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Perfect for Pesach Cookbook

Passover recipes you’ll want to make all year By Naomi Nachman In this debut cookbook, Naomi Nachman shares her popular Pesach recipes, using innovative flavor combinations to create fabulous gourmet meals to enhance your holiday table. In addition, Naomi provides numerous Cook’s Tips, Freezer Tips, Prep Ahead, How-to information, and recommendations for basic kitchen equipment. […]

The Brew on Kosher Kombucha Tea

OU Kosher Certification recently began to see a trend in brands interested in producing and certifying kosher kombucha tea. Kombucha tea is made by fermenting kombucha and bacteria with black tea, sugar, and other natural ingredients. Because of the bacteria involved in the fermenting process of OU kosher kombucha, the OU does not advise that […]

OU Kosher Trends from the Winter Fancy Food Show 2018

OU Kosher Trends from the Winter Fancy Food Show 2018 OU Kosher had so much fun at the Specialty Food Association Winter Fancy Food Show 2018. We came, we saw, we sampled. (Okay, we sampled a lot.) It was great to meet with all the OU Kosher-certified companies. Here’s the kosher scoop as to what’s […]

Build a Better Kosher Smoothie Bowl

2018 food trends aside, kosher smoothie bowls are here to stay PLEASE CONSULT THE OU’S GUIDELINES FOR CHECKING FRUITS AND VEGETABLES Smoothie bowls entered the foodie scene, not as a way to replace the smoothie in a cup, but rather to enhance it. Instead of drinking your entire smoothie in a few short gulps, the smoothie bowl allows for […]

OU Kosher Keeps Oil Production Greased

Chiltis – One Powerful Spice

Kosher Certification of Yogurt

Much Ado About Munching

One can scarcely calculate the amount of comforts and conveniences that constantly pepper our lives. The light bulb. The automobile. The dishwasher. We rarely, if ever, think about the work-hours and brain-power that went into creating these items. Could Einstein have known that the revolution he wrought in understanding the universe would affect how the […]

Videos for Chanukah

OU Kosher Presents Consumer Hotline FAQ’s for Sukkot

OU Kosher presents frequently asked questions to-date on the OU Kosher Hotline (212-613-8241) by consumers in preparation for Sukkot. Questions may also be submitted to kosherq@ou.org. Are there any rules as to where a sukkah may or may not be located? The sukkah should not be located in an area that has a bad smell.1 It cannot be […]