If you celebrate Passover, chances are you'll be in a cooking frenzy within the next week. This food-centric holiday poses special challenges. It involves preparing many dishes that chances are you don't serve throughout the year. And if you're observant you need to use utensils that are only used at Passover. Here are some tools, and tips for using them, to take some of the stress out of what should be a joyous festival.
Matzo Balls1. Ice Cream Scoop: It's not a Seder dinner without matzo ball soup! But I don't think there's any dish that's more controversial...some people like them big, some like them small..some like them dense, others light and fluffy as air. Personally I've had great success following the recipe on the back of the box of Streit's Matzo Meal.... they always come out feather light and even though I make them HUGE!...no one's ever failed to finish one. I mix them up early in the morning and then drop them in boiling salted water right before we sit down to read the Haggadah.Read More »from 3 Essential Tools for Passover