Photo of Homemade gingerale made to use up yeast pre Passover via Birkat Chaverim

Getting Rid of Hametz

Photo of Homemade gingerale made to use up yeast pre Passover via Birkat ChaverimPesach is coming and getting rid of hametz is a large part of the frenzy of preparing for the holiday, even if you sell hametz before the holiday or give away hametz to families in need. We have been doing a few different fun things in the getting rid of hametz category. The bonus, if you start early enough and make quantities in bulk you have stuff to eat when everyone is starving and no one once to mess up cleaning the kitchen.

Our Getting Rid of Hametz Ideas

  • We made oatmeal freezer bars. I've been meaning to try these for a while and a bag of open oatmeal was a good opportunity. We made the recipe following first so did not have enough oatmeal for the recipe so we added whole wheat flour too. A big hit all around, easy as snack or breakfast although a little messy for the under 3 set.
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