Archive for April, 2008

BEST PASSOVER APPLE KUGEL

Best Passover Apple Kugel 6 matzos 12 eggs, separated 1 cup sugar 3 Tablespoons cinnamon 12 grated apples (nice sweet apples work best) 1/2 cup melted margarine Cinnamon Sugar Break matzot into small pieces in a colander. Soften with warm water. In a separate bowl, mix egg yolks, sugar, cinnamon, apples and margarine. Mix in […]

Posted on April 15, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PASSOVER RECIPE- GEBRUKTS

Potato Muffins (Passover) Ingredients: 2 eggs 2 cups water ¼ cup oil ¼ cup matzo meal 6 oz. Package potato pancake mix Directions: Preheat oven to 400° Beat eggs until well blended. Add oil & water. Stir in matzo meal and potato pancake mix. Allow to thicken for 3 minutes. Fill greased muffin tins and […]

Posted on April 14, 2008 at 7:58 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Andrea's Corner, Holidays, Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized

OPERATION PASSOVER HOT LINE OPENS

On Monday, April 14th, the Operation Passover hot line opens. Calls will be answered by rabbis who can give you accurate information for Passover. If no one answers, leave a message and we will call you back. 1 888 MATZAH 1 (use the 9 for the Z)

Posted on April 10, 2008 at 12:00 pm by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Kosher Nexus Pesah FAQ 2008

Every year, the number of questions we receive at the Operation Pesah Hot Line continues to grow and grow. Here is our updated FAQ for 2008/5768 for a quick reference. (Click here for the Pesah FAQ PDF 232 K) Don’t forget to read the KN Passover Edition for more information too. (Click here for Kosher […]

Posted on April 10, 2008 at 11:46 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Kashering, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized

HEALTHY CHAMETZ (FOR AFTER…)

Here are two healthy chametz products we just found on the grocer’s shelves. We thought that we should wait until after Pesach, but when we got to the proverbial article cupboard, it was bare, so you get to read this now, rather than later. NATURAL OVENS Organic Plus, 100% Whole Wheat Bread: Certified by the […]

Posted on April 9, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

TOTALLY WEIRD CEREALS

AOL did a feature on totally weird cereals. Here are some of the nominees: Moonstones Ralston marketed this cereal with the story that it was mined from the lunar surface by a regiment of magical beings called Moonbeams. Their commandant, Major Moon, led the work camp while obsessing over the moral decay their shiftless neighbors, […]

Posted on April 8, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KOSHER NEXUS PASSOVER EDITION

The KOSHER NEXUS newsletter Pesach edition is now ready for you. It is available in both HTML and PDF formats. To see this year’s Passover KN go to: www.utj.org Scan down the page until you see the clickable……….

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

KITNIYOT DERIVATIVES

We were reading the Star-K’s 2008 PASSOVER DIRECTORY, and in an otherwise fairly good explanation of kitniyot, came upon the following sentence: “Nevertheless, most reputable Kashrus agencies in the United States and Israel do not permit the use of shemen kitniyos (oil made from kitniyot)in their products.(page 41).” Last year, an OU Rabbinic Field Rep, […]

Posted on April 4, 2008 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Passover, Uncategorized

CERTIFIED KOSHER TOMATOES

This story comes from the Monday, March 31 edition of Kosher Today. Our comments will appear at the end. Certified Kosher Tomatoes Now Available from Santa Sweets Plant City, Florida… by Eda Kram… To meet the growing demand among Jewish consumers and others looking for food they can trust, Santa Sweets announced that its Roma, […]

Posted on April 2, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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THE TWO MINUTE SEDER (COMEDY)

For those of you who don’t have the patience to sit thru a full Seder: The Two-Minute Haggadah – A Passover service for the impatient. Opening prayers: Thanks, God, for creating wine. (Drink wine.) Thanks for creating produce. (Eat parsley.) Overview: Once we were slaves in Egypt. Now we’re free. That’s why we’re doing this. […]

Posted on April 2, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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