Archive for August, 2013

COCONUT SPLIT PEA SOUP

FROM THE ENGLISH UPDATE MAGAZINE 2 cups yellow split peas 8 cups water 2 medium carrots diced 2 tablespoons minced ginger 2 tablespoons curry powder 2 tablespoons coconut oil 8 scallions (green onions)thinly sliced and divided in half 1/3 cup raisins 1/3 cup tomato paste 1 14 ounce can of coconut milk 2 tsp sea […]

Posted on August 30, 2013 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Holidays, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

NO MORE KOSHER FOOD COMING FROM EGYPT. WHO KNEW?!

FROM ARUTZ SHEVA The latest violence in Egypt has finally put an end to kosher food exports from the country. Several Egyptian factories that marketed reliably kosher food to Israel will no longer be able to do so. Over the past two and a half years, kosher certification companies in Israel have continued to send […]

Posted on August 29, 2013 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher News, Uncategorized

CHOCOLATE PUDDING CAKE

Chef Amy used to be a caterer. Every meal here in here home in Israel is a Kosher Nexus Five Fork award winner. Seriously! Here is one of her recipes: Chocolate Pudding Cake 1 cup flour 1tsp. salt ½ soy milk 1 tsp. vanilla 6 tbsp. cocoa 2 tsp. baking powder 2/3 cup sugar 2 […]

Posted on August 28, 2013 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Kosher Desserts, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

WHEW! NO HUMMUS SHORTAGES COMING IN THE USA!

Garbanzo bean plantings increase You should find a few more California-grown garbanzo beans at the market in the coming year. The state’s farmers intend to plant 2 percent more garbanzos than they did last year. Farmers will plant more kidney beans, too, but otherwise California bean plantings will decrease, compared to a year ago. Plantings […]

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

ORGAN MEATS IN ISRAEL

Buying meat in Israel for us means taking a cheat sheet to the supermarket. Why? First of all, the cuts are not what we were used to back in the USA. Second, meat here comes by number. You need a cheat sheet to know what cut that number is. Additionally, organ meat is not only […]

Posted on August 26, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher News, Uncategorized

BEER LIME GRILLED CHICKEN

Ingredients Edit and Save Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings 1 lime, juiced 1 (12 fluid ounce) can light colored beer 1 teaspoon honey 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro Salt and pepper 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves Directions In a bowl, mix the lime juice, beer, honey, garlic, cilantro, […]

Posted on August 23, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

PICKLES GO UPSCALE

FROM BALTIMORE MAGAZINE Pickles are popping up all over the city as many area chefs and food purveyors turn out their own delicious versions. For Spike Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen, pickling is a way of life. He pickles and preserves summer’s produce to provide local ingredients year-round at his restaurant. He even pickles broccoli stems, […]

Posted on August 22, 2013 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Uncategorized

NAKED SEA SALT

Adding salt to your food is about to become much healthier and tastier thanks to a new Israeli product that is dubbing itself the “the world’s healthiest gourmet salt.” It’s known as Naked Sea Salt and the wholesome granules come from the shores of the Dead Sea. Entrepreneur Ari Fruchter, founder and CEO of the […]

Posted on August 21, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

MARY’S GONE CRACKERS

We first wrote about Mary back on July 20, 2009. Today we are happy to alert you to two new crackers: Hot N Spicy Jalapeno and Super Seed. Both are OU certified. Not only are these babies wheat and gluten free, they are also whole grain, vegan, pareve, non- GMO, contain no hydrogenated oils and […]

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

BAKERY ON MAIN

This fine company makes a full line of OU certified products, all of which are certified gluten free. They are also non GMO. So what do they make? OATMEAL FLAVORS: Strawberry Shortcake, Apple Pie, Traditional, and Maple Multi Grain Muffin. GRANOLA BAR FLAVORS: Cranberry Maple Nut, Peanut Butter Chocolate, Chocolate Almond, Apple Cinnamon, and Peanut […]

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