Archive for February, 2006

COFFEE FOR ONE

We like coffee. Making a pot for one person, however, is a waste of good coffee. Cruising the ‘Net, we found www.coffeegiant.com and we discovered a whole world of options. We bought a Keurig B40 Elite Brewer. This is one neat machine. It brews K-cups of coffee. Each K-cup produces a perfect cup of coffee. […]

Posted on February 28, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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WHY DO FISH SMELL FISHY?

Just gotta love the fine folks over at I’M NOT MARTHA. Their emails make our day. Recently, they posted the question: Why do fish smell fishy? Here is their answer (and a good one it is!): Well, what else are they going to smell like? Birds? LOL! Actually, they’re not supposed to smell fishy. The […]

Posted on February 27, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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MR. KRISPERS

There’s a new baked rice crisp out there and it’s pretty darn good! BAKED RICE KRISPS are OU-D certified. Flavors include: Sea Salt and Pepper, Sour Cream and Onion, Nacho and Barbeque. These crisps are made with brown rice, are wheat free, gluten free and cholesterol free. On the net you can find them at […]

Posted on February 24, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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HOFFNER'S FINE GLUTEN FREE PRODUCTS

We’ll be honest- we have not tried this company’s products. We stumbled upon them on the web in answer to someone’s request for info. We were intriqued by what we saw and read about. Hoffner’s makes OU kosher, gluten free products. Those products include:pastas, breads and rolls, cookies, bread crumbs, croutons, snack foods and farfel. […]

Posted on February 23, 2006 at 5:37 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SAY GOODBYE TO SOG!

As this story from Fortune Small Business (on line edition) shows, it may soon be time to bid adieu to soggy sandwiches………. Emily Esterson, FSB contributor February 9, 2006: 9:05 AM EST NEW YORK (FORTUNE Small Business Magazine) – Thanks to Diana’s Homegrown, a startup in tiny Lemitar, N.M. (pop. 200), you may soon have […]

Posted on February 22, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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DAN PANORAMA HOTEL

People often ask us where we stay when we are in Jerusalem. The answer is quite simple. Unless we are crashing with the kids at their place, we stay at the Dan Panorama Hotel. The Dan P is our usual home in Israel. Frankly, we have stayed there so many times that the staff at […]

Posted on February 21, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KLEIN'S REAL KOSHER

In the current edition of the Kosher Nexus Newsletter, Chief Baalebusta Deborah Wenger wrote about Klein’s Mango Sorbet. She neglected to menion that the other flavors are also pretty, pretty, pretty good. We recently had the ooportunity to taste the Raspberry and the Strawberry flavors. Both were excellent. We especially liked the Raspberry. It had […]

Posted on February 20, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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WATCH FOR US!

We will back on Monday, Feb. 20th with new material. Until then, as we continue to repair our damaged blog, please be patient. New stuff is coming- promise! Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport

Posted on February 15, 2006 at 12:00 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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TERRORISTS ATTACK THE BLOG

We apologize to any of you who saw the terrible and hostile takeover of the KN this past weekend. The people who did it should be ashamed of themselves. They admit that they did it out of sheer malicious intent. Please ignore what you saw. It was not us, obviously. UTJ cyer rebbe, Alex Herrera, […]

Posted on February 13, 2006 at 3:02 pm by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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IT''S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE PESACH

This week”s Kosher Today carried an article that listed lots of new products we can expect to see this year for Passover. Oh, and by the way, most of those products will begin to hit store shelves in about four weeks from now! From Kosher Today, here is their list: Passover continues to represent nearly […]

Posted on February 6, 2006 at 4:09 pm by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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