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  1. Jennifer says

    TORI– I would very much like to enter the recipe contest but every link I try for rules sends me to the facebook page…and I can’t find any information on there!! I just need to know what is required before I submit anything.

  2. Mashugana says

    Definitely will make that during this Thanksgiving/Chanukah season. I do receive the Manischevitz feed but I do not use Facebook, so no way to be a contestant.

  3. Lynne Fairchild says

    Tori, I have a question. My mother alwasys peeled carrots, whether to munch them raw or to cook them in any recipe or form. When I got my own kitchen I soon found myself just grabbing them and eating them, and haven’t peeled a carrot in 40 years – and I go through a lot of carrots. But I still see recipes that say, as this one does, to PEEL the carrots. Any idea why or what useful purpose it serves?

    • Tori Avey says

      Hi Lynne– in my experience, the skin can have a somewhat bitter flavor which is removed by peeling. Also in the case of non-organic carrots, peeling helps to rid the carrot of any residue that might be left over from pesticides (I try to always use organic though). With younger carrots the bitterness is not such an issue and they can easily be used without peeling– the thin, young carrots with the green stems still attached. If the peel flavor doesn’t bother you, then you don’t need to peel them, especially for this recipe. Enjoy!

  4. jaishree says

    4 stars
    hi tori
    this recipe is looks really yummy …when i saw its ingredients it was difficult for me to get it new delhi…so in place of Manischewitz Matzo Meal i used chick pea flour and i used boiled smashed potatoes in place of Manischewitz potato starch … i have used 1teaspoon baking soda in place of egg …this recipe turned out really well

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