Archive for November, 2015

CHICKEN SOUP POTATO CHIPS- AND THEY ARE KOSHER!

FROM START UP ISRAEL ON LINE ARTICLE BY URIEL HEILMAN Chicken soup potato chips for the soul Chicken soup occupies an exalted place in the Jewish diet. It’s been described as Jewish penicillin, it’s a staple of Shabbat dinner — but it’s got no crunch. Enter the chicken soup-flavored potato chip. The annual Kosherfest convention […]

Posted on November 30, 2015 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Desserts, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

THE KOSHER MARKET AT NEWARK LIBERTY AIRPORT (NEW JERSEY)

FROM YEAH THAT’S KOSHER BREAKING: First-Ever Stand Alone Kosher Market Opening at Newark Airport (EWR) By Dani Klein ‘The Kosher Market’ was announced today by CIBO Express Gourmet Markets as the first-of-its-kind kosher market in Newark Airport (EWR) located in Terminal C3 near Gate 139. The market will feature over 60 freshly prepared Grab & […]

Posted on November 27, 2015 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

THANKSGIVING

We grew up in two adjacent towns in Southeastern Connecticut: New London and Waterford. True to their Southern New England location, Thanksgiving and its attendant celebration was a huge part of our cultural milieu. Synagogues and churches each had special “Services” late in the morning to give thanks to God for His bounty. Although the […]

Posted on November 26, 2015 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Kosher Kitchen, Uncategorized

ROASTED MAPLE CINNAMON SWEET POTATOES

FROM YUMMLY Ingredients 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced into 1 inch cubes 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 1/2 tablespoons maple syrup 2 teaspoons cinnamon Salt and pepper, to taste Instructions Preheat oven to 400F. Lightly coat a baking pan with non-stick cooking spray, or line with parchment paper. Set aside. In a medium […]

Posted on November 25, 2015 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

FDA TO DEFINE WHAT THE WORD “NATURAL” MEANS ON A PRODUCT

The Food and Drug Administration is seeking comments from the public on use of the term “natural” in the labeling of food products, including dietary supplements. This decision comes after receiving three citizen petitions asking it to define the term “natural” and one petition asking to prohibit the term from being used on food labels. […]

Posted on November 24, 2015 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

HABESARIT ON EMEK REFAIM

Located at 44 Emek Refaim St, in Jerusalem, this is the first meat restaurant in the Cafe Cafe chain of restaurants. Prices are moderate. The decor is nondescript. The chairs, in particular, are not very comfortable. The food was tasty, but we have had far better. We were three people on a Wednesday night. We […]

Posted on November 23, 2015 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher News, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

PUTTING A STUMBLING BLOCK BEFORE THE BLIND

The Jerusalem Post published an article taking the OU, among others, to task for giving a hechsher to products that do not need them. The article appeared on Nov 5. It was written by Michael Freund and titled “When Kashrut Agencies Put Profits Before Prophets.” The author was amazed to find an OU certified chandelier […]

Posted on November 20, 2015 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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CHIEF RABBINATE SAYS OU NOT GOOD ENOUGH ON STUFF SOLD AT OSHER AD

FROM JANGLO Kashrut alert at Osher Ad In the most recent Rabbanut kashrut newsletter a warning is released regarding imported products at Osher Ad. The warning regarding imported products found in Osher Ad is that they have not been granted any kashrut approval/confirmation by the Rabbanut, as per the law. Examples referenced in the alert […]

Posted on November 19, 2015 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher News, Uncategorized

CANABIS EDIBLES?

The U.S. market for cannabis edibles is exploding nationwide, and alongside its joint venture partners, Green Technology Solutions, Inc. is developing a suite of new edibles products to capitalize on the rising popularity of edibles. But the company is also hard at work on innovative new packaging ideas designed to keep cannabis edibles safely away […]

Posted on November 18, 2015 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

HELLUVA GOOD HUMMUS (OU-D)

PRESS RELEASE In an effort to offer a “fresh take on a favorite snack,” the Heluva Good! brand has added a line of hummus to its growing product portfolio. Combining high-quality ingredients and seasonings, the new gluten-free offering comes in Original, Roasted Red Pepper, and Horseradish varieties. Heluva Good! Hummus is available in the dairy […]

Posted on November 17, 2015 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized