Obama keeps it kosher: What's cookin' at the White House Seder

President and First Lady continue tradition of hosting a Passover Seder; menu includes gefilte fish, haroset, kugel and more.

April 16, 2014 04:47
Obama on Passover

Obama on Passover. (photo credit: REUTERS)


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The President and First Lady will continue their annual tradition of hosting a Passover Seder at the White House. As in past years, they will use the Maxwell House Passover Haggadah, and the menu will rely heavily on family recipes provided by the participants.

The menu and a list of attendees are below:


Gefilte Fish
Chicken Soup with Matzoh Balls
Salad of quinoa cooked in coconut milk with Tuscan kale and roasted yams
Wilted Spinach
Carrot Soufflé
Passover Noodle Kugel
Roasted potatoes with garlic and onion
Roasted sweet potatoes
Seared Salmon with Roasted Artichokes
Chicken with preserved lemons and green olives
Braised Beef Brisket
Raspberry Ganache Marjolaine
Passover Brownies
Passover Mandel Bread

Guest list: 

President Obama
Mrs. Obama
Valerie Jarrett
Lisa Kohnke
Jen Psaki
Arun Chaudhary and Laura Moser
Reggie Love
Cookie Offerman and Kelly Schaefer
Sam Tubman
Melissa Winter
Herbie Ziskend 
Joan Mass
Susan Sher and Neil Cohen
Ben Rhodes and Ann Norris
Eric Lesser and Alison Silber
Eric Whitaker
David Axelrod
Matt Nosanchuk

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