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also mat·zoh  (mät′sə, -sō′, -sô′, mät-sä′)
n. pl. mat·zos also mat·zohs (mät′səz, -sōs′) or mat·zot or mat·zoth (mät-sôt′)
A flat, usually brittle piece of unleavened bread, eaten especially during Passover.

[Yiddish matse, from Hebrew maṣṣâ; see mṣ́ṣ́ in Semitic roots.]
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Noun1.matzoh - brittle flat bread eaten at Passovermatzoh - brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
bread, breadstuff, staff of life - food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
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As an example, on March 10 and 12, 2002, the semi-official Al Riyadh published a scholarly article explaining how Jews use gentile blood in the baking of pastries for the holiday of Purim, an original twist on the traditional "blood libel" charge that Passover matzoh is the bloody Jewish holiday food.
Before Passover, at what we call a "gefilte-in," friends assemble in my kitchen with their own pots, fish, carrots, eggs, and matzoh meal to make old-fashioned gefilte fish patties.
a mishige matzoh ball!" Then it was on to "McNakatz's Band," his kilt-and-yarmulke ode to Scottish Jews done in a home made Scottish-Yiddish accent, and "Max the Messer," which recast Bobby Darin-via-KurtWeill's slick and polished mass cult icon "Mack the Knife" as Max, a "big shlub" who works as a kosher butcher on Fairfax Avenue.
While it's awkward to call them matzoh balls when they have no matzoh in them, they look just like the real deal, plus they are tasty and better for you.
In locales as far-flung as Denver, Nashville, Sacramento and Chicago, ambitious eateries are popping up like matzoh balls in broth.
Matzos Coffee, also known as Matza Cafe, is a European Passover treat that has become forgotten for reasons I can't fathom, since not only is this dish deceptively simpleit's really nothing more than its name, matzoh soaked in coffeeit's delicious and especially loved by children.
The Passover Club Menu will be served family-style for groups of six or more, featuring traditional holiday dishes including chopped liver, matzoh ball soup, matzoh-crusted fresh fish, braised brisket of beef and chocolate almond macaroons.
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We don't just eat matzoh, we are commanded to have a conversation about what it means to eat matzoh.
The company famous for their kosher matzoh, gefilte fish, and wine has been acquired by a branch of the private equity giant Bain Capital, the New York Times reports.
After many years of cooking for Passover, I know there are two must-have ingredients: the ever-present matzoh, in various forms, and eggs.
If you were confused by the title of a Passover commercial circulating the web in recent days"Bentley ad for shmura matza"and wondering why on earth Bentley would be advertising for a matzoh company, fear not.