Archive for March, 2017

NEW KOSHER WINES FOR PASSOVER

FROM KOSHER TODAY New Wines for Passover 2017 Run the Gamut The biggest news for kosher wines in 2017 is that there is really no trend and the cross section of new wines is perhaps the best testimony to the fact just how much the category has grown in recent years. Some of the new […]

Posted on March 31, 2017 at 12:01 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Passover, Uncategorized

CARROT/HORSERADISH RELISH (DELISH!!)

FROM SAVEUR MAGAZINE Ingredients 1 lb. carrots (about 5 medium), trimmed and roughly chopped 8 oz. fresh horseradish, peeled and coarsely grated 3 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp. finely grated lemon zest 1⁄4 cup sugar 1⁄4 cup distilled white vinegar 1⁄2 tsp. kosher salt Instructions Place the carrots in a medium […]

Posted on March 30, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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TOTALLY NEW FOR PESACH IN 2017

FROM KOSHER TODAY Products for Kids Lead Pack of Nearly 300 New Items for Passover 2017 by Eda Kram, New Product Showcase Editor New York – An estimated 300 new items will be on grocery shelves this Passover but one category that stands out is kids products, the annual survey by Kosher Today shows. Kosher […]

Posted on March 29, 2017 at 10:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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CHOCOLATE MATZA BRITTLE

We eat this stuff faster than we can make it! We finally got smart and started doubling the recipe! Matza 2 sticks of pareve margarine 1 cup of brown sugar 1 bag of chocolate chips HINT Cover a cookie pan with foil. It makes cleanup easier. Line the cookie pan with matzas. It is ok […]

Posted on March 28, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PASSOVER 101- A GUIDE

PASSOVER 101 Shalom and welcome to the Passover issue of the Kosher Nexus. In this special edition, you will find a wealth of information for Passover. We all hope that this issue will help you with everything from preparing your home to purchasing Kosher L’Pesah products. From all of us, and the Union for Traditional […]

Posted on March 27, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PASSOVER SWEET POTATO KUGEL

SWEET POTATO KUGEL (From No Cholesterol Passover Recipes, by Debra Wasserman) Serves 12. Ingredients: 6 small sweet potatoes, peeled and grated 3 apples, peeled and grated 1 cup raisins 1 cup matzo meal 2 tsp cinnamon 1 cup fruit juice or water Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Mix ingredients together. Press into large baking dish. […]

Posted on March 24, 2017 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PASSOVER FAQ FOR 5777

PASSOVER FAQ- UPDATED FOR 5777 Every year, the number of questions we receive at the Operation Pesah Hot Line continues to grow and grow. We are most pleased to note this increase as it points to a heightened level of awareness and observance of the holiday. Included in this special edition of the Kosher Nexus […]

Posted on March 23, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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RABBI MOSHE FEINSTEIN’S PEANUT TSHUVAH (ENGLISH TRANSLATION)

“Concerning peanuts, which were called stashkes in Europe—they have been accepted as being permitted on Pesach and are not considered kitniyos (legumes that are forbidden on Pesach) because all the reasons for the prohibition of kitniyos do not apply to peanuts. Peanuts are not sown in fields (with grain), and even if they were there […]

Posted on March 22, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PLOCKY’S FINE SNACKS

PRESS RELEASE Plocky’s is a family-owned business founded in 1988. In Jan 2017, Plocky’s will be launching a new innovative line of PrOTATO CRISPS. which are simply a blend of potatoes with organic plant protein baked together in one tasty crisp. Each serving contains 7 grams of protein. PrOTATO CRISPS come in 3 exciting varieties. […]

Posted on March 21, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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YOUR GUIDE TO LOX

FROM THE NOSHER Have you ever ordered lox and wondered, wait, what exactly is lox? You’ll hear orders for lox and cream cheese on bagels, but it’s often not actually lox–it’s smoked salmon. If you’re confused about lox, you’re not alone. To start with, lox is brined salmon. It’s basically pickled. And although the word […]

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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