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A Yummy Hat Trick of Triangle Treats


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/food/article/a_yummy_hat_trick_of_triangle_treats_20060310

The traditional shape of the quintessential Purim dessert, the hamantaschen, is a three-cornered filled pastry. Some say it even looks like George Washington's hat, but I'm certain he wasn't around in those early days. But, what about the shape? What does it represent? Is it the shape of Haman's pocket, his hat or his ear? I think it all depends on the story your grandmother told you.

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