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Kosher.com Expands Free Local Delivery

 

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Kosher.com – Delivering the Freshest Kosher Food in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut!

The world’s largest on-line kosher grocery store is expanding its FREE local delivery* areas with new daily and weekly local delivery zones. Now get all your kosher groceries delivered in more areas in and around NYC than ever before.


 

Kosher Cooking Carnival #49

 

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t’s December and as befits the month that hosts Chanukah and the start of winter,  Kosher Cooking Carinval #49 is all about comfort food and the comfort of food.

Chanukah

The Festival of Lights shines with intensity as Leora tries a new ingredient in Latkes at  Jew Wishes on: Latkes and Hanukkah—Fourth Night; posted at Jew Wishes.


 

Top 10 Reasons to Shop Kosher.com

 

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  1. You’ll never wait in a check out line. Shop from the comfort of your home on your own schedule, at your own pace.
  2. With over 15,000 different products, you can try all kinds of new items and still get all your old favorites.
  3. The most amazing and extensive selection of the finest meats and poultry, including dry-aged, organic and hard to find cuts.
  4. Our customer service rocks! Contact us 24/6 and our trained operators have the answers to your questions.
  5. Instead of spending time at the supermarket, have fun, go to the movies, spend the evening with the family.
  6. You won’t have to lug all your heavy packages home; they come to you.
  7. Because as a national company, we have the price capacity and relationships with manufacturers to run such great discounts that sometimes you can actually get delicious kosher food for free!
  8. You can get your tea and sympathy (and chicken soup, too) delivered when you’re sick.
  9. Shop for any occasion; you can order everything from gourmet platters and shabbos meals to tissues and baby food!
  10. You save gas. Forget multiple trips to the butcher, baker and candlestick maker, we have it all (okay, we don’t really have candlesticks, but we’ve got the candles!!!).

But wait, there’s more. We’re going over the top and giving you extra value with an 11th reason to shop Kosher.com

11. Awesome recipes and articles that get your creative vibe flowing.


 

Grateful Chanukah Wishes from Our Soldiers in Iraq

 

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Kosher.com sent some Chanukah care packages to soldiers serving in Iraq and we received this lovely note and some awesome pics.

Kosher.com Sends Care Packages to Our Soldiers in IraqHere’s what Staff Sergeant Xhevair Maskuli had to say:


 

Kosher.com Thanksgiving Delivery Schedule

 

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Local Delivery (NYC/Surrounding areas)

Kosher.com will not be offering local deliveries on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2009. The last day to place Thanksgiving orders for local home delivery is by 3:00PM EST on Tuesday, November 24, 2009  for delivery on Wednesday, November 25th.


 

Kosherfest: Best of the Best

 

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This week I visited Kosherfest, the world’s largest kosher food show. Here are the products that the official panel voted best in class in the New Products Competition.  (They were judged on the basis of newness, quality, taste, saleability and retail price.) If you’re interested in these or any kosher food products, check us out at  Kosher.com. With 15,000 kosher food items including fresh meat and baked goods, we have something for everyone.

Kosherfest 2009 Best in Class Winners


 

Kosherfest: 5 New Finds

 

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Kosherfest, which took place this week at the NJ Meadowlands,  is the the largest kosher food exhibition in the world. This was my first visit and will not be my last. There was an amazing collection of vendor showcases, cooking demos, and new food finds. (And did I mention you get to taste stuff?)

These are my top 5 finds from the show, in no particular order:


 

Kosherfest: I Came, I Saw, I Ate!

 

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This week I went to Kosherfest at the NJ Meadowlands, that mega-food expo that lets professional foodies, industry types and just everyday folks savor the newest products.  It’s been going on annually for more than twenty years, but this was my first time there. What can I say, I’m hooked!  Picture two solid days with thousands of people tasting and sniffing, munching and crunching on tantalizing samples all day long.  And the aromas … out of this world.

We brought our giant Kosher.com cart with us, filled to the top and overflowing with as many of our 15,000 groceries as our creative and hard-working team could stuff into it. I got to meet face-to-face with so many people.  And, of course, I ate a ton of great food.  I’m told that there were more than 500 newly kosher certified foods introduced at the show. Hey, somebody had to try them all, right?  The hardest part of it was strategically planning the dairy options around meat.  I was glad I held off on the meat samples on the first day, because by the end of the day I craved my favorite dairy coffee beverage—J&J Iced Cappuccino.  It was set up water cooler style, with cups that you could fill to your heart’s content!


 

Early Show Plus

 

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This is Big—I Mean, Really Big!


 

Good Morning New York Post Show Wrap-Up

 

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Quick & Kosher

If you caught my appearance on WABC’s Morning Show this past Sunday, you probably noticed that we went with the Kosher.com apron.  (If you missed it, you can watch the clip below.)  It definitely wasn’t made for a pregnant woman—I almost cried when I saw it—but I think it worked out OK.  After all, I’m not trying to cover up the fact that I’m expecting—I just didn’t want to distract everybody from the subject at hand: how to fix a yummy, elegant Rosh Hashanah meal on a budget


 

Good Morning New York!

 

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Guess who will be on the WABC NY Morning News show at 9:45 am this Sunday, September 6, 2009?  Yup!  I’ll be there, cooking up a special Rosh Hashanah dinner and discussing Kosher.com’s top 10 tips for cutting costs while entertaining on the holiday.

Naturally, I’m nervous about what’s most important—what I should wear!  Black is slimming, but how slim can you look at 7 months pregnant? Color looks good on TV, better than black, but then I might take up the whole screen… Alas, the powers-that-be thought I should be wearing a Kosher.com chef’s coat (not slimming, people!), until I pointed out that it doesn’t come in maternity sizes. Maybe we can find a Kosher.com apron.


 

Introducing Jamie Geller

 

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Jamie Geller

This blog is proof of G-d’s infinite humor.  If you had told me a couple of years ago that I would be doing a blog on cooking or food, I would have escorted you out the door, laughing all the way.  I’m very upfront about this: my mom was allergic to stoves and I grew up on take-out food.  I thought all meals come out of little cartons or were served to you by someone wearing a black bowtie.  This wasn’t all bad.  Preparing dinner consisted of deciding which restaurant to dial.


 

For Jewish Mothers on Mother’s Day

 

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When it comes to honoring mom, some Jews view Mother’s Day as an occasion that  shouldn’t be limited to the second Sunday in May.  Since we are commanded to honor our parents every day, the Jewish attitude suggests that expressing gratitude to mom should be more than a once-a-year event.

But, I’m sure there isn’t a Jewish mother (me included) who does not appreciate the flowers, phone calls, cards – and most importantly, the hugs – that result from this special day.  And rightfully so.


 

7 Reasons Obama has Gone Kosher

 

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In an effort to better prepare himself for the grueling emotional and physical strain of the Presidency, Barack Obama has pledged to go kosher, citing the food’s proven health advantages over that of the typical American diet. Though most White House staff (and even Michelle Obama) have balked at such a drastic culinary shift, they should have seen it coming. Here’s why:

  1. It was meant to be. How many people do you know whose name contains the letters to make the word kosher? Barack Hussein Obama’s name does.
  2. Though McCain visited the Kotel (or Western Wall), Jerusalem’s holiest site, while touring the Middle East, only Obama was seen roaming the shuks of the city afterwards, Blackberry in one hand and bowl of cholent in the other.
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What if Obama Went Kosher?

 

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Barely having settled into the White House, there have been some surprising developments which may carry serious implications for Presidential staff and the overall running of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.