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Michael looks at:
Farewell, Shalom and Adieu

An Open Letter from Abba to His Family

Enough With The Political Finger-Pointing!

Revisiting the Haggadah

Book Review
Unstrung Heroes

Eddy's Recipe List

The Outspeaker
Encouraging violence is never correct

Good times and bad times with Batya

Nathan Weissler
What my friendship with Michael Hanna-Fein meant to me

Marjorie Wolfe
An Interview with Paul Reiser

BC's Backlot
The Last Shalom

This And That
My Treasure Chest

Three Symbols of Passover


Lynn Ruth Miller
How we all became part of a bigger story

Mel Yahre
A few words for my friend

Eddy's Thoughts
Don't let life flutter by

The Bear Facts
How I found Michael


This Sephardic Charoseth will be an exotic addition to your Seder. The Dates and Bananas help to create something so tasty you may choose to make this in a double or triple batch.
My son was forever begging for another Hillel Sandwich, minus the Horseradish of course.
8 ounces chopped Dates
1/2-3/4 cup Sweet Red Wine or Orange Juice
1 cup finely chopped Pecans
1 banana, mashed
1 cup grated, peeled Apple
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon Cardamom
Place the Dates and 1/2 cup of the Wine in a small saucepan.
Cook and stir over medium heat, until a paste forms. You may need to add a bit more Wine to moisten until the dates are dissolved.
Remove from heat.
Add the other ingredients and mix thoroughly.
Chill for at least an hour.
Stir, adding a bit more Wine if necessary, and serve.

Copyright 2002 Eddy Robey
Excerpts from It's Not Just Chicken Soup.
hosted by the Gantseh Megillah

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