Archive for March, 2010

CHIEF RABBI OF OTNIEL WEIGHS IN DISHWASHERS AT PESACH

“Kashering” a Dishwasher for Pesach – by Rabbi Re’eim Hacohen, Rosh Yeshiva and Chief Rabbi, Otniel Question: How can a dishwasher be made kosher for Pesach? Answer: The first thing that is necessary is to understand how a dishwasher works. The typical dishwasher has two baskets where the dirty dishes are placed. At the bottom […]

Posted on March 17, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Passover, Uncategorized

DIABETIC CHAROSET

Diabetic Charoset 4oz (110g) dried pitted prunes 4oz (110g) pitted dates 2oz (56g) blanched slivered almonds 3 medium sized Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored and quartered 1 large Naval orange quartered ½ inch piece of fresh ginger peeled and chopped ¼ cup kosher sweet red wine 1tsp honey 1tsp fresh lemon juice 1tsp ground […]

Posted on March 16, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Health, Passover, Uncategorized

Matzel Bits Chock full of tidbits, morsels, goodies and all other things Matzel Toff! Matzel Toff! Makeover! Matzel Toff! Gift BoxMatzel Toff! got a new “do!” Part of growing up means redefining your image and improving yourself – inside and out. So as Matzel Toff! matures, we’re excited to share with you some of the […]

Posted on March 15, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

PESACH FAQ 5770

THE NEW, UPDATED FOR 5772, PASSOVER FAQ IS HERE PASSOVER FAQ- UPDATED FOR 5770 Every year, the number of questions we receive at the Operation Pesah Hot Line continues to grow and grow. We are most pleased to note this increase as it points to a heightened level of awareness and observance of the holiday. […]

Posted on March 14, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Passover, Uncategorized

NORMAN’S DOES PESACH (ISRAEL)

Just to keep all our fans posted we have not stopped doing Norman’s catering all year long….we are especially busy during the holidays. We cater amazing bbq’s in the privacy of your own home and both corporate and family events… We aim to please…and have been successful! All our food is the same fresh and […]

Posted on March 12, 2010 at 12:07 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Passover, Uncategorized

RAV MOSHE (OBM) ON PEANUTS

Here is a translation of Rav Moshe Feinstein’s famous tshuvah on peanuts and Pesach. “Concerning peanuts, which were called stashkes in Europe—they have been accepted as being permitted on Pesach and are not considered kitniyos (legumes that are forbidden on Pesach) because all the reasons for the prohibition of kitniyos do not apply to peanuts. […]

Posted on March 11, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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CRAN-FARFEL KUGEL

This one is one of our all time faves! Try it-you will love it. 1 can cranberry sauce (we use whole berry) 4 cups matzo farfel/ferfel 4 eggs 2/3 cup oil 1/2 cup sugar 2 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. cinnamon Pour cold water over farfel, and drain. Mix all ingredients together. Bake at 350 F […]

Posted on March 10, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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THE OU WEIGHS IN ON GEBROKTS

In an article that screams g’neivat hadat, the OU (OU Guide to Passover 5770/2010, Page 14/15) tells us that a) not eating gebrokts is a popular minhag b) all on its own, the minhag has become so popular that natural, market born forces are behind the generally disappearance of gebrokt products. Gebrokts are mixtures of […]

Posted on March 9, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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THE OU WEIGHS IN ON KITNIYOT DERIVED OILS

In Jewish Action (volume 70, no. 3) there is an informative article on kitniyot. Here is an excerpt from Page 74, paragraph titled KOSHER LEPESACH OILS: A SLIPPERY SLOPE Q: I’ve heard that it is permissible to eat the oils of legumes on Pesach. Is this true? A: “Some posekim such as the Maharsham… permit […]

Posted on March 8, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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VEGETABLE TRAY PACKS FROM ROLAND

Roland FoodsSM launches Vegetable Tray Packs – Convenient, ready-to-use vegetable packs make easy appetizers, side dishes or meal accompaniments – NEW YORK – Roland FoodsSM is pleased to announce the launch of Vegetable Tray Packs, which contain all-natural, kosher vegetables that are packed in sunflower oil and are ready-to-use straight from the tray. The Vegetable […]

Posted on March 5, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Uncategorized