Archive for January, 2008

CINNABON KOSHER STORE IN NEW JERSEY

The following comes from Kosher-NY Kosher Bite The first kosher supervised Cinnabon in the United States is now open! Located at 450 Hackensack Avenue in Hackensack, NJ (201-487-7600) in the Pathmark/Home Depot Shopping Center, the Cinnabon/Carvel location is now under the kosher supervision of the Kof-K. Rabbi Moshe Reich of the Kof-K assures us that: […]

Posted on January 31, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · One Comment
In: Kosher New Products, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

GREAT COFFEE NEWS

There are two major truths in our kitchen. We love good coffee and we love our Keurig One Cup Brewer, because their K cups make a perfect cup every time. Here is a great press release from Green Mountain Coffee (our favorite brand): Green Mountain Coffee Launches Seven New K-Cup Varieties for the Keurig Single-Cup […]

Posted on January 30, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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STRANGE THINGS TO DO WITH FOOD

We found today’s installment on AOL. Apparently they are quite serious about all this stuff. So, give it a try! PEANUT BUTTER To get gum out of a carpet, scrape up what you can, using an ice cub to stiffen it if necessary. Then rub a small glob of peanut butter into the fibers, and […]

Posted on January 29, 2008 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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ON THE ROAD YET AGAIN

We leave Tuesday, Jan 29 for Israel. This time, we expect to be in Israel for three weeks. Some people go to Florida to be with our people- we go to Israel! Watch for our updates from Israel……… Until then, pray for the peace of Jerusalem

Posted on January 28, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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YOU MEAN RABBIS WILL NOW HAVE REAL KASHRUTH INFO??

This is a news brief from this week”s Kosher Today(1/22/08) The Orthodox Union is planning to establish a liaison with synagogues throughout the U.S. The liaison would, at first, proactively reach out to the rabbi and offer whatever help and guidance the rabbi wishes. ‘From that point on,’ read an OU memo, ‘he could be […]

Posted on January 25, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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IS KOSHER SAFER?

The following story appears in this week”s Kosher Today. Kudos to Kosher Today for this straight to the point article. Well done!! Is Kosher Food Really Safer? By Menachem Lubinsky… In recent days, two major kosher food stories made it to the general media. One dealt with a Mintel research report that the majority of […]

Posted on January 24, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

STELLA GOES LOWER CAL

Press Release from Stella D’oro: The Stella D’oro Company announced the introduction of a new line of 100 Calorie items featuring its famous Breakfast Treats(R). The 100 Calorie items will be offered in two flavors: original and chocolate. The product was designed using the company’s signature “S” cookie shape. Each pouch has approximately 18 mini […]

Posted on January 23, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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STARBUCKS IN THE NEWS

SEATTLE — Statement and Q&A-Starbucks Completes its Conversion – All U.S. Company-Operated Stores Use Dairy Sourced Without the Use of rBGH Our customers asked for it, and we’re proud to say we delivered. As of the beginning of January, our entire core dairy supply – fluid milk, half and half and whipping cream –is sourced […]

Posted on January 22, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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ISRAEL WINS RAVE NOTICES ON WINE

Robert Parker, noted wine critic, recently rated 14 Israeli wines as “winners.” As reported in a news letter from Royal Kedem Wines, the importer of many of those wines, Israeli wine has turned the corner and can now stand on their own against the so called “big boys.” From Kedem: “Fourteen of the winning wines […]

Posted on January 21, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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NYC PASSES PLASTIC BAG LAW

The following story is from E Gourmet News: Plastic bag regulations hit New York 01.11.2008 NEW YORK—Adding to legislation regulating the use of plastic bags, the City Council here overwhelmingly passed a bill Jan. 9 requiring large retailers to collect and recycle plastic bags they give to shoppers. The legislation passed 44 to 2 and […]

Posted on January 18, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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