Archive for December, 2012

COFFEE STRAINED THROUGH AN ELEPHANT’S GUT- $50 PER CUP

Remember the coffee that Jack Nicholas drank in the movie Bucket List? Let’s just say it was strained, and let it go at that. Well, according to this story from the AP, there is an even more exclusive coffee on the market and it runs $50 PER CUP!! Yikes! Coffee from an elephant’s gut fills […]

Posted on December 13, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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A GREAT LATKE TOPPING

FROM MY JEWISH LEARNING For Cranberry Applesauce 3 pounds apples (any apples you would use for baking, I used golden delicious), peeled and diced 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 2 Tbsps granulated sugar (up to 4 if you want it sweeter) 1 tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp ground ginger ½ tsp ground all spice […]

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

GIAMBRI SWEETS

At the Kosher Show back in Nov, we found a booth that was a dream come true! We would have loved to stand at their booth all day and sample all of their wares. Certified by the Kof-K and mostly Pareve, this company makes snack delights that will knock your socks off! They have an […]

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

HANUKAH RUM BALLS FOR YOUR DESSERT

Ingredients Original recipe makes 20 chocolate rum balls Change Servings 8 ounces stale chocolate brownies, crumbled 1/4 cup dark rum 3 ounces dark chocolate, chopped 1 ounce dark chocolate, chopped 1 tablespoon cocoa powder, for dusting Directions Place crumbled brownies in a bowl. Pour rum over brownies, let soak for 1 minute; stir until mixture […]

Posted on December 10, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

RICE IS NICE!!

Rice is nice, especially when it comes in a microwave package that provides perfect rice in just three minutes. Rice Expressions offers OU certified, organic, whole grain brown rice in ready to be heated pouches. You add NOTHING! The rice has already been cooked to perfection; you just nuke it! No sticky rice. No pot […]

Posted on December 7, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

SNEAK PEEK

Our favorite sausage company is working on creating a kosher pepperoni. OMG! OMG! OMG! Don’t know when it will be available, but we are giddy with anticipation. Mamma, put the coins on our eyes for we have surely died and gone to gastronomical heaven!!

Posted on December 6, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

CHEVRAH SNACKS- MEH!

Not very good, and not terribly bad, just MEH! At the Kosher Show, we stopped by the booth where they were displaying Chevrah’s frozen snacks: specifically the pizza, the brick oven pizza and the pizza pockets. We tasted all three. We were not overwhelmed nor were we whelmed at all. In fact, they were not […]

Posted on December 5, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

ALTERNATIVE MILKS

FROM PHIL LEMPERT, SUPERMARKET GURU Milk means much more than just cows milk these days. There are a variety of choices in milk products, ranging from soy to goat. For those with food allergies, sensitivities, religious reasons, or other personal preferences, it seems almost as if there are endless choices in both dairy and non-dairy […]

Posted on December 4, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

HANNAH MAX BAKING: COOKIE CHIPS

What looks like a cookie but tastes like a chip? Um, look up at the title for the answer. This is one amazing snack! The line up includes: chocolate chip, cinnamon sugar, original and sea salted peanut butter. Certified by the KOLA, these delectable goodies contain no GMO ingredients and no trans fats. We tried […]

Posted on December 3, 2012 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Desserts, Kosher New Products, Uncategorized