Archive for January, 2016

SHUL ACCUSED OF BEING PART OF “LA KOSHER NOSTRA”

FROM THE NEW YORK POST NEWSPAPER A Manhattan restaurateur says the leaders of an Upper West Side synagogue are acting like “La Kosher Nostra” — threatening to destroy his business if he doesn’t allow their $1.8 million legal dispute to be heard in religious court. Joseph AllahamPhoto: Getty Images Joseph Allaham — whose kosher restaurants […]

Posted on January 15, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SUPERPRETZEL MULTI GRAIN PRETZELS

REVIEW BY PHIL LEMPERT, SUPERMARKET GURU No or Low Sugar No Artificial Colors No Artificial Flavors No Artificial Preservatives Kosher I have to admit I am a loyal customer of the original Superpretzel and always have a box in my freezer at home. So, when these multi grain ones came in I was skeptical. I […]

Posted on January 14, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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EMERALD CASHEWS (OU)

PRESS RELEASE Emerald’s new Dill Pickle, Jalapeno, Sriracha, and Salt & Pepper varieties debut with the buttery crunch of the brand’s classic cashews combined with a robust seasoning. Tapping into the latest flavor trends, the new offerings are available in 5.5-ounce resealable stand-up bags for a suggested retail price of $3.95; 0.62-ounce 100 calorie packs […]

Posted on January 13, 2016 at 12:06 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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TRIBE BRAND RANCH HUMMUS

PRESS RELEASE Designed as the “perfect dipping partner for all vegetables and salty snacks,” Tribe’s new Ranch Hummus blends the taste of ranch with the creamy texture of traditional hummus to create a smooth, dairy-free dip. A great complement to baby carrots, celery stalks, broccoli tops or pita chips, Tribe Ranch is the latest addition […]

Posted on January 12, 2016 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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THE COST OF RABBINIC SUPERVISION IN ISRAEL

FROM FAILED MESSIAH Israel Spends About $770 Million Annually On Kosher Food Supervision, Driving Up The Cost Of Food By 5%, Finance Ministry Says Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com Kosher food certification costs the Israeli economy about 3 billion shekels ($770 million) each year, and that’s not counting rabbinical supervision over fresh fruits and vegetables, Ha’aretz […]

Posted on January 12, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KETTLE BRAND UPROOTED VEGETABLE CHIPS

PRESS RELEASE “After 30 years of perfecting our chip-making skills with potatoes, we were ready to try our hand at a new crop and create a vegetable chip that offered the unparalleled flavor we’re known for,” Marc McCullagh, senior brand manager for Kettle Brand, said of the company’s new Uprooted Vegetable Chips line. Available in […]

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 12:15 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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THE NEW KOSHER SHOPPING AREAS

FROM KOSHER TODAY (DEC. 28, 2015) The New Kosher Shopping Areas: Sushi, Health Foods, Artisan Breads Brooklyn – Jewish New Yorkers in the 1940’s were most likely to find a kosher butcher store, a fish store and small grocer in their neighborhood shopping areas. Beginning in the ‘60’s, supermarkets had largely replaced the grocer, fish […]

Posted on January 8, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KOSHER MEDICAL MARIJUANA

FROM FAILED MESSIAH Kosher Pot To Be Sold In NY Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com It’s official. The AP reported today there is now kosher-certified pot and you’ll be able to buy it in New York State next month – provided you have a doctor’s prescription and don’t care that the kosher supervision is completely unnecessary. […]

Posted on January 7, 2016 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SWEET POTATO BUFFALO FRIES

FROM FOOD.COM Ingredients Servings 4-6 4 sweet potatoes 3 tablespoons olive oil 1⁄8-1⁄4 teaspoon chili powder 1⁄8-1⁄4 teaspoon cayenne 1⁄8-1⁄4 teaspoon garlic salt Directions Preheat oven to 425°F. Peel and slice potatoes into 1 inch wedges. Toss with oil. Mix together seasonings, sprinkle over potatoes and toss to coat. Place on a baking sheet and […]

Posted on January 6, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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WE HELP YOU NOT TO BE CONFUSED

Bud Light will unveil a fresh, new look in 2016 — the first major overhaul of the brand’s visual identity in eight years. The redesign will include a reimagined Bud Light logo, along with contemporized primary and secondary packaging, as part of a larger brand evolution underway at Bud Light. The brewer will also bring […]

Posted on January 5, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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