Here at Serious Eats world headquarters there are Jews like me heading for seders tonight and tomorrow night to celebrate the first two nights of Passover. And what, some of you might rightfully ask, are we doing celebrating National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day on the site today instead of dispensing advice on how to cook brisket or even haroset, the apples and honey dish that is supposed to symbolize the mortar Jews used to build the pyramids in Egypt?
And to carry the analogy a little further, a peanut butter and jelly sandwich on matzo makes as much sense culinarily and historically as a haroset sandwich on matzoh.
This year, apple, honey, and walnut haroset in New York, next year peanut butter and jelly haroset in Jerusalem.
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