Archive for May, 2012

VOCABULARY WORD

One of our hobbies is compiling chrestomathies of linguistic curiosa. In simple words, we like compiling lists of odd words. We recently found a word, a real honest to goodness word, that seems to sum up Pesach very neatly. ABLIGURITION: spending an unconscionable amount of money on food. Yup- that pretty much sums it up!

Posted on May 16, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Passover, Uncategorized

SPRING STRAWBERRY SPINACH SALAD

Ingredients 1 bunch spinach, rinsed 10 large strawberries, sliced 1/2 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup kosher white wine vinegar 1 cup vegetable oil 1 tablespoon poppy seeds Directions In a large bowl, mix the spinach and strawberries. In a blender, place the sugar, salt, vinegar, and oil, and blend until smooth. Stir […]

Posted on May 15, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

CHICKPEAS- A REAL GIFT!

FROM PHIL LEMPERT, SUPERMARKET GURU Chickpeas or Garbanzo Beans are a legume many of us are familiar with, in fact they are the most widely consumed legume in the world, but do you know the many nutritional benefits they have? Originating in the Middle East, chickpeas have a firm texture with a flavor somewhere between […]

Posted on May 14, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER DESSERT

With warm weather here, many folks start to eat cold, dairy meals from time to time. Here is a dairy dessert recipe perfect for Shavuot. CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER DESSERT 2 c. cold milk 2-3 tbsp. creamy peanut butter 1 pkg. (4 oz. size) vanilla instant pudding mix 1 1/2 c. thawed Birds Eye Cool Whip […]

Posted on May 11, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Desserts, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

WE’VE GOT READERS!

Our monthly report came in recently, and we were most pleased to see that in the weeks before Pesach, our readership jumped quite a bit. We had readers from 74 countries! Included in the list were: USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Israel, Australia, Germany, South Africa, Brazil and Panama. We were pleasantly surprised to note how […]

Posted on May 10, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Uncategorized

MATT’S MUNCHIES

We recently had a new treat that left us weak in the knees and praying that the company will be around for a long, long time! Matt’s Munchies are a premium fruit snack. They are Heart-K certified and certified vegan and gluten free as well. The taste is to die for!! We near to fainted […]

Posted on May 9, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Health, Kosher Desserts, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

SOARING INTEREST IN MATTERS OF KASHRUTH

FROM KOSHER TODAY, APRIL 30, 2012: Kashrus Agencies Take Advantage of Soaring Interest in Kashrus LAKEWOOD, NJ — Hundreds of kosher consumers are participating in seminars sponsored by the major kashrus organizations on topics ranging from checking vegetables for insects to preparing the home for Passover. While many of the seminars are for both men […]

Posted on May 8, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher News, Uncategorized

EAT PISTACHIOS- THEY ARE GOOD FOR YOU

Study Confirms Release of Key Antioxidants in Pistachios Research Continues to Connect Health Benefits to Pistachio Consumption FRESNO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Results of new research presented at the American Society of Nutrition in San Diego contributes to the increasing amount of scientific evidence that underscores the health benefits of eating pistachios on a daily basis. “These results […]

Posted on May 7, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

LADINO TAPAS BAR AND GRILL

A new kosher restaurant has opened in midtown. Located at 940 8th Ave (Columbus Circle at 56th Street), LTBG is under OU certification. The restaurant features fusion foods. Prices seem fairly reasonable, especially for Manhattan. LUNCH: Tapas $6 to $14 Apps $7 to $12 Mains $9 to $32 DINNER: Tapas $6 to $15 Apps $7 […]

Posted on May 4, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher News, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

HONEY MUSTARD GRILLED CHICKEN

Ingredients 1/3 cup Dijon mustard 1/4 cup honey 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 teaspoon steak sauce 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves Directions Preheat the grill for medium heat. In a shallow bowl, mix the mustard, honey, mayonnaise, and steak sauce. Set aside a small amount of the honey mustard sauce for basting, and dip the […]

Posted on May 3, 2012 at 12:00 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized