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Kosher Cooking Competition Finds its Champs

Huntington Jewish Center hosts cookoff, matzoh ball eating contest.

A matzoh-ball eating contest, a cooking demonstration and a kosher cookoff made for a lively and humor-filled evening at the Saturday night.

Three groups, teams Chewish, Tie Dye and Chosen, competed with each other in preparing meals that were assessed by a panel of judges. Team Chewish, consisting of Kenny and Carin Meyer, Shari Klaire and Karann Pashkin, were declared winners. Teams prepared two dishes each.

Preceding that competition was a cooking demonstration by chef Shaya Klechevsky whose cheffing company, At Your Palate, is based in Brooklyn.

A matzoh-ball eating contest seemed to fill up the contestants very quickly and led to one stopping to juggle a few of them in the air before resuming.

The evening was designed as a fundraiser for the temple and a way to raise awareness about kosher cooking. And fun.

 

Babaloo March 04, 2012 at 02:38 PM
A Matzoh Ball eating contest? OY VEY!
Meryl Otis Kessler March 05, 2012 at 04:32 AM
Mazol Tov team Chewish and to all the Kosher Cook Off Contestants!
Mr Middle March 05, 2012 at 12:19 PM
I suppose there's a prune eating contest today.
Big_E March 05, 2012 at 09:31 PM
A fun night at the Huntington Jewish Center! Thanks to the team that worked so hard to put this night together!
Pam Robinson March 05, 2012 at 11:05 PM
Big E, it was a great evening--everyone was lovely, the food looked great and the matzoh-ball contestants were courageous.

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