Archive for February, 2013

CRANBERRY FARFEL KUGEL

We have run this recipe in the past, but we love to make this kugel so much, we republish it here. 1 can cranberry sauce (we use whole berry) 4 cups matzo farfel/ferfel 4 eggs 2/3 cup oil 1/2 cup sugar 2 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. cinnamon Pour cold water over farfel, and drain. Mix […]

Posted on February 28, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized

HAREIDIM SAY THEY CAN’T FOLLOW FEDERAL SCHOOL LUNCH GUIDELINES

FROM FAILED MESSIAH Led by Agudath Israel of America, haredim are finding it hard to comply with the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The law, which went into effect this year, is supposed to make school lunches healthier, and, according to a report in the Forward, allocates billions of dollars to make this possible. […]

Posted on February 27, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher News, Uncategorized

NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY YOUR PESACH MEAT

Yup, we have already seen the letters sent to retailers from kosher meat and chicken purveyors. Fairly large price increases have begun already. The usual reasons are cited- increased cost of grain, increased cost of fuel for transportation, increased need to hire more workers to meet the demand, etc. In fact the only reason the […]

Posted on February 26, 2013 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Passover, Uncategorized

HAKADOSH BARBEQUE

FROM KOSHER TODAY (FEB. 19, 2013) NEW YORK — Visitors to this year’s Kosher Food and Wine Experience at New York’s Chelsea Piers on February 4th would have been hard pressed to miss the centered display of Got Cholent? Inc. Owned by Chef Ari White, Got Cholent?, together with its subdivision Gemstone Catering, provides original […]

Posted on February 25, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

SOLO KOSHER PIZZA IN NYC

FROM THE NY TIMES In a Midtown neighborhood where pizza is scarce, Joey Allaham, who owns Solo, a kosher meat restaurant in the Sony building, is opening a little takeout pizzeria with a singular product: kosher pies with dairy products but no meat. Overseeing the baking is Giulio Adriani, a certified Neapolitan pizzaiolo who is […]

Posted on February 22, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Kosher Restaurants News, Uncategorized

JEZEBEL NOW CALLED “J SOHO”

FROM KOSHER TODAY (FEB 19, 2013) NEW YORK — Menachem Sendrovic and Henry Stimler believe their model for a kosher restaurant is rife for today’s upscale kosher diner that may not necessarily fit the mold of more traditional kosher diners. They called their SoHo Restaurant Jezebel, served high-end wines that were not mevushal (cooked), featured […]

Posted on February 21, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher News, Kosher Restaurants, Kosher Restaurants News, Uncategorized

A NEW SWEETENER IN TOWN

VIVENTE brand sweetener is the new kid in town. What do you call a no calorie sweetener that helps with weight control, fortifies your immune system, promotes healthy digestion and helps build strong bones? You call it Vivente. Certified by the KA-AlefAlef, this sweetener dissolves in liquids, has no preservatives, is vegan friendly, and suitable […]

Posted on February 20, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

HEY MIKEE, WHAT’S NEW?

We are sooo excited! Chef Adam introduced us to a whole new line of amazing products. Each of them, by the way, is a winner- a total winner! First of all, how about All Natural Teriyaki Sauce that is Kosher for Passover? Yup, Mikee did it- KP Teriyaki Sauce. Can you say Teriyaki chicken for […]

Posted on February 19, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Passover, Uncategorized

PANCAKES- I REALLY WANT PANCAKES!!

We found these recipes in Readers’ Digest. We tried them and we loved them. So, enjoy yourself! Cake Batter Pancakes Substitute yellow cake mix for half the flour, fold in colored sprinkles and enjoy! Caramelized Bananas Pancakes Saute sliced banana in canola oil. Add a few spoonfuls of brown sugar and a pinch of salt. […]

Posted on February 18, 2013 at 12:06 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

PRE PESACH NOTES

With Purim just around the corner, it is not too soon to think about Pesach. Immediately after Purim, we shall post our annual Pesach FAQ. Although it will run at the top of our daily blog, new articles will be posted directly below it. As in the past, we will also post our position on […]

Posted on February 15, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Passover, Uncategorized