TIP OF THE DAY: Things To Do With Rice Vinegar For National Vinegar Day

November 1st is National Vinegar Day. While we’ve written about the different types of vinegar, today we’re focusing on rice vinegar, also called rice wine vinegar though it’s not made from rice wine. Rice vinegar, made by fermenting rice, is the prevalent vinegar in China, Japan, Korea and Vietnam. Basic rice vinegar ranges from colorless to pale yellow. There are […]

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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: The Matzo Project, Delicious Flavored Matzo

Matzo, variously translated from Hebrew as matzoh, matza, matzah, matztzah and other spellings, is a 3,000-year-old accidental recipe.   SOME MATZO HISTORY As anyone who knows the story of Exodus will remember, in the time of Moses, Egypt’s pharaoh* finally agreed after much appealing, and then the 10 plagues, to let the enslaved children of Israel go. The Israelites left […]

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PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK: Better-For-You Snacks From Ceres, Fairlife & MaraNatha

This week’s picks are better-for-you snacks that have become part of our snacking repertoire. All will be welcomed by adults and kids alike.     1. CERES: SMOOTHIES TO GO Ceres fruit juices are among the best you can buy. So when they offered us samples of their new Smoothie To Go line, we jumped. These fruit purées—which include small […]

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3 of the Best “Easy” Ways to Lose 10 Pounds Fast

Looking for easy ways to lose 10 lbs fast? This article will give you a few of the best, most-proven fast weight loss techniques out there. The fact of the matter is that you don’t have to starve yourself to lose weight fast. You also don’t have to pop diet pills or get crazy with long, boring exercise programs. Believe […]

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PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK: Raw Chocolate, Spicy Sea Salt & Compostable Drinking Straws

[1] Sea salt with chile spice from A. Vogel. [2] Fine & Raw Chocolate Bars are portioned for daily enjoyment. [3] Say good-by to environmentally harmful straws with these look-alike alternatives from Repurpose Compostables.   Our favorite products of the week, in alphabetical order: 1. A. VOGEL SPICY SEA SALT A. Vogel makes a popular herbed sea salt. Joining it […]

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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: A & H Glatt Kosher Hot Dogs

[1] Hot dog with Mexican-style garnishes: black beans, salsa and yellow bell pepper (photo courtesy A & H). [2] Hot dogs on the grill (photo courtesy OU Kosher). [3] Hot dog production (photo courtesy A & H).   A & H, Abeles & Heymann, is an old-world-style producer of top-quality kosher processed meats—corned beef, hot dogs, pastrami and salami. The […]

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