Passover Texas Style: Part Deux!

Tell me about your Seders, y’all!! Our friends-Seder was so so fun, per usual. Thanks to a rowdy crew and Manischewitz cocktails! Those two may have been related.

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I really love Passover. The traditions, the food, an excuse for a dinner party, horseradish on everything and four glasses of wine required. What’s not to love? This year was even more special because I had so many Seder virgins join me! And it’s always fun explaining everything to newbies. (We are talking Passover here, people.) I made these adorable napkin holders to set the scene.

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Vegetarian Chopped Liver as an appetizer!

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My friends at Whole Foods gave me a slew of kosher products to try! The Aviv mini matzos, Yehuda Organic Matzos, and Glicks Macaroons were all especially delicious!

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I made a brisket recipe from 4 Bloggers Dish! Now I live in Texas, so people here know brisket. And most of my gentile friends had only had smoked brisket. But they loved my red wine braised version! Yay!!

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Of course there was Matzah Ball Soup. I added some turmeric and truffle salt to my balls at the last second. They were delicious! These photos are from Instagram btw if y’all want more of a peak into my food and a bit of personal life. But mostly food!

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For dessert there was my Flourless Chocolate Cayenne Cake. Always a winner!

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Here is a shot of the whole crew! Well minus a few stragglers. Not a dog in the bunch!

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For Elijah’s cup, I used this Margarita yard from Cancun. I can’t believe he turned this sucker down!

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Whole Foods also gifted me this kosher chicken which I think is the reason why my matzah ball soup was the best ever! Even the gentiles gobbled it all up. Oh yeah.

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Soup shot. Hello, lover.

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The six stages of gefilte fish. Anticipation, fear, repulsion, terror, acceptance, success!

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Searching for the afikomen.

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The winner!
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A gratuitous up close shot of my Midrash Manicure.

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The good stuff! I’m wearing one of my Challah Back aprons! You can get one here.

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Tell me. What did y’all cook up this Passover? How did you celebrate?



  1. says

    Love it! I went super simple this year since it’s just the 2 of us plus our 2-year-old. I only made a big pot of matzo ball soup and charoset.