Archive for April, 2010

GUEST COLUMN RE: FLAVORINGS

On a discussion list in which we participate, a question came up about the kashruth of a certain energy drink. Here is a response that appeared. We reprint with the author’s kind permission. Keeping with the Kashrut angle alone, there are two major issues: 1. There are those rabbis who opine that any substance that […]

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

L’ BELLA KOSHER ITALIAN CUISINE

Forget the bad Italian grammar and the spelling errors on the menu. This place is a delight! The tables are nicely set, if a tad too close together, the ambiance wonderful, and the food great. Appetizers are a tad pricey ($9.99 for mozzarella sticks), but don’t worry. On your table will be a plate of […]

Posted on April 29, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Restaurant Reviews, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

WEIRD FOOD COMBOS

The following comes from FACEBOOK Here are some of the unusual combos people posted on Facebook. Banana mayo sandwich Banana topped with kethup Pizza topped with Nutella Cheeseburger with jelly French fries dipped in an ice cream sundae Salt and Pepper fries dipped in chocolate ice cream Peanut butter and tomato sandwich Peanut butter and […]

Posted on April 28, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Uncategorized

WHITE SANGRIA

Preparation time: 15 minutes You Will Need 1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 medium oranges, washed and sliced 1 medium lemon, washed and sliced 1 bottle (750 ml) Riesling or other sweet white wine 1 medium tart apple, cut into thin slices 1/4 cup triple sec 2 cups lemon-lime soda, chilled […]

Posted on April 27, 2010 at 12:07 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

THE SHARPEST KNIFE IN THE DRAWER

Here is a list of must-have knives for your kitchen. The knives are listed in order of importance: • 8- or 10-inch chef knife: A workhorse suited for cutting, chopping, dicing and mincing. This all-purpose knife has a long, wide, curved blade that rocks smoothly on the cutting board . If you could have only […]

Posted on April 23, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Uncategorized

SUGAR FREE CHEESE CAKE TREAT

From Classy Cakes in Lakewood, NJ, comes Sugar Free Cheesecake Treat. According to the company, the cake is creamy and delicious. It is low carb, contains zero trans fat, 8 grams of protein, and only 90 calories per 3oz serving. This chalav yisrael treat is certified by KAJ. We have not tried this product, so […]

Posted on April 22, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher News, Uncategorized

COOL DOG (ICE CREAM)

A Cool Dog is delicious slow-melting, premium ice cream wrapped in mouth-watering cake and topped with rich chocolate that melts in your mouth. Cool Dogs use pure vanilla and have a premium taste but only 150 calories.* They’re delicious as is or pile on your favorite toppings: whipped cream, sprinkles, fruit, candy – or anything […]

Posted on April 21, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

COOKIES FROM THE TWILIGHT ZONE!

We discovered a new cookie. In truth, we have not tried it- we only read about it. Here is what the company has to say about their product: “There are cookies and there are smart cookies. We discovered how to successfully disguise a unique blend of Natural and Organic vegetables and fruits in our cookies. […]

Posted on April 20, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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MY GROCERY MASTER FROM APPLE

FROM KOSHER TODAY (MON, APRIL 12) New Device to Help Kosher Consumers Locate Kosher Products New York…by Zechariah Mehler…Thanks to MyGroceryMaster.com kosher consumers now have a new way to find kosher products using their iPhone or iPad. By downloading the My Grocery Master application from the Apple app store, kosher foodies will be able to […]

Posted on April 19, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher News, Uncategorized

A KOSHER CHICKEN PRICE WAR? PUHLEEZE!

FROM KOSHER TODAY (MON. APRIL 12) KosherToday Exclusive: Resurgent Kosher Meat Market Faces New Market Challenges New York…The stage is set for the return of glatt kosher beef from Agri Star Meat and Poultry to many supermarket shelves, but the circumstances are far different than those that the company’s predecessors Agriprocessor left behind nearly two […]

Posted on April 16, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · One Comment
In: Kosher News, Uncategorized