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Cholent

Cholent (‘stew’). Traditionally a Jewish housewife would prepare cholent in advance and put it in the oven before the Sabbath began. It cooked slowly overnight and thus provided something hot to eat on Sabbath morning without breaking the Sabbath law against kindling a light or cooking.

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cholent

cholent Traditional Jewish and Middle‐European casserole of beans and beef, cooked extremely slowly (traditionally overnight beside the baker's oven). Also known as hamin.

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