Matzo

Published April 21, 2016, issue of April 21, 2016.

Some of us have been eating matzo for the past month.

Frankly, the more some of us eat it, the better it seems to us.

With cream cheese or a bit of butter, several scrambled eggs and a glass of orange juice – well – matzo can be very satisfying.

Many Jews create all kinds of matzo treats.

For those of us who are traditionalists – there is only matzo and cream cheese (or Katz’s Bagel’s chive cheese) or matzo and butter. Matzo with chocolate is a stretch, but so many love it. Matzo cooked with eggs is considered a delight.

But when you boil it all down about matzo… it is a bit like eating sawdust by itself.

The modern dressing up of matzo gives it a bit more panache.

It is a nice respite from bread which fattens you up if you eat enough of it.



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