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    Your Ultimate Guide to the Passover Seder

    From the symbols on the Seder plate to the traditional holiday dishes, here's what to expect at a Passover Seder.


    15 Matzo Recipes to Use Up a Box of Matzo During Passover

    Whether you're keeping kosher for Passover or just have some extra matzo on hand, these matzo recipes will help...


    How to Make Matzo Balls

    This matzo ball recipe will teach you how to make the essential Passover food as good as Bubbe's.

    Chocolate Rugelach

    Many bakeries make chocolate rugelach, but they taste so much better when they are homemade. Traditionally, they are filled with...


    Spinach and Feta Bourekas

    1 review

    Light and soft, with a bit of crunch, these bourekas are one of my favorite appetizers for holidays. They can...

    Matzo Brei

    Matzo brei (pronounced like fry) is one of the few dishes from my childhood I'll never outgrow. The dampened shards...


    Our Top 6 Passover Lamb Recipes

    Celebrate with one of these melt-in-your-mouth Passover lamb recipes. (Psst! When buying packaged ingredients and sauces at the store, make...


    Jewish Chocolate Chip Mandel Bread

    2 reviews

    This traditional Jewish mandel bread recipe has been passed down in my family for four generations. It tastes wonderful with...


    Homemade Gelt

    Giving chocolate coins to children, and sometimes to teachers, is a long-standing Hanukkah tradition. This homemade version of gelt uses...

    Hanukkah Cookies

    1 review

    Cream cheese adds richness to these Hanukkah cookies. Decorate them with royal icing or your favorite buttercream frosting and toppings....


    Do You Know These Symbolic Rosh Hashanah Foods?

    These traditional Rosh Hashanah foods are rich in meaning and symbolism. How many of these stories did you know?


    What Is Kugel? Meet the Jewish Casserole Everyone Needs to Know

    This traditional recipe is a must-have on Jewish holidays. But what is kugel—and what makes this dish so special?


    The Best Jewish Brisket Recipe for Passover (or Any Holiday)

    This Jewish brisket recipe is our go-to recipe for the holidays. Use our expert tips to create a perfectly moist,...


    Matzo Ball Soup

    This traditional matzo ball soup recipe is worth the extra effort. If you prefer, you can add egg noodles instead...

    Passover Rainbow Cookies

    1 review

    The name "rainbow cookies" is actually a bit of a misnomer for these classic New York treats. To make the...


    Chicken Matzo Ball Soup

    4 reviews

    The keys to this amazing chicken matzo ball soup are slow-cooking it and using boxed matzo ball mix. Some people...


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    Pomegranate Short Ribs

    2 reviews

    I like drizzling the short rib's pomegranate molasses sauce on top of simple roasted vegetables. It’s a bit tangy and...


    Apple Cake for Passover

    Adding a dollop of whipped cream is a sweet addition to this passover cake! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee,...


    What Is Matzo Meal, and How Does It Differ From Matzo and Matzo Farfel?

    Wondering exactly what is matzo meal and how it's different from other matzo products? You aren’t alone (and we’re here...


    Cauliflower Dill Kugel

    1 review

    I enjoy cauliflower and kugel, so it made sense to combine the two into one special dish. The ricotta cheese...


    Spicy Beef Brisket

    3 reviews

    This fork-tender brisket is just as good when cooked a day ahead, refrigerated and reheated. I like to serve it...


    Barley Beef Stew

    15 reviews

    On cool days, which we get plenty of here, I like to get out my slow cooker and make up...


    Matzo Toffee

    7 reviews

    Once you start eating matzo toffee, you may not be able to stop! Matzo crackers are topped with buttery caramel,...

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    Herbed Leek Tarts

    3 reviews

    This savory, nontraditional tart is a favorite among our family and friends! —Jean Ecos, Hartland, Wisconsin


    Swiss Potato Kugel

    5 reviews

    I've enjoyed cooking and baking ever since I was small. I'd rather read a cookbook than a best-selling novel. I...


    Smoked Trout & Hearts of Palm Bites

    I've had great luck finding hearts of palm in the canned vegetable section at the grocery store. In a pinch,...


    Apricot Cheese Kugel

    4 reviews

    This sweet noodle kugel is a fun dessert and a super addition to any brunch buffet. My family and friends...


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    Flavorful Beef Brisket

    A memorable part of my wedding day was the supper my mom prepared. This moist fork-tender brisket is a popular...


    Honey Coffee

    8 reviews

    For a quick pick-me-up, sip this pleasantly sweet coffee, inspired by the taste of a traditional Spanish latte.—Taste of Home...