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“My grandmother was one of the most elegant women around, she always had her hair fixed and her face made up and was always dressed to the nines. She wasn’t frugal but this pot as beat up as it was, she wouldn’t get rid of. After the Shoah and surviving Auschwitz, she and my grandfather emigrated to Israel in 1948. This is the first pot she bought. For forty years I watched her make the most amazing potato kugels in this pot.  After she passed at the young age of 90 my mom inherited the pot. When she asked me what she can bring to Miami for the holidays, I immediately said, “Well it can’t be a holiday without a kugel in bobba’s pot”. So in her suitcase it went! Just touching this banged up warped mess makes me smile!! A little piece of bubbie history will be at my table” – Elisa Levi

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