Archive for March, 2006

STUFFED FRENCH TOAST

We saw this recipe and decided that it looked pretty neat. We were too lazy to try it, so we asked a friend to cook some for us and invite us over. First conclustion: Our friends are not as close as we thought they were. It took several friends to get one to agree. Second […]

Posted on March 16, 2006 at 7:46 pm by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

SHOESHINE PURIM

More breaking news: Condolences to the family of Reb Yossel Baaltzeduka, who was hounded to death by schnorrers who found out that he had written a $10 check to a charity he had never heard of and didn’t ask for documentation. More breaking news ahead……………. The World Union of Serious Shadchanim (WUSS) called for the […]

Posted on March 15, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Uncategorized

KOSHUS NEXOR

This just in: Breaking News………. Cue sound effects……………. The Vaad of Queens, ever vigilant, has added to their growing list of forbidden products. New on the list and just before Purim, the Vaad announced that Mun (Moon/alt. spelling) Hamantaschen were verboten on Purim. Rabbi Kitten of the Vaad announced that even worse than the mostly […]

Posted on March 14, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Uncategorized

Grilled Salmon and Lentils

I’ve been cooking for a friend lately, and she has been sharing some neat recipes with me. Here’s one I really liked. 2 Cups Green Lentils, washed and sorted (watch for little stones) Put the lentils in a soup pot and cover with water. The water should be about 1/2 inch above the lentils. Cook […]

Posted on March 13, 2006 at 12:05 am by andreah · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Andrea's Corner, General Topics, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

CAN PASSOVER BE FAR OFF?

If it is almost Purim, then it must be time to prepare for Passover and the Seder. You can download – in Hebrew/English/Transliteration – FREE materials for Passover that are NEW and UPDATED for 5766 / 2006 in addition to previously published useful materials at www.jewishfreeware.org, sponsored by Foundation For Family Education, Inc. 501c3 (We’ve […]

Posted on March 10, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Passover, Uncategorized

A POCKET-SIZED RESTAURANT: III

Technically, I don’t think Moshe’s Cafe can be called a cafe – or a restaurant of any sort. It’s basically just a counter outside the Citicorp Center on Lexington Avenue and 53d Street in Manhattan. But it was the latest stop on My Most Favorite Lunch Companion’s and my search for the perfect shwarma – […]

Posted on March 9, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

Taco Soup

This is an awesome and super easy soup to prepare. Make it a day ahead for an even better taste! Brown and completely cook 1lb ground beef in bottom of large stockpot. Add in 1/2 to 1 chopped onion. Once sauteed, add in: 1 15oz can tomato sauce 1 15oz can black beans rinsed 1 […]

Posted on March 8, 2006 at 12:05 am by andreah · Permalink · Leave a comment
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WHAT A COINCIDENCE!

A certain magazine that deals with issue of “kashrus” recently ran an ad for a machine that will sift up to five pounds of flour at a time to make sure that you don’t get any bugs in your flour. In truth, the US Gov’t allows a certain amount of “defect”‘ in products. Defect refers […]

Posted on March 7, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

TWAS THE HEADLINE THAT CAUGHT OUR EYE

We subscribe to HaModia- a chareidi newspaper. (We like the ads.) On Friday, March 3rd, a headline caught our eye: THE ERLAUER RAV CALLS FOR TOTAL BAN ON UNAUTHORIZED CELL PHONES We were totally taken aback! Is this a big problem in the chareidi community, ie, people using illegal cell phones? How unusual! So we […]

Posted on March 6, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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WATER WATER EVERYWHERE……..

So what’s all the fuss about bottled water? Did you know that the bottled water business is a $3 Billion Dollar a year business here in the USA? If you are as old as we are, you shake your head in wonder at it all. Whoda thunk that the day would come when we would […]

Posted on March 3, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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