Archive for August, 2007

THE NINE DOLLAR FAST FOOD BURGER

In Queens, we have a K Burger: Meet the Meat. It is essentially a fast food burger place, although the food is always cooked to order and therefore not exactly fast. The decor of the place is a garishly painted orange color. The food there is tasty. Burgers are cooked to order. Buns are baked […]

Posted on August 31, 2007 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

PRIME GRILL AND STEAKHOUSE- AVENTURA

Our trip to Fort Lauderdale was so that we could perform a wedding for a wonderful and lovely couple. On Monday, on the beach, we set up a chupah in the sand and held the wedding. It was magical. It was also hot as can be and humid, too. As the lone Northerner, we were […]

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

NORMAN'S PREPARES FOR A THREE DAY HOLIDAY

All of our Israeli friends and family are complaining like crazy over the fact that they have to celebrate a three day yom tov (two days Rosh Hashanah followed by shabbat) just as we do here in the Diaspora. Hahaha- they finally get to understand Jewish life as we live it out here in the […]

Posted on August 29, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

GREETINGS FROM FEROCIOUSLY HOT FT. LAUDERDALE

We are here to celebrate a wedding! We left NYC where it was hazy, hot and humid and came here where it is even hazier, hotter and more humid. You can not go outside without dropping three or four pounds of water on the sidewalk- and that’s even if you stand stock still. Local residents […]

Posted on August 28, 2007 at 7:18 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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IS ANYONE PAYING ATTENTION?

Have you noticed that lately almost everything we read has mistakes in it? Where are the proof readers and editors? We recently read a book where a character’s name changed mid story. In another one, the author wrote contradictory times within the space of three paragraphs. Not only is good writing becoming more and more […]

Posted on August 27, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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DEEP FRIED EVERYTHING

Tuesday, August 21, 2007. Great story in the NY Times today. Seems at the Great Indiana State Fair this year, they are requiring all fried foods to be fried in oils with no trans fats. That is the good news. What’s the bad news, you ask? The Times pointed out that a common snack treat […]

Posted on August 24, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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YUMMY EARTH ORGANIC LOLLIPOPS

What do you call lollipops that list the following ingredients and information? Nutrition & Allergy Information Gluten Free Wheat-free Egg-free Casein-free Dairy-free Soy-free 100% Natural Colors No chemical dyes Real Fruit Extracts 100% Natural Flavors Certified Organic Kof-K Kosher Parve Our plant uses no tree nuts or peanuts. Organic Evaporated Cane Juice, Organic Tapioca Syrup, […]

Posted on August 23, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

WHOLE GRAINS MAY PREVENT HIGH BP IN WOMEN

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Women who get plenty of whole grains in their diet may lower their risk of developing high blood pressure, a large study suggests. Researchers found that middle-aged and older women who ate the most whole grains were less likely than those with the lowest intakes to develop high blood pressure […]

Posted on August 22, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

GRILLED PEACHES JEZEBEL

1/4 cup honey 2 tsp. Dijon mustard 1 tsp. horse radish 6 firm, ripe peaches, halved vegetble cooking spray Whisk together first three ingredients. Brush half of the honey mixture evenly over the cut sides of the peaches. Coat a cold cooking grate with cooking spray and place on grill over medium heat (300 to […]

Posted on August 21, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

M & M's GIVES US THE RASPBERRY

First-Ever Fruit-Flavored M&M’s(R) Razzberry Chocolate Candies and M&M’s(R) Dark Chocolate Peanut Candies Have Arrived! Two M&M’S(R) Product Innovations Lead to Great-Tasting, Colorful Chocolate Fun HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ — M&M’S® Chocolate Candies is serving up summer fun with two new innovative products now in stores. The iconic, colorful M&M’S® are once again now offered […]

Posted on August 20, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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