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Expanding Kitniyot?

In past years, we’ve enjoyed blogging about the many ingredients useful in Passover baking that aren’t verboten. These have ranged from the familiar (almond...

Healthy Passover – an oxymoron?

Is it possible to end Passover feeling like anything other than a round matzah ball? I was amazed this year to hear how many eggs people were ordering (up to 300 for one...

Pesach with the IJN

Passover may seem long at eight days, but if you’ve got the IJN boredom won’t be an issue! Our three-section Passover edition is published today and is...

Passover Foods, tested

We figured something out last night: It’s a lot easier to test Passover recipes than to bake or cook on Passover itself. The primary reason for this is that...

Past Passover favorites

We’re busy in our test kitchen tonight trying out recipes from tomorrow’s Passover Foods section (how does a Raspberry Crumble sound?), but in the meantime,...

Utilizing the Omer

Have you ever noticed that the Omer period contains the defining peaks and troughs of the Jewish people? We travel from slavery, to liberation, to nationhood. The Seder...

Chestnut Cake with Lemon Drizzle

Here’s the recipe — tried and tested — for the Chestnut Cake we mentioned about a week back. For most of you this is a recipe to try next year, by which time...

DIY Passover

Passover is not the easiest of holidays. Where to start? There’s the cleaning and excess tin-foiling. Then comes packing up your regular dishes and unpacking your...

The alternative way to bake on Passover

Last year we told you all about quinoa and amaranth, grain-like seeds which are kosher for Passover and perfect for salads, warm breakfast cereals, or even as a base for...

Chametz party

We know. One is supposed to love all Jewish holidays. And we do. But sometimes we also love it when the holidays draw to a close. We’re thinking of this past...