Halacha Tag: yad soledet bo

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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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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Ben Yomo

A pot which has had hot food in it within the last 24 hours is called a ben yomo. If it did not have hot food in it within 24 hours, it is called an eino ben yomo. The taste of food that was absorbed in a pot changes from within 24 hours to after […]

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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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What is Cooking

In regard to the biblical prohibition of mixing meat and dairy there is a dispute whether it becomes forbidden once it is a third cooked (מאכל בן דרוסאי) or even if it was just mixed while hot for an instant (hot means more than yad soledet bo – about 114 degrees Fahrenheit). The reason to […]

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