Passover Recipes and Menus

The internet is an amazing resource for adventurous cooks. We bring to you some of the things we found and that were shared with us for cooks looking for just the right recipe. We have also included a number of website that address special diets.

Williams-Sonoma’s Blog: The Blender

In honor of the beginning of Passover, W-S asked Noah and Rae Bernamoff from Brooklyn’s Mile End Deli for a classic holiday menu.

Bon Appétit’s Holiday Menu

“Our updated Seder menu takes a delicious break from tradition without breaking all the rules.” They lead with Pistachio and Dried-Fruit Haroseth and end with Chocolate Truffle Pie with Orange-Champagne Sabayon and Strawberries and everything in between looks fabulous. Go to Bon Appétit’s website to find these recipes and a variety of other Passover Seder menus.

My Trademark, Most Requested, Absolutely Magnificent Caramel Matzoh Crunch

Becky Henning sent us this recipe from Epicurious and said, “I made this last year. Everyone loved it… It was pretty sweet so I’m going to try half the sugar this year and see if it’s still a hit.”

Mark Bittman’s Griddled Eggs and Braised Lamb highlight a very contemporary menu. And what about that South-of-the-Boarder Passover menu — yum!

For the Vegetarian Table

Joy of Kosher’s Jamie Geller shares some delicious vegetarian recipes.

What About Matzo Brei?

Read this article that ran in the New York Times: Nostalgia, the Secret Ingredient of Matzo Brei.

Passover Foods for Special-Dietary-Needs Families

Help for celebrating Passover with a family member who has special dietary needs.

Nut-Free Charoset and other variations: The Passover specialty Charoset is traditionally made with fruit and nuts, but if your child has a food allergy, that dish will need a do-over. Instead of just leaving the nuts out of your usual family recipe, try one of these from around the Web that don’t have nuts or otherwise might meet the needs (or tastes) of your household. There are many others, just start looking. In the meantime, here are a few ideas:

Celebrating Passover with Diabetes: In addition to the normal dietary restrictions that come with Passover, your family member with diabetes may have extra limits on what he or she can safely eat. These sites offer tips and recipes to help diabetics have a safe and meaningful Passover.

Gluten-Free Passover Recipes: Jewcy recently published an article about gluten-free products that are a boon to people following a gluten-free diet. You might want to check it out before you do your Passover shopping. Also, here are a couple of sites with gluten-free, wheat-free recipes for Passover favorites.

What did you find?

Were you looking for just the right recipe and then found it on the web? Let us know!

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