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Best Tasting Brand of Matzoh

Looking to see if I can find a consensus of opinion on the best tasting brand of matzoh (not shmura) for Pesach. Please weigh in with your favorite brand. Thanks!

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    1. re: berel

      Charedim is the best for shmura, but OP was asking for NON smurah. I too responded with Charedim as a knee jerk reaction, but edited my post when I re-read OP.

      1. re: MartyB

        all the machine matzah tastes like cardboard to me

        reminds me of the story where a guy is eating a matzah in the park and sees a blind man sitting on other end the bench. feeling sorry for him he hands a matzah and the blind guy starts to feel the matzah and finally says "who wrote this garbage"

        1. re: berel

          > all the machine matzah tastes like cardboard to me

          Well it is after all "the bread of affliction", should go well with the marror :)

          Nice story by the way!

      1. re: queenscook

        I grew up on streits and didnt even want to taste anything else as an adult, then i tasted yehuda, and theres no question, soething abt it just tastes fresher

        1. re: queenscook

          We're also a Streits family. I'll give Yehuda a try, but it would be awfully hard to give up those pink boxes.

          Who is it who does the bran matzah? Osem? That was the first box to disappear.

          1. re: MartyB

            For machine made IMHO nothing beats Yehuda -

          2. Streits and Rakusen's (UK) for tea-sized.

            1. See last year's reviews here:
              http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/5052...
              Seems many concur with the Yehuda brand.