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Do sephardim have different halachas for serving cholent from a blech on shabbos?

When it comes to serving the food from a pot on the fire, and assuming the food is fully cooked, then it seems that Beit Yosef permits this. (See e.g. Mishnah Berurah 318:113.) Stirring the pot while ...
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Does Bishul Akum follow the rules of the location of cooking or eating?

From Halachapedia [originally https://www.ekollel.com/what-is-mashgiach]: If a non-Jew cooks a food which is edible raw then it is permitted even if it is shipped to a country where it is not eaten ...
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Are partially cooked foods subject to bishul/Pat akum

OU Kosher answers your question (here) and states it is a dispute between Ashkenazi and Sefaradi poskim Rav Yosef Caro (Shulchan Aruch YD 113:9) writes that if a nochri [non-Jew] cooks food to the ...
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Sous-vide cooking for Shabbat

From the OK regarding Hatmana: "There is a discussion amongst the Poskim about whether food wrapped in a plastic bag is included in the prohibition of Hatmana. Sous vide may not be included in ...
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Tasting the meaty Shabbos food on erev Shabbos Chazon: can one swallow?

Rabbi Ovadya Yosef states in the Hazon Ovadya Chapter 1: Paragraph 14 that it is a mitzvah to taste the Shabbat dishes on Friday in order to see that they are well seasoned and well prepared as befits ...
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Heating pre cooked stew in kli sheini on Shabbat

Cooking is forbidden on Shabbos but re-heating is permitted provided a certain number of conditions are met, e.g., the food is solid and already cooked (at least to a large extent), the device used to ...
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Hot chocolate on Shabbat

Although the original psak deals with soup-powder, I think it would be no different with cocoa-powder. Refer to the answer here on Dinonline.org: it would be permitted to put instant soup mix into a ...
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