Archive for September, 2011

SHANA TOVA!

May God bless us all with a shana tova. May we all be written and sealed in the book of life for a year of abundant blessings. Tizku l’shanim rabot, tobot v’n’imot.

Posted on September 28, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Uncategorized

HERE WE GO LOUPEDY LOUPE

We saw an ad in a national magazine for a jeweler’s loupe that you can use to check your veggies. The ad said: DON’T GIVE UP YOUR VEGETABLES. GET YOUR LOUPE TODAY. The loupe is advertized as a “30X jeweler’s loupe for spotting insects, inspecting esrogim (sic) and other close work.” The halacha is abundantly […]

Posted on September 27, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher News, Uncategorized

EASY FAST PILLS- NO JOKE

When we heard about this, we thought it was a joke. Then we saw it on KosherKouponz. Apparently, it ain’t no joke. Or, maybe it is! A revolutionary new product will now make one of the most difficult days on the Jewish calendar a bit less daunting. Yom Kippur is around the corner. And while […]

Posted on September 26, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

CHALLYWOOD.COM

Challywood.com is a great place to order challah, and you still have time to order for Rosh Hashanah! Under the Vaad of Rabbanim of Queens (NY), the bakery turns out some great breads. Feast your eyes below: Apple Cinnamon Pull-Apart Challah 6.49 SP-55 Blueberry Pull-Apart Challah 6.49 SP-50 Chocolate Cherry Pull-Apart Challah 6.49 OTH-97 Chocolate […]

Posted on September 25, 2011 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER COVERED APPLES

We saw this recipe and RAN to the supermarket to buy the supplies so we could make it right away. MMMMMMM- a taste bud delight! recipe from AZCentral.com Chocolate Peanut Butter Covered Apples Start to finish: 30 minutes (10 minutes active) Servings: 4 3 ounces heavy cream 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter 6 ounces bittersweet […]

Posted on September 23, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

SMIRNOFF UH-OH

FROM KOSHER QUEST: Please be advised that Non -flavored Smirnoff Ice including the Smirnoff Ice and Smirnoff Ice Triple Black contain grape and are not certified Kosher. In Canada, all varieties and flavors of Smirnoff Ice require the KSA on the label to be considered kosher. The absence of the KSA indicates that the product […]

Posted on September 22, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Alert, Kosher News, Uncategorized

MORE WOMEN IN HASHGACHA

FROM KOSHER TODAY (SEPT 19) Kashrus Agencies Target Women in Special Educational Seminars New York…Women are increasingly applying to serve as “mashgichot” (kosher supervisors) as the kashrus community has learned just what a valuable resource they can be. The first mashgichot to have worked for a major kashrus agency were at the Star-K agency, based […]

Posted on September 21, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher News, Uncategorized

NEW WINES FOR YOM TOV

FROM KOSHER TODAY (9/19) Wines have also made dramatic inroads with celebrants of the Jewish New Year as Jews in Israel, Europe and the US look to use new wines for the holiday, a far cry from the traditional sweet wines Jews used only a few decades ago. Kedem, the nation’s largest manufacturers and importer […]

Posted on September 20, 2011 at 4:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Uncategorized

SUPERCHARGE YOUR BROCCOLI

Broccoli is good for you but there’s a trick to make it work even harder. Adding mustard, horseradish or wasabi to your broccoli has been found to significantly boost its cancer-fighting ability in a new study published this week. The secret sidekick is an enzyme called myrosinase which is necessary to form sulforaphane, the vegetable’s […]

Posted on September 19, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

ORGANIC FOOD WINS AT THE SUPERMARKET!

Annual Food Shopping Trends Tracker Survey shows purchases of natural, organic remain steady AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Rising food costs haven’t curbed Americans’ appetite for natural and organic foods, according to results of the latest Annual Food Shopping Trends Tracker Survey. The poll, conducted online in August 2011 by Harris Interactive® on […]

Posted on September 16, 2011 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized