TODAY | March 21, 2013
>> of those goodies. i regifted this. this is something that someone gave to me. i used it for a basket. but don't tell anyone.
>> now they know.
>> sprinkles, which is my stripper name, actually.
>> a passover feast in the kitchen.
>> and lots of something -- matzo spear south and latkes.
>> first, this is "today" on nbc.
>> time to take you into today's kitchen to find out what's cooking now. we've got a traditional passover meal on the stove.
>> jewish families will gather on the table for passover seders that usually include matzo ball soup .
>> here to show us how it is done, is the soup diva of atlanta, her name is jenny levinson.
>> jenny would say she's built small and short, so someone decided to get on her knees.
>> it's the shiksa, wendy.
>> i'm a very good person.
>> it's whitney .
>> i want people to know my name.
>> what are you cooking?
>> we're going for the matzo ball soup here. first we're going to make chicken stock .
>> first whitney --
>> not wendy.
>> kathie lee , we're going to put everything in there. we'll put the whole chicken in, we have some carrots, celery, onion. that's what i do.
>> just add the liquid into that.
>> hoda, take care of her, will you?
>> i can't.
>> so how much water are you pouring in.
>> water, three inches over all the veggies.
>> this is, don't put the pitcher in, just put the water.
>> i can totally do this.
>> pepper corns ?
>> that's for decoration. you'll bring that to a boil and let it simmer for about 45 minutes to an hour. take all the good stuff, the chicken out, and cool down your chicken stock , put it in the refrigerator overnight and then start making our matzo balls .
>> i am offended.
>> part of the matzo balls , we're going to take the schmaltz off. this is the chicken fat , and we'll add it to eggs, we've got our matzo meal , a little salt and some water.
>> i need to get a jewish husband. so i need to really watch this.
>> i'll set you up after the show.
>> and then this is going to be for whitney . she's going to love this. get your hands a little wet.
>> well, you can do it.
>> and i'm going to bring you this. now the trick to making good matzo balls is not to work the balls too much.
>> by the way i'm very good at this. how do you think i got a tv show .
>> so all you do, you're working your ball too much.
>> stay on course, stay on course, people.
>> you make these nice round spheres. and then you put it in your boiling stock. but we've added more carrots, celery, onion.
>> let it go, honey. put it in the soup.
>> put it in the soup.
>> put it in my mouth?
>> no, i know.
>> we've got the carrot, celery and onion. and we have this gorgeous soup at the end.
>> this is delicious, let's try this.
>> these are fabulous sort of a healthy version of a potato latke. it's got spinach and some zucchini.
>> she's like, these are for animals.
>> oh, my gosh.
>> that's amazing.
>> and the soup is good.
>> that's great.
>> great for passover . i want to give a big thank you --
>> to all the lawyers for nbc.
>> whitney .
>> i am now banned from television forever.
>> this may be our final show, but anyway, i want to thank you, and tomorrow,