Archive for April, 2016

A GREAT PESACH SNACK

Our family loves this one! 1 cup (2 ounces) matzo farfel 1/4 cup each dark and golden raisins 1/2 ounce each, shelled walnuts, coarsely chopped, shelled whole almonds 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon oil 1 tablespoon honey Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In medium bowl combine matzo farfel, raisins, and nuts; set aside. In […]

Posted on April 28, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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MATZA-RONI

We got this recipe many, many years ago on a closed list for Jewish food. It is great! Matza Roni and Cheese 3 large eggs 3 1/2 cups matza farfel 8 oz cheddar cheese cubed or shredded 1 c milk salt and pepper to taste garlic powder to taste oregano or basil to taste if […]

Posted on April 27, 2016 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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NUT OMELETTE (FOR PESACH)

FROM BUSY IN BROOKLYN Nut Omelette 3 eggs 2 tbsp milk 1/4 cup ground walnuts (or your nut of choice) 1 tbsp sugar pinch of salt raspberry jam (or your favorite jam), optional, for filling fresh fruit, optional, for garnish Method: Whisk together the eggs, milk, nuts, sugar and salt until fluffy. Pour dessert omelette […]

Posted on April 26, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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POTATO KUGEL GRATIN

FROM MARTHA STEWART Ingredients Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for baking dish 3 1/2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled (about 6 large) 9 ounces shallots, thinly sliced (about 5) 3 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, plus more for garnish 5 large eggs, room temperature 1 1/4 cups chicken broth […]

Posted on April 25, 2016 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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BUTTERNUT SQUASH KUGEL (DAIRY)

FROM CHEF ANDREA IN THE SOUTHERN UTJ TEST KITCHEN THIS KUGEL IS SO GOOD, YOU WILL EAT IT ALL YEAR ROUND!! Amazing Passover Squash Kugel Use a 9×9 pan. 2-1/4 cups butternut squash, cooked and pureed 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 Cup Sugar 1/2 cup milk 3 Tablespoons matzoh cake meal 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 […]

Posted on April 22, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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CrC ACCEPTABLE FOOD FOR YOUR PET(S) ON PASSOVER

2016 PET FOOD LIST The following is a list of pet foods approved for Passover 2016 when produced in the U.S. Products with identical names from foreign countries may have different formulations, thus compromising their Passover status. Since formulas are subject to change, make sure to check all labels. There should be no chometz listed. […]

Posted on April 21, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PASSOVER FAQ 5776/2016

PASSOVER FAQ FOR THIS YEAR PESACH FOR DUMMIES, PROFESSIONALS AND THE REST OF US, TOO PASSOVER FAQ- UPDATED FOR 5776 Every year, the number of questions we receive at our Operation Pesah email service continues to grow and grow. We are most pleased to note this increase as it points to a heightened level of […]

Posted on April 20, 2016 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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APPLE MATZAH KUGEL

FROM MANISCHEWITZ INGREDIENTS: 3 to 4 cups Matzo Farfel 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup melted butter or pareve margarine 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 4 large apples, pared and chopped 1/2 cup raisins Butter or pareve margarine PREPARATION: Soak farfel or matzo pieces in water until soft. Drain […]

Posted on April 19, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PASSOVER FAQ FOR 5776/2016

PASSOVER FAQ FOR THIS YEAR PESACH FOR DUMMIES, PROFESSIONALS AND THE REST OF US, TOO PASSOVER FAQ- UPDATED FOR 5776 Every year, the number of questions we receive at our Operation Pesah email service continues to grow and grow. We are most pleased to note this increase as it points to a heightened level of […]

Posted on April 18, 2016 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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OUR POSITION ON KITNIYOT

OUR POSITION ON KITNIYOT DERIVATIVES KITNIYOT Perhaps no issue stirs as much debate as the debate swirling around kitniyot- generally translated as legumes. According to Ashenazi custom and law, we are not allowed to eat kitniyot on Pesach. Rabbi Yosef Karo, the creator of the Shulchan Aruch called the custom of not eating kitniyot a […]

Posted on April 14, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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