Archive for June, 2014

GRILLED CUMIN CARROTS

Makes: 4 Serving Size: 2 carrot halves Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 16 minutes Ingredients 4 large carrots, peeled, cut lengthwise in half 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 tsp. ground cumin 1/4 tsp. kosher salt 1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 1 Tbsp. minced fresh cilantro Directions Coat a grill rack from an outdoor […]

Posted on June 30, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Health, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

KOSHER WITH NO CERTIFICATE

Some Jerusalem restaurants aim to alter the dynamic in the kosher supervision industry. Two years ago, a few Jerusalem restaurant owners got fed up with the local rabbinate, and decided to give up their kosher certificates. They posted signs in their restaurants that read “Kosher with no certificate,” and even started a Facebook page, which […]

Posted on June 27, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Alert, Kosher News, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

NEW ISRAELI GLUTEN FREE NOODLES

SKINNY PASTA is a new pasta available in Israel. It is gluten and sugar free. It is konjac and tapioca pasta, with only nine calories per 100 grams. The pasta comes in three different shapes in 200 gram packages. Open the package, wash the noodles, heat and eat! Konjac root promotes a feeling of fullness […]

Posted on June 26, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

FDA TO ISSUE NEW SALT GUIDELINES

WASHINGTON — Food companies and restaurants could soon face government pressure to make their foods less salty — a long-awaited federal effort to try to prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart disease and stroke. The Food and Drug Administration is preparing voluntary guidelines asking the food industry to lower sodium levels, FDA Commissioner […]

Posted on June 25, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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GRILLED CHILI CORN

Recipe by Robyn Webb, MS, LN Makes: 4 servings Serving Size: 1/2 ear Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes for the grill, about 45 minutes for the oven Ingredients 2 large ears fresh corn, in husks 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 tsp. medium to hot chili powder 1/2 tsp. paprika 1/4 tsp. salt […]

Posted on June 24, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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MELT ORGANIC CHOCOLATE MELT!

Ingredients: The Skinny MELT® Organic is a luscious butter improvement that is truly good for you. Each variety of MELT Organic features the Perfect Blendtm of the healthiest fruit and plant-based organic oils that we’ve carefully chosen for you. Our Perfect Blend contains organic virgin coconut oil as the primary ingredient because it is a […]

Posted on June 23, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher Desserts, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

A NEW APPLE WILL HIT THE MARKET- WILL IT BE A HIT??

New apple variety, Cosmic Crisp, ready for production Developing a new variety of apple tree takes 15-18 years, so Friday’s public sale of the Cosmic Crisp, bred by Washington State University scientists specifically to thrive in Eastern Washington, is a pretty big deal. By Cheryl Schweizer WENATCHEE — A lottery for the first sales of […]

Posted on June 20, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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COUSCOUS/MANGO/CUCUMBER SALAD

FROM OUR TEANECK TEST KITCHEN, COMES THIS RECIPE FROM KN EDITOR AND CHEF, DEBORAH WENGER: Couscous/Mango/Cucumber Salad 2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth ½ cup water (or amount needed [with the broth] for the couscous, per directions on the box) 1 box (approx. 6 oz) Israeli couscous (I prefer whole wheat) 2 Tbsp olive oil, divided […]

Posted on June 19, 2014 at 12:06 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Holidays, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

ADVOCASY GROUP SUES USDA FOR STRICTER STANDARDS

Washington, D.C., health advocacy group sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture for not doing enough to prevent the spread of antibiotic resistant strains of salmonella in meat. The Center for Science in the Public Interest filed a lawsuit Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia asking the USDA to respond to […]

Posted on June 18, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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CLASSIC MACARONI SALAD

With beach weekend long behind us, what could be more current for the picnic and BBQ season than macaroni salad? Ingredients Original recipe makes 10 servings 4 cups uncooked elbow macaroni 1 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar 2/3 cup white sugar 2 1/2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon […]

Posted on June 17, 2014 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized