Coconut Oil: The Last Word?

Coconut oil: It's the 2016 Pesach issue that just won't quit. Three weeks ago, I shared with you a link to this year's OU Guide to Passsover. Among other things, it said in the guide that coconut oil would require a special P hechsher to be used … [Read more...]

THIS JUST IN! Coconut Oil on Pesach Update (Without a KLP Hechsher)

YOU GUYS! So, as you know by now, in years past, the OU has said that Spectrum Coconut Oil does not require a special KLP hechsher. This year, however, the OU Guide to Passsover said that it was going to require a special KLP hechsher to use … [Read more...]

Download FREE Copy Guide to Kashering Your Kitchen for Pesach

Head over HERE to download a FREE copy of Kashering Your Kitchen for Pesach, excerpted from Rabbi Forst's book, The Kosher Kitchen: A Practical Guide.   … [Read more...]

Kosher for Passover Trader Joe’s Products

Are you signed up for the Kosher on a Budget Passover Newsletter? Subscribers get my FREE seder planning checklist. Because I know you love Trader Joe's... I spent about two hours walking the aisles of my Trader Joe's today. I was scoping out … [Read more...]

Complete List of Kosher for Passover K-Cups (2016 Update)

Are you signed up for the Kosher on a Budget Passover Newsletter? Each evening, you'll get an email from me with that day's best Passover on a Budget tips, deals, recipes, freebies, and more. Plus, when you sign up, you will get a FREE copy of my … [Read more...]

18 Foods That Don’t Require Special Kosher for Passover Certification (2016 UPDATE)

Updated: 3/30/16 Today I'm sharing 18 food products that do not require a special kosher for Passover certification (hechsher). This is not an exhaustive list, so be sure to consult the various Passover guides for more products. Save, pin, or … [Read more...]

Sephardic Guides to Passover (2016)

Yesterday, I shared information about  2016 food products that don't require a special Passover hechsher. And here is a similar list for non-food items. Today, I wanted to round out this series with some links to the Sephardic Passover Guides. My … [Read more...]

2016 OU Pesach Guide Is Available

The 2016 (5776) OU Guide to Passover is now available online to download. You need to provide them with your email address in order to get it, but it is otherwise free. Once you sign up, you will be able to download PDFs of: OU Certified … [Read more...]

Passover 2015 Posts You May Be Looking For

Chag Kasher v'Sameach. I want to wish you and your family a happy Passover - Chag Kasher v'Sameach! I know most of us are either cooking or cleaning or running errands. So, if you're quickly stopping by KOAB, I'm guessing it's to find a particular … [Read more...]

How to Kasher Your Urn for Passover (…and Why You May Not Even Need To!)

More good news in hot beverages on Pesach department! According to the CRC, you won't need to go out and buy a new urn for Passover. Even better, you may not even need to kasher your current one! If you do need to kasher your urn, there are … [Read more...]