Milk & Meat

Avraham Serving the Angels - In Genesis 18:8, three angels appear to Abraham. It says that Abraham served them milk and a calf. I realize that the laws of kashrut prohibiting mixtures of milk and meat were not given until 500 years later, but... More »
Chicken and Cheese - Do you know why Jewish law came to add fowl to the "no meat and milk" law? Fowl do not have mammary glands so do not produce milk – why were they added to mammalian meat restrictions with milk? Also, do... More »
Children Waiting Between Meat & Milk - My son is nearly three years old. After eating meat, he wants to have his nighttime hot chocolate. How should I handle this matter? Is it forbidden for him? More »
Cholov Yisrael Milk - I live in rural Montana where the Cholov Yisrael milk is difficult to obtain and very expensive. So I drink regular milk. What is your view on this? More »
Customs for Waiting Between Meat and Milk - I see that some people wait 6 hours between meat and milk, while some wait 3 and some wait 1. Are all these customs valid? Can someone without an established family custom choose whichever custom he wants?... More »
Food Cooked in a Dairy/Meat Pot - If a non-dairy food, such as pasta, was cooked in a dairy pot, can it be eaten together with meat? More »
Meat with Soy Milk and Non-Dairy Products - Now that I live on my own I have been using soy milk instead of dairy to avoid problems of milk and meat. Sometimes I deliberately mix them together. This got me thinking that perhaps there is something wrong with this... More »
Milk and Meat on Same Table - My high school no longer has a lunch program, so we all brown-bag our lunches. It occurred to me that though most of us eat pareve or dairy, some kids come in with meat sandwiches. At home we have separate tablecloths... More »
Single Oven – Meat, Milk and Pareve - I only have one oven in my kitchen. How can I use it for meat, milk and pareve (non-meat and non-dairy)? More »
Single Sink for Meat and Dairy Dishes - We have become more careful with kashrut in recent years and we now own two sets of dishes for meat and for dairy. However, our kitchen has only one sink (which our rabbi helped us make kosher). How can we go about... More »
Waiting Between Meat & Milk - How long after must I wait between eating meat and milk? And why? More »
Why Not Milk & Meat? - I love cheeseburgers, but I always feel guilty that it’s not a “good Jewish food.” What is behind this whole idea of not mixing milk and meat? More »
Wrong Sponge - I keep a strictly kosher kitchen. The other day a dairy sponge was accidentally used to wash meat dishes (porcelain). Is there anything I can do at this point? More »

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