Archive for November, 2008

PUMPKIN BREAD- MMMMMMMMMM!

From the Southern UTJ kitchen located in Austin, Texas, Chef Andrea Herrera presents: Wonderful Pumpkin Bread! (Makes three loaves) 3 cups canned pumpkin puree 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil 4 cups white sugar 6 eggs 4 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 […]

Posted on November 14, 2008 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

PEANUT BUTTER- IT AIN’T JUST FOR KIDS!

The World Famous Sandwich Shop in NYC now packages and sells OU pareve peanut butter. But these are no ordinary peanut butters! Nope. Check out these outrageous flavors: Smooth Operator, Crunch Time, Cinnamon Raisin Swirl, The Heat Is On, White Chocolate Wonderful, Dark Chocolate Dreams, The Bee’s Knees and Mighty Maple. You should be able […]

Posted on November 13, 2008 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

CRANBERRY PECAN BROWN RICE STUFFING

2 bags of Success Brown Rice (or one cup of regular brown rice) 1/2 cup of dried cranberries 1 teaspoon of dried lemon peel 1/2 cup of chicken stock 1 tablespoon of margarine 1/2 cup of celery finely chopped 2 tablespoons of shallots, finely chopped 1/2 cup of toasted pecans, chopped 1/4 cup of fresh […]

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

BAKED GOODS TO DIE FOR!!!

They already offer the world’s bestest honey cake, now they are going Thanksgiving! Yo, yo, yo- check this out: Thanksgiving Specials from Kosher Care Packages Thanksgiving Gift Box A 24 oz. loaf of our own hand made Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake, 6 of our rich Double Chocolate Brownies, and a bag of our custom ground […]

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

VOTED BEST IN (KOSHER) SHOW

Every year, the winners of the best products are given their just due by the organizers of KosherFest. Here is this year’s list from Kosher Today: “We were delighted to host the Kosherfest New Products Competition at Career Academy,” said Chef Christopher Burgos, Chair of Culinary Arts. “The students helped prepare and serve all the […]

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

AGRI FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION

FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES Getting tougher to Keep Kosher. New York Times November 6, 2008 By JULIA PRESTON The kosher meatpacking company in Iowa that has been struggling with criminal charges and huge fines for labor violations, a dwindling work force and declining demand among Jewish consumers since an immigration raid at its main […]

Posted on November 7, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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LIFE IS TOO SHORT TO DRINK CHEAP BEER

Budget Beers Get a Boost as Drinkers Tighten Belts High Life, Natural Light See Uptick in Sales By Jeremy Mullman Published: November 03, 2008 CHICAGO (AdAge.com) — As the economy continues to spiral downward, more and more beer drinkers are trading down to the High Life. Sales of the cheap brew ironically dubbed the “Champagne […]

Posted on November 6, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

IS AGRI DOWN FOR THE COUNT????

From the JTA, Tuesday, Novermber 4, 2008 NEW YORK (JTA) — With the kosher meat producer Agriprocessors facing mounting financial problems, including the possibility of foreclosure, industry insiders say the company is finished and that kosher consumers should brace themselves for some rough times. Agriprocessors in the past week or so has endured a cascade […]

Posted on November 5, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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DON’T PUT YOUR BIRD IN JEOPARDY

From Diabetic magazine as listed on AOL: Is Your Holiday Turkey in Jeopardy? By Pat Moriarty and Barbara O’Brien Defrosted on the counter, prestuffed, slow baked, partially cooked, stored whole without carving…? If any of these situations sounds like your usual Thanksgiving dinner preparation plans, you may be putting your turkey in jeopardy. Over the […]

Posted on November 4, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Health, Uncategorized

TALK ABOUT FINE POINTS!

A paid advertorial that appears weekly in the New York Jewish Week, is usually our entertainment. We find that the author’s persistent bleatings about Orthodox bashing, etc, tend to be so over the top that all one can do is either laugh or grimace. This week’s diatribe was against those who would tie kashruth to […]

Posted on November 3, 2008 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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