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How to Eat During Passover: 5 Things to Know

Michelle Pruett | Posted 04.25.2016 | Taste
Michelle Pruett

Passover has arrived, and so have all the foods that come with it! The annual holiday, which commemorates the liberation of the Jews from slavery, begins this year on April 22nd and lasts through the 30th. During this time, there are a lot of traditional dishes that people enjoy and a few that people avoid. Read on for all the food ins and outs you should know.

America's Oldest Matzo Factory Is Leaving New York's 'Jewish Plymouth Rock'

The Associated Press | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 03.30.2015 | Religion

NEW YORK (AP) — The last ever Passover matzos have rolled out of a century-old bakery on Manhattan's Lower East Side — a neighborhood that's been ...

Inside a 90 Year Old Matzo Factory (Video)

Ali Rosen | Posted 04.13.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

In the food business 'history' can mean surviving for even a few years. But for Streit's Matzo, their history on New York's Lower East Side goes back 90 years. Their factory still runs on some original 1920's equipment and if you walk by while they are processing you can even grab some hot matzo out of the oven.

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Let's Ask the Chicken... or Maybe the Egg?

Erica Wides | Posted 06.22.2014 | Taste
Erica Wides

The spring holidays have ended, the last bit of stale matzo has been choked down, and we Hebraic types can all go back to eating bread again, although...

How To Make Matzo Granola

Laura Kumin | Posted 04.18.2014 | Taste
Laura Kumin

When Passover arrives and I have to give up my favorite granola for a week, I'm not a happy camper.

The Only Matzo Toffee Recipe You'll Ever Need

Spoon University | Posted 04.15.2014 | Taste
Spoon University

You'll find that with a jar of matzo toffee on the table, it disappears more quickly than you would have imagined.

How To Survive 8 Days Of Matzo

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 04.15.2014 | Religion

(RNS) For many Jews, matzo tastes no better than the cardboard box it comes in. On the first day of Passover, the crackerlike concoction of flour ...

Thou Shall Not Covet Thy Neighbors' Candy

Carin Davis | Posted 06.14.2014 | Religion
Carin Davis

For one week each spring, grocery stores display both a Passover aisle and an Easter aisle, stocked with colorful baskets and a mountain of candy. And at the top of that confectionery Mt. Sinai? The Cadbury Creme Egg.

9 Ways to Make Matzo Not Suck This Passover

Spoon University | Posted 06.11.2014 | Taste
Spoon University

Passover is fast approaching (April 14-22), which means eight whole days of nonstop matzo eating. Because the typical matzo-with-jam combo can get a bit dull after it becomes your breakfast, lunch and dinner, here are nine bread-less ideas that won't leave you running bread-crazed to every bakery in town.

27 Better Ways To Eat Matzo This Passover

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.11.2014 | Taste

Attention all tribe members.

Don't Worry, Your Matzah Will Fly Safe This Passover

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.11.2014 | Religion

Matzah is the bland, unleavened bread eaten during the Jewish Passover -- and it also happens to be very fragile. Matzah is so fragile, in fact, t...

The Best Chocolate Dessert Recipe For Passover (And Easter Too)

Laura Zinn Fromm | Posted 06.11.2014 | Fifty
Laura Zinn Fromm

One of my many failings is that I like sugar. I can't give it up. Two of my friends have given up sugar and they look fantastic. They've each lost, like, ten or twenty pounds. They're middle aged women in their fifties and neither of them is an exercise fanatic but every time I see them, they look younger and better.

The Best Unleavened Rolls For Passover

Laura Kumin | Posted 06.09.2014 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Once you get into a groove with music blaring and your hands full of matzo meal dough, it's easy to keep going.

Easy-to-Bake Homemade Matzo

Loren Brill | Posted 05.27.2013 | Taste
Loren Brill

Matzo is just flour and water! I could have made it from scratch this whole time! Warning: store-bought matzo will never taste the same again.

Traditional Ashkenazi Diet Needs Healthy Makeover

Zester Daily | Posted 05.26.2013 | Taste
Zester Daily

When I wrote Jewish Traditional Cooking, I wanted to include the inherited foods but lighten them where possible.

Addictive: Chocolate Toffee Matzo 'Crack'

Jennifer Segal | Posted 03.25.2013 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

If there'e one sweet treat you make for Passover this year, let it be this chocolate toffee bark.

14 Matzo Ball Recipes That Are Almost As Good As Your Mother's

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.10.2014 | Taste

From 'sinkers' to 'floaters' there's a matzo ball for everyone.

How Manischewitz Targets Yentas, Yuppies

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 04.04.2012 | Home

If you grew up in a Jewish home, or spent a lot of time in one, you are probably familiar with the kosher food brand Manischewitz. You've probably eat...

8 Inventive Recipes Made With Matzo

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

NOTE: These recipes are not for Passover. Right now in supermarkets all over the country, shelves are stacked with boxes of matzo (and we should kn...

Matzo Taste Test: Which Brand Should You Buy This Year?

Posted 03.22.2013 | Taste

Is there really that much of a difference? Find out.

A Passover Reflection On Middle Eastern Freedom

Rich Siegel | Posted 06.20.2011 | Religion
Rich Siegel

The telling of the Exodus and the prophecy of Moses is told countless times in the Quran. In fact, Moses is revered in Islam as one of the greatest men of all time.