Archive for April, 2011

HEALTHY GRAIN AND SEED GUIDE

FROM PHIL LEMPERT, SUPERMARKET GURU So what’s a wheat-free, gluten-free, allergy friendly shopper supposed to choose when shopping for grains in the supermarket? Well, luckily gluten free and wheat free are gaining shelf space in the supermarket, including breads, crackers and cookies, which are all notoriously ‘wheaty’ and gluten containing foods. So if these products […]

Posted on April 29, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

SHOPPING AT THE GREEN MARKET- SOME TIPS

FROM PHIL LEMPERT, SUPERMARKET GURU Spring is here! And farmers markets across the country are popping up with fresh spring veggies. Shopping at farmers markets allows us to choose from fresh farm picked local produce, to get to know our farmers and where our food is coming from, shop and eat seasonally, and sometimes even […]

Posted on April 28, 2011 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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ROLAND FLAVORED QUINOA

Those fine folks over at American Roland Food have come up with a winner! It used to be that flavored couscous was a biggie for our family. Then, gasp, we grew jaded. But, not no more! Roland has five flavors of OU Quinoa for your delectation: Garden Vegetable Toasted Sesame Ginger Mediterranean Roasted Garlic Black […]

Posted on April 27, 2011 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

WEIGHT WATECHERS PESACH LUNCH IDEAS

Passover Lunch Ideas Frittatas — baked Italian omelets made with eggs, vegetables and parmesan cheese — are packed with flavor, and particularly delicious at room temperature. Make one the night before (or, if you’re an early riser, in the morning before work) and portion it out. Use mostly egg whites to save on fat and […]

Posted on April 21, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Passover, Uncategorized

CHAG KASHER V’SAMEACH

Let us pause for a moment to wish all of us a most joyous holiday, may our pesach be kasher ‘vsameach! Each of us has private memories of seders past- cherish them. Oh, and make sure that your current seders will create new cherished memories. What more can we say? Thank you to all our […]

Posted on April 18, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KP BAKED GOODS ON LONG ISLAND

FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO LIVE ON LONG ISLAND, HERE ARE SOME PASSOVER BAKED GOODS THAT WILL KNOCK YOUR SOCKS OFF! My Chocolate Sunflower Presents our I Can’t Believe it’s Not Chametzr Pesach Desserts For those tired of Mediocre Pesach Desserts Chocolate is the Answer!!! (Does it Really Matter What the Question is?) We have […]

Posted on April 15, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Kosher Desserts, Passover, Uncategorized

OILS ON PESACH

We recently saw a posting on Kashrut.org concerning oils on Pesach. The Rabbis there say that safflower, walnut,and rapeseed (ie, canola) oils are kosher for Pesach without a passover certification. We agree.

Posted on April 14, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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VIENNESE CHOCOLATE TORTE FOR PESACH

FROM CHEF ANDREA IN THE UTJ’S SOUTHERN TEST KITCHEN Viennese Chocolate Torte The cake is very rich. A small piece goes a long way. 10 eggs, separated 10 heaping Tablespoons sugar (about 1 cup) 8 ounces walnuts, finely ground 2-1/2 Tablespoons matzoh meal 6 ounces melted semi-sweet chocolate Combine egg yolks and sugar. Add chocolate […]

Posted on April 13, 2011 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Kosher Desserts, Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized

FROZEN FISH FOR PESACH

According to the OU (and we do agree), frozen fish that contains ANY ingredient other than fish (except for water and salt) must have P certification. Fresh or frozen fish that contains no other ingredients beyond the fish (except for water and salt) may be used for Pesach with no special P certification.

Posted on April 12, 2011 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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OPERATION PESACH HOT LINE NOW OPEN

The OP hot line opens on Monday, April 11th. We close on April 17th. Phone 1 888 MATZAH 1 (use the 9 for the z). Operators are standing by…………………..

Posted on April 11, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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