Archive for April, 2013

GUARANTEED TO MAKE YOU FAT!

This recipe from Breyers Ice Cream has 52grams of carbs!! Up to you to decide if it is worth it or not! INGREDIENTS 4 cake donuts, halved horizontally 2 cups Breyers BLASTS!® Ice Cream 2 Tbsp. semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted 2 Tbsp. white chocolate chips, melted INSTRUCTIONS Evenly top 4 donut halves with Breyers BLASTS!® […]

Posted on April 16, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

IS THERE A TIE BETWEEN KASHRUTH AND ETHICS

Our last article dealt with a Government allegation of very real ethical lapses at a kosher business. An investigation is under way, and it appears as if the owners of the company will be found guilty of some serious ethical problems. For us, the question is “Is the meat they sold still kosher?” The simple […]

Posted on April 15, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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IF IT IS UNETHICAL, IS IT STILL KOSHER?

FROM FAILED MESSIAH Kiryas Joel Meat Company Sued By The US Department Of Labor For “Willfully And Repeatedly” Violating Minimum Wage And Overtime Laws The US Department of Labor has filed a complaint against a Kiryas Joel company for violating minimum wage and overtime laws, the Times Herald-Record reports. Hatzlucha Meat Market, Inc. also failed […]

Posted on April 12, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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THE COMING RISE IN MEAT PRICES

FROM FAILED MESSIAH (VIA THE NEW YORK TIMES) Drought is decimating US farmers, especially cattle, goat and sheep growers. And barring a shift in government policy, that will eventually mean your food – already priced higher than ever – will go up in price even more. That could mean that kosher meat prices will skyrocket, […]

Posted on April 11, 2013 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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LOOKING FOR BUGS UNDER A 60X MICROSCOPE

A most fascinating article about hashgacha and kashruth in general appeared in the Wall Street Journal on Weds, March 20, 2013. At one point in the article, a Rabbi Tabibi says that he does not just wash the veggies, he checks them under a 60X microscope. He is quoted saying, “A tiny piece of dirt […]

Posted on April 10, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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HOW DID WE MISS THESE??????????

We just found out that last fall and winter, Nabisco had limited edition, special Oroes. For Halloween they had Candy Corn flavored Oreos. (OUD) For the so called holiday season, they had Gingerbread Man flavored Oreos. (OUD) Will they be back again? How did we ever miss them? Hmmm, maybe we should actually walk down […]

Posted on April 9, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SALAD TOPPERS

LOEB’S ONION CRUNCH OU certified, pareve. The Loebs take sweet onions, cut them, batter them and lightly fry them in vegetable oil. Then they season them. These crunches are NON GMO, have a roasted onion flavor and ideal for sprinkling on top of salad. They also go well with cooked veggies. Or, you can saute […]

Posted on April 8, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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NEW HECHSHER

Hacham Yehonatan Elazar Shalom rabbotay, I am proud to announce the launching of a new heksher–CKA (Caribbean Kashruth Authority). We will be issuing kashruth certification in the Caribbean and Central America. Our headquarters is based out of the Dominican Republic in Santo Domingo, led by myself and an advisory board of Hakhamim. I will let […]

Posted on April 5, 2013 at 12:06 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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CHAGALL BISTRO IN PARK SLOPE, BROOKLYN

FROM KOSHERTOPIA Chagall Bistro – Park Slope French food reasonably priced is the aim of a new restaurant in Park Slope Brooklyn. Koshertopia has confirmed that Chagall Bistro located at 332 5th St. Brooklyn has opened and is under the Supervision of the OK. The menu created by Executive Chef Jean-Claude Teulade, a veteran of […]

Posted on April 4, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Kosher Restaurants, Kosher Restaurants News, Uncategorized

DAIYA VEGAN PIZZAS

Daiya Foods has contacted us and quoting their FAQ… “All Daiya products except for our pizzas are OU Kosher certified.” http://www.daiyafoods.com/our-products/faqs [Webmaster modified: 2013-08-15 2:05 PM]   DAIYA VEGAN PIZZAS Cheeze Lover’s Pizza -finally, a pizza for everyone New Daiya Pizzas are the first brand of dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free pizza! Available in four delicious flavours: […]

Posted on April 3, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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