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trans fat free kosher for Passover margarine?

Is there trans fat free kosher for Passover margarine available?
I usually use Earth balance the rest of the year. I'd like to make matzah crunch for the seder but not if I have to use margarine with transfat. The followup would be if there is, does anyone know where I would find it in the Boston area? Last year, the Butcherie only had Passover margarine with trans fat.

Thanks!

Mar 17, 2013
JamRowZ in Kosher

How far in advance to defrost brisket

I have a brisket from Grow and Behold and want to know how far in advance to start defrosting it. Is there a rule of thumb by weight? It's 7.5 lbs.

Thanks!

Mar 17, 2013
JamRowZ in Kosher

Brisket questions

I'm not sure deckel is necessarily second cut brisket. Grow and Behold sells both deckel and second cut brisket and they are different prices.

Mar 05, 2013
JamRowZ in Kosher

Brisket questions

I've had ground beef from Grow and Behold before and it was the best ground beef I've ever had which is what is inspiring me to order my brisket from them. They have a pre-Pesach coupon good through midnight tonight EARLY500 for $50 off $500 or EARLY300 for $25 off $300 which will at least cancel out the shipping costs.

I like their chicken as well. When I first tasted it, I thought I couldn't tell the difference but recently tried both Empire and Kosher Valley (Whole Foods) and was really disappointed in comparison to the Grow and Behold chicken.

I will definitely report back on how the brisket turns out.

Mar 05, 2013
JamRowZ in Kosher

Brisket questions

This is really helpful. I will use my mom's recipe which I need to get from her, but my memory is onions and carrots under the meat, some liquid but not covering the meat, and onion soup mix on top. It will bake a while, though my memory is less than 5 hours. If I'm organized, I will do it the day before to remove surface fat as well.

Perhaps I'll choose another occasion to experiment with top of the rib or other roasts - perhaps in a slow cooker for a Shabbat dinner.

Mar 04, 2013
JamRowZ in Kosher

Brisket questions

I plan to order brisket for Pesach after being really disappointed with the kosher brisket I got at Trader Joe's last year.

I plan to order from Grow and Behold unless someone convinces me that I really should reconsider getting it from Kol Foods instead.

I am trying to decide between first cut brisket, whole brisket, or top of the rib (supposedly similar to brisket, but less expensive).

Any guidance? FWIW, what I disliked about the Trader Joe's brisket was how fatty it was - there were pieces that were huge chunks of fat with a little beef.

Mar 04, 2013
JamRowZ in Kosher