Archive for May, 2008

AGRIPROCESSORS IN THE NEWS AGAIN

The following appeared on the JTA on Monday, May 12th. Immigration raid at kosher slaughterhouse Published: 05/12/2008 Federal officials arrested 300 workers in a raid on the nation’s largest kosher meatpacking plant. Some reports said the total could reach 700 arrests. Monday’s raid on Agriprocessors by agents from U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement was said […]

Posted on May 14, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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RESTAURANT TIP SCAM-BEWARE!

The other day, two of us had a dinner meeting in a local kosher restaurant. The meal was pleasant even if the service was a tad “off.” When the bill came, we looked at the bottom of the bill, noted that it seemed higher than we expected, but ignored the feeling. On the bill, they […]

Posted on May 13, 2008 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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BASKIN ROBBINS GOES SOFT

Baskin-Robbins scooping out new territory: Soft serve Updated 22h 44m ago | Comments6 | Recommend5 E-mail | Save | Print | Reprints & Permissions | Yahoo! Buzz Digg Newsvine Reddit Facebook What’s this? By Bruce Horovitz, USA TODAY Make it 31 Flavors, and a softie. Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest ice cream chain, Thursday will announce […]

Posted on May 12, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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HIGH FRUCTOSE SWEETENERS

It turns out that lots and lots of people like to buy the Kosher for Passover Coca Cola because it is made with sugar instead of corn syrup. They say it is “real” Coke. It seems that they may be in for a big surprise in the coming months according to the Wall Street Journal: […]

Posted on May 8, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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FOODS TO UP YOUR LIBIDO

According to an article on AOL, these foods will have a positive effect on your libido. Is it true? Who knows! Red Hot Chile Peppers (it ain’t just a rock group) Chile peppers don’t just add spice to meals, they can spice up your love life too. The key ingredient is the chemical capsaicin, which […]

Posted on May 7, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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BINYAMINA OFFERS SAPPHIRE WINE

The Binyamina winery has introduced a new fine wine called Sapphire. A mix of Cabernet Sauvingnon, Shiraz and Merlot, this is a truly fine wine. Be forewarned, however, you can’t drink this wine directly out of the bottle. Nope. First you have to decant it. Then let it sit and breathe for at least two […]

Posted on May 6, 2008 at 12:06 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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ORGANIC MILK GOES SKY HIGH

Organic milk prices headed higher, Dean Foods CEO says 04:07 PM CDT on Wednesday, April 30, 2008 By KAREN ROBINSON-JACOBS / The Dallas Morning News krobinson@dallasnews The price of organic milk, which sank last year as increased supplies flooded the market, is headed back up, the nation’s largest dairy producer said early Wednesday. “Prices are […]

Posted on May 5, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SWEET RICE IS NICE

2 tablespoons of margarine 2 stalks of celery, diced 1 tablespoon of concentrated (from frozen can) pure OJ 1 teaspoon of grated orange rind 1/2 cup of golden raisins 1 1/2 cups of cooked rice 1/4 teaspoon of salt In a large frying pan, melt the margarine. Saute the celery in the melted margarine for […]

Posted on May 1, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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