04/11/2014 01:57 pm ET | Updated Apr 11, 2014

27 Better Ways To Eat Matzo This Passover

What Jew Wanna Eat

Fellow tribe members, Passover is imminent.

For eight straight nights we keep kosher for Passover to honor our ancestors, who sacrificed much more than leavened bread for a week. And yet, we can't help but to get a little kvetchy -- we miss our bialys.

This year will be different. Rather than bemoan our chametz-eating friends who take buttered rolls, bowls of cereals, even pizza for granted, we vow to appreciate matzo for its culinary versatility.

No, matzo won't ever take the place of yeast-filled meals, but there's certainly some ingenious work to be done in the kitchen. Below, 27 of the most innovative ways to use the crunchy stuff for breakfast, snacks and even dessert.

[Note: Some recipes may need to be adapted to be kosher for Passover]

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