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Saturday, January 13, 2007

It Was a Spur-of-the-Moment Idea

Lone Stars of David is a collection of essays about the Jewish presence in Texas, but gives handy baking tips as well.

Consider Helena Landa, matriarch of the only Jewish family in New Braunfels in the early 1850s. She used a spur – the kind that make horses go fast – to put air holes in matzo she baked for a Passover Seder. [Link]

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