HaShoneh Halachos emails include two halachos per day, seven days a week (emails for Shabbos and Yom Tov are sent in advance). Material is based upon the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch, with occasional elucidation from the Mishnah Brurah abd other sources. The text is not a direct translation but a paraphrase into easy-to-read, conversational English.

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396. Realizing One’s Error After Completing a Bracha
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56:6 If one completes an entire bracha said in error but he immediately realizes his mistake and corrects his words, he need not repeat the bracha. (Refer back to 56:3 for the definition of “immediately.”) For example, if he said his bracha thinking he had wine but immediately realized he had beer, with the result […]
395. Correcting Oneself Mid-Bracha
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56:4 If one accidentally said shehakol over any food item, even bread or wine, it is effective after the fact. (Actually, it is effective even if one intentionally said shehakol, though it is improper to do so. See Mishnah Brurah 206:1.) 56:5 One should be careful and pay attention to what food he is reciting […]
394. Saying the Wrong Bracha
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56:2 If one erred and recited ho’adomah over a fruit whose bracha should be ho’eitz (or even if he did so intentionally – MB 206:1), or if he had both types of produce in front of him and he accidentally said ho’adomah with the intention to include the item whose bracha should be ho’eitz, this […]
393. Covering the Challah
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55:5 The bracha of mezonos takes priority over hagafen; hamotzi has precedence all the moreso. This is why when we make kiddush on Shabbos and yom tov, we cover the challah or cake when reciting the bracha over the wine. It would be a source of metaphorical emabarrassment to ignore the item whose bracha would […]
392. Ho’eitz or Ho’adomah vs. Shehakol
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55:3 The seven species only take precedence when they are fully ripe. A fruit that has not yet ripened does not take priority because, despite the Torah’s praise for these fruits, that praise is only intended for something that has become ready. Therefore, if one ate one of the seven species in a manner that […]
391. Which Fruit Comes First?
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55:1 If a person has a large variety of fruits in front of him and he wants to eat some of each type, if they all have the same bracha, he should recite it over the one he desires the most. If he has two favorites and one of them is of the seven species […]
390. Olive Oil
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54:8 If someone drinks olive oil straight, he would not say a bracha. Olive oil is not a beverage and it’s not advisable to treat it as one. If one mixes olive oil with other things, the oil is considered the secondary item and one would say the bracha on the main item. If one […]
389. Cereal in Milk
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54:6 Let’s say that one adds milk or soup to a food in order to eat them together. If one considers the food the main part, he says the bracha on that and the liquid is considered secondary. If his main intention is for the liquid, then the solid item is considered secondary. In either […]
388. Coffee And Cake
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54:4 If one intended to eat both the primary and the secondary items – for example, if he wanted to drink an alcoholic beverage and also eat some pastries – then he must recite a bracha on both items. First one would say the bracha on a pastry, as that is the more prestigious item, […]
387. When a Bracha is Not Recited
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54:2 The rule not to recite a bracha on the secondary food only applies when one eats the main item first followed by the secondary item and if he had in mind that his bracha on the main item should also cover the secondary item. If it’s something he normally eats together, it’s the same […]