Archive for July, 2014

MARZIPAN BAKERY- JERUSALEM

Listed by the Jerusalem Post as Jerusalem’s number one baker, Marzipan is located on the outside of the Machaneh Yehudah shuk at 46 Agrippas St. They are justifiably famous for their extra gooey chocolate ruggies. The crusty breads they bake are all excellent. Our faves are the Seven Grain, the Olive, and the Onion. Each […]

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher News, Kosher Restaurants News, Uncategorized

DEATH BY CHEESE CAKE

FROM BEST YUMMY RECIPES PEANUT BUTTER CUP CHEESE CAKE Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake Brownie Crust: 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup peanut butter chips 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1-1/4 cups sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 eggs 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 […]

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

BREADBERRY OPENS IN BOROUGH PARK

FROM THE JEWISH WEEK BY AMY CLARK Borough Park kosher foodies no longer have to leave the neighborhood to get their smoked-lamb-with-lemon-confit fix. An upscale kosher supermarket has opened that aims to be a destination point for gourmet shoppers as well as those just looking to meet for a cup of coffee. “In today’s hectic […]

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE KOSHER CERTIFICATION ON PACIFIC ORGANIC LOW SODIUM VEGETABLE BROTH?

We received an email from a loyal reader: I had been using Pacific Organic low-sodium vegetable broth, which had been Kof-K pareve. But about a month or so ago, the hechsher disappeared. The ingredients don’t seem to have changed, so I’m guessing it’s a production-line issue? So I wrote to them to complain, and got […]

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher Alert, Kosher News, Uncategorized

LOLA GRANOLA BARS

(Croton Falls, NY) Lola Granola Bars, the only bar sweetened with just honey and, gluten free oats is expanding nationwide. The snack bars are packed with all natural proteins, fiber and omega 3’s, are low in sodium and contain absolutely no GMOs. Lola Granola Bars ingredients are locally sourced including Massachusetts Cranberries, New Jersey Blueberries, […]

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Health, Kosher Desserts, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

THE EXPANDING REACH OF KOSHER FOODS IN THE SUPERMARKET

In New York, the city with the largest number of Muslims and Jews in the U.S., it’s a normal thing to see hungry people of all races, religions, and ethnicities lined up at the street corner halal meat cart or the local kosher deli. But lately it’s not only worldly New Yorkers flocking to foods […]

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher News, Uncategorized

KOSHER CERTIFICATION, BUT ONLY ON WEEKDAYS??

FROM FAILED MESSIAH Government Backs Change To Kosher Food Law That Will Allow Restaurants To Open On Shabbat Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com The Ministerial Committee on Legislation decided Monday to support an amendment that would allow food establishments that follow kosher food law but are open on Shabbat, the Jewish sabbath, to receive special weekday-only […]

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PASTRAMI BURGERS

FROM KOSHER SCOOP ingredients: ground beef – 2 lbs egg – 1 ketchup – 2 tbsp kosher salt – 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper – to taste pastrami – 6 thin slices, finely cut (better with a fattier cut) Roasted Garlic Cloves: – Instructions: For Burgers: 1. Preheat your grill or grill pan to […]

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SABRA SALSAS

The White Plains, N.Y.-based Sabra Dipping Co. has relaunched its eight refrigerates salsas with the support of its “Made with Love” ad campaign. Available in Homestyle Medium, Homestyle Mild, Mango Peach, Restaurant Style, Roasted Garlic, Pico de Gallo, Southwestern, and Garden Style varieties, the new recipes feature more crisp vegetables for a fresher, chunkier salsa. […]

Posted on July 21, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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WILL CRUMBS COME BACK FROM THE DEAD?

FROM THE LA TIMES Days after shuttering all its stores due to financial struggles, Crumbs Bake Shop Inc. could be making a comeback. An investor group that includes the Fischer Family and Marcus Lemonis, who heads Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises and stars on CNBC’s “The Profit” TV series, already has funneled money into […]

Posted on July 18, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Desserts, Kosher News, Uncategorized