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The Freds Cook For Passover!

April 9, 2012

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Well folks, Passover is once again upon us! For the uninitiated, Passover is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the Israelites escape from the bondage of slavery in Egypt. The story is told that the Jews left Egypt in such a hurry they could not wait for the bread they were baking for their journey to rise and therefore in commemoration, for the duration of Passover, observant Jews refrain from eating leavened products. Depending on family origin and tradition, different Jews restrict their diets to different degrees during this holiday. Some only refrain from leavened products made with the 5 forbidden grains (wheat, barley, rye, spelt and oats) unless labeled kosher for Passover; others will also not eat legumes, corn, millet and rice. It all gets very confusing, even for members of the tribe, so to aid you in your Passover meal planning, the Freds are providing you with a guide to Passover friendly recipes from our archives. Enjoy!

*Disclaimer: the below list of recipes is not rabbi approved, the Freds bear no responsibility for accidentally ruining your Passover observance*

Recipes for the Strictest Observers

Roasted Carrot Ginger Soup

Musalmani: A creamy, spinach side dish 

Spicy Sichuan Garlic Relish

Goan Curry Eggs

Janet’s Kale Salad

Leek and Aged Goat Cheese Quiche *if made crustless*

Kale Quail Egg Nests

Spicy Thai Eggplant Stir Fry

Pão de Queijo

Green Beans with Miso Walnut Sauce

Golden Tomato Sauce and Soup

Curried Quinoa with Greens and Caramelized Sweet Potatoes

Aloo Omlate: Indian Egg and Potato Cake

Garlic Rosemary Smashed Potatoes

Mulligatawny Soup

Additional Recipes for Legume, Corn, Rice Eating Observers

Poblano Tomatillo Rice 

Red Chile Mole Sauce

Goat Cheese and Corn Enchiladas

Spicy Vegan Black Bean Soup

Beluga Lentil, Red Kale, Purple Sweet Potato Salad

Red Lentil Daal with Peas

Louvi with Tiganissi: Greek Style Black-Eyed Peas with Collards

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