Archive for July, 2005

SO WHAT TOOK SO LONG?

You know how every time you go to the drug store or the health food store or the supermarket you stop and look at all the nutrition bars, hoping one of them will be both kosher and very low carb? Well, sigh no more!! Say hello to NuGo nutrition bars. These bars are OU certified, […]

Posted on July 29, 2005 at 6:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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THERE’S A NEW CHIP IN TOWN!

Sara’s Sweets- the newest pareve chocolate chip cookie in town. Our spies claim these are the very best chocolate chip cookies they have ever tasted. Sara’s Sweets Scrumptious Chocolate Chip cookies are OK certified, all natural, delicious chocolate chip cookies which contain no hydrogenated oils, no trans fats, and are unbelievably pareve! Sara herself says: […]

Posted on July 28, 2005 at 5:36 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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THE CASE OF THE PURLOINED GARBANZO BEANS

The following story appeared in Kosher Today this week: CHICK PEA HEIST ON ISRAELI KIBBUTZ (Kibbutz Einat) 70 tons of kibbutz grown chickpeas, used primarily for making the popular hummus spread, have been stolen from Kibbutz Einat in the Sharon region. The stolen goods are estimated at a value of $50,000 dollars. One of the […]

Posted on July 27, 2005 at 12:00 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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GOODNESS HOW DELICIOUS, EATING GOOBER PEAS

We all know that George Washington Carver did all sorts of wonderful things with peanuts. Most of us had to learn the words to Eating Goober Peas when we were in grade school. And, unless you are allergic, chances are, you eat peanuts. But could you name the top four American peanuts? RUNNERS are the […]

Posted on July 26, 2005 at 5:36 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SABRA TO GO!

We recently received this press release: Sabra To Go! Sabra, a manufacturer of Mediterranean dips and spreads, launched its new Sabra To Go! line of portable snacks. The new individual 4.1-ounce containers come complete with crackers and a choice of nine flavor spreads, including Sauteed Eggplant, Classic Hummus, Red Pepper Hummus, Roasted Garlic Hummus, Luscious […]

Posted on July 25, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KETTLE CHIPS

We have to admit- we really like potato chips. We think potato chips should be a part of the Government’s food pyramid! A good chip is a taste bud treat, something to be savored and enjoyed. The trouble is that when we were kids, our mom only brought home the cheap, store brand chips. She […]

Posted on July 22, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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ORGANIC NEWS

According to our spies, the hottest new trend (after kosher) in marketing today is certified organic foods. We went into a Whole Foods store recently, and frankly we do not see what all the fuss is all about. We bought organic lemons for which we paid as much for one as we normally pay for […]

Posted on July 21, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KISS MY HEINY!

We are soooooooo psyched about this one! It is currently being test marketed somewhere in the USA, just not here in the Metro NYC area. Bummer! But, we can wait! What is it? It is HEINEKEN LIGHT beer. Yes, it is the Heiny of light beers. Forget the rest. A Heiny! Promising only 6.8 gr. […]

Posted on July 20, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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DUNKIN DON’T

This just in from SpecialtyFood.com: In mid-June, Rhode Island became the test market for the “Dunkin’ Panini,” Dunkin’ Donuts’ first foray into lunch. The 239 Rhode Island-area Dunkin’ Donuts are the only places the paninis, available in meatball, steak and cheese and chicken fajita, will be sold during the test phase. The test marketing will […]

Posted on July 19, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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THE NINE DOLLAR EGGSALAD SANDWICH

Let us begin by saying that one of the reasons we generally do not eat out in Manhattan is that we find that the prices are skyscraper high. Why pay for the place’s rent, when you can get food that is just as good if not better elsewhere? A favorite case in point would be […]

Posted on July 18, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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