Overnight Caramelized-Apple Matzoh Brie

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Appears in
Jewish Holiday Cooking

By Jayne Cohen

Published 2008

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An evil apple may have done the trick for Snow White’s wicked stepmother, but no apple caused Adam’s downfall. Though mentioned several times in ancient Hebrew literature, the apple plays no part in Genesis. Adam and Eve sin simply by eating “fruit”—the generic kind—from the Tree of Knowledge.

Was the actual culprit the sensuous, many-seeded pomegranate? Perhaps the luscious golden apricot or the flesh-soft fig? Scholars continue to debate. While the apple was first specified as the