Archive for March, 2008

INTERESTING STORY ABOUT TREFE

Be sure to read this to the end…….. This is a great story about a trefe food contest. Why do we run it here? First of all, go know that there is a big pizza competition. Second, go know that there is such a thing as the Best Pie in America Crown. Nu? Go read……… […]

Posted on March 17, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Uncategorized

THE WORLD’S GREATEST SANDWICH

Everyone knows that a Spanglish is the world’s best sandwich. The problem for us, however, is that a Spanglish needs bacon for the full effect. What’s a kosher keeping Jew to do? The son in law came up with a super solution; hickory smoked cheese! 2 slices of hickory smoked cheese 2 slices of toasted […]

Posted on March 14, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

BEWARE OF TREFE FISH

The following fish are trefe. They are actually forms of cat fish and they have hit the market under a whole host of innocuous names. Do not eat: Basa Tra China Sole River Cobbler Basa Catfish Bocourti Bocourti Fish Bocourti Catfish Swai Sutchi Catfish Striped Catfish

Posted on March 13, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Alert, Uncategorized

VEGIE GOURMET (AUSTRALIA)

People often complain that they can’t find the stuff about which we write. Well, here is one that we can’t seem to find either. However, we did get to taste their stuff back at the Kosher Food Show. We have to say, their stuff is MMMMMMMMM Good! Certified by the Kosher Australia agency, Australian Vegie […]

Posted on March 12, 2008 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Health, Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

YUMTEE- NUTS OVER NUTS

The good people at YumTee make some incredible stuff. They offer nuts, seeds and dried fruit, Gourmet Confections and Fine Chocolates, and Quality Candy and Sweets. The nuts, etc, are OU. The chocolates are CRC, and Candy is OU. This company has it all: Natural raw nuts, honey glazed nuts, dry roasted nuts, salted and […]

Posted on March 11, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

VEGGIE PATTIES AND POTATO PANCAKES

TAMI, an OU certified company makes latkes/pancakes/patties. They make lots and lots of them. Check out this list of specialties: Potato Pancakes, Corn Fritters, Apple Fritters, Broccoli Patties, Spinach Patties, Zucchini Patties, Yellow Squash Patties and Mixed Vegetable Patties. All production is hand made. These babies have a double certification: Star-K and OU. The product […]

Posted on March 10, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

FARFEL/CHEESE PANCAKES

It is never too early to “audition” a new Pesach recipe. For those of you who do eat gebrokts, here is one we like: Yield: 8 Latkes 3 eggs 1 Tbl. melted butter 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. cinnamon 3 Tbl. cottage cheese 2 cups matzo farfel 1/2 cup hot milk In medium bowl beat […]

Posted on March 7, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

BIG TIME ALERT FROM THE OU

February 27, 2008 Solomon’s Ground Buffalo Brands: Solomon’s Products: Ground Buffalo (UPC #0-53390-06103-8) Company: Blackwing Bison Meats, Inc. – Antioch, IL Issue: The Orthodox Union certifies and wholly stands by Solomon’s Ground Buffalo meat and all of Solomon’s Finest Glatt Kosher Meats (fresh and frozen) are Glatt kosher. A limited amount of frozen non-kosher meat […]

Posted on March 6, 2008 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Alert, Uncategorized

DID YOU MISS US?

Sorry! We were suddenly and unexpectedly unable to update for the last many days. We were a guest in Long Island Jewish Hospital (Apparently, Long Island Goyish is better known as St Francis). We will not review the food there. Eating it was punishment enough! We do have one question, however. Long Island Jewish is […]

Posted on March 5, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

UH OH, WHAT’S MANISCHEWITZ UP TO NOW????

Manischewitz says it will not be producing kosher-for-Passover Tam Tams this year due to engineering and construction delays at its new Newark facility. by Johanna Ginsberg NJJN Staff Writer (New Jersey Jewish News) February 28, 2008 Aficionados of Tam Tams and other Manischewitz kosher-for-Passover products may have to find a different snack food this year. […]

Posted on March 3, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Passover, Uncategorized