Archive for March, 2006

PASSOVER KNOBS, FAUCETS AND PHONES

A few years back, the hot new item for Passover was kosher for Passover window cleaner. We can’t tell you how helpful that one has been! When we are short of plates for the seder, we just pop a window out of the window and use it for a plate. And why not? With KP […]

Posted on March 31, 2006 at 5:34 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

CAVEAT EMPTOR

As we were reading the NY Times, a pamphlet fell out. Turning it over, we read:OUR PASSOVER MENU 2006. Inside, it had the most incredible items: Cauliflower Leek Kugel and Braised baby artichokes just to name two. Then we noticed the price on the brisket: $12.99 per pound. Bells and sirens went off in our […]

Posted on March 30, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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THE CLARION CALL OF HELP!

There is no shortage of good info out there for Passover- you just have to know where to look. Here are a few web sites that we have found helpful. Diabetics: The Jewish Diabetes Association offers a Passover guide, which can be downloaded (PDF) from the organization’s website http://www.jewishdiabetes.org” href=”http://www.jewishdiabetes.org/>http://www.jewishdiabetes.org”>http://www.jewishdiabetes.org/>http://www.jewishdiabetes.org.� It is being distributed worldwide […]

Posted on March 29, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Passover, Uncategorized

THE SECOND SEDER AT NORMAN'S

This story is hot off the press. This just in from Robin Blank, owner of Norman’s in Israel. There are many Americans in Israel for Pesach either in their own apt. or at the hotels who will need a second seder. They can come to Norman’s and have it…in a unique environment. We will make […]

Posted on March 28, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Passover, Uncategorized

UNBELIEVABLE PASSOVER CHOCOLATE DESSERT

This dessert works well all year ’round. Although it is kosher for Passover, people have enjoyed this recipe (from Aish). When it is not Passover, we refer to this as a flourless cake. During Passover, we just call it a super dessert. Enjoy! Yield: Serves 10 – 12.Description: This is a very thin, rich chocolate […]

Posted on March 27, 2006 at 5:36 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Kosher Desserts, Passover, Uncategorized

DALE AND THOMAS POPCORN

A couple of blocks away from the UTJ building in beautiful downtown Teaneck, there used to be an Edwards Supermarket. Our worst fears were realized when this regular Edwards was converted and became a SUPER Stop and Shop. How a regular one kind of store becomes a super kind of another store seemed to bode […]

Posted on March 24, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PASSOVER KOSHER NEXUS

The Passover issue of the Kosher Nexus Newsletter has been posted on the UTJ web site. You can view it at: http://www.utj.org/Kitchen/knexus/knv13n3.pdf The html version is at: http://www.utj.org/Kitchen/knexus/knv13n3/index.html We hope you will enjoy it.

Posted on March 23, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Kashering, Kosher Kitchen, Passover, Uncategorized

KOSHER OSLO

We were reading a story over on Kosherblog the other day, when an article caught our eye. Someone was going to Oslo and was in need of kosher info. The person who responded had a most helpful web site to recommend. Want to know about the kosher status of G y: P resmak Bringeb r […]

Posted on March 22, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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QUINOA IS KP/QUINOA IS NOT KP- KP WINS!

From Kosher Today (Monday, March 20, 2006) QUINOA IS KOSHER FOR PASSOVER, LEADING RABBI RULES (Chicago) Each year rabbis are asked to determine the Kosher for Passover status of “new” foods, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and even kitchen utensils. This year, Rabbi Gedalia Dov Schwartz, the rabbinic head of the Chicago Rabbinical Council, ruled that quinoa, the […]

Posted on March 21, 2006 at 5:39 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PASSOVER TAKEOUT AT NORMAN'S (IN ISRAEL)

Attention all you folks who have apartments in Israel, rent apartments in Israel, or just take one for yom tov: Norman’s Steak and Burger ain’t just steak and burgers. Nope! They are Passover food, too. Check out their Passover Take Out Menu: NORMAN’S PESACH TAKE OUT MENU Soup Chicken soup…just like your Bubbie use to […]

Posted on March 20, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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