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How do you stop latkas from sticking to the baking sheet when cooking them in the oven?

I've made latkas and used flour as the binder, no egg. I placed the patties on an oiled baking sheet and cooked them in the oven at 375F for about 30 mins. When I pulled them out, they were quite ...
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How can I make matzo meal and matzo farfel?

I have a surplus of matzo this year thanks to Costco, and I assume I can crank out my own matzo meal and matzo farfel at home from whole matzo. Has anyone done this? Should I just put the matzo in a ...
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Fluffy matzo balls

It's that time of year. The seasons are changing and I've got myself a cold, for which there is no better culinary cure than matzo ball soup. I can make a pretty mean chicken stock, but my matzo ...
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What are the best types of apples to use in Charosset?

What are the best type of apples to use when making Charosset for Passover? I'm torn between something more neutral like Gala vs something tart (which might work well with the sweetness of the rest ...
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Hamantaschen just wouldn't pinch and hold tight

I made a pretty simple and easy hamantaschen recipe last night, and it came out really well. The only substitution I made was to flex 3 eggs for 3 tablespoons milled, gelled flax seed in 9 ...