matzo ball

noun

Definition of matzo ball 

: a small ball-shaped dumpling made from matzo meal

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Lower the heat and simmer the matzo balls for 45 to 60 minutes or until cooked through. Karoline Boehm Goodnick, BostonGlobe.com, "Recipe: How to make fluffy, light matzo balls," 19 Mar. 2018 The all-day restaurant will serve up dishes such as wild mushroom burgers, Blue Ribbon’s fried chicken and matzo ball soup. Jenn Harris, latimes.com, "This world-famous chef is opening a coffee shop and soul food restaurant in West Adams," 19 June 2018 To serve, fill soup bowls with broth, carrot and matzo ball. Claire Perez, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Ben’s secret to great matzo ball soup," 6 Apr. 2018 Latkes, pastrami and matzo ball soup, none of which were tasted by the social media disparager, were also dismissed for minor infractions. Michael Nagrant, RedEye Chicago, "Steingold's is the Jewish deli of the future," 3 Dec. 2017 Those are the matzo balls that Breads Bakery is offering this year for Passover, which begins March 30. New York Times, "Matzo Balls for Passover," 19 Mar. 2018 The reality star, who isn’t shy about sharing her super easy creations in the kitchen, revealed her matzo ball and chicken noodle soup recipe on Monday night, giving fans the step-by-step process on her Instagram Stories. Jessica Fecteau, PEOPLE.com, "Kylie Jenner Gets Back in the Kitchen to Show How to Make Her Matzo Ball Soup," 19 June 2018 Vibe: Fast & nosh-worthy Don’t miss: The Downtown Special — your choice of half-sandwich (go for the trout salad or pastrami) and side of potato salad or coleslaw, plus a big bowl of their excellent matzo ball soup. Sarah Fritsche, SFChronicle.com, "From boozy to brunchable, where to eat and drink at the Pride parade," 14 June 2018 Her dense little matzo balls have the presence of quenelles. Jonathan Gold, latimes.com, "Jonathan Gold beholds the brisket spectacle at Freedman's, a Jewish-ish deli in Echo Park," 18 May 2018

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First Known Use of matzo ball

1902, in the meaning defined above

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matzah

matzo

matzo ball

matzo meal

matzoon

maubey

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