Updated 12:00 a.m., Thu April 10, 2014
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This recipe is a tasty twist on the traditional main dish for the first night of Passover.

Jewish cuisine with a twist

Braise veal shanks for an unforgettably delicious Passover Seder meal

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Sundown on the evening of April 14 marks the first night this year of Passover, the eight-day celebration of the Jewish people’s freedom from bondage in ancient Egypt. Tradition holds that the holiday is observed with a Seder, from the Hebrew word for “order.” With the help of such food items as springtime greens dipped in salt water (representing tears shed), horseradish (for the bitterness of slavery) and the unleavened bread called matzo (for the loaves baked in haste before the exodus from Egypt), the Seder recounts the Passover story for everyone assembled around the d... READ MORE