KosherEye is delighted to partner with Jack's Gourmet offering our readers a chance to win a gourmet selection of kosher deli and specialty meat products. Co–founders Dr. Alan Broner and Chef Jack Silberstein will be offering, monthly, to one lucky reader a chance to WIN a $50 gift certificate valid for any meat... Read more...
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Features are based solely on opinion! KosherEye does NOT accept financial remuneration for product articles from featured vendors, nor share contact information with others! We want the BUZZ on your newest kosher finds- anywhere-anytime. If you spot a new certified product, contact us and we will post it. If you wish to see a product become certified, let us know!
Kosher Recipe Conversions – Send us a non-kosher recipe that you “covet”, classic or contemporary, famous or family - and we will have one of our expert chefs or fabulous food magicians convert it to kosher! Visit us often and enjoy all of our kosher recipe and ingredient translations. If you have a special recipe that you have converted to kosher, please share it with KosherEye.
Target Introduces New Line of Organic/Natural Products - Many are Kosher
Target has entered the wellness market by introducing its new grocery brand Simply Balanced. Approximately 40% of the new products are organic, and none of the items have hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oils, high-fructose corn syrup, synthetic... Read more...
Miracles & Meals with Joanne Caras Season 2 on Jewish Life Television
The TV show Miracles & Meals with Joanne Caras begins its second season on JLTV (Jewish Life Television), on Monday, June 10th. The show shares stories and recipes of Holocaust Survivors. It is filmed in Port St. Lucie at Caras’ home,... Read more...
Yes You Can!
Make your own Godiva-like Truffles
Enjoy these luscious truffles which we have adapted from an authentic Godiva Chocolatier recipe. If you want to make your own chocolate truffles, we are providing an easy and delicious recipe from the famed candy maker's website.
Heering Minis – JUST in time for Purim Giving
We’ve always heard that good things come in small packages! We raise our glass to one of our favorite spirits, Heering! Just in time for Purim gift giving, this liqueur, born in Denmark in 1818, is now available in mini 1.5–ounce bottles – perfect for mishloach manot baskets. Both the new Coffee Heering and legendary Cherry Heering are certified kosher by the OU. Consider including one of our Heering recipes featured in Heering – The Royal Drink, in your Purim Basket.
And, for Purim giving themes, how about :
Have a Cherry Purim! (Include mini Cherry Heering, cherry candies, dried cherries in the basket)
Wishing you a Latte fun on Purim!(Include mini Coffee Heering, a small gift pack of coffee, coffee creamer, and a frother too –if in the budget!
Calling our readers to send us clever Purim Mishloach Manot themes. We will publish them on Koshereye.com.
Dining in Again
By Yeshiva Masoras Avos
This is what we would term a “heimishe” community cookbook – a helpful resource for traditional recipes, as well as recipes appropriate for Shabbos and Yom Tov. What makes this book quite unique is that in addition to containing over 550 recipes, the appropriate bracha (prayer) to recite when eating the prepared recipe is actually printed on each page. What a beautiful and appropriate combination – food and food for thought. Dining in Again is a publication benefitting Yeshiva Masoras Avos, Lakewood, New Jersey. For some sample recipes, or to order, visit DiningInAgain.com or order on Dining in Again. We understand that if the book is ordered through the Yeshiva website, a special 100 page Passover insert may be included, depending on availability.
A trio of cheese, fresh spinach, tomatoes, and pine nuts are combined to create a savory Spinach–Herb Cheesecake delight. Serve as an appetizer or with cocktails – it's a star!
72 Hours In Kosher Orlando
Hi Diddle Dee-Dee It’s the Disney Life for Me!
Join us as we visit Orlando, and enjoy the Magical World of Disney with a KOSHER eye! We present some highlights from our recent visit – or as they say at Disney, “Let the Memories Begin…
KosherEye "Foodie" Friend, Gloria Kobrin – creator of the first kosher cookbook application for IPhone and IPad, submitted a recipe for our King Arthur Flour random giveaway. This was a winning recipe submission – even though Gloria wasn't randomly drawn as the winner of the $50 King Arthur gift certificate. We wanted to share the recipe for Gloria's Almond Crescent Cookies with our readers. Thank you Gloria and Kosher Cookbook!
The Best Containers for Food Storage
The Today Show featured a segment on food storage containers - presented by Woman's Day Magazine. They spotlighted the top storage container types we should have in our kitchens - from plastic and pyrex to stainless steel. Tips on how to store for easy access; the most efficient sizes. One of our favorites was a stainless steel compartmentalized container that keeps food hot or cold. Great item for packing school or work lunches. Enjoy watching the video from the show!
From KosherEye Friend, Creative Jewish Mom, a craft for Tu B'Shevat - the Jewish celebration that marks the "New Year of the Trees." Children and adults alike will enjoy making this simple, yet elegant, centerpiece using twigs and a heat-proof container.
Also, from this very creative mom, instructions for making the kosher salt snowstorm luminaries that also appear in the picture below. Enjoy crafting these fun and useful creations!
Empire Kosher - Ready to Roast
Dinner made easy! Empire Kosher Poultry Ready to Roast Chicken Garlic & Herbed Seasoned. A welcome option for those days when you are short on time but want to eat healthfully. The pre–seasoned whole chicken comes in a cook–in bag that can be roasted in the oven (for one hour) or microwaved (20 minutes). We tried it using both cooking methods and liked it –convenient, tasty, and best of all – featherless. All uncooked chickens should look this good!
The Cake Mix Doctor’s Cake Mixes
Anne Byrn followed a cake dream to create a yellow cake mix that gets its color from butter and eggs, not artificial colors, and its scent from real Madagascar vanilla. Her cake dream is now a reality, a Kof–K dairy kosher certified reality.
In addition to the yellow cake mix, Anne’s second creation is a chocolate mix with a deep chocolate fudgy flavor. Her chocolate mission was to develop a cake mix that resulted in a cake that tasted as good as her mom’s, but that didn’t require an afternoon to assemble.
There are only 5 (yellow cake) or 6 (chocolate cake) ingredients in each cake mix, period! No additives, preservatives or trans fats.
The cake mixes – which are available in both old fashioned yellow and deep dark chocolate are simple to make, and oh so good, especially when slathered with frosting…Chocolate Buttercream or Vanilla Buttercream.