Archive for July, 2010

IS MSG AGGRAVATING YOUR ALLERGIES?

FROM PHIL LEMPERT: Is MSG Aggravating Your Allergies? July 23, 2010 SupermarketGuru has noticed that MSG is popping up on an increasing amount of food labels, and decided that this food additive definitely needed some more investigation. You might be surprised what we found out – especially if you suffer from allergies. First, let’s make […]

Posted on July 27, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Health, Uncategorized

WHAT GOES WITH VANILLA?

Some years ago, someone gave us a recipe for chicken cutlets made on the BBQ grill that involved the use of vanilla. We were skeptical, but it was a real eye opener. As a result, we went on a vanilla kick. Here, then, is some good advice: NEVER, EVER cook carrots with vanilla. It was […]

Posted on July 26, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Uncategorized

LOTS OF PEOPLE LOVE HASHGACHA MARKS

FROM KOSHER TODAY, MONDAY, JULY 20, 2010 The Kosher Symbol: A Seal of Trust for Vegans, Vegetarians, and Food Purists New York…by Tova Ross, Feature Editor…As people around the globe continue to move towards a healthier diet, many vegetarian, vegan, and health-oriented food companies are also increasingly obtaining kosher certification. The reason is that many […]

Posted on July 23, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher News, Uncategorized

GARLIC AIOLI MADE AT HOME

6 egg yolks 1/2 cup roasted garlic 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 lemon, juiced 4 cups soybean oil 2 tablespoons water 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil Place the yolks, garlic, salt and cayenne in a food processor. Turn on processor and slowly drizzle in the lemon juice. Slowly add the soybean […]

Posted on July 22, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

REAL HONEST TO GOODNESS SHEPHERD’S PIE

Back in the middle 60’s, we had a close family friend who hailed from the other side of the pond. Once she got the knack of cooking in a kosher kitchen, we reaped the bounty of her culinary experience. One dish that Una made was shepherd’s pie. It is quintessential poor people food, so you […]

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

HONEST TEA PASSION FRUIT GREEN TEA WITH MAQUI BERRY

HONEST TEA UNVEILS FIRST BOTTLED TEA SWEETENED WITH ORGANIC STEVIA Organic Bottled Tea Company Introduced 0 Calorie Passion Fruit Green Tea with Maqui Berry at the Fancy Food Show NEW YORK – (June 28, 2010) – Honest Tea®, the nation’s top-selling organic bottled tea company, is launching Passion Fruit Green Tea with Maqui Berry, the […]

Posted on July 20, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

CHARLOTTE’S GOT KOSHER- GO FIGURE!

The following dispatch was filed by Deborah Wenger, Publications Editor at the UTJ, and Contributing Editor of the Kosher Nexus. If you’re traveling in the Charlotte, NC, area, make sure to drop in at Gleiberman’s Kosher Mart & Restaurant for both lunch (they’re open for dinner only on Sundays) and takeout food. I visited them […]

Posted on July 19, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Uncategorized

COCOA V and PINISI BAKERY GO KOSHER

TWO NEW POSTINGS ON KOSHERTOPIA: Koshertopia has confirmed that both locations of Pinisi Bakery (128 E. 4th St., off 1st Ave. & 18-20 1st Ave., between 1st & 2nd St.) are certified kosher dairy under the supervision of International Kosher Council (IKC). Pinisi Cafe & Bakery is family owned & operated. All baking is done […]

Posted on July 16, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Restaurants, Kosher Restaurants News, Uncategorized

MY KINGDOM FOR SOME SUPERMARKET SHELF SPACE

FROM KOSHER TODAY, JULY 6, 2010 Retailers Look for Scarce Shelf Space for Plethora of New Kosher Products New York…Kosher retailers in many parts of the country are faced with an unprecedented dilemma: What to do with the ever-increasing number of new kosher products? The retailers say that many of the new products are right […]

Posted on July 15, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher News, Uncategorized

TOSTITO NATURAL BLUE CORN TORTILLA CHIPS

When we fly Jet Blue, we always opt for the Blue Potato Chip snack. Now there are blue tortilla chips, and we can’t wait to taste them. Certification is by the OU. These chips contain 0 grams of trans fat, contain no additives. are gluten free and casein free. They contain no lactose, no MSG, […]

Posted on July 14, 2010 at 12:07 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Uncategorized