Passover and Easter Traditions?

Kim Conte
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Two spring, religious holidays are almost upon us: Passover begins at sundown on Wednesday, April 8, and Easter is celebrated on Sunday, April 12. Each holiday has its own traditions, many revolving around food.

What will you be cooking for either Easter Dinner or the Seder meal?


Because both holidays are celebrated in the spring, the menus often feature fresh veggies and spring produce like baby peas, asparagus, and green beans. Some traditional foods associated with Passover include: matzo, charoset (apple, walnut, and honey mixture), roasted lamb shank, and bitter herbs. Traditional foods associated with Easter include: boiled ham, turkey, potatoes, and eggs.

 

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