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CHOCOLATE MATZA BRITTLE

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Tue, 2017-03-28 00:02
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 […]

PASSOVER 101- A GUIDE

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Mon, 2017-03-27 00:02
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 […]

PASSOVER SWEET POTATO KUGEL

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Fri, 2017-03-24 00:04
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. […]

PASSOVER FAQ FOR 5777

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Thu, 2017-03-23 00:02
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 […]

RABBI MOSHE FEINSTEIN’S PEANUT TSHUVAH (ENGLISH TRANSLATION)

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Wed, 2017-03-22 00:02
“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 […]

PLOCKY’S FINE SNACKS

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Tue, 2017-03-21 00:02
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. […]

YOUR GUIDE TO LOX

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Mon, 2017-03-20 00:02
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 […]

OUR POSITION ON KITNIYOT

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Sun, 2017-03-19 00:02
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 […]

JEWS AND FOIE GRAS

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Fri, 2017-03-17 00:02
FROM JEWNIVERSE Foie gras is like fashion: one day it’s in, the next day it’s out. The state of California recently joined the list of places that have banned the production and sale of the gourmet favorite—which is made from the liver of a goose or duck that has been fattened up by force-feeding. But […]

TERRA PLANTAIN CHIPS

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Thu, 2017-03-16 00:02
PRESS RELEASE Melville, N.Y.-based Hain Celestial Group has added two varieties of chips made from plantains to its Terra line of vegetable-based chips. Terra Plantains with Sea Salt chips have only three ingredients: green plantains, coconut oil and sea salt. Meanwhile, Terra Sweet Plantains chips contain just sweet plantains and coconut oil. Both varieties are […]

RABBANUT TO FINALLY ALLOW COMPETITION IN KASHRUTH SUPERVISION??

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Wed, 2017-03-15 00:02
Israel’s Chief Rabbinate is signaling it may agree to increased competition in the kashrut supervision market. In advance of the rehearing of a petition to the High Court of Justice on the matter, the Chief Rabbinate’s kashrut committee, which has been meeting for the past few months, has reached the conclusion that business owners could […]

TWENTY FIVE YEAR OLD VAN WINKLE BOURBON TO BE RELEASED THIS SPRING

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Tue, 2017-03-14 00:02
PRESS RELEASE An extra special, one-time bottling of Van Winkle bourbon will soon be released. Only 11 barrels comprise this very small batch bourbon, making the 710 bottles especially rare and even harder to find than the usual Van Winkle whiskeys. The barrels were distilled in the spring and fall of 1989 and stored on […]

KOSHER ROMAN-STYLE PIZZERIA OPENS IN BROOKLYN

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Mon, 2017-03-13 00:02
FROM YEAH, THAT’S KOSHER Opening in the coming weeks, Calabria is a brand new kosher pizzeria offering pizzas typically served in Rome. Located across from Basil and Boeuf & Bun, Cambria adds a pseudo fast food element to the local high end kosher scene, serving pizza slices sold by weight, and a selection of Italian […]

JOLLY TIME SIMPLY POPPED (POP CORN)

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Fri, 2017-03-10 01:02
PRESS RELEASE JOLLY TIME Pop Corn looks to exceed minimal ingredient, natural and high quality standards with its new flavor of microwave popcorn, Simply Popped. Simply Popped is an easy microwave butter popcorn that is made with just four simple ingredients: butter, sea salt, non-GMO popcorn and oil that combine to make a buttered, salted […]

BALANCED BLEND CHICKPEA PASTA

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Thu, 2017-03-09 01:02
BY PHIL LEMPERT, SUPERMARKET GURU Non-GMO Certified No or Low Sugar No Added Sugars No Artificial Colors No Artificial Flavors No Artificial Preservatives Celiac Certified Gluten Free USDA Certified Organic Kosher (ou) Vegetarian These new high protein pastas are great. Delicious. Cook perfectly and loaded with nutrients. This one has 14 grams of protein and […]

GOURMET SANDWICH RESHET 8 COMES TO JERUSALEM

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Wed, 2017-03-08 01:02
FROM YEAH, THAT’S KOSHER The gourmet sandwich chain led by the only Israeli Michelin star chef, Moshik Roth (מושיק רוט), has finally come to Yerushalayim. EIGHT or “8 רשת”, the chain serves everything on the menu for merely 8 shekels each. The reason everything cost 8 shekels is that according to the owner, every time […]

GROCERY INDUSTRY TO CLARIFY PRODUCT USE-BY LABELS

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Tue, 2017-03-07 01:02
The Food Marketing Institute and the Grocery Manufacturers Association launched an industry-wide effort to reduce consumer confusion about product date labels and to reduce waste. The voluntary initiative streamlines myriad date labels on consumer products packaging down to two phrases: “BEST IF USED by” to describe product quality and “USE By” to indicate a food […]

SNACK FACTORY ORGANIC PRETZEL CRISPS

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Mon, 2017-03-06 01:03
PRESS RELEASE Snack Factory® Pretzel Crisps® announced the launch of Organic Original Pretzel Crisps. As the latest better-for-you snack offering within the Snack Factory portfolio, Organic Original Pretzel Crisps are also Non-GMO Project verified and will be available for a limited time nationwide. “Snack Factory is dedicated to fulfilling the demand for quality, wholesome snack […]

STONYFIELD TO REDUCE SUGAR IN ITS PRODUCTS

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Fri, 2017-03-03 01:02
PRESS RELEASE Organic yogurt maker Stonyfield plans to reduce sugar across its entire portfolio. Its Stonyfield YoKids yogurt has already been reformulated to reduce sugar by 40 percent and it is working to lower the sugar in all of its offerings by the end of 2017. Stonyfield Smooth & Creamy varieties and lowfat Smoothies will […]

COURT UPHOLDS NYC SALT WARNING LABEL

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Thu, 2017-03-02 01:02
By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story NEW YORK New York City’s pioneering requirement for chain restaurants to flag salty items on their menus is both legal and beneficial, an appeals court said Friday, rejecting a restaurant-industry challenge to the rule. The city Board of Health “acted […]
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