Archive for September, 2007

CHOCOLATE AND KISSING……. WHICH IS BETTER?

Which sets the heart a-fluttering more: Chocolate or a kiss? Posted: Sep 19th 2007 11:20PM by Martha Edwards Filed under: Food and Nutrition, Healthy Habits, Healthy Relationships What excites you more — chocolate or a passionate kiss? It’s a purely subjective matter but technically speaking, the correct answer is chocolate. According to SELF Magazine, the […]

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

SUKKOT AT NORMAN'S IN J'LEM

Readers of this blog know that we love Norman’s Steak and Burger. We always have a super time when we eat there. We wish we could be there for Sukkot instead of here in the States, but as we can’t, we will just look at their Sukkot take out list and drool……….. NORMAN’S STEAK’N BURGER […]

Posted on September 25, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

LINDA'S GOURMET LATKES

The fine folks out in California sure are lucky! They can buy Linda’s Gourmet Latkes. Those babies are of the heat and serve variety and made fresh by Linda, herself. Certification is by the KSA. You can order on line at www.lindasgourmetlatkes.com Mmmm, we can smell those babies way over here on the right side […]

Posted on September 20, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

FLORENTINE POTATO SALAD FOR THE SUKKAH

3 pounds of small red potatoes, quartered 1 and 1/4 tsp salt, divided One and a half cups of shredded baby spinach 3/4 cup Hellman’s mayo 1/4 cup, fresh chopped flat leaf parsley 2 Tablesoon chopped green onion 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 cup of celery slices Bring potatoes, […]

Posted on September 19, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

ROASTED STEAK FRIES IN THE SUKKAH

With Sukkot not far ahead of us, here is a good recipe for roasted steak fries for a sukkah meal. 2 pounds of red potatoes 2 Tablespoons of vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon of Montreal Steak Seasoning Cut potatoes into 1 or 1.5 inch wedges. Combine potatoes, oil and seasoning, tossing to coat. Place potato wedges […]

Posted on September 18, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

ASPARTAME PROVEN SAFE TO USE

By Will Dunham Tue Sep 11, 10:58 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A review of 500 studies conducted over a quarter century has turned up no credible evidence that the widely used artificial sweetener aspartame is unsafe, industry-funded research released on Tuesday showed. A panel of American, British and Dutch experts rejected the notion that […]

Posted on September 17, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Health, Uncategorized

SHANA TOVA- GMAR CHATIMA TOVA

We will not publish on Weds, erev Rosh Hashanah. Therefore, we want to take this opportunity to thank you once again for being a reader and supporter of this blog. It is hard to believe that the Kosher Nexus Newsletter has been around for over 14 years, and that this blog has already been around […]

Posted on September 11, 2007 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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HONEY MUSTARD GRILLED CHICKEN

One more recipe for the grill before you shut down for the season. 4 boneless chicken breasts 1/2 cup mayonaise 2 Tablespoons of spicy, brown mustard 1 Tablespoon of honey 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar 2 green onions (ie, scallions) finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of pepper Flatten the chicken breasts […]

Posted on September 10, 2007 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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POMEGRANATE GLAZED CHICKEN

Pomegranate-Glazed Chicken Laura Frankel From Jewish Cooking for All Seasons Chicken 2 chickens, about 4 pounds each, cut by butcher into 6 pieces each, on the bone Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon olive oil Glaze 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 medium shallot, finely chopped 1 cup […]

Posted on September 7, 2007 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PEACHY KEEN

Avoid peaches that are hard as a rock and/or have hints of green. This usually means they were picked too early and will never fully ripen. • The skin and flesh should range from light pinkish-white to reddish-yellow. The amount of redness is determined by the variety and is not an indicator of ripeness. • […]

Posted on September 6, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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