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Pesach Cook-Along, 2009 Part 2

The rest of Wednesday and Thursday was spent in a flurry of cooking, yet more shopping, hunting for the mysteriously disappeared Hagaddahs (which are somewhere in limbo between S&K's house and mine. My theory is that they were in a bag after being returned here, and mistakenly got tossed during a bout of housecleaning last summer), hunting bookstores for more Hagaddahs in the version I like, attending a lovely first night Seder at S&K's house, and hosting second night at mine.


Here's a bit more of what I cooked.

Herb-stuffed eggs, to go with gefilte fish as a first course.

Chicken Marabella

Cold Salmon with Herb Vinaigrette

Morrocan Artichokes Stuffed with Lamb

Moroccan Potato-Leek Mahookha

Golden Beet Salad

Sauteed Spinach


I didn't grab photos of the garlic-roasted potatoes and the salad platter.

Lemon Merengue Torte (before serving I put sliced berrries and whipped cream on top, very pretty. This was a keeper, one I'll absolutely make again)

We also had awesome desserts brought by others--chocolate macaroons and fantastic homemade chocolates from sister sue and her finacee David; almond torte from cousin Jon, macaroons from cousin karen, and flourless chocolate cake from Mom.

Comments (5)

This sounds like a spectacular dinner. My mouth is watering now. I'm really intrigued with the artichokes stuffed with lamb.

My mouth is watering, Amy. Great dishes.

This post is making me very hungry! Great dinner. So many fabulous dishes. I hope your family appreciates all the hard work you do.

All these dishes look great! Invite me over, please! :)

Barb Cabot:

What a wonderful meal prepared with such love and thought. I'm sure everything was nothing less than spectacular. What a lucky family!

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