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Whole Cloves for Pesach

nyy7 Apr 14, 2008 05:15 AM

Nedd some for a recipe. Can't find anywhere KP.

Any ideas ? Bklyn or 5 Towns

Bruce in Belle Harbor

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    p.j. Apr 14, 2008 08:16 AM

    Are you sure they need to be K for P? I thought that, in general, a bottle of whole spice (not ground or otherwise processed) did not need a hecksher. I would certainly think that a new bottle of whole cloves, containing a regular hecksher, would be acceptable for Pesach.

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    1. re: p.j.
      berel Apr 14, 2008 08:29 AM

      according to the Chicago CRC cloves used to be soaked in alcohol so many people have a custom not to use cloves on Pesach. this might make a regular year hechsher on the cloves not good enough for Pesach

      1. re: berel
        berel Apr 14, 2008 08:37 AM

        according to the O-U passover guide there are O-U(P) cloves out there

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