another word for Cholent (what's that?)

What a name! Yapchik,Yapchuk, Yapzik. What it is: gluten free cholent (overnight meat recipe) Shabbath observant homes serve on Shabbos morning. Traditonally made in the community oven, this recipe cooks like any cholent, in the crockpot, stovetop or in a 200°F oven for many hours. 

Because it contains no barley or legumes it makes a great Passover recipe for Ashkenazim. 

The Yapchik Recipe

8 pounds potatoes, peeled 

5 large onions, peeled

1/4 cup catsup

4 cloves garlic

1 tablespoon paprika

1 tablespoon garlic powder

2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon pepper 

2-4 pounds shoulder roast or flanken

1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Grate half of the potatoes with all of the onions. Combine with seasonings. Place mixture in a roasting pan. Layer the meat in the center of the potato mixture. 

2. Cut remaining potatoes into quarters and place them around meat. Do not add any liquid. Cover pan with heavy duty aluminum foil and place in oven for 12 to 20 hours. 

Makes 8-12 servings ~ must make ahead
active time: 15 minutes ~ cooking time: 12-20 hours
a kosher for Passover recipe

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