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Cooking School Brought to Us by The Culinary Arts at The JCC in Manhttan


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Introducing our new blog – Cooking School.

Every month we will be featuring an article or two from one of the chef instructors at the JCC in Manhattan.  The JCC offers a state of the art kosher culinary studio with daily hands-on classes, guest chef demonstrations, and private cooking parties for all skill levels.

Now they will be bringing their good taste to JoyofKosher.com.  Stay tuned for step by step photos and instructions to turbo charge your culinary creations.

In the mean time, the JCC is offering our readers a chance to win a class for two at any of their 2012 cooking classes.   See their offerings here.

To enter, please suggest a topic you would like to learn in the comments below.

Contest is open to US Residents over the age of 18. One winner will be chosen by online randomizer from qualifying entries. Contest ends Jan 2nd at 9 am EST.





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About Tamar Genger MA, RD


Tamar lives in New York and is the mother of three amazing children, a Registered Dietitian, professor of Nutrition, and as you can probably guess, a foodie! Tamar loves to travel with her family and visits kosher restaurants wherever she goes. Although she loves the sights, she spends more time talking about the restaurants and food she ate! As a mom and a nutritionist, Tamar tries to balance her passion for healthy cooking with her insatiable desire for chocolate!




19 Responses to Cooking School Brought to Us by The Culinary Arts at The JCC in Manhttan

  1. I love Sephardic and Indian cooking, I’d love how to learn more with that genre.

  2. I would like to see a class on food styling.

  3. avatar says: efeder

    I am new to Judaism and I find that most people who grew up Jewish have treasured family recipes which are not published anywhere.

    I’d love to learn some of the basic.

    I am an avid cook and I would appreciate a starting point in Jewish cuisine.

  4. I would learn how to decorate pastries and how to generally make food presentation better.

  5. I would like to see a class on classic techniques and sauces

  6. avatar says: cask51454

    Would love to see some regional american cooking for a change!

  7. I would love a course on desserts!

  8. avatar says: joyce

    I would love to learn how to make a good mac n’ cheese whithout being grainy. Of course learning Greek or Sephardic dishes would be fabulous!

  9. I’d love a course on how to pick the best produce at the kosher supermarket, and then how to incorporate fruits and veggies into meals in a way that will please even the pickiest eater (no hiding spinach in brownies, please).

  10. avatar says: zahavaf

    I would love to go to a class on dairy and fish recipes.

  11. the chemistry of baking.
    cooking is so easy to improvise; i’d love to learn the basics of what each ingredient contributes so I can make up my own recipes more easily.
    food pairings
    substitutions (like pareve heavy cream etc)


  12. avatar says: fshapiro

    I would love a course on really basic cooking–how to make delicious kosher food for someone who doesn’t know how to cook at all.

  13. Indian and Iraqi cooking

  14. avatar says: Leez

    I would love to learn how to garnish dishes to make ot more elegant and proffesional looking.

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