Archive for December, 2012

MY HOP PANCAKES

FROM ALLRECIPES.COM (Good for tomorrow’s breakfast) Ingredients Edit and Save Original recipe makes 8 pancakes 1 1/4 cups buttermilk 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup white sugar 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 dash salt 1 egg 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 […]

Posted on December 31, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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ZENA’S COOKIES

This is from the box. Capitals and bold letters are theirs. Zena’s Gluten Free decadent and delicious cookies Each cookie is baked to perfection, using sky-high standards and only the very vest top-qualityingredients: selected Pecans, Cranberries, and the finest Dutch Chocolate Chunks! Every bitedelivers a delicious taste experience, which is certain to keep you coming […]

Posted on December 28, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Desserts, Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

JACK’S ITALIAN SALAMI

Jack’s Gourmet did it again! Our favorite sausage company, and now purveyors of FACON, makes Italian style spicy salami. Bottom line? A Kosher Nexus Five Fork award winner! We have not had an Italian style salami for a very long time. You can buy a pale imitation in Israel, but it is not very good. […]

Posted on December 27, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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THE KOSHER PRAIRIE OYSTER

FROM TABLET MAGAZINE If your head happens to be stinging the morning after an awesome party , may I humbly recommend a Kosher Prairie Oyster, which is my variation of the original famous hangover cure. The exact origin of the drink is tough to track although it made appearances in David O. Selznick’s A Star […]

Posted on December 25, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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BEWARE: A TREFE BEER!

Here is a new beer that is totally trefe and assur for us to drink: Blue Moon’s New ‘Ale’ Is Half Wine By Venessa Wong on December 20, 2012 Just the idea of a beer-wine hybrid raises so many questions. OK, really, just one: Is that as disgusting as it sounds? Armed with two bottles […]

Posted on December 24, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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MATZOLAH

Billing itself as the “trail mix of the exodus,” this Kof-K certified product is the first kosher for Passsover “granola” that we have ever seen. The label on the can says it all: matzo granola breakfast and nosh. Contents: matzo, almonds, raisins, maple syrup, evaporated cane juice, cottonseed oil, dried coconut, walnuts, pecans and vanilla […]

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

THE SABICH- A CLASSIC ISRAELI SANDWICH

Sabich An Iraqi Jewish classic becomes a new favorite. By Adeena Sussman A few years ago, signs began popping up around Tel Aviv and beyond advertising a new delicacy: sabich. This savory combination of fried eggplant, hard-boiled egg, hummus, Israeli salad, and assorted condiments is stuffed into a pita and drizzled with tahini sauce and […]

Posted on December 19, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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NORTHFIELD MILLS GLUTEN FREE MIXES

This OU certified company makes gluten free mixes. Most appear to be pareve, but some are OUD. Check out this list: All Purpose Baking Mix Loaf Bread Mix Brownie Mix (D) Cookie Mix Pancake and Waffle Mix Muffin Mix Cake Mix Corn Bread and Muffin Mix (D) Pizza Dough Mix (D) www.northfieldmills.com

Posted on December 18, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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WE’RE NUMBER ONE!

No, not this blog. Rather the Levinsky Market in Tel Aviv was listed as NUMBER ONE in Saveur magazine’s (Jan/Feb 2013) Travel Issue, Top 100. The magazine specifically mentions a number of stalls, stores and restaurants in the Tel Aviv shuk and raves about all of them. In truth, we do not know the area, […]

Posted on December 17, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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FACON BURGERS

We are in heaven! We finally were able to stock up on Jack’s Gourmet Facon. We wanted to buy out the whole supply, but we had a guilty conscience, and only bought three of the five packages they had. Home from the store, it was outside to the BBQ grill and OMG! Facon burgers. We […]

Posted on December 14, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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