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27 Better Ways To Eat Matzo This Passover

Attention all tribe members.
04/11/2014 01:57pm ET | Updated April 11, 2014

Fellow tribe members, Passover is imminent.

For eight straight nights we keep kosher for Passover to honor our ancestors, who sacrificed much more than leavened bread for a week. And yet, we can't help but to get a little kvetchy -- we miss our bialys.

This year will be different. Rather than bemoan our chametz-eating friends who take buttered rolls, bowls of cereals, even pizza for granted, we vow to appreciate matzo for its culinary versatility.

No, matzo won't ever take the place of yeast-filled meals, but there's certainly some ingenious work to be done in the kitchen. Below, 27 of the most innovative ways to use the crunchy stuff for breakfast, snacks and even dessert.

[Note: Some recipes may need to be adapted to be kosher for Passover]

Passover Granola
Proof Of The Pudding
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Everything Matzo With Shmear And Lox
Breakfast To Bed
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Sweet Eggy Matzo French Toast Drizzled With Maple Syrup
Brooklyn Salt
Dark Chocolate Coconut Banana Vegan Matzo Brei
What Jew Wanna Eat
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Passover Pancakes With Raspberry Sauce
Honey Never Spoils
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Savory Matzo Brei With Roasted Peppers, Olives And Parsley
Mango Tomato
Matzo Huevos Rancheros
Cooking With My Kid
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Peanut Butter And Strawberry Matzo Sandwich
Princess Misia
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Deep Fried Matzo Balls with Wasabi Cream Sauce
What Jew Wanna Eat
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Pho-Like Matzo Ball Soup
Mango Tomato
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Matzo Meal "Breaded" Chicken
Feed Your Soul Too
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Chorizo And Purple Potato-Stuffed Matzo Balls
Feeding Andy
Matzo And Herbed Stuffed Tomatoes
The Little Ferraro Kitchen
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Matzo Ball Pot Pie
What Jew Wanna Eat
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Matzo Lasagna
Matkonation
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Matzo Mac And Cheese
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Brisket Matzo Crostini
Food Nasty
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Chocolate Matzo Buttercrunch (aka Matzo Crack)
Dinner With Julie
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Delectable Passover Magic Bars
Skinny Kitchen
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Matzo Almond Fruit Crumble
The Little Ferraro Kitchen
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Dark Chocolate-Toffee Matzo Bark With Pistachios, Almonds And Cranberries
Get Off Your Tush And Cook
9-Layer No-Bake Matzo Cake
Cooking On The Side
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Passover S'mores With Kosher Marshmallows
1 Fine Cookie
Coconut Rocky Road Matzo
Gluten Free Canteeng
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Caramel Chocolate Matzo Crunch With Candied Kumquats
Made In Our Kitchen
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Marble Matzo Crunch
Salt And Serenity
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S'Mores Chocolate Toffee Bark
Busy In Brooklyn
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