Bhatti

This whole lifting of the ban on kitniyot is a GAME CHANGER.  Basically, for the last 800 years a whole bunch of foods were considered no-nos during Passover (corn, rice, beans), but now they are a-ok.  True, I had pretty much relaxed my observance of that rule in recent years because I didn’t agree with it,…

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Matzah Crack

For the last…forever, Passover-keeping Jews have dealt with the same gross desserts during the holiday.  The only options were boxed cakes, and we’re not talkin funfetti.  Think about it: when you can’t use flour can a cake really be that good?  No, no it can’t.  But then a few years ago everyone stated talking about…

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At the Table: Passover 2016

I went simple for Passover this year.  I didn’t have the time to work on an elaborate floral centerpiece or place settings.  I ended up doing all the cooking in one day instead of splitting it up into two, so I didn’t want to stress about having a fancy tablescape on top of all that.…

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At the Table: Passover

Passover, like Easter, is the holiday that heralds the spring season.  I like to make sure my tablescape represents the chipper vibes of the season.  That means bright colors.  I made a simple centerpiece with an old moonshine jar, twine, and these fushia dried flowers.  The best thing about this centerpiece is that since the flowers…

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