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Charoset: (from the Hebrew "cheres-clay"); a paste similar to clay reminiscent of the clay the Jews used while enslaved in Egypt, made of apples, nuts and wine, into which the maror is dipped at the Passover seder
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A mixture of apples, nuts and wine which resembles the mortar and brick made by the Jews when they toiled for Pharaoh . . .
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The Talmud gives several reasons, which serve as the basis for the recipe and texture of this Passover paste.
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