I'm sorry to say that this was a LOT of work for an "eh" result. This was my first time making matzo balls although I've grown up eating the soup. I guess my idea of a matzo ball is a more compact, more together, ball. I'm assuming these are quite authentic, considering I used two(!)packages of matzo to make them, but I prefer the more harder/compact ball myself. I saw a recipe for matzo balls on the matzo meal container and thought, "oh, THIS is how I should have made them." My "test" ball fell apart in the water so I added more matzo meal and tried again. The next ball was better and so I added the balls to the soup. BIG MISTAKE! Some still fell apart and the soup was a chunky, cloudy mess. I agree with the previous reviewer who said the balls should be cooked in salted water FIRST and then added to the broth. Be warned that this makes MASSIVE AMOUNTS of balls.... I had between 40-50 balls. TOO MANY! Try cooking 50 balls in 96 oz of soup. If you're making this for a family of, oh, I don't know, 6 or under, definitely halve the recipe!I froze 2 dozen of them. I was literally in the kitchen for 3 hours making this recipe.30 minute prep time? You GOTTA be kidding. I wonder if more direction in the recipe would have helped. What kind of matzo..flavored? How fine should I have made the matzo pieces? Maybe my pieces were too big hence the chunky balls? We'll never know!
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I'm sorry to say that this was a LOT of work for an "eh" result. This was my first time...