Pesach Special: A Matzoh ‘Cue Sandwich from New England

A buddy of mine, let’s call him The Jewish Gentile, sent me an email a couple of days ago that was too good not to share on this website.  TJG wrote, “I’m keeping Passover this year, but I really wanted a pulled pork sandwich. So I went to Blue Ribbon BBQ in Arlington, MA and got the North Carolina Pulled Pork Platter. Then I made myself this sandwich (see attached photo). And it was delicious.” 

Far be it from me, a much less observant Jew than TJG despite my bloodlines, to question whether he was abiding by the letter but not the spirit of Passover laws when he indulged in this multi-cultural treat (I’ll leave that discussion to him and his wife).  And let’s leave aside that the barbecue in between the matzoh was purchased in Massachusetts (I’ll leave that discussion to him and G-d).  The important thing is that TJG was inspired by the divine, acted on that inspiration, and documented his work the old fashioned way–with the digital photograph shown below.

A Passover delight.

A Passover delight.

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6 Responses

  1. Since I’m not as polite as Porky, I’ll say: What a culinary sin!

    Why ruin perfectly adequate barbecue (Blue Ribbon is decent, not great) with two pieces of cardboard?? A Hillel sandwich, maybe. But a barbecue one on matzoh? Feh.

    It does make a cool photo, though, and TJG gets points for resisting the ‘cue long enough to get home, make the sandwich and photograph it. Thanks, TJG.

    P.S. Do you gentiles really like matzoh or are you just shoving it in our faces that we have to eat the stuff for 8 days?

  2. Matzoh ball soup aside. I’m going to take the other perspective on this and say if you HAVE to eat matzoh what better way to flavor it than with BBQ? It could be the new Hillel sandwich and gives the perfect answer to why that night was different than all the other nights. Now if I wanted to be sinful I’d try and see what some horseradish would do to spice up bbq.

  3. […] Because of the role of the lamb in the Passover story, Passover Seder is the one meal of the year where I can understand why someone might want to eat the barbecue mutton they are fond of in western Kentucky.  As for me, I’m sticking to the traditional chopped pork on matzoh. […]

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