Permission, Nay, a Blessing to Declare Serious Culinary Freedom for Passover

The Weiser Kitchen™ — Tami Ganeles-Weiser

Permission, Nay, a Blessing to Declare Serious Culinary Freedom for Passover

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Why should this year’s Seders not be like all other Seders? Because maybe, just maybe, you could free yourself from the myth of Bubbe and celebrate who we are—who you are, who I am anyway—right now and how free we are. How? Cook freely. You don’t have to dump the… Read More

Why Chocolate and Coconut Will Always Be on My Passover Menu

The Weiser Kitchen™ — Tami Ganeles-Weiser

Why Chocolate and Coconut Will Always Be on My Passover Menu

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Chocolate and coconut candy for Passover conjures up so many of my good memories of seders past. It was the good part. No, it was the best part. Not only was it sweet and creamy and chocolate, but it signified the end. After the ten thousand–hour haggadah-reading journey, the rituals,… Read More

Mina-My-Nee-Mo

The Weiser Kitchen™ — Tami Ganeles-Weiser

Mina-My-Nee-Mo

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Mina is a Passover lasagna. It is Sephardic in origin—and stretches across in the Mizrachi lands, particularly the Levant. Most recipes are very matzo-heavy, with remarkably little sauce and a vegetable or beef stuffing. The top is a layer of matzo shellacked with egg wash. The matzo remains crispy throughout…. Read More

A Twisted Tuscan Chestnut Cake Just for Passover

The Weiser Kitchen™ — Tami Ganeles-Weiser

A Twisted Tuscan Chestnut Cake Just for Passover

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Castagnaccio, or Tuscan chestnut cake, is a simple and quirky cake. First of all, it’s not really a cake—it’s devoid of any sort of leavening and is really a very dense, sweet treat. Which is fine. Good in fact, but it’s not a cake—it’s a delicious candy of sorts. Which… Read More

The Rules of Ramekin-ing

The Weiser Kitchen™ — Tami Ganeles-Weiser

The Rules of Ramekin-ing

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I have a thing for ramekins. I have them in a multitude of sizes, heights, and volumes. I have them made of ceramic and of glass. I have them for Passover, meat, and dairy. I have them in colors. The reason is simple. Okay, there are two reasons. First, they… Read More