Archive for October, 2010

STAR-K ALERT RE LIQUID CHILDREN’S TYLENOL

October 28, 2010 Children’s Tylenol For many years, the Star-K Hotline has recommended various Tylenol and Motrin products manufactured by McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Division of McNeil-PPC, Inc.. Although these products have never been formally Kosher certified, Star-K was able to approve them based on our review of information provided to us. The glycerin used in […]

Posted on October 29, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher Alert, Uncategorized

THANKSGIVING AND CHANUKAH FROM KOSHER CARE PACKAGES

Thanksgiving and Chanukah from Kosher Care Packages FREE SHIPPING Thanksgiving Gift Basket All the items in this beautiful seasonal gift basket were especially chosen to grace your Thanksgiving table.This basket is shrink wrapped and finished with satin ribbon and a gold embossed seal. This basket contains: 1 handmade Exceptional Dessert ®Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake 1 […]

Posted on October 28, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Desserts, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

CRANBERRY ORANGE SAUCE

This is a must at the Thanksgiving. Be brave and make your own, instead of just grabbing a can or tub at the grocery store! Ingredients: 3 Cups Cranberries, clean and picked-over 1 medium Orange, chopped fine 2 Cups Sugar 1 1/2 Cups Water 1 tsp. Ground Ginger Dash of Cinnamon Dash of Cloves Dash […]

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

VITAMINS AND KASHRUTH

We found this article on JERUSALEM KOSHER NEWS by Y. Spira “Omega 3 With an Eida Hechsher 11 Cheshvan 5771 October 19, 2010 superherb-omerga-eida1There is a flurry regarding the ‘for’ and ‘against’ involving Omega 3 and the kashrut-associated issues. I know of at least one brand in the marketplace which is cause for genuine kashrus […]

Posted on October 26, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher News, Uncategorized

Recently we had a lunch meeting with another rabbi at Yotveta, an Israeli dairy restaurant located in Queens, NY. We have eaten there many times and the food has always been quite good, fresh and well served. We each ordered our lunch. The server brought my dining companion’s lunch but not mine. She informed me […]

Posted on October 25, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Restaurants, Kosher Restaurants News, Uncategorized

NEW ZEALAND JEWISH COMMUNITY NEEDS OUR HELP

FROM KOSHER TODAY OCT. 18, 2010 New Zealand Jewish Community Reaches Out to World Jewry for Help Auckland…For the 6500 Jews who live in New Zealand, the proposed ban on schechita (kosher slaughter) is a “dagger that would leave deep wounds,” sources told Kosher Today. For the moment, the ban is enjoying a reprieve as […]

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

SPICY AND GARLICKY BRUSSELS SPROUTS

3 pounds of Brussels Sprouts 6 tablespoons of vegetable oil 4 large garlic cloves, smashed 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper Salt to taste Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add the Brussels Sprouts and cook until bright green- about 2 minutes Drain well and pat dry. In a large skillet, heat three […]

Posted on October 21, 2010 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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BENEFITS OF EATING RED ONIONS

Discovering Red Onion’s Benefits October 8/Hong Kong/domain-b — According to scientists, the humble red onion could help prevent heart disease. They have discovered that the vegetable — commonly used in Mediterranean and Indian cuisine — is instrumental in removing bad cholesterol, which can cause heart attacks and strokes, from the body. However, the vegetable’s health […]

Posted on October 20, 2010 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Health, Uncategorized

SILVERMARK TOSS AND CHOP

From the company’s own ad copy: Toss & Chop Salad Chopper $22.00 “I love my Toss and Chop!” Oprah (Well, that sold us- if Oprah loves it, it must be grrrreat!) Our best-selling product! The Toss and Chop® makes fresh chopped salad, salsa and more right in any bowl. Won’t damage the bowl. Simple, safe […]

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

NEW COMMERCIAL LETTUCE WASH- NOT A PROBLEM

FRIDAY, OCT 15, 2010 NEW YORK TIMES The largest producer of commercially packed lettuce and spinach has announced that they will use LACTIC ACID to wash their product. This is a good thing. Now, stop worrying- lactic acid is PAREVE! Yes, you read it correctly. It is pareve.

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