Passover Seder Plate; Charoset and Horseradish

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – The Passover Seder is a Jewish ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover which began at sundown last night. Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet from LeslieCerier.com showed us how to make some of the foods served on the seder plate.

Fresh Horseradish

Ingredients:
Horseradish root
Vinegar to taste

Directions:
Rinse. Grate the horseradish by hand or food processor
Add a little vinegar to calm the heat. Taste and adjust the seasonings, adding more vinegar to cool it down.

Charoset

Ingredients:
½ cup almonds
½ cup dates or dried apricots
1 grated and peeled whole apple, about 1 cup
Pinch of cinnamon
2 Tbsp wine, optional

Directions:
Put all the ingredients in a food processor; puree; taste and adjust the seasoning

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