Audio by Dr. Michael Sokolow

If one is forbidden by vow to benefit from his neighbour and has nothing to eat, the latter can give it [food] to a third party, and the former is permitted to use it. It happened to one in Beth Horon that his father was forbidden to benefit from him. Now he [the son] was giving his son in marriage; so he said to his neighbour, `the courtyard and the banquet be a gift to you, but they are yours only that my father may come and feast with us at the banquet. Thereupon he answered, `if they are mine, let them be consecrated to Heaven!` `but I did not give you my property to consecrate it to Heaven, he protested. You gave me yours so that you and your father might eat and drink together and become reconciled to one another, whilst the sin [of a broken vow] should devolve upon his head,` He retorted. [When the matter came before] the Sages, they ruled: every gift which is not [so given] that if he [the recipient] consecrates it, it is consecrated, is no gift [at all].

 נדרים 5.6 
המודר הניה מחברו, ואין לו מה יאכל-- נותן לאחר משום מתנה, והלה מותר בה׃ מעשה בבית חורון באחד שהיה אביו מודר ממנו הניה, והיה משיא את בנו׃ אמר לחברו, הרי החצר והסעודה נתונים לך במתנה, אם בפניך שיבוא אבא, ויאכל עימנו בסעודה׃ אמר לו, אם שלי הם, הרי הן מוקדשין לשמיים׃ אמר לו, לא נתתי לך את שלי אלא שתקדישם לשמיים׃ אמר לו, לא נתת לי את שלך, אלא שתהא אתה ואביך אוכלין ושותין ומתרצים זה לזה, ויהא העוון תלוי בראשי׃ אמרו חכמים, כל מתנה שאינה שאם הקדישה תהא מוקדשת, אינה מתנה

He who vows [not to eat] what is cooked [mebushal] is permitted what is roasted or seethed. If he says, `Konam that I taste any cooked dish [tabshil]` He is forbidden [to eat] food loosely cooked in a pot, but is permitted [to partake] of what is solidly prepared. He may also eat a hard boiled egg and remuzian cucumbers. He who vows abstinence from food prepared in a pot, is forbidden only boiled dishes; but if he says, `Konam that I taste not whatever descends into a pot, he is forbidden everything prepared in a pot.

נדרים 6.1
הנודר מן המבושל, מותר בצלוי ובשלוק׃ אמר קונם תבשיל שאיני טועם-- אסור במעשה קדירה רך, ומותר בעבה; ומותר בביצת טרמיטא, ובדלעת הרמוצה

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