Archive for August, 2013

WELL, IT’S ABOUT TIME!

FROM KOSHER TODAY (AUG. 12) AKO Reminds Members to Keep an Eye Out for Health Violations By Staff Reporters 08.12.13 – Mashgichim_healthcodes.jpg CHICAGO — Kosher supervisors (mashgichim) were reminded to make sure that the facilities they certify are in compliance with health codes. Several agencies have recently taken the position that they would reconsider their […]

Posted on August 16, 2013 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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LIQUOR FROM COFFEE GROUNDS!

FROM SCIENCE SHOT Now you can get a new kind of buzz from coffee. Researchers have found a way to turn used coffee grounds into an alcoholic beverage. In recent years, the industry of distilled spirits has put out a call for new beverages with different flavors created from unusual raw materials. To answer this […]

Posted on August 15, 2013 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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MAKE IT CHUNKY LIKE A MONKEY (RECIPE)

Skinny Chunky Monkey Cookies!!! Makes 30 3 ripe bananas 2 cups oats 1/4 c peanut butter 1/4 c cocoa powder 1/3 c unsweetened apple sauce 1 tsp vanilla Preheat oven to 350F. Mash bananas then add the rest of the ingredients and stir and let sit for 20 min. Then drop by teaspoonful onto ungreased […]

Posted on August 14, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher Desserts, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

BUT IS IT KOSHER?

After three months, $330,000 and a high-profile media blitz, the world’s first hamburger grown in a lab made its worldwide debut Monday. The unveiling of “,” as the burger is branded, was a production worthy of the Food Network era, complete with chatty host, live-streamed video, hand-picked taste testers, a top London chef and an […]

Posted on August 13, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KOSHER McDONALDS IN ISRAEL

Most Mickey D’s in Israel are not kosher. If you see milk shakes on the menu or cheese burgers, you know it is not kosher. Yet, there are a good number of kosher ones. Below is a list of the cities in Israel featuring Kosher McDonald’s (some have multiple). “B’Teyavon,” or should we say–”I’m lovin’ […]

Posted on August 12, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SWEET AND SOUR POTTED MEATBALLS

FROM SAVEUR MAGAZINE SERVES 4–6 INGREDIENTS FOR THE SWEET AND SOUR SAUCE: 2 tbsp. canola oil 1 medium yellow onion, minced 1 15-oz. can tomato sauce ½ tsp. sour salt or the juice of 1 lemon (about 2 tbsp.) ¼ cup firmly packed dark brown sugar Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste […]

Posted on August 9, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SALT- IT AIN’T JUST FOR KASHERING!!

FROM READY STORE Salt is one of the most amazing elements in nature. It can be used for many purposes including food preservation, cleaning, cooking, and more! Clean up a dropped egg If you accidentally drop an egg on the floor, sprinkle some salt on the mess and wait 20 minutes. After you wait, the […]

Posted on August 8, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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IAN’S FRIENDLY FOODS FOR LIFE

Ian’s products have been around since 2001. For people who are gluten intolerant or who have allergies, this is the company that is for you. We tried Ian’s Sweet Potato Fries. OU certified, these fries are gluten free and contain no wheat. As a pareve product, it contains no milk. All in all, these are […]

Posted on August 7, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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BJ’S ADDS MORE KOSHER

FROM KOSHER TODAY BJ’s Joins Club Store Rush to Upgrade Kosher with New Kosher Bakeries Teaneck NJ… If Rabbi Moshe Lebovits of the Kof-K Kosher Supervision has his way, it won’t be long before as many as 90 of some 190 BJ’s club stores will have kosher bakeries. Rabbi Lebovits began negotiations a year and […]

Posted on August 6, 2013 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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TWO NEW QUINOA PRODUCTS: PASTA AND FLOUR

From Pereg comes 100% Quinoa pasta. This OU certified product is all natural, gluten free, high in protein, high in fiber, cooks in 6 minutes and is 100% quinoa- nothing else. We have not yet seen this product, but we do look forward to seeing it on the grocer’s shelves. Sounds real good to us! […]

Posted on August 5, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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