Archive for July, 2006

FLAVORED WATER TO WATCH FOR

AVISO! The following product is NOT YET kosher. It will be certified kosher very shortly. Until then, do as we do- wait patiently! HINT FLAVORED WATER is a new concept in flavored water. These waters contain zero calories, zero sweeteners and are made with “premium drining water” with no preservatives and, according to the company, […]

Posted on July 18, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

KOSHER CERTIFIED POISON

Our good friend Jon over on Kosher Blog (www.kosherblog.net) recently ran a wonderful article about hechsherim on things like rubbing alcohol. It is required reading, boys and girls. Read it and learn it- there will be a test on it at the end of the week! (Just kidding.) Back in May, three kosher writers had […]

Posted on July 17, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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AN ARTICLE ABOUT A TREIF BUSINESS

  Category: General Topics Today on the news, we heard that the “Soup Nazi” is going into business in Europe.  He is opening up in England and then heading to Germany to set up shop there.   The elephant in the room is the fact that everyone who hears that news thinks the same thing that dare […]

Posted on July 14, 2006 at 12:05 am by · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Uncategorized

SUPPOSE THEY GAVE A WAR AND NO ONE CARED?

The following story appeared in NEWSDAY recently.? It must have been a really slow news day! It seems that two different cities each claim to be the birthplace of the ice cream sundae.? Yawn.? Um, like anyone cares? Well, apparently some people really do care. Taking back sundaes Sylvia Carter Special to Newsday Jul. 8, […]

Posted on July 13, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Uncategorized

Summertime Bibb Lettuce Salad

Ah, “lettuce” all enjoy this salad, with or without a “bibb”! Butter/Bib Lettuce Red Onion – Chopped (medium dice) Avacado – Chopped (good sized chunks) 1 to 2 cans Mandarin Oranges, drained Dressing: 1/3 Cup Sugar 1 tsp Dry Mustard 1 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Parrika 1 Cup Oil 4 Tablespoons Vinegar 1 tsp dehydrated […]

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

THIS AROMA HAS A STINK

This just in from Kosher Today……….. AROMA’S NEW YORK LAUNCH NOT KOSHER, SOURCES SAY……….. New York…The opening of Aroma Espresso Bar in the East Village of Manhattan this week should have been a cause for celebration by New York’s Jewish community. Instead, the Israeli-based coffee chain with 72 stores in Israel is the subject of […]

Posted on July 11, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Uncategorized

LUNCH AT THE H E B KOSHER STORE IN AUSTIN

Ok. so avocado on pastrami still does not ring our bells, but just about everything else they serve in the kosher restaurant inside an H E B store in Austin is really quite tasty. Three of us went for lunch and some light shopping the other day. This is hardly our first time there, but […]

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

Israeli Cous Cous

This is the best cous cous I’ve ever made! Enjoy! It’s fast, it’s easy, and it’s delicious! Saute til clear, 1 large chopped onion. Add fresh or canned mushrooms (about a cup or so). Add 2 cups of Israeli cous cous (this is the cous cous that looks like little balls). Stir for a few […]

Posted on July 7, 2006 at 12:05 am by andreah · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Andrea's Corner, General Topics, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

AGRI GETS SOME GOOD NEWS

It seems that the people at Agriprocessors finally have something to cheer about. Check out this story from this week’s Kosher Today: AgriProcessor Receives Clean Bill of Health from Professor Temple Grandin(Postville, Iowa) Officials of AgriProcessor were given high grades for their animal welfare practices by Professor Temple Grandin of Colorado State University, following a […]

Posted on July 6, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Banana Bread Strikes Again!

Another twist on good old Banana Bread! Banana Bread 1/2 cup softened butter or margarine 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (3 medium) 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup chopped walnuts 1 Cup Chocolate Chips or Peanut Butter Chips Cream […]

Posted on July 5, 2006 at 12:05 am by andreah · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Andrea's Corner, General Topics, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized