Morning a leading Israeli chocolate spread manufactured by the Hashachar Haoleh Company, still managed and owned by descendants of the original founders, introduces three new chocolate spread flavors: Dark Chocolate (non-dairy), Cappucino & Chocolate and Milk […]

Posted on June 30, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PET FOOD RE-REDUX

This week’s issue of the on-line edition of Kosher Today correctly reports on an article in the spring issue of the Kashrus Kurrents (Star-K). The article there is full of good information. And then Kosher Today goes on to say: “Pet owners in recent years have benefited from several manufacturers of pet foods who have […]

Posted on June 29, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Chocolate Chip Cheesecake!

Oh boy! This is one EXCELLENT cheesecake! It freezes well too! Chocolate Chip Cheesecake 2 Cups finely crushed Oreo cookies 1/2 Cup melted margarine or butter 24 oz Cream Cheese – softened 1 – 14 oz can Sweetened Condensed Milk 3 Eggs 2 tsp vanilla 1-1/2 Cups MINI Chocolate Chips 1 tsp flour Preheat oven […]

Posted on June 28, 2005 at 12:05 am by andreah · Permalink · Leave a comment
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WE GET MAIL

Occasionally, here at the offices of the UTJ and in particular over in the Kosher Nexus wing of Earth Central (as call our suite of offices), we get mail. Sometimes the mail is funny, sometimes angry, and sometimes the mail brings a good question or two. Here are some of the questions we got: I […]

Posted on June 27, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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GUESS I’LL GO EAT WORMS…….

Remember the old poem: “Nobody loves me, everybody hates me, guess I’ll eat some worms….?” Well, according to a story in the NY Times, soon people will have the chance to eat real, honest to goodness worms. Not us, of course, because the worms would not be kosher. Thank goodness for that!! A new candy […]

Posted on June 24, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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UH OH, MORE BAD NEWS FOR WHITE BREAD

Fascinating story from Prepared Foods……… According to Tufts researchers, while the leading source of calories in the average American diet used to be from white bread, that may have changed. Sodas the Main Source of Americans’ Calories Prepared Foods June 20, 2005 enewsletter Now, according to preliminary research conducted by scientists at the Jean Mayer […]

Posted on June 23, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

CRANBERRY JUICE- IT’S NOT JUST FOR BLADDER INFECTIONS ANYMORE!

Once again, here is another fascinating story from Prepared Foods Enewsletter: In the first clinical study of its kind, research shows that people who drink cranberry juice cocktail twice a day are three times more likely to suppress the bacteria that cause stomach ulcers than those who do not. With approximately 80% of stomach ulcers […]

Posted on June 22, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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HOT BUFFALO WING PRETZEL PIECES

Snyder’s of Hanover introduces a new pretzel snack: new Hot Buffalo Wing Pretzel Pieces. This snack is OU DAIRY. Yes, it is DAIRY. There is something weird about that. Pareve we would have expected. But dairy? That is sort of funny! The pretzels are flavored with hot sauce, cayenne pepper and paprika. The pretzels contain […]

Posted on June 21, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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COKE ZERO- SURE IS!

We bought a bottle of new Coke Zero to enjoy over Shabbat. We brought it home and eagerly anticipated enjoying it…. Before we go on, we probably should mention that we like Diet Coke. We like the taste of it. We drink a lot of it, in fact. We grew up drinking Tab. With Tab, […]

Posted on June 20, 2005 at 5:44 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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