Passover is a wonderful time to reflect and rejoice with loved ones. What better way to set the mood than with beautiful, fresh cut flowers? From fragrant lilies to whimsical branches, choosing...
Photo by Katya Simkhovich Maror and chazeret: are one or two bitter herbs used to symbolize the bitterness of slavery. The former is typically ground horseradish or fresh horseradish root which is...
The Jewish holiday of Passover is deeply steeped in tradition. The Passover seder is a celebration of the Israelites’ exodus from Egypt and their freedom from slavery, and it is composed of...
It's time to start preparing your own Passover seder — and with that, the wines that come with it (the meal does require four glasses, after all!). Thankfully, there are plenty of...
Zesty's
Different families celebrate Passover in different ways, but there’s no mistaking that at the center of every seder, there are stories and food. Whether your family's style is to have a...
New Kosher Wines for Passover
As the rest of the world feasts on ham and chocolate Easter eggs, Jews relish the week of Passover as an opportunity to contemplate the Exodus from Egypt and the significance of unleavened bread at...
Passover-themed pillows.
It's not too late to up the chic factor on your Passover Seder; check out some easy table settings, Seder china, and interactive games to make your Seder a festive affair:  The easiest way...
Passover Cocktails and Spirits
For many, Passover is the ultimate exercise in patience. Not only are observant Jews required to give up anything with flour, most grains, and leavening for a whole eight days, but for two nights we...
Seder plate
The Passover holiday has a host of historical traditions, from eating matzo to drinking four cups of wine at the Seder dinner. But one of the lesser-known traditions practiced during Passover is that...
Matzoh
Passover is that time of year when colorful boxes of matzo fill the supermarket shelves and observant Jews consume this Passover cracker instead of leavened bread for eight days. Jewish families have...
Not Purely for Passover
One of the greatest success stories in the wine industry's past 20 years is that of Bordeaux's Château Valandraud, owned by Jean-Luc Thunevin. A relative newcomer to the business (he...
Matzah
I hail from a multi-religion family. Lest that sounds exotic, I assure you it was not. My non-religious Protestant and Presbyterian-raised parents sent my brother and I to Catholic school, and had to...
Lamb Chops
We have all been there: your guests are set to arrive in an hour and you realize that you forgot to buy rosemary for your Easter leg of lamb. Or, maybe in your haste to throw together a Passover...
Making the cake
During Passover, the consumption of leavened breads and other fermented grain products is prohibited in Jewish culture. Tori Avey of The Shiksa in the Kitchen says this is to commemorate the Jews...