Watch as Irma Zigas cooks with her grandson Caleb, preparing her own take on Passover brisket (here’s her recipe). There’s love, there’s respect and teaching, there are disagreements over chopping onions—it’s family. Caleb and Irma aren’t kosher, and neither is this recipe, but it’s the one Irma’s been making since her anti-Vietnam, pro-women’s-rights activist days, when she needed to bring the family together but couldn’t spend hours in the kitchen.

You know her by many names: YaYa, Nana, Bubbe, Gangy, Grandma. Cooking with Grandma celebrates family traditions.

For additional dishes to go along with Irma’s brisket, check Chowhound’s full list of Passover recipes.

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