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Homemade Matzo Balls

Homemade Matzo Balls

Homemade Matzo Ball Research: Nina and I got tagged to cook the Seder for Passover this year.  I wanted to tackle the matzoh balls, since I’ve never made them and only ever eaten them once before.  I’ve been researching on the Internet and in Nina’s Jewish cookbooks for a matzoh ball recipe. All of them …

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Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh

This is essentially a mint and parsley salad that’s very popular in Lebanon and in the Middle East. Good tabbouleh is the result of careful prep. Use a very sharp knife to chop the herbs. Cut and clean the veggies, removing all of the gooey innards and seeds. You chefs in the audience will recognize …

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German Supper!

German Supper!

Julie created a great German supper for us with some recipes from Alton Brown and others on the Internet! We also had red cabbage as a side, but we got lazy and opened a jar… Here’s what we made: Sauerbraten (Alton Brown) 2 cups water 1 cup cider vinegar 1 cup red wine vinegar 1 …

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Colcannon

Colcannon

5 russet potatoes — peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes1/2 cup unsalted butter — at room temperature1/4 cup whole milkKosher saltfreshly ground pepper1 large leek — including pale green parts, halved lengthwise and wellrinsed, thinly sliced4 large shallots — thinly sliced1 bunch kale — about 1 lb, well rinsed and stemmed, then coarsely chopped1 head …

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