Gefilte Fish for Passover

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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1992

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A few years ago at Passover, a friend of mine gave me a video entitled “Gefilte Fish: An Endangered Species/’ It was divided into three segments. In the first part an elderly Jewish woman talked about chopping the fish by hand, and she showed us her worn wooden bowl and chopper. (I still have one of those sets.) The second scene took place in a modern kitchen, where her daughter demonstrated the technique of making gefilte fish in the food processor. In the final scene we met the woman’s gr