symbolic foods

Apple Matzah Kugel

Here’s a recipe sent to me by a lovely member of our community. She says her family loved it. It is a recipe she found on Epicurious and modified slightly to reduce the sugar. Here’s her version. 4 large apples, Granny Smith or any tart apple, cored and cut into medium dice 1 cup brown…

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Community Seders 2014

First Night Seders 35th Annual First Night Community Seder Join our community on the first night of Passover and participate in the telling of the story of the Jewish people’s journey from slavery to freedom. Sing old and new favorites, ask questions and find the afikomen (piece of matzah). A traditional kosher Seder meal is…

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Share Your Favorite Passover Recipes!

Got a fabulous Pesach recipe? Please email it to me at dawn@buildingjewishbridges.org; I’m posting them! Here’s one from a San Francisco Dad, Francisco, seen here with his daughter. Francisco Caravayo’s Charoset “My family loves this charoset. I don’t use dates or wine because I don’t like either.”* 1 apple, minced 5 prunes (dates)*, minced ¼…

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Who doesn’t LOVE Doughnuts!

I love doughnuts and I love a good jelly – but not together. So for Hanukkah I prefer good old plain doughnuts. Powdered or Glaze! Doughnuts 2 eggs 1 cup sugar 1 cup milk 5 Tbsp. melted butter 4 c. flour 4 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. cinnamon ½ tsp. salt Canola oil Beat eggs;…

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Bimuelos (Sephardic doughnuts)

When Ramadan fell over Hanukkah we had some Muslim friends over. They made a fried honey cookie and I made Bimuelos! Bimuelos 2 packages yeast 1 1/3 cups warm water 1 egg ½ tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla 1 Tbsp melted butter or margarine 3 c. flour Canola oil Honey syrup In…

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