Archive for March, 2007

NO POT IN YOUR PASSOVER POTS!!

Sheera Claire Frenkel, THE JERUSALEM POST Mar. 27, 2007 ———————————————————————— Every Sunday school student knows Pessah for its ban on food that rises, but a growing number of Jews are asking whether the holiday also precludes them from getting high. Hemp has increasingly been spotted on the list of kitniyot, or legumes, that Ashkenazi Jews […]

Posted on March 30, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Passover, Uncategorized

MATZAH FARFEL APPLE PUDDING

Someone left this recipe in my mailbox the other day. So, we tried it. We liked it. We liked it a whole lot!! MATZOH FARFEL APPLE PUDDING 1 lb Matzo farfel 12 Eggs 2 1/2 c Sugar 1 Lemon, juiced 1/2 Lemon rind, grated 1 ts Salt or to taste 2 ts Cinnamon 1/8 lb […]

Posted on March 29, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized

COMING SOON: DIET COKE PLUS

This is a press release recently issued by Coca Cola North America- COCA-COLA NORTH AMERICA ANNOUNCES PLANS TO LAUNCH DIET COKE PLUSâ„¢ “Great Taste Has Its Benefits” ATLANTA, March 22, 2007 – Coca-Cola North America today announced it will launch Diet Coke Plusâ„¢, a sparkling, calorie-free beverage with vitamins and minerals. In addition to providing […]

Posted on March 28, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

A SUPER PASSOVER DESSERT

CHOCOLATE MATZAH 1 lg. pkg. chocolate chips (or 12 oz. chopped chocolate bar) 1 tbsp. butter 4 Matzah Need saucepan or double boiler, cooking sheet, waxed paper, mixing spoon, rolling pin and measuring spoon. 1. Melt chocolate and butter over low heat, stir to prevent burning. 2. Break matzah into small pieces and stir into […]

Posted on March 27, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Passover, Uncategorized

SO HOW HARD IS IT TO BOIL AN EGG???

Passover means eggs- lots of eggs. And in that pyramid of eggs, there are a whole lot of hard boiled eggs. Yet, it seems that far too many people do not know how to make the perfect hard cooked egg. So, the Kosher Nexus blog (via Southern Living magazine) rides to the rescue. Here is […]

Posted on March 26, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Passover, Uncategorized

OPERATION PESACH HOT LINE

Once again, the UTJ is proud to offer a toll free number (good all over the USA and Canada) for you at Passover time. Rabbis will be standing by to answer your questions about Passover. The toll free number is 1 888 MATZAH 1 (use the 9 key for the Z) Also, you can email […]

Posted on March 25, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Passover, Uncategorized

SO NOW WHAT WILL WE JEWS EAT?

The following article appeared on AOL, and details some serious health concerns……….. Chinese Restaurant Food Called Unhealthy Study Casts Critical Eye at Typical Menu By LIBBY QUAID AP WASHINGTON (March 21) – The typical Chinese restaurant menu is a sea of nutritional no-nos, a consumer group has found. A plate of General Tso’s chicken, for […]

Posted on March 23, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

PINEAPPLE FARFEL SURPRIZE

PINEAPPLE FARFEL SURPRISE 1 box (ie, 6 cups) matzah farfel 8 eggs, beaten 11/2 to 2 teaspoons of vanilla 2 sticks margarine ( 1/2 stick for pan, remainder for recipe) 16 ounce can of crushed pineapple, including the juice 1 bag (12 or 16 ounces) of mixed dry fruit, minced (optional) 2 teaspoons cinnamon 9 […]

Posted on March 22, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized

DO WE FEEL STUPID OR WHAT?

Turns out the whole kosher for Passover gasoline story was a fake. A put-on. Or, as my beloved zaydeh used to say, invent a better mousetrap and along will come a better class of mice. Here is what Avi’s Corner had to say: For the record, I don’t believe that this story is real, especially […]

Posted on March 21, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Passover, Uncategorized

KOSHER GASOLINE PART TWO

We are not sure just what bothers us the most about yesterday’s story concerning kosher for Passover gasoline. Frankly, we think the whole thing stinks! Here, then, in no particular order are the things that bother us about the whole situation. We are NOT forbidden to derive benefit from corn on Passover. The station owner’s […]

Posted on March 20, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Passover, Uncategorized