Halacha Tag: kli rishon

Kli Rishon – Hagala

The pot or vessel in which one cooks on the fire is called a kli rishon. Pots, and any utensil that gets used in a pot while it is on the fire, require hagala in a kli rishon (שו”ע או”ח תנא:ה). This includes a spoon for stirring a pot, a ladle for serving, or a […]

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Nat Bar Nat

The Gemara in Chullin (111b) brings down a dispute about a fish that had gotten the taste of meat from a pot and then one wants to eat the fish with dairy. Rav says that since the fish was cooked in a meat pot the fish may not be eaten with dairy because there is […]

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Kli sheini

A kli sheini is the vessel that holds food which was poured from a kli rishon. For example, if one boiled water in a pot and poured the water into a cup, the pot is a kli rishon and the cup is a kli sheini. By pouring the liquid from a kli rishon into a […]

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Solids – Davar Gush

All halachot of kli rishon and kli sheini until this point were referring to liquids that were in a pot or being poured from a pot. When a solid food gets transferred out of a kli rishon there is a dispute if the same rules apply. The Rama (יו”ד צד:ז) is of the opinion that […]

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Kli Rishon

A pot which is a kli rishon means a pot that one cooked food in. A kli rishon, as long as the food is still yad soledet bo, has the power to cook in regard to biblical prohibitions, such as cooking on Shabbat or cooking meat and milk together. It does not make a difference […]

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Iruy Kli Rishon

Food that was poured from a kli rishon onto another food will cook a kelipa of the food it touches. A kelipa is the smallest outer layer of the food that can be removed in one shot (ש”ך יו”ד צו ס”ק כא). For example, if you pour non-kosher soup onto a kosher piece of meat, […]

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Transferring Taste

If two items (food or utensils) touch each other, they do not absorb taste from each other without a catalyst. One possible catalyst is heat. There are many different ways to produce heat in halacha; cooking, roasting, baking, and so on. As an aside, this is the reason that we use separate pots for meat […]

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