Archive for March, 2012

CHAG KASHER V’SAMAECH

May your matza balls float, may your brisket be juicy, may your charoset win awards, and may your kugels be fluffy. We hope that all of our pre-Pesach entries have been helpful to you as you got ready for yom tov. We wish all of our readers a chag kasher v’sameach- a kosher and happy […]

Posted on March 30, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Passover, Uncategorized

PASSOVER, COKE AND PEPSI- HUH???

FROM KOSHER TODAY, MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012 Coca Cola Frustrates Some Consumers While Pepsi Cola Confuses Others Los Angeles…Kosher consumers here that were expecting to find Coca Cola for Passover on supermarket shelves were disappointed to learn that the coveted beverage would not be available this year in the State of California due to a […]

Posted on March 28, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PASSOVER ORANGE BEEF AND BROCCOLI

FROM THE JOY OF KOSHER Recipe Orange Beef and Broccoli Ingredients 2 tablespoons oil (grapeseed works well) 1 1/4 pounds beef, cut into cubes or small dice 3/4 cup orange marmalade 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 2 tablespoons white vinegar 1 tablespoon peeled and chopped ginger 2 tablespoons kosher for passover (fake) soy sauce 1/2 cup […]

Posted on March 27, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized

PASSOVER CHOCOLATE BANANA CAKE A LA HERSHEY

6 eggs, separated 2/3 cup plus 1/4 cup sugar, divided 1/2 cup potato starch 1/4 cup Hershey’s cocoa 1 cup mashed banana 1/2 cup sliced almonds Heat oven to 350F. Lightly grease 13x9x2 inch baking pan. In small mixer bowl, beat egg yolks with 2/3 cup sugar until thick and light in color. Combine potato […]

Posted on March 26, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized

TAKING IT TO AN EXTREME

Recently, a friend came back from the holy city of Brooklyn and reported that she had seen a store selling drain strainers in three packs. One was for dairy, one was for meat, and one was for pareve. Come on! Drain strainers??? Those things that sit in the bottom of the sink and keep stuff […]

Posted on March 23, 2012 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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CHOCOLATE MATZA BRITTLE

Matzo 2 sticks of parve margarine 1 cup of brown sugar 1 bag of chocholate chips *HINT: Cover a cookie pan with foil, I found it makes cleanup easier. Line the cookie pan with matzos, it is ok if they overlap a little. Melt the margarine with the brown sugar until it starts to boil. […]

Posted on March 22, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Kosher Desserts, Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized

OUR POSITION ON KITNIYOT DERIVATIVES

KITNIYOT Perhaps no issue stirs as much debate as the debate swirling around kitniyot- generally translated as legumes. According to Ashenazi custom and law, we are not allowed to eat kitniyot on Pesach. Rabbi Yosef Karo, the creator of the Shulchan Aruch called the custom of not eating kitniyot a “foolish custom.” Rav Yaakov Emden […]

Posted on March 21, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Passover, Uncategorized

KOSHER FOR PASSOVER BIGELOW TEAS

Bigelow Tea Look for select Bigelow® Teas Kosher for Passover in your local supermarket. Perfect to enjoy while relaxing with family and friends during the holiday. Cinnamon Stick “Constant Comment” “Constant Comment” Green Cozy Chamomile Darjeeling Earl Grey Earl Grey Green English Breakfast English Teatime Green Tea Green Decaffeinated Green with Mint Jasmine Green Mint […]

Posted on March 20, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Passover, Uncategorized

ACME SMOKED FISH INTRODUCES SWEET MUSTARD DILL SAUCE

NOT KOSHER FOR PASSOVER Acme Smoked Fish Introduces Sweet Mustard Dill Sauce To Complement Salmon All-Natural, Certified Kosher Product Now Available to Markets and Distributors Brooklyn, New York – February 28, 2012 – Acme Smoked Fish Corporation, a family owned and operated smoked fish producer, kicked off 2012 with the launch of its new Salmon […]

Posted on March 19, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

NEW FROM BEN AND JERRY

NEW FROM BEN AND JERRY: We recently launched Greek Frozen Yogurt, but we wouldn’t let a year pass us by without some exciting new ice cream flavors too! Without further ado, we give you the newest additions to our Flavor Line-up: Ben & Jerry’s Chocolate Therapy Pints! The Best Kind of Therapy is Back Chocolate […]

Posted on March 16, 2012 at 12:01 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Desserts, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized