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Meatless Monday: Matzo Brei with Creamed Spinach and Crispy Onions

  Meatless Monday is a global movement, a way of life. It’s not a campaign to turn everyone in the world vegetarian or vegan; in fact, many involved are meat-lovers. Eating less meat has been proven to reduce the risk of disease, curb obesity and has important environmental impacts, too. Will you join us in [...]

Sifted: Key Lime Pie Bars, Peanut Butter Jelly Cups + More

5 Hot Links We’re Loving: 1. Put a spring in your step with these sunny, citrus-loaded key lime pie bars from Averie Cooks. 2. If you’re a fan of retro sandwiches and peanut butter cups, you’ll love To Her Core’s homemade PB&J cup mash-up, which layers blueberry jelly in between the nutty base and chocolate top. 3. [...]

Sifted: Matzo Desserts and Easter Recipes Galore

Carrot Cake In A Jar by Oh So Very Pretty5 Hot Links We’re Loving: Oh So Very Pretty’s carrot cakes in jars are, well, oh so pretty. She Wears Many Hats’ cheese carrots are perfect for Easter and April Fool’s Day. And hey, no victim to the trick will be mad about eating a delicious [...]

Behind the Scenes: The Making of Matzo

Manischewitz makes 1 million sheets of matzo per day during Passover season and almost 75 million sheets annually. That’s a lot of matzo. We visited the plant and headquarters in Newark, N.J., to go behind the scenes of a production that, during its peak season, has its team making matzo 20 hours a day. To be [...]

Almond-Orange Flan for Passover

There are few desserts as versatile as Spanish flan, which is egg custard gently baked in a water bath until it can just barely hold itself together. A variant of the French crème caramel, most Latin American countries embrace it as their own. Though many flan recipes start the same way – caramelizing a metal [...]

Seven Layer Cake for Passover

Monday is the beginning of Passover. I love this holiday for the ritual, the gathering of wonderful people and the challenge to come up with new desserts worthy of the day. This cake was inspired by a conversation I had with Deb Perelman about Dobos Tortes, which is a cake made up of many layers [...]

Making the Most Out of Matzo

Ah, Passover. Though only eight days, the Jewish holiday that forbids flour feels much longer — especially to food lovers. Dry, crumbly matzo — the flat, unleavened bread eaten throughout the holiday — leaves much to be desired (and often prompts dreams of dancing bagels and pizza pies). But when mixed with surprising ingredients, standard-issue [...]

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