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CHAG KASHER V’SAMEACH

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Mon, 2017-04-10 23:02
NO POST TODAY. CHAG KASHER V’SAMEACH

THE STAR-K POSTS RIDICULOUS MEASURES FOR “K’ZAYIT”

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Thu, 2017-04-06 23:02
FROM THE STAR-K GUIDE TO PESACH This is beyond accuracy, legitimacy, and intelligence. Puleeze! Saychel, apparently, is an eideleh zach. . Kizayis Measurement2 – 1.27 fl. oz. (38 ml) – If one eats a kizayis of bread, he must recite birchas hamazon. Similarly, if one eats a kizayis of any other food, a bracha acharona […]

OVERNIGHT MATZA BREAKFAST BAKE

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Wed, 2017-04-05 23:03
FROM FAMILY FRIENDS FOOD BLOG *This one is killer! Ingredients 2 sheets matza 250ml (1 cup) very hot water 100ml (scant half cup) milk 1 egg 50g (quarter cup) sugar (or use less, to taste) few drops vanilla 25g (2 tbsp) raisins 1 tbsp brown sugar 0.25 tsp cinnamon Instructions Break the matza into smallish […]

OU LIST OF PRODUCTS WITH NO CERTIFICATION THAT ARE OK TO USE ON PESACH

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Tue, 2017-04-04 23:02
These products need no certification, and may be used on Pesach ALUMINUM FOIL ALUMINUM FOIL BAKING PANS BABY OINTMENTS BAGS (PAPER OR PLASTIC) BODY WASH BOWL AND TUB CLEANERS CANDLES CARDBOARD CARPET CLEANERS CHARCOAL CHEESE CLOTHS CONDITIONERS COPPER AND METAL CLEANERS CORK COSMETICS (EXCEPT POSSIBLY LIPSTICKS, SEE BELOW) CUPCAKE HOLDERS CUPS (PAPER, PLASTIC OR STYROFOAM) […]

CHAROSET LONDON BROIL

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Mon, 2017-04-03 23:02
FROM BUSY IN BROOKLYN BLOG Charoset London Broil 1 1/2-2 lb. london broil, shoulder blade cut (see note) 1/2 cup dry red wine 1/4 cup walnut oil 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp silan (date honey), divided 1 apple, grated (I used Granny Smith) 1/8 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp coarse black pepper Kosher salt and freshly […]

MEMORIES OF THE PESACHS WE ONCE HAD

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Sun, 2017-04-02 23:02
Passover2017 When I was a kid, movie theaters, gas stations, and supermarkets gave away free dishes. You could also get free dishes in detergent boxes. More often than not, the dishes were glass, what we called Depression glass. The glass was thick, heavy, and not very pretty to look at, but free obviates a lot […]

NEW KOSHER WINES FOR PASSOVER

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Thu, 2017-03-30 23:01
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 […]

CARROT/HORSERADISH RELISH (DELISH!!)

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Wed, 2017-03-29 23:02
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 […]

TOTALLY NEW FOR PESACH IN 2017

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Wed, 2017-03-29 09:02
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 […]

CHOCOLATE MATZA BRITTLE

Latest from the Kosher Nexus - Mon, 2017-03-27 23:02
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 - Sun, 2017-03-26 23:02
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 - Thu, 2017-03-23 23:04
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 - Wed, 2017-03-22 23:02
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 - Tue, 2017-03-21 23:02
“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 - Mon, 2017-03-20 23:02
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 - Sun, 2017-03-19 23:02
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 - Sat, 2017-03-18 23:02
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 - Thu, 2017-03-16 23:02
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 - Wed, 2017-03-15 23:02
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 - Tue, 2017-03-14 23:02
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 […]
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