Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Matzah?

When I was in college, a Jewish friend named Rose decided that she was going to use Passover as a time period to shed a few pounds – by not eating any carbs. She ate only a little matzah at the Seder. For the remaining days, since she already wasn’t eating bread or white rice, it was easier for her to follow through on her decision. And it worked! She did not take part in the annual feast of matzah and sweet butter. Of matzah and cheese sandwiches. Of matzah brei. Passover 2017 – Sunset, Monday, April 10 through nightfall, Tuesday, April 18 And I’m guessing that she didn’t suffer with … [Read more...]