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Spice and Spirit: The Complete Kosher Jewish Cookbook

Spice and Spirit: The Complete Kosher Jewish Cookbook

Esther Blau, Tzirrel Deitsch, Cherna Light

Publisher: Bloch

SPICE AND SPIRIT the complete kosher Jewish cookbook is a completely revised edition of that best selling book, containing more than 900 recipes, including traditional, natural, gourmet, and international cooking styles, all in a more convenient size with improved design, new illustrations, and a thorough index. The sections have been rewritten to appeal to both non-observant and committed Jews, …

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Healthy Cooking for the Jewish Home: 200 Recipes for Eating Well on Holidays and Every Day

Healthy Cooking for the Jewish Home: 200 Recipes for Eating Well on Holidays and Every Day

Faye Levy

Publisher: William Morrow

Thanks to the ever-increasing number of kosher products available to home cooks, it’s never been easier or more satisfying to prepare delicious, wholesome, and healthful kosher meals. In this new collection of exciting recipes, acclaimed journalist, cooking teacher, and cookbook author Faye Levy presents a progressive, upbeat approach to nutritious kosher cuisine that highlights the pleasure of preparing and eating mouthwatering …

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Jewish Holiday Cooking: A Food Lovers Treasury of Classics and Improvisations

Jayne Cohen

Publisher: Wiley

In Jewish Holiday Cooking, Jayne Cohen shares a wide-ranging collection of traditional Jewish recipes, as well as inventive new creations and contemporary variations on the classic dishes. For home cooks, drawing from the rich traditions of Jewish history when cooking for the holidays can be a daunting task. Jewish Holiday Cooking comes to the rescue with recipes drawn from Jayne Cohen’s first …

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Spice And Spirit Kosher for Passover Cookbook

Lubavich Woman’s Organization

Publisher: Lubavich Woman’s Organization

Keeping kosher and celebrating the Jewish holidays are given an added, joyful dimension, with practical guidelines interwoven with spiritual insights into many aspects of Jewish life and observance. Recipes range from traditional favorites such as blintzes and chicken soup to Szechuan chicken, aduki-squash soup and many other international, gourmet, and natural specialties. All in a clear, easy-to-use …

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1,000 Jewish Recipes

1,000 Jewish Recipes

Faye Levy

Publisher: IDG Books Worldwide

A celebration of Jewish kosher cooking and tradition, this expert cookbook offers all the recipes and information any cook needs to celebrate Passover, Rosh Hashanah, and many other Jewish holidays.

Excerpted from 1,000 Jewish Recipes by Faye Levy. Copyright � 2000. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved

Recipes, p.88 Smoked Whitefish Spread Makes about 6 servings

In many homes smoked fish is a …

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Living a Joyous Life: The True Spirit of Jewish Practice

Living a Joyous Life: The True Spirit of Jewish Practice

Rabbi David Aaron

Publisher: Trumpeter

Secular and religious Jews alike will find wisdom and inspiration in this new book in which Rabbi David Aaron reveals the joy that living a Jewish life can bring. With his characteristic humor, enthusiasm, and insight, Rabbi Aaron looks at key, and often misunderstood, aspects of Jewish practice—our relationship with God, Torah study, prayer, living the commandments, celebrating the Sabbath, and

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From Mashgiachs to the new Jewish food movement: “Kosher Nation” by Sue Fishkoff

From Mashgiachs to the new Jewish food movement: "Kosher Nation" by Sue Fishkoff

When you choose to purchase a jar of peanut butter with a hecksher on it or kosher chicken, you become one of the final elements in the long journey that the particular foodstuff undertook in order to be certified as kosher. It can be easy to take this process for granted when you are receiving these things in their final form, yet Kosher Nation by Sue Fishkoff highlights this process and provides an in depth look at the …

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How to Start a Kosher Catering Business

Kosher catering business is now a big business. Jews observe many holidays and festivals and festive meals are often part of the celebration. Prior to starting your kosher catering business it is important to check the area you will be serving. Are there big Jewish communities in your area? It is also important to check on your competitors. Here are some tips on how you can start your kosher

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The Allure of Kosher Food for the Jewish Holidays

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Sue Fishkoff is the author of Kosher Nation: Why More and More of America’s Food Answers to a Higher Authority. She will be blogging all week of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog.

When I’m invited to a Shabbat or holiday meal in a Jewish home, I always bring kosher wine. Not just that, I try to make it Israeli.

It’s not because I keep kosher. And it’s not because the people I’m …

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History Timeline of Jewish People in America

History Timeline of Jewish People in America

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1630 Holland captures Pernambuco, Brazil from the Portuguese and invites Jewish settlement. A significant Jewish community develops in Recife.  (Recife is the 4 th largest metropolitan area in Brazil with 4,136,506 inhabitants.

1649 Solomon Franco was a merchant, who was granted a weekly stipend by the Puritan authorities on the condition that he leave on the next available passage to Holland.

1654 Portugal recaptures Brazil and expels Jews and

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Matzoh Ball Soup: A Collection of Personal Stories, Poems, and Rabbinical Sermons That Inspires the Jewish Spirit

… Kramer (editor)

Publisher: iUniverse, Inc.

Matzoh ball soup is an evocative symbol in the Jewish community that conjures powerful memories of a heritage embodied in family tradition. It is in the spirit of this image that we created this book.

Matzoh Ball Soup is a distinctive collection of personal stories, poems and rabbinical sermons that inspires the Jewish spirit. This collaboration of many impressive figures has resulted in a heartfelt and poignant anthology that is rich in …

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How to Keep Kosher: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Jewish Dietary Laws

How to Keep Kosher: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Jewish Dietary Laws

… Publisher: William Morrow

“Traditional Judaism injects sanctification into the ordinary habits of everyday life.Keeping kosher helps us pause and think about what we eat, and how we eat it, and elevates the act of eating.”

What does it mean to keep kosher? Many may be familiar with the basics: no bacon, no shrimp, no cheeseburgers. But the Jewish dietary laws go deeper than that, and How to Keep Kosher explores the ins and outs. Why are some foods deemed kosher while others are not? …

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Arthur Schwartz’s Jewish Home Cooking: Yiddish Recipes Revisited

Arthur Schwartz, Ben Fink

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

Arthur Schwartz knows how Jewish food warms the heart and delights the soul, whether it’s talking about it, shopping for it, cooking it, or, above all, eating it. JEWISH HOME COOKING presents authentic yet contemporary versions of traditional Ashkenazi foods–rugulach, matzoh brei, challah, brisket, and even challenging classics like kreplach (dumplings) and gefilte fish–that are approachable to make and revelatory …

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The Essential Book of Jewish Festival Cooking: 200 Seasonal Holiday Recipes and Their Traditions

… Glazer

Publisher: Harper Collins

Deeply rooted in ancient rituals, the seasonal rhythms of the land of Israel, and biblical commandments, the Jewish holidays mark a time for Jews around the world to reconnect with their spiritual lives, celebrate their history, and enjoy tasty foods laden with symbolic meaning. With Phyllis and Miriyam Glazer’s The Essential Book of Jewish Festival Cooking as your guide, you will gain a rich understanding of the Jewish calendar year and its …

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Jeff Nathan’s Family Suppers: More Than 125 Simple Kosher Recipes

… Publisher: Clarkson Potter

In Jeff Nathan’s Family Suppers, the world-renowned chef and television host of New Jewish Cuisine delivers exactly what kosher home cooks everywhere have been asking for: creative recipes easy enough for the weeknight table. In the follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut cookbook, Adventures in Jewish Cooking, Jeff hangs up the professional chef’s coat to create a more casual kitchen go-to guide, simplifying steps in light of today’s …

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Classic Italian Jewish Cooking: Traditional Recipes and Menus Classic Italian Jewish Cooking: Traditional Recipes and Menus

Edda Servi Machlin

Publisher: Ecco

Classic Italian Jewish Cooking starts with the ancient Italian adage Vesti da turco e mangia da ebreo (“Dress like a Turk and eat like a Jew”). In this definitive volume of Italian Jewish recipes, Edda Servi Machlin, a native of Pitigliano, Italy, a Tuscan village that was once home to a vibrant Jewish community, reveals the secrets of this delicate and unique culinary tradition that has flourished for more …

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Kosher By Design Entertains

Kosher By Design Entertains

… Susie Fishbein

Publisher: Artscroll

Susie Fishbein has done it again! A new cookbook with all of the elegance and flair of the original best-selling Kosher by Design, with more magnificent photography, great ideas and Jewish hospitality!

Be inspired... let your imagination soar! Susie Fishbein reveals the secrets of successful hostesses. It’s more than food — more than decor — more than centerpieces!

From an outdoor picnic to a formal anniversary dinner, Susie knows how to …

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The World of Jewish Cooking

Designed to be the cornerstone of every Jewish kitchen, a substantial collection of kosher recipes from two dozen communities around the world also includes holiday dishes and lore about the history of Jewish food throughout the ages.

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Cooking Jewish: 532 Great Recipes from the Rabinowitz Family

Cooking Jewish: 532 Great Recipes from the Rabinowitz Family

… kugel? Got Kugel with Toffee Walnuts? Now you do. Here’s the real homemade Gefilte Fish � and also Salmon en Papillote. Grandma Sera Fritkin�s Russian Brisket and Hazelnut-Crusted Rack of Lamb. Aunt Irene’s traditional matzoh balls and Judy’s contemporary version with shiitake mushrooms. Cooking Jewish gathers recipes from five generations of a food-obsessed family into a celebratory saga of cousins and kasha, Passover feasts � the holiday has its own chapter � and

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Everyday Cooking for the Jewish Home: More Than 350 Delectable Recipes

Ethel G. Hofman

Publisher: Harper Collins

From the former president of the International Association of Culinary Professionals comes a beautifully designed, accessible, and uniquely comprehensive guide to Jewish home cooking. Unlike many Jewish cookbooks that are limited to the traditional dishes of Eastern Europe, this cookbook gives readers a truly international sample of what the world of Jewish cooking has to offer.

Hardcover

ISBN:0060172959

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Enlitened Kosher Cooking

… Your Waist!

Looking to lose weight? Want to learn how to eat smart? Introducing Enlitened Kosher Cooking, a cookbook and guide to healthy eating. As the 250+ low-fat, sugar-free, and low-carb mouth-watering recipes attest, healthy eating doesn’t have to mean tastless eating! With obesity and diabetes on the rise, it’s more important than ever to take care of our bodies, and take control of our diets.

Making informed eating choices is easy to do with the information you’ll find …

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Jewish Cooking in America

Joan Nathan

Publisher: Knopf

To coincide with the forthcoming 26-part PBS TV series, “Jewish Cooking in America with Joan Nathan”, this companion volume includes all the recipes to be demonstrated on the shows–35 of which have never before been printed. 100+ photos & illustrations.

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Secrets of Fat-free Kosher Cooking

Secrets of Fat-free Kosher Cooking

… Bernstein M.D.

Publisher: Penguin

This cookbook begins with a brief introduction to the laws of kosher cooking, and then guides you through some nutrition basics. It then shows how the use of low-fat ingredients coupled with appropriate cooking methods can turn once high-fat foods into delicious low-fat alternatives. This exciting collection includes such kosher classics as plump pierogen and knishes, crisp potato latkes, and old fashioned chicken soup complete with fluffy matzoh balls. …

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The Jewish Woman Next Door: Repairing the World One Step at a Time

The Jewish Woman Next Door: Repairing the World One Step at a Time

Debby Flancbaum

Publisher: Urim Publications

The Jewish Woman Next Door: Repairing the World One Step at a Time is a collection of absorbing essays about contemporary Jewish women – some known throughout the world, others known only in their own communities – who engage in extraordinary acts of kindness.

Although the women featured in this book come from all walks of Jewish life – religious, secular and everything in …

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Kosher for the Clueless but Curious

Kosher foods, kosher cooking, and the kosher dietary laws are one of the most widely known yet least understood areas of Judaism and Jewish life. Kosher for the Clueless but Curious is the first book ever to present all aspects of kosher—including the kitchen sink—to readers who are filled with curiosity but are hungry for easy-to understand information.

One of the highlights of Kosher for …

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Kosher Grocery Stores In Short Supply Of Baby Formula

Kosher grocery stores are facing depleted stocks of an imported Israeli baby formula popular among Hasidic Jewish families.

Materna, the manufacturer, is no longer able to make shipments to the U.S., leading to shortages of one of the few dairy-based formulas that conforms to the religious laws followed by Hasidic Jews.

“I’m getting at least ten calls a day asking if it’s in,” said …

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Kosher Wines For Passover

Kosher Wines For Passover

Trader Joe’s is carrying a new line of kosher wines.  I have never heard of anything like them before.

For red wines they have some Tempranillo blends from Spain under the Terrenal brand for $3.99 They also have a blend of Chardonnay and Macabeo for $3.99 (also Spanish also Terrenal). They also have Sara Bee Moscato $5.99 (Italian) and Banero – Prosecco $7.99 (Italian). Also beibg sold at Trader Joe’s is the Tierra Salvaje …

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New start-up: Kosher clothing stores

New start-up: Kosher clothing stores

… has established a kashrut department supervising clothing stores in Jerusalem’s Mea Shearim and Geula neighborhoods.Haredi women have begun supervising businesses in the neighborhoods on behalf of the new department, checking whether the clothes sold in the stores meet the requirements of Jewish Law. The department’s findings will be published across the neighborhoods.

Read More: @ ynetnews.com

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NY Jews criticize kosher inspector cuts

NY Jews criticize kosher inspector cuts

Jewish leaders are criticizing layoffs at New York State’s kosher law enforcement division that are a result of budget cuts.The Orthodox Union’s Rabbi Menachem Genack told The Wall Street Journal in Sunday’s online edition that there is a need to protect the kosher consumer from potential fraud.

The division’s eight inspectors and an assistant were laid-off January 1. The cuts were …

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The Traditional Jewish Wedding Meal

The Traditional Jewish Wedding Meal

As in other Jewish celebrations, Jewish weddings involve festive meals. The food served during the wedding reception will mainly depend on the ethnic origin and historical backgrounds of the Bride and Groom.

Know your historical background. Ashkenazi Jews are of European origin and their menu traditionally composes of meats, roast potatoes and vegetables. Sephardic Jews, on the other hand, often serve …

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