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Seudas Mitzvah

Posted By elizabeth On September 20, 2009 @ 2:30 am In Blog | 1 Comment

Most of our fast days are days of mourning. They are imbued with sadness and the pain of klal Yisroel. Not so Yom Kippur. It is actually a day of joy, a wonderful opportunity to wipe the slate clean and start a fresh. Before the fast begins, we are obligated to eat a Seudas Mitzvah. Here are some suggestions for that meal:
It is traditional to eat soup with kreplach. This gourmet kosher cook confesses to using the frozen ones. I also confess to making a simple, hearty meal for Erev Yom Kippur and not an elaborate or elegant one.

Semolina Bread [2]
Breaded Chicken [3]
Mashed Potatoes [4]
Creamed Spinach [5]

It is better not to have a sweet dessert before the fast since sugar makes you thirsty.

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[2] Semolina Bread: http://gourmetkoshercooking.com/2009/09/semolina-bread/

[3] Breaded Chicken: http://gourmetkoshercooking.com/2009/09/breaded-chicken/

[4] Mashed Potatoes: http://gourmetkoshercooking.com/2009/09/mashed-potatoes/

[5] Creamed Spinach: http://gourmetkoshercooking.com/2009/09/creamed-spinach/

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