Fruit can be eaten as a main course, an appetizer, or for dessert.
Generally, when other foods are eaten with bread, the only bracha recited is Hamotzee.
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Altering the state of bread can sometimes "downgrade" the bracha from Hamotzee to Mezonot.
When eaten as meal, cake attains the status of bread and its bracha is Hamotzee.
How bread differs from cake, and how cake differs from pasta.
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The special bracha said on satiating and nutritious grains.
Two key conditions for Ha'gafen to cover other beverages.
Juice is considered a separate entity from the fruit.
Altering the state of a food can also change its bracha.
Getting practical: The six basic brachot said on food.
It is worse to eat without a bracha than it is to waste food.
Since eating is an act of pleasure, some situations are exempt from a bracha.
Deconstructing the basic components of a bracha.
The philosophy and inspiration behind the blessings.
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Smoothing out solids, and cutting things to size.
Salting and pickling your food.
Actions that cause bleeding or kills a living thing.
Confining the movement of a living creature.
Tightly attaching two flexible surfaces by means of a third material.
A halachic knot is permanent and tight.
All about the construction and operation of a loom.
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Three melachot that involve cases of cosmetics, food coloring, and spills.
Cleaning stains from various materials.
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Issues of removing hair, skin and nails.
Stirring the pot, and a summary of all the cooking law.
The difference between materials that increase the heat, or retain heat.
The ins and outs of the Shabbat blech.
Ladles, re-cooking, roasting, and much more.
The proximity of the utensil to a heat source determines its status.
Defining the cooking process – whether direct, or generations removed.
Mixing two substances to create a new, thick and consistent product.
The rules of taking medicines and driving to the hospital.
Rules for cutting up your vegetable salad.
Salt shakers, water filters and more.
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Taking the good, not the bad.
Be careful not to separate different types from a mixture.
Separating two things by use of wind or air power.
How to clean up a spill on Shabbat.
The prohibition of squeezing juice from a fruit.
Separating a growing item from its natural shell or peel.