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Inka Roasted Plantain Chips are made from a special variety of the banana family that is intended to be cooked before eating (as a starchy vegetable side dish), rather than eaten raw like "dessert" bananas. The plantains used by Inka are both nutritious and delicious, and grown in Peru.

Instead of frying, Inka plantains are sliced and roasted in pure palm oil for a light and crispy baked snack that can be served with a dip or eaten or straight from the bag.
The problem….we found them way too addictive! Crunch and Yumm!
• All Natural
• No Trans Fats
• Low in Sodium
• Gluten Free
• Non-GMO
Varieties include lemon, original, sweet and spicy plantains, all OU certified
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Avocado Dip for Plantains – A KosherEye signature recipe
Creamy, layers of flavor for dipping plantains chips or crudités 
2 avocadoes, peeled and pitted
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 Tablespoon mayonnaise 
3 Tablespoons sour cream
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 clove minced garlic

Combine all ingredients and serve with plantain chips.

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Richland Rum founder, Erik Vonk arrived in Georgia in 1990 to launch an Atlanta bureau for Randstad, the multinational Dutch staffing firm. He retired from the company within a decade, and then changed directions. Along with his wife Karin, he purchased a large tract of farmland near Richland, Georgia. They named their farm Vennebroeck (Dutch for “ponds and brooks”). Vonk was intrigued by the area’s history of sugarcane farming. “I just sort of had this ‘aha’ moment,” he says. Vonk set out on his own quest to grow, distill, and barrel-age sugarcane into something that would evoke the lost character of pre-Prohibition rum.

Most commercial rum today is made from molasses, the by-product of sugar refining, rather than the cane syrup used during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Working with the University of Georgia extension office, Vonk identified the variety of cane that grows best in southwestern Georgia’s climate — Georgia Red — and secured permission to build a still for personal consumption. In 2007, when he decided to turn his hobby into a business, Vonk had to jump through some regulatory hoops since Vennebroeck straddles two dry counties.

The Richland Distilling Company is located in a formerly shuttered shop in historic downtown Richland, Georgia. The distillery and tasting room are available for free tours. The rum is a “Single Estate Old Georgia Rum, hand crafted from unrefined sugar cane, copper pot distilled and matured in virgin America white oak barrels.” Richland Rum is kosher certified by the , the Atlanta Kosher Commission (AKC).
The rum has won several awards and accolades including Flavor of Georgia Award 2014, The Good Food Awards 2016, including 94 of 100 points from Tasting Panel Magazine, and gold medals by numerous international tasting competitions.
We found the rum smooth enough to sip, and enjoyed it simply poured over ice. We also tried it and enjoyed it in some of our favorite cocktail recipes.
Visit the website at; or even better, make a reservation and visit the distillery when you are in Georgia!

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Nutritional yeast…the name sounded so healthy and certainly not a pantry staple at KosherEye. But, that was before we tried it. We came upon Parma! when we were searching for a recipe to make our own parve Caesar dressing. After some research on vegan sites, we discovered Parma!

So what is nutritional yeast? It is a concentrated source of protein, B complex vitamins, minerals, is easily digestible, and has a cheese-like flavor. In fact, it is considered a super food because the nutrients are plentiful and extremely concentrated. In the Parma brand, the yeast has been deactivated due to a pasteurization process, and is combined with walnuts, seeds, herbs and spices.

Parma is kosher certified parve (dairy free) by Oregon Kosher. It is also Vegan, Soy-free, Gluten-free, GMO-Free, and it is considered a complete protein. It is available in 4 kosher varieties and comes in a shaker jar.

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      Chipotle                   Garlicky                      Original              “Better than Bacon”

So now that you know all about our nutritional yeast discovery! Here’s our delicious parve Caesar dressing recipe, and a bonus recipe from Parma!
For more information about Parma!, click here:

Parve (Dairy Free) Caesar Dressing
A KosherEye Signature Recipe


2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
3 Tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 1 lemon)
2 Tablespoons sugar
1-teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce (French’s is parve)
1/2-cup mayonnaise
2 Tablespoons parve buttermilk or soy milk
4 ounces extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup Parma!
Ground pepper to taste
Optional: 2 crushed anchovies or a teaspoon of fish sauce (Red boat is kosher)


In a bowl whisk together garlic, lemon juice, sugar, mustard, Worcestershire. Add the optional anchovies or fish sauce if using.

Whisk in mayonnaise, oil and Parma!
Enjoy this dressing over a plain lettuce salad – or add salmon, chicken, croutons, kosher bacon bits, kosher faux shrimp or additional vegetables. Serve additional Parma! and freshly ground pepper on the side.. Be creative! Enjoy!

A dairy free recipe adapted from Parma!


One bunch basil (you may mix it with other greens, such as spinach, chard, kale, parsley, etc.)
2 Tablespoons parsley or oregano
1 cup Parma! (One 3.5oz jar)
1/3 to 2/3 cups olive oil, depending on texture desired
1 to 2 cloves garlic
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


In food processor, combine all ingredients except oil. Pulse until chopped. Add oil; Pulse a few more times until combined.
Enjoy on crackers, pasta, or veggies. Sprinkle some extra Parma on top. This makes a lovely spread for bread or challah and a yummy topping on broiled or grilled lamb chops.
For extra pesto you won't eat right away, put into ice trays and freeze.

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Fun, festive and a feast for the kids. Manischewitz has introduced 3 new kid friendly products this year. S’mores and Matzo Pizza?—what could be better? These kits will bring a smile to your childrens’ faces! They are available online, and at supermarkets and kosher markets around the country.

These items may be ordered online here: Click here for the Matzo Pizza Kit!  , and here for the S'mores Matzo Kit! Kosher for Passover! Everything You Need Included! Mini Matzo! Chocolate! Marshmallow! Kids Create Kit! Delicious!

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As an extra bonus,  print out this 

Color me Passover activity and coloring page!


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Dandies are our new favorite marshmallows.
They are made with all natural ingredients, contain no high fructose corn syrup or gelatin (they're 100% vegan!), and are the first ever marshmallow to be Non-GMO Project Verified. Oh, and of course, they are kosher.
Traditional marshmallows are made with gelatin, so Dandies decided it was time for a makeover. Dandies Marshmallows taste just like a conventional marshmallow. Their light and fluffy “marshies” as they nicknamed them work for roasting over a fire, putting in hot chocolate, classic crispy treats, s'mores, or just snacking!

Dandies are available at Grocery and other retail stores.  To find where they are sold in your area, click here: Where to buy Dandies.
You can also buy Dandies online here: Dandies Marshmallows Online

  •  Made with all natural ingredients
  •  Gelatin free (100% vegan)
  •  Free from most common allergens
  •  Gluten free
  •  Contains no corn syrup
  •  Made in a dedicated vegan facility

Dandies Crispy Treats by Chelsie Jangord
1 10 oz bag of Dandies Marshmallows (mini or regular)
5 cups Crisp Rice Cereal
2 Tbsp. Vegan margarine (like Earth Balance)
2 Tbsp. Coconut Oil

Microwave Instructions
In a microwave safe bowl, combine Dandies, margarine, and coconut oil. In 30-second intervals, with a quick stir between each, microwave until marshmallows are fully melted. Mix in cereal and stir until evenly coated with marshmallow cream. Press mixture into a 9x9 pan. Once cool, cut into squares, and enjoy!

Stovetop Instructions
In a medium pot on very LOW heat, combine margarine, coconut oil and marshmallows. Stir until fully broken down. Approximately 7–8 minutes. Mix in cereal and stir until evenly coated with marshmallow cream. Press mixture into a 9x9 pan. Once cool, cut into squares, and enjoy!

EASY S’mores Brownies – A Dandy recipe from KosherEye
1 package brownie mix like Dunkin' Hines or Ghirardelli
2 cups Dandies mini marshmallows
5 graham crackers, broken in large pieces or left whole
1 cup Chocolate Chips

Preheat oven to 350
Grease 13 x 9 pan
Mix and bake brownies per package directions (Do not overbake)
Remove from oven. Immediately sprinkle marshmallows and chocolate chips over warm cake. Press down with spatula; Return to oven for 2 minutes
Arrange graham crackers on top and push down.
Cool completely; When serving, slice around crackers
Enjoy with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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