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April 5, 2012

Lidia Loves Passover (and Weddings!)


Last year I had the honor of attending a Passover Seder with food author Ruth Reichl and the fourth-generation owners of the specialty food shop Russ & Daughters. We feasted on smoked salmon, charoset, chicken soup with matzo balls, and, of course, beef brisket and horseradish.


Ruth claimed that her mother was the world’s worst cook, but Miriam Reichl’s Corned Beef Ham proves otherwise. I know some of you might be thinking, but you can’t eat ham on Passover! Fear not; “ham” describes a cut of meat from the thigh of a hind leg of any animal, not necessarily a pig. Tutti a tavola a mangiare!


Join Lidia at Passover! Stream Lidia Celebrates America: Holiday Tables and Traditions on PBS.com!

Ready for more? Lidia Celebrates America: Something Borrowed, Something New premiers on April 17th! Check local listings here.

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