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Kosher kitchen question from a non-kosher non-jew

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Kosher kitchen question from a non-kosher non-jew

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thimes | | Dec 12, 2011 06:28 AM

Okay - while I know a little about keeping kosher and grew up with a few friends who kept a kosher kitchen, I have never cooked kosher. I'm not trying to cook kosher, so everyone can relax . . .

I was watching some new show on Bravo as I was falling asleep last night (Chef Roble - catering something) and he was preparing a kosher meal for an event. He was in a kosher kitchen and went to turn on the stove and the Rabbi came running over saying that he had to turn on the flame. I never knew that or had never heard that part of a kosher kitchen (not surprising, just saying).

So my question is - for people who keep a kosher kitchen at home, how do you turn on the stove at home if the rabbi is supposed to turn on the flame?

Just curious.

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