Archive for March, 2010

BETTER COFFEE EXPERIENCE AT 7-ELEVEN

CSNews Exclusive: 7-Eleven Revamps Coffee to Attract Younger Crowd By Linda Lisanti March 22, 2010 – DALLAS — Since 1964, when one of its franchisees first created grab-and-go coffee, 7-Eleven Inc. has always offered its No. 1-selling proprietary beverage in glass pots. In fact, customers at the chain’s stores pour 1 million cups of coffee […]

Posted on March 30, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

CHAG KASHER V’SAMEACH!

We pray that you and yours will have a kosher, happy and meaningful Pesach. Here at the Kosher Nexus, Pesach is our favorite holiday, and we suspect that it is for many of you, too. If you eat gebrokts, may your matzah balls be light and fluffy. May your brisket be tasty and not over […]

Posted on March 29, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Passover, Uncategorized

THE GLORIOUS RETURN OF BARTONS CANDY

FROM KOSHER TODAY (MONDAY, MARCH 22) Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder for the Returning Bartons Baltimore…Eighteen months after it had produced its last batch of the popular Chocolate Almond Kisses, Bartons has made a dramatic return to store shelves in time for Passover 2010. According to a source that has been involved with Bartons […]

Posted on March 26, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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MILK ALTERNATIVES?

FROM THE STAR-K Soy milk contains kitniyos and possibly chometz and, under normal circumstances, may not be consumed on Pesach. The following soy milk products are chometz-free and may be consumed by someone who is allowed to eat kitniyos (e.g. one who is ill). It is recommended that those who require these products ideally purchase […]

Posted on March 25, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Health, Uncategorized

PINEAPPLE FARFEL SURPRISE

One of our favorite Pesach web sites is www.kosher4passover.com This recipe comes from that web page: PINEAPPLE FARFEL SURPRISE (PASSOVER) Source: Adapted from unknown source for Passover Food Sale, Congregation Agudat Achim 1980 * 6 cups matzo farfel (1 box = 6 cups) * 8 eggs, beaten * 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons vanilla * […]

Posted on March 24, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PESACH APPLE CAKE

Apple Cake (From Chef Andrea) This is like a coffee cake and can be served as dessert or a snack. CAKE: .. 3 eggs .. 3/4 cup sugar .. 1/3 cup oil .. 3/4 cup cake meal .. 5 apples, peeled & sliced (Granny Smiths are best) TOPPING: .. 1/3 cup chopped walnuts .. 1/2 […]

Posted on March 23, 2010 at 12:06 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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OPERATION PESACH HOT LINE

Our hot line is now open for business. You can phone us with your Pesach questions at 888 MATZAH 1 (use the 9 for the Z). Our email hot lines are available at op@utj.org operationpesach@utj.or operationpassover@utj.org We await your contact!!

Posted on March 22, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Passover, Uncategorized

PESACH EDITION OF THE KOSHER NEXUS NEWSLETTER ON LINE

Our annual edition of the pre-Pesach Kosher Nexus Newsletter is available on line right now! You can find it at www.utj.org and click on the link for the Kosher Nexus Reminder: On line Operation Pesach available. Write to OP@ujt.org

Posted on March 21, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Passover, Uncategorized

A LITTLE PESACH HUMOR

In the spirit of taking time out of our preps in order to laugh a little. The Two-Minute Haggadah A Passover service for the impatient. Opening prayers: Thanks, God, for creating wine. (Drink wine.) Thanks for creating produce. (Eat parsley.) Overview: Once we were slaves in Egypt . Now we’re free. That’s why we’re doing […]

Posted on March 19, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PASSOVER VODKA

FROM KOSHER TODAY (MARCH 8) “Alef” a New Premium Vodka is Also Kosher for Passover New York…by Zechariah Mehler…Vodka on Passover? This year Alef, a new vodka made from grapes rather than from grain, will be available for the holiday, thanks to Avi Petrov of LeChaim Enterprises. “There’s still room on liquor store shelves for […]

Posted on March 18, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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