Archive for July, 2005

CLOSE THE DOOR, WE’RE DRESSING!

GOLDING FARMS Announces that they have seen the light and now have some seriously good kosher dressings! O joy, O rapture!! The following babies are OU pareve: All Golding Farms Dressings are kosher parve, including Vidalia Onion Ranch and Sweet Onion Caesar. Other kosher flavors include Poppy Seed, Vidalia Onion, Roasted Garlic, Honey Dijon, Balsamic […]

Posted on July 15, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Kitchen, Uncategorized

ALMONDINA IS A WINNA!

Who knew? Really, who would have thought that the Almondina people make so many different kinds of cookies? We sure didn’t. Then we stopped by to say hello to them at the show. Wow, were we ever impressed. Check out this list of fine cookies: Ginger Spice Choconut Cinnaroma Almunduo (with pistachios) Brantreats (oat bran […]

Posted on July 14, 2005 at 10:01 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KOSHER AT THE FANCY FOOD SHOW

According to Kosher Today, the total amount of kosher products promoted at the Fancy Food Show was about 40% of the total amount of food. That is an incredible number. Seriously, whoda thunk it? It was not so many years ago that kosher foods at the Fancy Food Show were a very small minority- almost […]

Posted on July 13, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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ROTHSCHILD FARM DOES IT AGAIN!

Those good folks at Robert Rothschild Farm have done it again. First there was Raspberry Pretzel Dip Mustard. Now there is a new product on their shelf called Raspberry Honey Mustard Pretzel Dip. Certification is by the Q-Kaf. This will be another great winner from the fine folks over on Rothschild Farm.

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

FAKE STUFF AT THE FARMER’S MARKET

First a disclaimer: The product about which we write today is a trefe product. Our outrage, however, is pointed at the fakery involved in marketing the product and not the product itself. We subscribe to a lot of food magazines. Most of them are so-called trade magazines, meant for a limited number of specialized subscribers. […]

Posted on July 11, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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THE FANCY FOOD SHOW

The annual summer Fancy Food Show at the Javits Center takes place next year. We are already practicing by walking around and looking from left to right, righ to left! The Fancy Food Show is the mother of all food shows- it literally fills the entire Javits Center- and is not for the faint of […]

Posted on July 8, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KOSHER FRAUD IN ISRAEL- A SHANDAH!

Kosher Today this week reports a growing scandal involving trefe food labeled as kosher being sold in Israel. This is a most serious problem that must be addressed immediately. Large Scale Kosher Fraud Plagues Israel (Jerusalem) The Chief Rabbinate?s Kosher Fraud Division reports an alarming increase of 30% in the number of non-kosher products found […]

Posted on July 7, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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NATIVE AMERICANS TO WORK AT KOSHER PLANT

Here is some interesting news we got from the Rapid City Journal.com. The article deals with a new Kosher beef plant to be owned by Rubashkin. Kosher meat packing plant planned By Steve Miller, Journal Staff Writer GORDON, Neb. — An Iowa meatpacking firm that has drawn fire from an animal-rights group has bought an […]

Posted on July 6, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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MORE ON COTTONSEED OIL

We belong to a number of cooking sites. They are all filled with interesting chat. Here is something that we read on one list. We reprint it here with permission. This is a letter that was sent to Dr. Praeger’s and the response it got. I have been using your products for awhile because they […]

Posted on July 5, 2005 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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