Tags » Charoset

day 3

today was pretty good…in comparison to past days. the only thing i did that i probably shouldn’t have done was not eat real meals. i had some frozen yogurt (it’s where i work…) for lunch. 197 more words

my first passover seder

I just made my first ever homemade charoset, for my first ever homemade seder and it is delicious. I used this recipe and added a bit more walnuts and a bit of agave, too. 76 more words


Asparagus with Mustard Egg Sauce-An Easter Sunday Side Dish

So last night was in fact a food fest and we ate and drank according to tradition.  There were the required 4 cups of wine which in reality can be 4 sips and the  482 more words



It all started so innocently.  Yesterday, I casually mentioned to My Beloved, who is not Jewish, that tonight was the start to Passover, which meant that we’d have a good use for the chicken stock she’d made the other night… we could eat it with matzah balls!   791 more words



I sold my chametz to chabad.org. I’m honestly not entirely sure what this means except that I can have leavened foods stashed away in my home for the next seven days. 347 more words

the Pesach on-ramp

New recipe!!!! “English” Charoset

  • ~10 dates
  • equivalent volume raisins
  • a few dried Bing cherries
  • 1 apple peeled and finely chopped
  • handful of almonds

Cook all ingredients except almonds with a little water until the apples are soft, Grind almonds in food processor, add cooked ingredients and pulse until mixture reaches desired texture. 105 more words


Day 32 - Charoset: Sticking with Tradition at Passover

     Charoset, from the Hebrew word “cheres” meaning clay – is symbolic of the mortar which the Israelite slaves used in their building in Egypt. It is one of the eight symbolic items on a Passover table.  270 more words