Archive for May, 2010

KOSHER PIZZA GOES GOURMET!!

Have our prayers been answered? From Kosher Today (Mon,May 10, 2010) Gourmet Pizza: The Culinary World’s Hottest Trend Goes Kosher New York…by Tamar Ross…One of the more notable trends in food nowadays is the upscaling of “ordinary” foods to gourmet. Pizza was certainly never thought of as anything but a quick bite on the cheap […]

Posted on May 13, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Alert, Uncategorized

PRICES OF KOSHER MEAT IN ISRAEL TO GO UP, UP, UP

Sharp Rise Expected In Israeli Meat Prices Beef Roast Retailers estimate prices to rise by up to 20% due to global shortage, Argentina government’s decision to halt exports of meat. Sharp rise expected in meat prices Retailers estimate prices to rise by up to 20% due to global shortage, Argentina government’s decision to halt exports […]

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

PASSOVER REDUX

The Kosher Nexus sent this letter to Rabbi Eidlitz (West Coast, Kashrus Conscience). After three weeks, we sent a follow up letter. To date, we have had no response. We did mention in our follow up letter that, absent, a response, we would feel free to publish our original letter. Lichvod Harav! Moadim l’simcha. I […]

Posted on May 11, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Passover, Uncategorized

NORMAN’S TAKE OUT FOR SHAVUOT

Everyone’s favorite burger place on Emek Refaim may have closed, but Norman’s is still around and doing take out kosher catering. Norman’s Catering Shavuoth take out menu After such a such a successful Pesach we are excited to serve all our customers with a great fresh Shavuoth menu. Here is our menu. If there is […]

Posted on May 10, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Uncategorized

KOSHER VEGETARIAN PIZZAS

Here are some great Kosher pizzas you can make at home: VEGETARIAN PIZZAS 1. Artichoke and Gruyere Pizza: Rinse, drain and thinly slice canned, water-packed artichokes. Place them on pizza dough and cover with grated Gruyère cheese, thinly sliced garlic, a drizzle of olive oil and panko breadcrumbs. (very hard to find this cheese kosher […]

Posted on May 7, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Health, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

NEW KOSHER LAW IN GEORGIA (USA)

From Kosher Today (April 26, 2010) Disclosure Model of Kosher Food Laws Spreads, Latest is Georgia New York…Georgia became the latest state to adopt the disclosure model of legislation to protect kosher consumers after New York’s century-old kosher protect bill was ruled unconstitutional in 2003. With only two days left to the session, the Georgia […]

Posted on May 6, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Uncategorized

SO WHAT’S THE STORY RE HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP?

Is high-fructose corn syrup worse for you than sugar? Researchers at Princeton University think so. But the American Medical Association and most dietitians say no. AOL Health contributor and nutritionist Victoria Stein examines the issue. Before we delve into the debate, let’s review some basic chemistry. Sugar and HFCS have the same chemical structure. The […]

Posted on May 5, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Health, Uncategorized

HUMMUS IN YOUR COFFEE???

The following story falls into the category of “whoda thunk it?” Would you like hummus in your coffee? Israeli scientists develop new milk alternative made out of chickpeas Amir Ben-David, Yedioth Ahronoth Published: 29 April 2010 If falafel, which is made out of chickpeas, became Israel’s national food, perhaps milk made out of chickpeas could […]

Posted on May 4, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

VIOLET’S BAKE SHOP GOES ELECTRONIC

Welcome to Violet’s Bake Shop Specializing in Hungarian Cakes and Pastries _________________________ Save up to 50% on our chocolates and candies!! FREE LOCAL DELIVERY ON ALL ORDERS OVER $100! FREE IN STORE PICKUP ON ALL ORDERS! (Wow, they do not charge you for picking up your order!) FREE GROUND SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS OVER $150! […]

Posted on May 3, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Desserts, Uncategorized