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Is it permissible to reheat rice on Shabbat

According to Halacha is it permissible to reheat already cooked rice on Shabbat? Would it depend on if it is reheated in a kli sheini or a kli rishon or would that not make a difference either way?
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Does Bishul Akum follow the rules of the location of cooking or eating?

Although it is forbidden for a Jew to eat food cooked by a gentile (YD 113), there are some exceptions - notably, food that is regularly eaten raw (113:1), or food that is not fit to be served by a ...
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Are partially cooked foods subject to bishul/Pat akum

According to Halacha, are foods which are otherwise subject to bishul/pat akum laws (particularly if one is normally stringent with them) that are partially but not fully cooked by a gentile ...
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Heating pre cooked stew in kli sheini on Shabbat

Is it permitted to heat (fully cooked) stew in a kli sheini on Shabbat? This would obviously be edible, cold, and wet (covered with water and gravy) meat, vegetables, potatoes etc. so you would be ...
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Hot chocolate on Shabbat [duplicate]

If one has a glass of hot water (that was heated before Shabbat) are they allowed to put hot cocoa powder in it on Shabbat? In this case, it’s a solid being absorbed by the liquid, but would it still ...
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Do sephardim have different halachas for serving cholent from a blech on shabbos?

I always learned that it's forbidden to, for example, stir cholent while it's still on the blech/hot plate on shabbos, or to serve it straight from the blech/hot plate. Rather, one must remove the pot ...
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Deliberately congeal fatty sauce before/on Shabbat so it can be put on the blech in the morning?

According to SA OH 318:16 sefardim may deliberately place a dish that has congealed fat onto a blech, even though it will melt and become a liquid. The principle of "en bishul achar bishul" (...
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Washing Hands With Hot Water On Shabbath

Why can’t one wash their hands with hot water on Shabbath? Is it Biblical or Rabbinical that we not do so?
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Chanania and perek 3 of Shabbos - if yeish bishul acher bishul

How do we “find our hands and feet in the beis midrash”? We seem to poskin that yeish bishul achar bishul for food that is ma’achal ben drusai; if so, cooking it on Shabbos would be forbidden and ...
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Hand warmer on Shabbos

I was asked on Shabbos the following question: Can hand warmers be used on Shabbos? Does it make a difference if it was activated before Shabbos or can it be even activated on Shabbos? I was thinking, ...
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Burger King Vs McDonalds, מן התורה או מדרבנן

I know this question is a little off the beaten track but still. I saw a quote in a Sefer regarding cooking meat and milk together. He explains there is a difference between Mcdonald's and Burger King’...
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Putting Pre-Prepared Food On An Already On Pilot on Shabbath

If one prepares food prior to the sun going down on Erev Shabbath, and then puts it on a pilot that was on prior to the sun going down in order for the food to be warm, are they allowed to partake in ...
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What is the status of a pareve container AFTER pareve food that had been cooked in a meat pot is warmed in it? Was status of pareve container changed?

I'm trying to learn what is the status of a pareve container AFTER pareve food that had been cooked in a meat pot is warmed in it? Was the status of the pareve container changed? I did search Mi ...
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Mevushal kol tzorko - what is it for meat?

We poskin (OH 318(4)) that the law of cooking on Shabbos continues until solid food passes מאכל בן דרוסאי, and reaches מבושל כל צרכו - "completely cooked". What does "completely cooked&...
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Is it forbidden to boil an animal alive?

Is it forbidden to boil a living animal and then take its meat for consumption? Does the Torah or another source address the concept of boiling living animals?
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Closing an oven door on shabbos

On Shabbos, if an oven contains a pot of fully cooked food, may one open and close the oven door? Two potential issues that I can think of it - 1) similar to the question of opening and closing a ...
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Cooking meat and milk but not benefitting from it

Is it forbidden to cook meat and milk if one wasn't to benefit from it? The situation is being a culinary class in a non-Jewish school - would I not be able to participate in cooking if there was meat ...
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Blech using a griddle

Is it permissible to perform shehiya using a griddle as a blech on Shabbos, where one uses the griddle regularly during the week to cook on - adjusting the flame all the time during its regular use?
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Halachically-compliant Shabbos warmers?

I understand that it halachically permissible on Shabbos to place dry, already cooked food (such as leftovers from the fridge) on a warming tray so that it will get warm. However, there are several ...
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Tradition soup on shabbos

Are you allow to make (just put hot water) a Tradition soup (pre-made soup) on shabbos? Is it considered cooking? And why
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Using Chemical Heat for Food on Shabbos

What do Poskim say regarding using chemical cooking technology on Shabbos where a combination of iron, magnesium and salt with water can heat up food?
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What is פנאד"ש?

I know that it is a meat food, but what does it look like? (שולחן ערוך יורה דעה צד, 8) I didn't find any explanations about it from Google.
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Cooking meat on Shabbat using Kinetic energy, or non-conventional ways

Putting all jokes (and Purim Torah) aside, a person successfully demonstrated cooking both steak and chicken using a machine that slaps the meat continuously (video here). Albeit they claimed it ...
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Can a Kli Sheini be built onto a Kli Rishon?

If I want to use use hot water from my coffee urn on Shabbat (as I understand it, the urn is a kli rishon) to make instant coffee, I pour it into a separate cup and pour from there into the cup that I ...
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Putting a raw piece of meat in pot on Erev Shabbos

Orach Chaim Siman 253 Seif 1 talks about in which situation are you allowed to keep food on a fire on shabbos and in the middle of the seif it says, ואם נתן בה חתיכה חיה מותר כאלו היתה כולה חיה דע&...
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Is non-Jewish cleaning help allowed to prepare her own food in a kosher microwave?

Is a non-Jew allowed to prepare her own meals in a kosher kitchen, using kosher products, in the microwave or any plug in electric appliances i.e. waffle maker, panini maker, etc?
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Is a utensil used for chillul Shabbos considered non-kosher?

If a Jew cooks on Shabbos, the Shulchan Aruch OC (318:1) says המבשל בשבת [או שעשה א' משאר מלאכות] [טור] במזיד אסור לו לעולם ולאחרים מותר למ"ש מיד - One who cooks food on Shabbos [or performs any ...
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Can I drive an electric car that has been left on before Yom Tov if food was placed on the batteries before Yom Tov?

DISCLAIMER: I was referring to what I saw on the Chabad article(the first one linked to as "Yom Tov Laws") I am not considering at all Yom Kippur, I meant Yom Tov in terms of the idea of &...
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Should we prevent a chumra in the laws of Shabbos that exceeds the normal understanding?

The halacha is that generally a keli shelishi does not cause bishul. The Chazon Ish says that a keli shelishi (or revii) above yad soledes bo does cook those things that are kalei habishul. A ...
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Warm food on Shabbat day during Mishnaic and Talmudic times

In looking over the laws for keeping food warm over Shabbat, I began to wonder how things practically played out during the times of the Mishna and Talmud. Given that an oven could only be used if the ...
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Can a glass stovetop be used for both meat and milk?

Is it permissible to use a glass stovetop for both meat and milk? Or is it forbidden? A OK article says that one should not use a glass stove top for meat and milk, however rabbikaganoff Is My Stove ...
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Does the torah prohibit the consumption of Raw Meat for everyone?

Backstory I am a Noachide who started to experiment with a raw meat diet, after watching videos such as this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-cuT7q1dZ4 It has certainly peaked my interest, and now I ...
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Does double wrapping food work for non-kosher food?

I have read several articles stating that one may double wrap food and place it into a non-kosher oven. I haven't read anything regarding the "opposite situation". Lets say one has verified that an ...
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What sources discuss whether a pareve dish can be used in the same oven as meat and/or dairy consecutively?

Suppose a pie dish was used only for making fruit pie, and has never contained any dairy or meat. Suppose it spends time cooking inside an oven that also contained chicken and meat. The question is,...
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Keeping the flame going on Shabbat

In the (very) old days, when the only source of heat and cooking fire was the fireplace, how did they keep the fire going for a day on Shabbat without adding wood?
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Intentionally smelling the odor of food cooked by a Jew on Shabbos

Since it is forbidden to benefit from food cooked by a Jew on Shabbos, is the benefit only eating, or is it prohibited to intentionally smell the odor of the food being cooked as well?
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Induction cooktop with blech

I have looked at this question regarding the use of induction cooktops on shabbat. The problem seems to be one of החזרה (returning to the fire) -- understandable, since one cannot take a pot off the ...
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A better way to warm up food on shabbat morning

When warming up food on a hot tray on shabbat, most poskim do not allow one to put the food directly on the hot tray, but rather insist on a plate or inverted pot or pan be placed on the hot tray and ...
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If one accidentally reheats some soup on Shabbos, are they allowed to eat it?

If someone left soup on a hotplate when it was off, forgetting that it was on a timer and would come back on later, can he eat it after the soup is reheated, because you can't do this on Shabbos?
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Is Sous-vide Cooking or Roasting?

It has been discussed here previously regarding the Sous-vide method of cooking. However I have a separate question. What type of method is halachically categorized as? Is it Tzli or is it Bishul? ...
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Can one bake silkworms in a kosher oven?

Raising silkworms can be a fun project. If you're trying to get silk thread, the last step of the process, after they finish spinning their cocoon, is to bake them in the oven to kill them (if they ...
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Is blood "batel beshishim"? [duplicate]

I ask this question because I notice what seems to be a practical "contradiction". Inevitably, even after salting meat, there seems to be some blood in it. Yet, I notice some people that eat raw meat ...
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Tankless Water Heaters on Shabbos and Yom Tov

I have been trying to understand the issues with tankless water heaters on Shabbos and Yom Tov. (The simple description of how this works can be found here and here). I found this answer on Mi Yodeya ...
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How to cook with a metal disc on a treif glass top stove?

The Star-K gives this advice for kashering a glass top stove: https://www.star-k.org/articles/articles/kosher-appliances/2931/kashering-glass-corning-halogen-or-ceran-cooktops/ The sentence that I am ...
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Is hot water on an airplane kosher?

Why is it generally assumed that hot water on an airplane is kosher? Is the urn that warms up water on an airplane strictly for water use? Or do they alternate and it can be used sometimes for other ...
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Cooking for the next day on yom tov

The Shulchan Aruch 503 writes that one cannot cook for the next day of yomtov . My question is once its the second night can one cook on the second night for the second day meal? Do we say the night ...
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May one marinate fish on Shabbat?

I was viewing O.C. 321 and there are a few halachot at the beginning that mentions that one cannot salt or put cabbage in vinegar on Shabbat because it is similar to cooking. My understanding of this ...
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Can one cook meat and fish dishes at the same time in the same oven?

The gemara in Pesachim 76b forbids one from cooking meat and fish together because of danger. But can one cook meat and fish dishes separately at the same time in the same oven? There can be a need ...
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Is cooking food in one's mouth forbidden on Shabbos?

If someone put an uncooked food into his mouth on shabbos, and then drinks water which is hot enough to cook the food (עירוי כלי ראשון שיד סולדת בו or if the food was מקלי הבישול even from a כלי שני) ...
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Is there any permissible way to put cooked dry food into an oven on Shabbat?

I know that this seems like a very generalized question. But, perhaps, someone can help me understand something. I've viewed a number of online sites regarding whether one is allowed to rewarm dry / ...
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