Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Grate Expectations**

Man with shillelagh

man with shillelagh

Man with horseradish

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Thank you to A A Moore’s, our Village Greengrocer for being so helpful yesterday and managing to source a root for Bob [and Mike Shenton from KMFC who took Moore's Flower Shop (Mike Shenton) / CC BY-SA 2.0">the photo below] It cost £3.50

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Apparently last year the International Herb Association named Horseradish as Herb Of The Year [now how did we all miss that?]

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**the horseradish needs to be grated before it goes on the Seder Plate. All the instructions warn us that this will produce copious weeping, infinitely worse than chopping onions, apparently.

8 comments:

  1. Huzzah for horseradish! I can't remember using it when I "did" a Seder meal at school one time, but I assume I must have done. I hope your Seder is a time of fellowship and inspiration for you all. God bless, Dormouse x

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  2. I wear swimming goggles, wear gloves and a sanding mask when I grate horse radish

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  3. I demand a photo of whoever gets the short straw and ends up preparing the horseradish lol. I have heard that it can be pretty vicious.

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  4. This is going to be great... Horseradish seems to be Ben's obsession of the year, too - he keeps spotting it growing or for sale or in pictures, but he hasn't actually planted any. Thanks for your comments (and of cours your inspiration for my acrostic series) too.

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  5. Dad always made fresh horseradish, and sat outside to grate it.. with warnings for us all to stay indoors. The fumes are nuclear.
    Jane x

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  6. Lovely blog; I'm a new follower!
    Best,
    Anne ♥♥

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    1. Welcome Anne- thanks for joining us x

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  7. Wow, at that price I hope it is VERY strong - mine cost 78p... And we will be using some ready made horseradish sauce - my several Seder recipe books say it's perfectly acceptable to, so there you go. Had enough fun making my haroset...

    Hope you have a great (and grate0 time tomorrow; I'm really looking forward to ours

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