Archive for August, 2015

APRICOT INFUSED BOURBON

FROM JEWISH FOOD Note: The apricots will absorb some of the bourbon so the yield will be less than two cups. You can easily double this recipe. Ingredients 1 ½ cups dried apricots, halved the long way (they stay pretty that way) 2 cups good quality bourbon ½ cup dark brown sugar (more or less […]

Posted on August 17, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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FRIED HONEY BANANA

FROM PALEO LEAP . Fried Honey Banana Recipe SERVES: 1 Ingredients 1 banana, sliced; 1 tbsp. honey; Cinnamon; (optional) 2 tbsp. coconut oil; Banana preparation Preparation Combine the honey with ¼ cup of warm water and mix well. Heat the coconut oil in a skillet placed over medium-high heat. Add the banana slices to the […]

Posted on August 14, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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BEET, CARROT, AND APPLE SALAD

SAW THIS ON FACEBOOK ON THE ISRAEL FOODIES PAGE WE TRIED IT, WE LOVED IT! Beet, Carrot & Apple Salad (serves 4-6) (Parveh) Ingredients: 2 beets (the author used one deep red and a hot pink and white Choggia) 3 carrots 2 green apples It’s that simple. Thickly grate the ingredients using a box grater. […]

Posted on August 13, 2015 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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NON ALCOHOLIC SANGRIA

FROM @ THE KITCHEN Non-Alcoholic Sangria Serves 8 2 cups boiling water 2 black tea bags (or 2 teaspoons loose-leaf tea in an infuser; decaf tea is fine) 2 cinnamon sticks 1/2 cup sugar 3 cups pomegranate juice 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice 1 medium orange, sliced into thin rounds 1 medium lemon, sliced […]

Posted on August 12, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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RABBANUT IN ISRAEL TAKES CORRUPTION TO A WHOLE NEW LEVEL

JERUSALEM POST REPORTS: The battle being waged by Jerusalem’s Chief Rabbi Aryeh Stern to reform kashrut supervision in the capital was stepped up a notch on Wednesday when concerns regarding the management of the Jerusalem Religious Council, which has opposed his initiatives, were brought in front of the Knesset Internal Affairs Committee. During the hearing, […]

Posted on August 11, 2015 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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TWIX GHOSTS 2 GO

Twix Ghosts are now available in a 2-To-Go format. In this classic, seasonal, ghost shape, the Twix candies are ideal for consumers looking to treat themselves or for gifting, parties and trick-or-treating, according to maker Mars Chocolate North America. Each 2.12-ounce Twix Ghosts package has a suggested retail price of $1.99 We can’t wait to […]

Posted on August 10, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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FIRST KOSHER DINER OPENS IN TEL AVIV

FROM YEAH, THAT’S KOSHER The diner scene in Israel has been very low key until two years ago, when they started popping up around Tel Aviv, albeit all non-kosher, until now. Addict, is opening up this summer in the heart of the Nachalat Binyamin neighborhood. The concept behind Addict is to serve all three meals […]

Posted on August 7, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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MORE CHAREIDI CORRUPTION IN KOSHER SUPERVISION IN JERUSALEM

FROM FAILED MESSIAH Knesset Hears About Haredi Corruption In Jerusalem City Kosher Supervision As Police Decide Whether Or Not To Open Criminal Corruption Investigation Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com The Knesset Internal Affairs Committee began an investigation of Jerusalem’s official state religious council and its associated kosher supervision company today after Jerusalem’s Zionist Orthodox Chief Rabbi […]

Posted on August 6, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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DRAMA, INTRIQUE: WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN OUR NEXT EPISODE OF HOLIDAY SUPERMARKET WARS?

FROM KOSHER TODAY Unilever and Shufersal in First Jewish New Year Spat Tel Aviv – What happens when a manufacturer and large supermarket chain do not agree on specials for the High Holy Days. Israeli supermarket chain Shufersal took Unilever products off the shelves, including food and cleaning supplies, “Globes,” Israel’s largest business publication reported. […]

Posted on August 5, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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CORN SALAD

FROM ALL RECIPES Ingredients Original recipe makes 6 servings Dressing: 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 teaspoons water 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon white sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1 pinch cayenne pepper, or more to taste olive […]

Posted on August 4, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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