Archive for December, 2007

CORN FRITTERS

When we were growing up, we twice lived in Idaho while the father unit worked on a nuclear reactor located out there. While in Idaho, our mom started to make corn fritters. It has been the better part of a life time since we had corn fritters, but we found a recipe, made some and […]

Posted on December 31, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

OH WE GOTTA SAY GOODBYE…… TO COKE BLAK

From AOL: Introduced to much fanfare in 2006, Coke Blak was Coca-Cola’s attempt at mixing Coke with coffee. An eight-ounce bottle of Coca-Cola Blak contained 46 milligrams of caffeine. In late August, after just one year on the market, it was announced that Coca-Cola will discontinue the drink once supplies run out. **************** Hey, whoda […]

Posted on December 28, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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A MORTGAGE FOR MEAT

We do not go to the butcher store very often. We don’t eat a lot of meat, so it is often some time in between butcher store visits. Well, talk about “sticker shock!” We stopped in a busy butcher store in Queens, NY and almost fainted at the price of meat. When we were growing […]

Posted on December 27, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KOSHER FOOD AT THE HOCKEY ARENA

The following article appeared in Kosher Today on Dec 24th. Conservative Rabbi Prevails in Securing Kosher Food at Hockey Games Margate, FL… Rabbi Paul Plotkin, the rabbi of the Conservative Temple Beth Am, is a passionate fan of the NHL team the Florida Panthers. For the past 4 years, he has made steady gains in […]

Posted on December 26, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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A SHOT OF IRISH WHISKEY

The following just came in from the London Bet Din: Irish Whiskey should only be consumed if it has a Hechsher or has been Rabbinically approved. The following brands are now approved: Midleton Powers Paddy Jameson Tullamore Dew The LBD continues to allow all types of Scotch Whisky. LBD Kashrut Division www.kosher.org.uk

Posted on December 25, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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LATE JULY ORGANICS

The Late July company makes a lot of really neat, organic products. Certification is OU-D. The taste is superlative! Check it out! The following is from the company’s web page: Organic Dark Chocolate Sandwich Cookies Late July is a moment in time when life is simple, pure and good. It’s watching your child laughing and […]

Posted on December 24, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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HAVE A GOOD HOLIDAY

See those words up there on today’s title? We hate them! We grew up in New England where they took their holidays quite seriously. Today, people wish each other a good holiday even before Thanksgiving! Did we not get the memo? What could be offensive about wishing someone a good Thanksgiving? Have a happy holiday […]

Posted on December 21, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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LIES THE UNION TOLD US or HOLY DUPLICITY BATMAN!!

This just in from Kosher Today………. REQUIRED READING FOR ALL OF US! Union that Hounded Agri Rebuffed by Federal Appeals Court New York… The Union that had called thousands of Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn and elsewhere with a fictitious claim (confirmed by USDA officials) that food produced by Agriprocessors in Postville, IA was unsafe was […]

Posted on December 20, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KRISPY KREME- IS IT OR IS IT NOT?

This just in from Kosher NY- Kosher Bites …we have some more news to share about the Penn Station Krispy Kreme. Although the donuts are no longer baked on site, Penn Station Krispy Kreme now gets its donuts from a Krispy Kreme in Connecticut. The Connecticut store is located at 1440 Boston Post Road in […]

Posted on December 19, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Desserts, Uncategorized

NEW FROM ROBERT ROTHSCHILD FARM

There are some really wild new products out there from the very famous Robert Rothschild Farm, purveyor of very upscale condiments. Check out these newbies, all certified Kof-Q kosher. Some are dairy as labeled. Onion Blossom Horseraddish Dip: Excellent with crudites or as a side condiment to roast beef or salmon. Raspberry Honey Mustard Pretzel […]

Posted on December 18, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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