Archive for February, 2009

ROSA WENT KOSHER

From NY- Kosher Quick Bites: Rosa’s Pizza, located in the Empire State Building, has recently obtained their hashgachah from the OU. They have had a soft opening this week in order to showcase the food they will be offering, which includes pizza, pasta, a salad bar and, soon to come, sushi. Stay tuned for more […]

Posted on February 12, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

WHY YOU MUST BE VIGILANT

Recently, we spent ten days as a guest at Long Island Jewish Hospital. During that time, we had the distinct displeasure of eating from the kosher menu. Hey, of course we ate from the kosher menu- we keep kosher. But it was a distinct displeasure. One day we got a meat meal for lunch (instead […]

Posted on February 11, 2009 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Alert, Uncategorized

OOPS- A CORRECTION TO YESTERDAY’S PIECE

OOPS! We noticed that the delivery dates for Purim baskets were incorrect. We will be shipping Purim orders through March 5 in order to arrive on time. The ordering deadline is March 3, 2009. If you had difficulty using the purim09 discount code, that problem has been corrected as well. We apologize for the inconvenience. […]

Posted on February 10, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Uncategorized

YUMMY NEW STUFF FROM KOSHER CARE PACKAGES!

Purim is March 10! Special Purim Offers for our Customers 10% off any Purim Basket, Gift Box or College Care Package ordered on or before February 20 2008* top’d hats dipped and topped hamentashen New for 2009! Top’d Hats Our own handmade hamentashen dipped in rich dark chocolate and topped with nut brittle crunch, colorful […]

Posted on February 9, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Desserts, Uncategorized

BLACK BEAN CHILI

One more recipe from Chef Andrea at the UTJ’s Southern test kitchen: Black Bean Chili Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 10 fresh mushrooms, quartered 6 roma (plum) tomatoes, diced 1 cup fresh corn kernels 1 teaspoon ground black pepper […]

Posted on February 6, 2009 at 12:06 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

HELPFUL SITES FROM CHEF ANDREA

Here are some sites that Chef Andrea swears by (bli neder, of course): In the mood for some yummy kosher candy? Point your mouse to http://www.bulkcandystore.com/store/Kosher-Candy-C7.aspx and order online for delivery to your home or office! Ok, now this is very cool. Natural Candy, no preservatives or other garbage and it’s kosher. Check out their […]

Posted on February 5, 2009 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher News, Uncategorized

TEXAS CAVIAR

This recipe comes from the UTJ’s Southern test kitchen. Chef Andrea is our source for this one: This is a MAJOR yummy recipe. It’s easy and quick too! Texas Caviar – Yeee Haw!! Dressing: 1/2 cup olive oil 1/3 cup white wine (or regular) vinegar 2 to 3 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon celery seed 1/2 […]

Posted on February 4, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Andrea's Corner, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

PAREVE ICE CREAM STORE IN MANHATTAN

From Kosher Quick Bites Stogo Open and Under Hashgacha Stogo, located at 159 East 10th Street, between 2nd Avenue and Stuyvesant Street, opened this month and was recently placed under hashgacha by Rabbi Zev Schwarcz of the IKC. They are a vegan pareve ice cream shop that offers approximately 22 flavors of dairy-free ice cream […]

Posted on February 3, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

CHILI LIME PEANUTS

We made this yesterday for the Super Bowl party. Sounds weird. Looks weird. Tastes…….. well, it grows on you!! Chili-Lime Peanuts Bon Appétit | February 2009 by Elizabeth Falkner yield: Makes about 2 cups Ingredients * 2 cups raw Spanish peanuts (about 10 1/2 ounces) * 1 tablespoon olive oil (not extra-virgin) * 2 teaspoons […]

Posted on February 2, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized