Archive for January, 2014

HOMEMADE PITA CHIPS- PERFECT FOR GAME DAY!

Original recipe makes 8 dozen Change Servings 12 pita bread pockets 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic salt 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried chervil Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Cut each pita bread into 8 triangles. Place triangles on lined cookie sheet. […]

Posted on January 17, 2014 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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VELVEETAPOCALYPSE (NOT KOSHER)

THIS STORY IS ABOUT A TREFE PRODUCT. WE DO NOT WANT JEWS TO EAT TREFE. HOWEVER, THIS ARTICLE MADE US LAUGH HYSTERICALLY. IF YOU DO NOT FIND THIS FUNNY…… WELL THEN, NEVER MIND! FROM FOX NEWS First the Srirachapocalypse. Now the Velveetapocalypse. Just in time for Super Bowl, fans could be hard pressed to find […]

Posted on January 16, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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FIVE WAYS TO THINK ABOUT BREAKFAST

FROM PHIL LEMPERT, SUPERMARKET GURU 5 Ways to Think About Breakfast Bored of your current breakfast routine? Find out five ways to vary your routine and satisfy your morning meal. Breakfast is hugely important. Studies show that eating breakfast can improve students’ test scores, attendance and behavior- which definitely translates to adults and work. Starting […]

Posted on January 15, 2014 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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OU KOSHER GUIDE- PART TWO

CONTINUING STORY……… On page 16 of the booklet, we read: “Glass. All types including Corning Ware, Corelle, Fiberglass, porcelain enamel (porcelain sinks and enamel pots) and Pyrex” cannot be kashered. Most interesting. The overwhelming majority of posekim rule that glass may certainly be kashered. Traditional Ashkenasi posekim rule that glass may be kashered via the […]

Posted on January 14, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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OU KOSHER ISRAEL GUIDE- PART ONE

Every year, the OU in Israel publishes a booklet for newcomers in Israel. From first glance, it would appear that the target audience for the booklet consists of students who have come to study here. Last year the booklet was subtitled “THE WORLD’S LEADING KASHRUT.” This year, the booklet is somewhat more modestly subtitled “THE […]

Posted on January 13, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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ISRAELI FOOD PRICES 25% HIGHER THAN EU

FROM THE JERUSALEM POST Knesset study: Israeli food prices 25% higher than EU Israeli prices are very high in food sectors where competition is low, or which are price-controlled, such as milk, cheese, and eggs. Food prices in Israel are 25% higher than in the EU, according to a study published on Tuesday by the […]

Posted on January 10, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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COST OF A CUPA JOE TO GO UP

FROM BLOOMBERG Brazil’s Crop to Tip Coffee Market Into Shortage, Volcafe Says By Isis Almeida The global coffee market will face a shortage for the first time in three years in 2014-15 as the crop in Brazil, the world’s largest producer, will fall short of its potential, according to Volcafe Ltd. Bean supplies will probably […]

Posted on January 9, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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ROASTED CHICK PEAS

Ingredients Edit and Save Original recipe makes 4 servings 1 (12 ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained 2 tablespoons olive oil salt (optional) garlic salt (optional) cayenne pepper (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Blot chickpeas with a paper towel to dry them. In a bowl, toss chickpeas with olive […]

Posted on January 8, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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TIRAMISU CHEESECAKE BROWNIES- VEGAN AND GLUTEN FREE

Tiramisu Cheesecake Brownies Allergen Information: Free of dairy, egg, corn, yeast, nut, gluten. Makes an 8.5 by 4.5 inch bread pan. Easily doubled for a regular brownie pan. Ingredients: Brownie: Dry: 1/2 cup oat flour 1/4 cup coconut flour (or cashew flour or light/medium GF flour) 2 Tbsp cocoa powder 1/4 tsp baking powder Wet: […]

Posted on January 7, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KOSAR- WORLD FAMOUS BIALYS

FROM THE LO-DOWN (LOWER EAST SIDE OF MANHATTAN NEWS) This afternoon, we spoke with David Zablocki, who’s one of three guys who acquired the legendary Lower East Side business earlier this year. He told us that Rabbi Shmuel Fisherlis will allow Kossar’s to keep its hechsher (kosher certification). Fishelis, who has maintained rabbinical supervision of […]

Posted on January 6, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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