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RABBI MOSHE FEINSTEIN (OBM)- TSHUVAH ON PEANUTS (TRANSLATED)

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RABBI MOSHE FEINSTEIN (OBM)- TSHUVAH ON PEANUTS (TRANSLATED)

Posted on March 25, 2014

“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 Continue Reading »

VIENNESE CHOCOLATE TORTE FOR PESACH

Posted on March 24, 2014

FROM THE SOUTHERN UTJ TEST KITCHEN, CHEF ANDREA PRESENTS: Viennese Chocolate Torte The cake is very rich. A small piece goes a long way. 10 eggs, separated 10 heaping Tablespoons sugar (about 1 cup) 8 ounces walnuts, finely ground 2-1/2 Tablespoons matzoh meal 6 ounces melted semi-sweet chocolate Combine egg yolks and sugar. Add chocolate Continue Reading »

LOTS OF NEW PRODUCTS FOR PESACH

Posted on March 20, 2014

FROM KOSHER TODAY (FEB. 24, 2013) SPECIAL PASSOVER PREVIEW By Eda Kram, Editor, New Product Showcase & Staff Reporters NEW YORK — The decision by the Orthodox Union (OU) to certify products that include kitniyot (legumes) will have an immediate impact on grocery shelves this Passover season. Kitniyot, which is a category of food that Continue Reading »

OLD FAVORITES RETURN FOR PESACH

Posted on March 17, 2014

FROM KOSHER TODAY (FEB.24, 2013) NEW YORK — Coca Cola with its distinguished yellow caps will once again be available for this coming Passover (eve of April 14th thru April 22nd), according to the Orthodox Union (OU) that certifies the special run of certain Coke and Sprite products. The products are expected to be on Continue Reading »

OU WILL CERTIFY PESACH PRODUCTS WITH KITNIYOT

Posted on February 19, 2014

FROM KOSHER TODAY (FEB.10, 2014) The OU will, for the first time, issue a Kosher for Passover certification for “kitniyot” foods. Kitniyot is a category of foods that were forbidden by Ashkenazic custom during Passover because they might be confused with forbidden grains. Included in this group are: beans, buckwheat/kasha, caraway, cardamom, chickpeas, corn, fennel, Continue Reading »

HOME MADE AMERETTO

Posted on February 17, 2014

1/2 cup white sugar 1/4 cup dark brown sugar 3/4 hot water 1/2 cup corn syrup 1.5 cups vodka 1 tbs almond extract 1 tsp vanilla extract melt the two sugars in 3/4 cup very hot water, add other ingredients, and chill. Note: you can vary the strength of the mixture depending upon the strength Continue Reading »

MORE KOSHER FOR PASSOVER SNACK FOODS COMING

Posted on February 5, 2014

FROM THE JEWISH PRESS (1/28/14) Snack food manufacturers are increasingly turning to the Orthodox Union for kosher certification to expand their markets during the Passover holiday. Classic Foods announced last week that the company and its branded snack products will be kosher for Passover, under the certification of the OU, which will put Kettle Classics, Continue Reading »

OU ANNOUNCES OU-P QUINOA

Posted on December 27, 2013

With a fanfare lacking only trumpets and drum rolls, the OU breathlessly announced that this year they will offer OU Pesach certified Quinoa. Here at the Kosher Nexus, we have long stated that Quinoa is automatically kosher for Pesach. And, if you buy your quinoa before Pesach, you certainly have no Pesach worries. In the Continue Reading »

PRETZEL PERFECTION

Posted on December 5, 2013

Product is OK-D Pretzel Perfection announces their new gourmet, holiday clusters. Check these out: SALTED CARAMEL CLUSTERS: Salted caramel clusters begin with gluten free pretzel sticks covered in chocolate and caramel, topped with dark chocolate chips and sea salt. EGGNOG CLUSTERS: Gluten free pretzel sticks covered in a creamy infused white chocolate finished with white Continue Reading »

CHANUKAH BACK IN THE DAY…

Posted on December 3, 2013

We grew up in a large family- five kids, one dog, and two parents. On top of that, our house was everyone’s drop in house. We never knew how many people would actually show up at the dinner table. If you were in our house and the call to the table came, you were not Continue Reading »