Lemon-Fried Chicken with Tart Salad Topping

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The Gefilte Variations

By Jayne Cohen

Published 2000

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“Why on this night do we dip twice, and on other nights, we dip only once?” asks the youngest child as part of the Four Questions at the seder, seeking an explanation of the mysteries encoded in the ritual Passover meal.

And the head of the family answers that on this night we dip bitter herbs into haroset to remind us of the mortar the Jews used to build Pharaoh’s cities and the bitterness they suffered. We dip vegetables in salt water to commemorate both the joy of spring and the