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Kosher Revolution's Onion-Stuffed Knaidlach

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Every bowl of really good chicken soup deserves really good matzoh balls, but the sad case is that those holy grail of matzoh balls are pretty difficult to come by. Either overly dense or or fall apart fluffy and softball-sized, a happy medium is rarely found.

That is, until we found these Onion-Stuffed Knaidlach from Kosher Revolution. For the uninitiated knaidlach is the Yiddish term for matzoh balls, and these matzoh balls are truly exemplary. Perfectly sized and seasoned and flecked with cilantro, these matzoh balls are filled with sweet caramelized onions, boiled until light and tender, then plopped into a steaming bowl of chicken soup. They might not be your bubbe's matzoh balls, but when they taste this good we're sure she won't object.

Adapted from Kosher Revolution by Geila Hocherman and Arthur Boehm. Copyright © 2011. Published by Kyle Books. Available wherever books are sold. All Rights Reserved

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