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Basar b'chalav. The prohibition against eating, cooking, or benefiting from meat and milk together.

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Is it a problem to rest a hot meat pan on a table, remove it, and then immediately after rest a hot dairy pan on the same spot?

Is it a problem to rest a hot meat pan on a table, remove it, and then immediately after rest a hot dairy pan on the same spot? I've heard from a rabbi that if the table/countertops is a little bit ...
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Saying bracha on dairy product before 6 hours have run? [duplicate]

Is there an accepted practice on what you are supposed to do if you thought 6 hours had run and say a bracha on a glass of milk but then you realize right before drinking it that it has not been 6 ...
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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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Can one eat together two salads with onions (charif) cut with different knives?

Two salads have been prepared and both have raw onions. One salad was prepared with meaty utensils and the other prepared with dairy utensils. The onions were chopped with their respective knives. All ...
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Where is the source for waiting an hour after eating dairy?

There are those (eg. Chabad) who have a custom to wait an hour after eating dairy before eating meat. I was told that the source is in the Zohar. Can anyone point to the exact origin of this custom?...
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Can a jew buy pepperoni/sausage pizza for a non-jew [duplicate]

Can a Jew buy (for his own money) pepperoni/sausage pizza for his non-jewish employee as a treat/tip? For example in honor of the jew's birthday (meat an milk (that was heated together is forbidden ...
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מבטל איסור בשוגג

Milk fell into a pot of meat. Before you realized that the milk fell in, you added water to the pot. Then you found out that milk fell into the pot before you added water. Without the added water you ...
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To shake milk that fell in a meat pot

In the Mishna Chullin 8.3 there are two versions. The issue is about a drop of milk that fell on a pot of meat on the fire. First version: טיפת חלב שנפלה על החתיכה, אם יש בה בנותן טעם באותה חתיכה, ...
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What makes something “worthy of being honored”?

When a piece of meat is in a mixture that should nullify it, we don't consider it nullified if it is ראוי להתכבד, or "worthy of being honored", something you would serve to a guest. Is there some kind ...
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Why is the wait between meat and milk not halachically calculated?

Why don’t we use halachic hours to calculate how long you should wait in between eating meat and milk or vise verse? This would make a significant difference in different seasons like winter and ...
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For a person who doesn't eat dairy are there any halachic or health issues with using a meaty pot to cook all food and drink?

If someone never eats dairy (and won't be sharing with people who do), is there any halachic problem with using a meaty pot to cook all their food? Would the same apply to someone who eats meat, but ...
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Meals that start with dairy and end with meat?

We may eat meat shortly after eating dairy. But meals are never served that way. That is, serving dairy hors d'oeuvre followed by a meat meal. Why not? Is there a rabbinical prohibition against ...
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What's worse: eating a cheeseburger or eating pork?

Both eating a non-kosher cheeseburger and pork are assur, but suppose one is stuck on a desert island and has only these two options (the bun has already been eaten). What should one do? Is eating ...
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Kashrut of rennet for cheese & Difference between rennet and gelatin

I actually have 2 questions which are related. Traditionally, making cheese involves using rennet, a substance derived from animal stomach. If the rennet is derived from a non-Kosher animal, it is ...
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Can parve food cooked in dairy pot be served on a meaty plate?

Can parve food cooked in dairy pot be served on a meaty plate? Note that the parve food is served chilled after it was refrigerated in a parve container. EDIT: The food is a parve drink with kosher ...
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Whence “בחזקת בשרי”?

Besides the main categories of meat, dairy, and pareve (non-meat, non-dairy) foods, two special subcategories of pareve foods are relevant to halacha (e.g. Yore Dea 93): pareve food cooked using clean ...
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Waiting six hours when chicken became meat

Poultry was once not considered fleishig. If someone had eaten chicken immediately before the rabbis decreed that poultry was fleishig, would he have had to wait his customary number of hours before ...
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Batel b'shisim on a large scale

Suppose someone is making a huge 50-gallon vat of cholent. Accidentally, an entire bag of milk breaks and spills into the cholent. There is more than 60x as much meat cholent as there is milk, so the ...
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Does eating a parev item cooked in an oven with meat make you meaty?

If I cook (e.g.) roasted vegetables in an oven whilst at the same time cooking a chicken in a different shelf, would eating the roasted vegetables render me meaty? There are several factors that need ...
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Kashrut of a knife without a blade

Disclaimer: I do not understand all of the concepts that this question relies on, nor do i know what they're called and how to look it up. At home, we're always told to use a spoon and not a knife in ...
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Why don't we use the same utensils for milk and meat if the food is cold

If I have designated utensils for cold foods such as salad, or cold salami and cheese. What is the problem of using the same utensils for both milk and meat, since there is no bliya because both are ...
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Are crayons allowed?

If a non-toxic (but also non-food) wax crayon is known/suspected to contain both meat (e.g. stearic acid; see e.g. here) and milk (e.g. dairy-derived palmitic acid), may one use it or does it qualify ...
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Non-toxic crayon bliyoth

Would a non-toxic, non-food substance, such as crayons, intentionally melted in a pan render it unkosher? Does it matter if the crayons are known/suspected to contain both milk and meat (e.g. tallow/...
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Bracha levatalah vs waiting between meat and milk

If I make a ברכה on a Hershey bar, and before I eat the food, I realize I am Fleishig, what do I do? (assuming I have no other food around?)
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Why can I eat milk where someone else eats non-kosher meat?

I understand (though I've no good source at the moment) that two people (who know one another well enough that they may come to share food) may not eat meat and milk within arm's-reach at the same ...
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Where do the different traditions for hours of waiting between meat and milk come from?

As far as I can tell, there are 5 different traditions for how long one has to wait between eating meat and milk: wait 6 full hours wait into the 6th hour (thus, 5 hours and 5 minutes would suffice)...
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Pareves made on dairy dishes and pareves made on meat dishes in the same meal

Is it permissible to eat pareve food made on dairy equipment/dishes and pareve food made on meat equipment/dishes in the same meal/on the same plate?
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Change drinking glasses between fish and meat?

The Rema writes (YD 88:2) that two guests eating at the same table, one eating cheese and the other meat, should be careful not to drink from the same cup, because the food gets stuck to the cup. ...
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Kashering pot from meat to dairy/parev?

I know I've learned somewhere that you can't kasher a meaty pot for use with dairy (except for Pesach), but I can't find a source for it now. Can anyone provide a source? (The sauce would be a light ...
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Waiting 3 hours to eat dairy after eating meat [duplicate]

Is it true that there is no true halachic time one must wait to eat dairy after eating meat for Ashkenazim? (Of course, eating it in the same meal is a sin, and is not allowed!) So by waiting 3 hours ...
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Cheese cooked in meat pan?

If one cooks cheese (Grilled cheese) in a meat pan, does it make the cheese not kosher, and therefore a sin? List sources please.
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Why is breast milk considered parve?

Refer to this question regarding whether an adult is allowed to drink human breast milk. While there is controversy about the health benefits of drinking breast milk, some doctors recommend it for ...
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How is batel beshishim verified practically?

I understand the general rule that if there is a mixture of meat and milk and the meat is < 1/60 of the milk it is a dairy product, or if the milk is < 1/60 of the meat it is a meat product. If ...
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A drop of milk gets into the chicken soup, can one still eat the soup? [closed]

I think it has something to do with the 1/60 rule but I don't know what that is.
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Putting Oreos in your Cholent

According to the certifying agency of Nabisco Oreo cookies, which are marked OU-D: The equipment is not necessarily cleaned before the production of these cookies, and there may be a small amount ...
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Does jam have the halacha of duchka d'sakina?

The Chochmas Odom in 49:9 holds that all fruit have the halacha of duchka d'sakina, and that if you cut a fruit with a meat knife which was not definitively clean, you need to scrape off the outer ...
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Can one use a gas grill for both meat and dairy (i.e. pizza)?

Can a meat grill be used to cook dairy, like pizza? If so, what must one do to prepare it for the dairy?
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Is the impossible burger possibly kosher?

According to a recent article in Haaretz: The trail-blazing Impossible Burger, the world’s only kosher cheeseburger, created sustainably, is now officially on the Orthodox Union’s kosher database ...
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Should milk plates be separated from the table cloth where plates with meat are usually?

I use different plates for meat and for milk based food, and I never put them together: I am careful when I wash them and when I cook. I read in the Shulchan Oruch that, when two people are eating, ...
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“Milky” chocolate does not have milk as ingredient - implications? [duplicate]

The hechsher on this chocolate says it is milky but it contains no milk. How is that possible? Would it be wrong for me to eat it after a meaty meal and if so why?
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If the label says OU-D, but the warning label for allergy sufferers says “no dairy”, do we consider the product dairy or not?

I attended a fantastic lecture on kashrus and dairy products by Rabbi Zushe Yosef Blech, shlita, who was asked an interesting question: Can you eat Oreo cookies after a fleishig meal? It was pointed ...
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In food service, does the separation of pareve and meat require less policing than the separation of kosher and non-kosher?

At the market where I buy groceries, there’s a deli counter under kosher supervision, selling fish and meat. When I buy fish, the clerk puts on a new pair of rubber gloves, takes a fresh piece of ...
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Waiting between meat and a product with negligible dairy

After eating meat, there's a strong custom to wait a while before eating dairy, but does this apply if the dairy (or meat) food contained an amount of diary/meat that, if it fell into the first food ...
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Hot pareve pot on fleishig (or milkhig surface)

If one's intention is to keep food pareve, is it permissible to put a hot pot (above yad soledes), full of pareve liquid onto a meat or dairy surface? Does the pareve liquid become fleishig/milkhig? ...
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Rema more meikel than mechaber in bb"ch?

Is Rema more lenient than mechaber anywhere in the laws of milk and meat? Usually, it seems, he is stricter.
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Milk & Meat by milk of a dead cow?

Someone told me today that they thought it was permitted to mix milk and meat if the milk was extracted from a dead cow (ie by cooking its udder). However I was unable to confirm in my googling. Has ...
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Are locusts parve?

One of my friends is Sephardi. He eats locusts, sometimes. I know that locusts are categorized as שרצים - "creeping things" and are not in the same category as the other kosher animals that need to ...
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Word for “strictly” parve

What word do people use to identify something as completely parve--that is, kosher to eat with meat or milk--as distinct from "b'chezkat chalavi/basari"/DE/nat bar nat? Would it be correct to say "l'...
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Mixing milk and meat in a compost bin

Is it forbidden to benefit from milk and meat being mixed together in a compost, for example, or is it okay to benefit since the meat and milk were not cooked together?
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Food warmed in a non-kosher microwave assur b'han'ah?

If someone warmed pareve food in a dirty microwave that has been used to cook basar b'chalav and there is remnants of that food in the microwave, or he warmed milchig or fleishig food in a dirty ...