By Julie Botnick
The Passover Gluten of Our Affliction
Workers prepare final batches of matzos at Streit’s matzo factory. Photo by Julie Botnick “This is the bread of affliction,” we say on Passover, holding up the dry, flat matzo that will be ubiquitous in our lives for the next week. Anyone who has eaten it daily for the whole holiday knows that the affliction…
Countering Affliction With Prune Charoset
Prunes make a welcome addition to charoset. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons. Matzo isn’t called “the bread of our affliction” for nothing. This charoset recipe will help mitigate any misery it may cause. ½ cup each of prunes, dates, currants and apricots 1 cup orange juice 1 cup port, Manischewitz or other sweet red wine ¼…
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