Archive for June, 2009

STREIT’S GETS A NATIONAL HASHGACHA

FROM FAILED MESSIAH (FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2009) Streit’s Caves In, Gets ‘National’ Kosher Supervision For Matzo Streits_logo “Obviously, we’re very delighted that they’re taking a national hashgacha…we’ll have to see how they proceed. That’s something that’s going to have to be left to our kashruth committee.” Streit’s Matzo to sport Kof-K in 2010 Mayer Fertig […]

Posted on June 30, 2009 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN!!

True devotees of “real” Coke know that the best time to buy Coca Cola is at Pesach time because that is the only time that Coke is made with real sugar and not high fructose corn sweetner. Well, apparently Pepsi has been paying close attention. Pepsi announces PEPSI NATURAL, PEPSI THROWBACK AND MOUNTAIN DEW THROWBACK. […]

Posted on June 29, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

GINGER STEAK SALAD

Another recipe from Chef Andrea at the UTJ’s Southern Test Kitchen. This one is a doozy!! This is the best salad ever!! Worth every second of prep time! –Andrea Ginger Steak Salad Steak Marinade: 4 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoon cooking sherry 4 minced garlic cloves 4 teaspoons brown sugar 2 rib-eye steaks, or whatever […]

Posted on June 25, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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TROPICAL CHICKEN

From Chef Andrea and the Southern Test Kitchen of the Kosher Nexus: Easy and quick chicken recipe! Mix together: 1 Can Pineapple tidbits or crushed pineapple 1 Chopped Mango 1/4 C Cilantro 1/2 C Apricots preserves 2 T Lemon Juice Salt Refrigerate Next Mix together: 4 T Ketchup 2 tsp Olive Oil 1/2 tsp oregano […]

Posted on June 24, 2009 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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ASIAN NOODLE SALAD

THIS is an AWESOME salad. It requires some work, but it’s so worth it! Asian Noodle Salad SALAD INGREDIENTS: 1 packages linguine noodles, cooked, rinsed, and cooled 1 head sliced Napa cabbage 1 head sliced purple cabbage 1 bag baby spinach 1 red bell pepper, sliced thin 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced thin 1 orange […]

Posted on June 23, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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MORE ABOUT TRANSPARENCY

We told you that we vociferously disagreed with the article in Kosher Today that appeared to endorse the position of several “kashrus professionals” that essentially stated that the various agencies/v’adim etc do not want transparency. The article in Kosher Today quoted rabbis who were proud of not destroying a store owner’s reputation by being deliberately […]

Posted on June 22, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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CHEF TALI’S RECIPES

Here is one more recipe from Chef Tali in Jerusalem: TURKEY GRAPE SALAD lettuce grapes cut in half i cup toasted pecans smoked turkey cut into small squares dressing: i tablespoon dijon mustard 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1/3 cup olive oil some ground black pepper use half the dressing and pour over grape turkey […]

Posted on June 19, 2009 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KOSHER AGENCIES: WE DO NOT WANT TRANSPARENCY

This article comes from Kosher Today (June 15, 2009), the Editor’s column: Rushing to Judgment in the Streit’s Fiasco It was an unfortunate incident for the Streit family when it learned just several weeks before Passover that its Matzoh would not be acceptable in many of the stores supervised by the Vaad Harabbonim of Queens […]

Posted on June 18, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SUMMER CITRUS SALAD

Here is another great recipe from Chef Tali. Chef Tali is a proud resident of Jerusalem. 2 small grapefruits 2 oranges 2 avocadoes endive dressing: 1 teaspoon dijon mutard 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons grapefruit juice 4 tablespoons olive oil kosher salt peel and cut up the fruit and avocados pour dressing over […]

Posted on June 17, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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LOOKS LIKE STORE BRANDS WILL BE WITH US FOR A LONG TIME!

From the Private Label Manufacturers Association 91% of Shoppers Will Keep Buying Store Brands After Recession Ends NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — New consumer polling data shows that an overwhelming majority of U.S. supermarket shoppers will continue purchasing store brand products after the recession is over. A poll conducted this month by GfK Custom […]

Posted on June 16, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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