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Apricot Apple Matzo Farfel Kugel

Apricot Apple Matzo Farfel Kugel for Passover

Inexplicably, the most popular post on my food blog is an apple matzo farfel kugel recipe from 2013. I like to think it’s popular because of its in-depth analysis of what works and doesn’t work in a kugel recipe and of course, the recipe itself. But to be honest, it’s probably because of a dearth of good, moist, […]

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Passing Over Passover

What holiday isn’t better with chocolate? Orange cardamom chocolate truffles with a dairy-free option for your kosher for passover desserts planning

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A Brick by Any Other Name — Mastering Matzo Farfel Kugel for Passover

Kugel – a Yiddish term referring to a sweet or savory pudding prepared with noodles or potatoes is often made with matzo farfel on Passover. I share my insights from testing two different recipes so you can create a moist delicious version the first time around!

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Shhh! I’m Not Preparing My Mother’s Brisket Recipe for Passover

Last October, I shared my mother’s recipe for brisket, as I lamented the onset of fall but my anticipation for a long season of braising, my favorite method of cooking. Well we are almost into barbecue season but I have one last chance for The Big Braise. We are celebrating Passover with a family seder […]

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It’s Almost Passover but I’m Playing with Flour!

With less than a week and half until Passover, I should be inspiring you with recipes for unleavened, flourless, matzo-based delectables, but instead I am in the kitchen playing with flour. For those of you who know me personally, it will come as no surprise that I am not following the dietary rules or doing […]

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Chocolate-covered Matzo with Toasted Nuts and Sea Salt

I love celebrating Passover for so many reasons. But the highlight for me is using food symbolically to retell the story of Passover (freeing of the Israelites from Egyptian slavery). For example, we dip parsley in salt water. The parsley represents the coming of spring and the salt water represents the tears that were shed; […]

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Bubbe’s Bubula – Recreating my Grandma’s Puffy Matzo Meal Pancake

A super simple but nostalgically wonderful fluffy matzo meal pancake ideal for Passover or any time of the year, made with love by my Bubbe.

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OMG iPad! – Tempting Technology in the Kitchen

I’m back from my Passover and spring breaks which included the acquisition of a new technology toy (more later),  the discovery of a great kugel recipe that you should bookmark for next year (http://bit.ly/applematzahkugel), and an unfulfilled goal to make a sponge cake that doesn’t just taste delicious, but actually looks appealing too. The cake […]

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