Archive for November, 2009

PAREVE PUMPKIN CHALLAH

Pumpkin Challah (Parve) This one is from Martha Stewart’s Living Yield: 4 loaves (12 “slices” each) 2-1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast or 1 1/2 packages 3/4 cup egg yolks (11 or 12 large eggs) 1 large egg yolk for glaze 1 tablespoon salt 2 tablespoons canola oil 1/2 cup honey 15 ounces pumpkin puree 1-1/2 […]

Posted on November 16, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

NATIONAL BIRD DAY IS COMING

Here in the USA, soon enough it will be Thanksgiving. In truth, we always celebrate Thanksgiving. Yes, we know lots of people who say that as Jews we give thanks every day, but we also believe that it is appropriate for us to join in a national day of thanksgiving for this country of ours. […]

Posted on November 13, 2009 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Uncategorized

FABULOUS TURKEY BURGERS

From the UTJ’s Southern test kitchen and Chef Andrea comes this fabo recipe: 1 Grated Green Apple 1 Stalk Finely Chopped Celery 1 Small Finely Chopped Onion 1/2 Bottle (small) Chutney or 3 oz Apricot Preserves 2 T Lemon Juice 1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Parsley 4 to 6 Shakes Bottled Hot Sauce 1/2 tsp Salt […]

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

SHAME ON THE SAMUEL FIELDS “Y”

Here is a note sent by the Samuel Fields Y, located in Queens, NY, about a fund raiser they are holding: Hello Camp Families, On Tuesday November 10, 2009 the Samuel Field Y will be running a fundraiser at Burger King in Douglaston Plaza from 12:00PM-8:00PM to benefit youth and camping services. Attached is the […]

Posted on November 11, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher News, Uncategorized

GRANDPA’S COFFEE CAKE

This OU certified company makes pareve, pat yisrael coffee cakes. The taste is surprisingly fresh and moist for a pareve cake. We sampled different flavors and found them all to be quite good. The flavor list includes: Original Cinnamon with California Walnuts. Grandpa and Granny Smith Apple Walnut Banana Walnut Chocolate Chip Europa Wild Blueberry […]

Posted on November 10, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

HAMSA RESTAURANT

We recently lucked into a very nice restaurant in Tenafly, NJ. Hamsa bills itself as a Moroccan restaurant, but the menu is generally skewed to the total Sephardic rather than the more narrow category of Moroccan. The decor is subdued and the lighting soft. The walls are covered with hamsas of every color and type […]

Posted on November 9, 2009 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Restaurant Reviews, Uncategorized

WISE TO BUY THESE PRODUCTS

Wise Organic Pastures produces organic, kosher chickens and beef. The birds are fed only organic feed, never get antibiotics, are free range birds, and processed according to strict guidelines for food safety and animal welfare. The beef is pasture raised with access to fresh air and the outdoors, grain finished on organic feed, never get […]

Posted on November 6, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

MANISCHEWITZ TO LAUNCH NEW CAMPAIGN

It’s a Fine Broth of a Campaign Published: November 2, 2009 Man-O-man! A vintage advertising slogan is being revived by a marketer of kosher foods as it seeks to make further inroads into the mainstream. An ad for Manischewitz, the leading marketer of kosher foods. You have probably guessed from that clue that the marketer […]

Posted on November 5, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher News, Uncategorized

KOZY SHACK READY GRAINS CEREAL

This is a wonderful idea and a product whose time has clearly come. Individual serve packs of cereal. But not just any old kind of cereal- no siree, Bob! The ready to eat pack contains cereal and low fat milk so you can either eat it hot or cold. Flavors include: Apple Cinnamon, Maple Brown […]

Posted on November 4, 2009 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

SIGNS OF THE “JEWISH ZODIAC”

There is a relatively new company out there called JEWISH ZODIAC. The owner, Seth Front, is a comedy writer and graduate of USC Film School. One day he had his “Eureka” moment and wondered, as he read the Chinese Zodiac on a restaurant place mat, why is there no Jewish Zodiac? So he created one! […]

Posted on November 3, 2009 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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