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What can substitute for the non kosher ingredients in bolognese sauce?

None of those is a necessary element in bolognese; find a recipe that doesn't use them (use beef mince, or quorn).
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What can substitute for the non kosher ingredients in bolognese sauce?

There are many bolognese variations out there, some which have milk in them, but there are many which do not as well. My understanding is that a traditional bolognese does not have milk, but as always ...
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Kosher alternative for butter as emulsifier

Sauces like pan sauces and Roux-thickened sauces like bechamel or veloute are not traditionally finished in the same way. Pan sauces, like for steak au poivre involve deglazing, reducing (still ...
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What is the difference between kosher dill pickles and Polish dill pickles?

Those are two different processes. Unfortunately English language don't have two words for the outcome and they are both called "pickles". Usually Polish pickles "kiszony" should be made with: ...
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For kosher thanksgiving roasted turkey, is oil a good substitute for butter for brushing the turkey?

I'm not expert on Kosher thing, but what about using chicken schmaltz?
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Kosher alternative for butter as emulsifier

You can use most margarines, which are pareve. Most margarines contain lecithin to emulsify the (vegetable) oils with water to yield a butter-like texture. The lecithin should serve the same purpose ...
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What can I substitute for ragu in kosher lasgne?

You can either substitute the bechamel or the ragu: Bechamel Use soy or almond milk and vegan butter Ideas: http://www.onegreenplanet.org/vegan-food/how-to-make-classic-sauces-vegan/ https://...
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Latkes variations

Latke translates into 'little oily thing', so really it's anything small and fried. Potatoes are a new world crop, and the celebration of oil as a part of Hanukkah goes back much further. The ...
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How to make kosher roux?

You can use any fat at all in a roux, including animal fats like suet and schmaltz. With a roux, all you're doing is toasting the flour to get rid of the raw flavor, and using the fat to make sure it ...
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What can I substitute for ragu in kosher lasgne?

I'd personally just go with a mushroom ragu. You can find plenty of recipes online, such as from Serious Eats or the New York Times. I can't remember if fish counts as "meat" for Kosher rules, so ...
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What can substitute for the non kosher ingredients in bolognese sauce?

When I was growing up, my family had a tradition of having bolognese once a week. We liked putting cheese on top and my mother is vegetarian, so for both of these reasons we used soy "mince". I don't ...
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What can substitute for the non kosher ingredients in bolognese sauce?

In the original italian recipe of "Ragù alla bolognese", pork is optional, there is just beef mince simmered with red wine until reduced, some vegetables (carrot, onion and celery), tomato sauce, and ...
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What can substitute for the non kosher ingredients in bolognese sauce?

Milk (and, I guess as an extension, cream and cheese) is included for richness, pork because a mix of pork and beef is somewhat lighter than beef alone, and pancetta for flavour. None of these ...
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How can you make gelatin at home?

I just got a ton of gelatin from rendering beef suet into tallow. And I mean gelatin, not jelly! Unfortunately I used salt in the rendering process, so my gelatin is rather salty. It does have a ...
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How do kosher food preparation requirements compare with what is known by modern science to make food safe for eating?

The great Jewish thinker Maimonides argued that (basically) all the laws of forbidden foods exist for health/scientific/safety reasons, and he laid out the connections. In Guide for the Perplexed 3:48 ...
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where can I purchase a "wonder pot"?

In regard to the Wonder Pot, this item is made in Israel and it is imported to the USA by Weiss Gifts Ltd. in Brooklyn NY Can be purchase by there site at www.weissjudaica.com Hear is the direct link ...
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Kosher butter substitute for baking (flavour and mouthfeel)

The classic substitute is margarine. Most brands are vegan, which would meet your non-dairy /non-meat requirements. As far as taste and mouthfeel goes, I suggest either trying out a few brands or ...
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Kosher veal steak more salty than kosher beef steak - is it expected and why?

As a calf ages and matures into a cow, the structure, texture, and taste of the meat changes. Veal will naturally have a milder flavor and finer texture than beef. The younger the calf, the less ...
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For kosher thanksgiving roasted turkey, is oil a good substitute for butter for brushing the turkey?

Using olive oil to brush the turkey is a good kosher substitute (due to the prohibition of eating poultry and dairy together). In general, margarine has been used in the past as a butter substitute, ...
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What is the kashrut status of Maldon Sea Salt Flakes?

Welcome! As @Max wrote, Maldon sea salt flakes are kosher! https://www.koshertoday.com/news/maldon-salt-company-receives-kosher-certification However, no mention was made of smoky sea salt flakes, so ...
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What is the difference between kosher dill pickles and Polish dill pickles?

After a quick google, it would seem that Polish pickles might/would contain more spices. From ehow: Due to their similar origin, Polish and kosher dill pickles resemble one another in preparation, ...
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For kosher thanksgiving roasted turkey, is oil a good substitute for butter for brushing the turkey?

Oil will work, as will chicken or turkey stock...or even apple cider.
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Kosher alternative for blood sausage

Yes, if you consider some kosher sausage to be a sausage, and therefore a substitute for a non-kosher sausage. No, if you want a sausage which is "like" blood sausage. It's pretty much like itself, ...
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De-meatifying lasagna, casseroles

I fry up veggie burgers and then dice to resemble the look and texture of ground beef. Worked in my regular lasagna recipe.
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Best meat replacements for a vegetarian/vegan?

The Beyond Meat burgers that are coming out are pretty close to meat-tasting. If you weren't paying attention, you might miss the difference. Not sure how many stores carry them, but the A&W ...

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