Archive for October, 2014

WHY WE ALL SHOULD MOVE TO CALIFORNIA!

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law that allows licensed beer manufacturers to sell packaged beer at farmers markets within the brewery’s county or adjacent county, effective Jan. 1. With the acquisition of a permit, breweries would be able to sell up to 5,000 gallons per year at farmers markets. The new law, part of […]

Posted on October 15, 2014 at 12:06 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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LAW SUIT AGAINST HEBREW NATIONAL DISMISSED

FROM FAILED MESSIAH The class action lawsuit against Hebrew National/Con Agra by consumers alleging Hebrew National products are not strictly kosher has been tossed out of court with prejudice – meaning the case had no merit at all. And for those of you who read any of my previous reports on this case, this should […]

Posted on October 14, 2014 at 12:06 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher News, Uncategorized

SPRITE CRANBERRY AND SPRITE ZERO CRANBERRY

With summer ending and the beginning of the holiday season around the corner, Sprite is setting the mood by spreading some “berry” cheer. Back by popular demand, Sprite Cranberry and Sprite Cranberry Zero™ return to offer fans a burst of delicious cranberry flavor for the holidays. SpriteCranberry225 Sprite Cranberry and Sprite Cranberry Zero launched last […]

Posted on October 13, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

BRAVO KOSHER PIZZA ( OK DAIRY)

Momma put the coins on my eyes, for I have surely died and gone to pizza heaven! We finally found a kosher pizza place worthy of the name pizza! Bravo pizza is amazing pizza. Not just amazing kosher pizza, but amazing pizza. Witness the variety of people who buy their pies there. We had a […]

Posted on October 9, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher News, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

APPLE AND BROWN SUGAR CORNED BEEF

FROM ALL RECIPES Ingredients Original recipe 4 cups apple juice 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon prepared mustard 2 (3 pound) corned beef briskets with spice packets 20 small red potatoes, scrubbed 4 carrots, cut into chunks 2 onions, cut into 8 wedges 1 head cabbage, cored and cut into large chunks PREP 15 mins […]

Posted on October 8, 2014 at 12:07 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

KOSHER IS HIP

FROM THE ATLANTIC On July 11, 1883, Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise held a historic gathering in Cincinnati: the ordination of the very first class of rabbis of Reform Judaism, a modernized version of the faith. But Wise’s lesser known contribution to Jewish American culture lies in the four-course spread served at the banquet afterwards: little-neck […]

Posted on October 7, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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HUMONGOUS AMOUNTS OF HUMMUS

FROM THE TRIBUNE OF SAN LUIS OBISPO RICHMOND, Va. — Hummus maker Sabra Dipping Co. is expanding its Virginia operations and is naming a new CEO. The U.S. and Canadian joint venture between Strauss Group and PepsiCo Inc. said Monday that it plans to open the expanded facility in Chesterfield County next month, doubling its […]

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher News, Uncategorized

SRIRACHA HOT SUN-DRIED TOMATO KETCHUP

THIS PRODUCT IS OU KOSHER, PAREVE Traina Foods’ Sriracha Sun Dried Tomato Ketchup is a new addition to the award winning Sun Dried Tomato Ketchup that debuted in 2012. When Traina’s Sun-Dried Tomato Ketchup is blended with Sriracha, the result is an intense tomato flavor with a spicy, tangy finish. It can be used in […]

Posted on October 3, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

DUNKIN DONUTS (COFFEE) GOES OVER TO THE DARK SIDE

CANTON, Mass. — Dunkin’ Donuts brought its Rainforest Alliance Certified Dark Roast Coffee nationwide this week. The offering made its debut at new restaurants in California last month. The new coffee variety is served hot or iced, and is available in both packaged coffee and in K-Cup packs. To help kick off the official nationwide […]

Posted on October 2, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SOUTHERN FRIED APPLES

FROM ALL RECIPES Ingredients Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings 1/2 cup butter or pareve margarine 1/2 cup white sugar 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon 4 Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored, and sliced PREP 10 mins COOK 10 mins READY IN 20 mins Directions Melt butter (or margarine) in a large skillet over medium […]

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Kosher Desserts, Uncategorized