Archive for October, 2014

$TARBUCKS ORDER AHEAD APP

NEW YORK — Starbucks is testing an order-ahead mobile app at 150 stores in the Portland, Ore., area, in preparation for a national rollout, reported Bloomberg Businessweek. “We do believe that this will increase our sales and will increase the throughput in our stores,” Starbucks’ Chief Digital Officer Adam Brotman told the news outlet. “This […]

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KIDS AND CAFFEINE

The majority of U.S. children, including preschoolers, consume caffeine, although intake is on the decline, according to a recent report from the Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC and published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The report, which looked at caffeine intake in 3,280 children and […]

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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ARTISANAL ICE??????????

FROM NPR Now that we’ve entered the “craft cocktail” era, drinks with double-digit price tags are just par for the course. And in many cities, there’s a decent chance that your fancy craft drink now comes with a large, crystal-clear cube or rectangle that melts unhurriedly in your glass. That’s right: Artisanal ice is a […]

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SMOKEY BBQ WINGS

Hey, it’s football season. Here is a great game time recipe! Ingredients Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings 3 1/2 pounds chicken wings 2 cups ketchup 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup orange juice 1/4 cup TABASCO® brand Chipotle Pepper Sauce 4 cloves garlic, grated 1 teaspoon salt PREP 10 mins COOK 50 mins […]

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PHILLY CREAM CHEESE CAVES………

Philadelphia Cream Cheese Caves into Pressure from Kosher Consumers By KT Staff Reporters CHICAGO — The cRc, one of the nation’s leading kosher certifiers, routinely mentioned it in a recent newsletter. Philadelphia changed its mind about making some of its products non-kosher. The company had earlier announced that certain varieties of Philadelphia Cream Cheese Spreads […]

Posted on October 27, 2014 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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EBOLA FEARS AND CHOCOLATE

UPDATE 2-Hershey says U.S. cocoa stocks will last ‘well into next year’ By Luc Cohen Oct 17 (Reuters) – U.S. chocolate manufacturer Hershey said on Friday that U.S. cocoa stocks are high enough to prevent disruption to supplies well into 2015, playing down concerns that Ebola in West Africa could roil the $12 billion global […]

Posted on October 24, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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A PUMPKIN A DAY KEEPS THE DOCTOR AWAY

FROM PHIL LEMPERT, SUPERMARKET GURU A staple in the diets of Native Americans long before the pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, pumpkins have come to signify the arrival of the fall harvest and the advent of the Halloween season. Besides the huge nutritional punch pumpkins and their seeds provide, here and five things you need […]

Posted on October 23, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SWEET POTATOES AND CARROTS WITH APPLE CIDER AND THYME

FROM MY JEWISH LIVING Sweet Potatoes and Carrots with Apple Cider and Thyme Ingredients 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed 3 medium-large carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch rounds 1 small red onion, cut into 1-inch pieces 3 whole garlic cloves 1/4 cup apple cider 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp chopped fresh thyme […]

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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RICE IS NICE!

Basic white rice has plenty of competition from lesser-known varieties as consumers turn to the staple grain to eat foods that are gluten-free and high in nutrition. Besides long-grain white rice, shoppers are favoring such alternatives as jasmine, basmati, wild, red, and brown rice. Sales of basmati and jasmine rice were $283 million between Sept. […]

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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RIGHTEOUSLY RAW CHOCOLATE

FROM PHIL LEMPERT- SUPERMARKET GURU No or Low Sodium No Artificial Colors No Artificial Flavors No Artificial Preservatives Celiac Certified Gluten Free Soy Free Peanut Free Milk Free Tree Nut Free Wheat Free USDA Certified Organic Kosher (Earth Kosher Certification) Vegetarian Vegan These macaroons taste nothing like the ones your grandmother used to give you. […]

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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