Matzo-a-must Passover treats

Happy Passover! This is what greeted me at my kitchen table this morning: chocolate and caramel matzo crackers perfectly set and waiting to be cut into little squares of Passover goodness to share with friends. If a love of the perfectly thin, delightful crunch of that canvas of a cracker – the matzo (or matzah or matzoh) – mattered a crumb in determining Jewishness, I’d be hosting the Seder right now. Alas, I am not and continue – on occasion – to be the gracious non Jew Passover guest, soaking up the message, community – and food – of it
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Caramel bar

Maybe it was the talk of matzoh crackers dipped in chocolate at a children’s Passover Seder I attended recently – along with this picture from Crustabakes, perfectly depicting the yummy phenomenon that occurs when hot caramel (or toffee, in Crustabake’s case) oozes through the crags and air holes in crackers – that caused me to belly up to the caramel bar. First, I made sure the bar was well stocked. Also, there was salt.  Lots of flaky finishing salt.  Sprinkled generously like fairy dust first over the mounds of crackers, chocolate, popcorn and candy coated sunflower seeds. Then a second
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