Monday, April 10th marks the beginning of Passover, and all around the world preparations are underway for the eight-day holiday, especially for the Seder dinners the first two nights.
Here are a few freshly made Passover items you can find at the Market:
Hershel’s East Side Deli: Kugel (Potato, Potato/Kale, Potato/Broccoli, Potato/Carrot), fresh horseradish, homemade gefilte fish, brisket, spinach and matzo-stuffed chicken, Matzo ball soup, coconut macaroons, flourless apple cake, and flourless brownies (baked goods from Homemade Goodies by Roz)
Condiment: Fresh white and beet horseradish and homemade Charosets
We also have a few recipe suggestions to make your week delicious, and of course, all of the ingredients are available in the Reading Terminal Market!
Meats & poultry: Giunta’s Prime Shop, Godshall’s Poultry, L. Halteman Family Country Meats, La Divisa Meats, Martin’s Meats
Produce & fresh herbs: Fair Food Farmstand, Iovine Brothers Produce, OK Produce
Olive oil: Jonathan Best, The Head Nut, and The Tubby Olive
Wine: Blue Mountain Vineyards
Honey: Bee Natural, Jonathan Best, Kauffman’s Lancaster County Produce, L. Halteman Family Country Foods
Orange Juice: Iovine Brothers Produce, Jonathan Best, Lancaster County Dairy
Nuts & coconut: Iovine Brothers Produce, OK Produce, Jonathan Best, The Head Nut
Coconut oil, vanilla extract, chocolate, & cocoa powder: Jonathan Best, The Head Nut
Eggs: Fair Food Farmstand, Godshall’s Poultry, Hatville Deli, Iovine Brothers Produce, Jonathan Best
Maple syrup: Pennsylvania General Store, Kauffman’s Lancaster County Produce, L. Halteman Family Country Foods
Braised brisket is a common entrée for Seder, and we think this recipe from NY Times Cooking will be a real crowd pleaser: https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1017312-brisket-with-horseradish-gremolata?action=click&module=Collection+Band+Recipe+Card®ion=The+Centerpiece+of+the+Passover+Table&pgType=supercollection&rank=1
skillet roast chicken with fennel parsnips and scallions
Roasted chicken is also a popular choice for Passover, and this recipe from Bon Appetit made our mouths water: http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/skillet-roast-chicken-with-fennel-parsnips-and-scallions
Let these two sides from Martha Stewart round out your meal: Potato Kugel Gratin http://www.marthastewart.com/967964/potato-kugel-gratin, a modern take on a classic, and traditional Tzimmes (a compote made from sweet potatoes and dried fruit) http://www.marthastewart.com/318407/tzimmes
Don’t forget about dessert to finish the meal! This decadent chocolate macaroon cake elevates the common coconut macaroon to a whole new level: http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/chocolate-macaroon-cake
We hope these recipes and ready-made products help make your Passover a little more delicious. We would love to hear your favorite Passover recipes, so please share them with us on Facebook (facebook.com/readingterminalmarket) or Twitter (@rdgterminalmkt). From all of us at Reading Terminal Market, Chag Sameach!