I just received an automated warning from Yahoogroups that Koshervegetarian
will be deleted unless it is used soon, since it's been inactive for 60
days. So please post anything interesting you have to say about being a
kosher vegetarian so we can make this group a more interesting place.
I'll start with this little tidbit of info:
I discovered several brands of vegetarian beef jerky in the health food
store yesterday. 2 of them had kosher certification, one by the OK and one
by the Triangle-K.
I tried Stonewall's Jerquee. It has the O-K Hashgacha and comes in several
flavors. I tried the "Cajun Bacon" flavor. Instead of a stick, it comes in
the form of nuggets in a bag. It's a great snack! Certainly much better than
grabbing a bag of chips. They're cooked in olive oil and were surprisingly
moist. I didn't have to break my teeth on them, though as with any jerky,
whether real or vegetarian, you still need strong jaws.
The place where I found it is Wholesome Market, 93 University Place in
Manhattan, 3 blocks south of Union Square. It's on the left side of the
store (if you're facing inward) on a display not far from the cash
Personally, I'm pretty excited about it. I've been looking for something
like this for a long time. I plan to take plenty along when traveling.
A friend sent me an exchange on Mail-Jewish that took place recently, where
some people said that they couldn't see themselves eating 'imitation treif"
food, because they'd be uncomfortable with it, even if it's really kosher.
Anyone on this list feel the same way about soy jerky?
Please spread this group around to anyone you think might be interested.
They can reach it by going to www.koshervegetarian.com.