Halacha Tag: pickled

Pickling in Utensils

There is a dispute amongst the poskim about the status of a utensil that was pickled with a forbidden food. The Shach (יו”ד צח ס”ק יג) writes that the utensils can absorb the taste of the forbidden food through pickling. The Taz (יו”ד קה ס”ק א) rules that utensils absorb very minimally from pickling, and […]

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Charif – Sharp Food

When the food that one is dealing with is sharp or pungent there are three big changes in the general halachot of the kitchen. 1: Sharp food can sometimes cause a transfer of taste without heat. 2: Sharp food can make taste from a eino ben yomo have the rules of ben yomo. 3: As […]

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Kavush – Pickled

The Gemara in Chullin (96b) writes “כבוש הרי הוא כמבושל” – pickled food has the same halachic status as if it were cooked. Pickling means soaking a food in a liquid for an extended length of time. The Rosh says that in order for food to attain the halachic status of pickled it must remain […]

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