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What’s a Vegan to Eat on Passover?

A vegan seder plate
Photo: mollyjade on Flickr

Say the words “vegan Passover” and seder menu options shrink considerably.

But Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz says that people celebrating a vegan Passover – and their hosts at the seder table – should not fear.

“If one prepares properly for Passover and thinks creatively, then everything is possible,” he says.

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Recipes: Good Food Passover

Matzo Lasagna for Passover

Over the years I’ve written a number of recipes for Passover that have found their way onto various sites.  Here’s the complete list along with Passover recipes from friends that we’ve posted on this blog in the past.
Angeli Sephardi Haroset
Pesce in Carpione (Gefülte Fish substitute)
Italian Chopped Liver + More
Vegan Matzo Balls
Matzo Brei (Two Ways)
Evan’s (used to be Bittman’s) Pot Roast 
Angeli Matzo Lasagna
Spring Vegetable Saute
Artichokes …

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A Passover Meal to Agree On


An old maxim says that if you survey two Jews, you’ll get three opinions. And American Judaism has produced a diverse, and sometimes contradicting, range of teachings. But there is one small, blue booklet nearly everyone seems to read – the Maxwell House Haggadah.

Introduced in 1923 by an advertiser hoping to sell coffee to the Jewish community, over 50 million copies have circulated.

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Nowruz Recipes: Fresh Herb Platter, Rice with Favas and Dill and more

Posted March 7, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
fresh herb platter

Celebrate spring with these four Nowruz recipes from Louisa Shafia, author of The New Persian Kitchen.

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Recipe: Groundhog (or Chicken or Rabbit) Cacciatore

Posted February 2, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]

If, this Groundhog Day, you find yourself with a groundhog carcass you don’t want to waste, consider making Groundhog Cacciatore.

What? Does that sound like an unlikely scenario? It happened to Ian Knauer. A groundhog was eating all of his vegetables, so he shot it and cooked it in a stew.

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Beer Pairings for your Super Bowl Sunday Snacks

Posted January 31, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
beer sampler

From nachos to potato skins, L.A. beer sommelier Christina Perozzi tells us what beers go best with all your favorite Super Bowl snacks.

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Super Bowl Recipe: Bob Armstrong Dip

Posted January 30, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
bob armstrong dip

Good Food gets to the bottom of this Tex Mex dip, named after a former Texas politician.

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Celebrating Ethiopian Christmas in L.A.

Posted January 7, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
ethiopian christmas

Nes Abegaze and her mother, Azla Mekonnen, spent this past weekend preparing for Christmas. No, they’re not wickedly late, nor ridiculously early. The food they were cooking is for Tuesday, which, thanks to the Coptic Church’s use of the Julian calendar, is Ethiopian Christmas.