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The Joy of Kosher Cookbook Now Available *Cheese Giveaway*


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TODAY IS THE DAY!!! I am flipping, I am freaking, I am crying – tears of joy! My new cookbook Joy of Kosher is on shelves TODAY!!! If you haven’t ordered your copy yet, what are you waiting for? Click here to order your copy on Amazon and get it in two days!! Quick before the first printing sells out!

I am a woman of many words – 73,802 words to be exact – laid out over 384 pages in 207 recipes. Want another sneak peek?

This here is the cover…

And this is quite obviously the back cover…

And I threw in lots and lots of pictures of good, great, glorious food too, because I love ya.

Recipes that will never ever ever let you down. There’s even a holiday section and wine suggestions and a knock- those-socks-right-off-your-feet crazy cool sweet and savory challah section.

Some of my favorite Israel Inspired Dressed Up Recipes…

Hummus-Topped Ktzitzot

One day, Hubby asked me to make these itsy-bitsy beef patties. Super unfair. Never met a ktzitzah in my life.

Anita’s Pretty Lachmagine with Parsley Tahini

Anita says you don’t have to make your own pie dough on a flat rock in your backyard either — that’s why I love this woman!

Falafel Poppers with Lemon Sesame Schug

Yemenite schug is a spicy paste consumed for centuries by people with iron guts. Traditionally, it’s eaten straight. I double-dare you.

Yerushalmi Raisin Ring Kugel

If you like it than you shoulda put a ring on it, uh uh oh… sorry can’t help myself. Ok, who here gets this reference – and will admit it?

A family heirloom recipe that took me over 30 years to write down.

Daddy’s Mititei (Romanian Garlic Meat Kabobs) with Peach Salsa

What gives Daddy’s mititei authentically Transylvanian flavor is the loads and loads of garlic – not at all for the faint of heart.

A hot sweet bite of heaven that should be illegal.

Cherry Bourbon Hand Pies

Hubby made the monstrous mistake of getting between a crazy cookbook author and her pie. He will never do it again.

And, this time, I just can’t resist sharing my life and love with you. In this book, you’ll get to know not only me and Hubby, but my kids too. They’re just plain (adorable) normal kids, who happen to have a mother who writes cookbooks, among other things. Somehow they now expect a photographer to be recording their every move. And they’ve taken to tasting a new dish and remarking, “Needs a bit more something, don’t you think?”

A typical moment in the Geller household. Well, actually, we got this shot by promising, “Whoever hugs Mommy the hardest will get double desserts.”

Just because we nicknamed him Angel Face, doesn’t mean he’s an angel. Our photographer busted him right in the middle of this heist.

My Dad. Master chef and keeper of family recipes that were top secret – until I put them in my book. He still loves me, but…

Does this little darlin’ look like she would keep Mommy up all night?

It’s not bread. It’s challah. What could be more special than sharing this ancient tradition with your own children?

The desserts in this book are so yummy, the kids fight over who will serve them to our guests.

Look who won!

So much went into this book. I’m happy for you that it’s finally here. And happy for me too. Another notch in my belt – with every book, I have to let out another notch. Goes with the territory.

If you want all the delicious details, read this Q&A and read The Joy of Kosher Cookbook, It’s Personal.

Did I say to make sure you get your copies now, today is the day!! Click here to order your copy on Amazon and get it in two days!


***Giveaway*** Win a Cheese Basket from Natural and Kosher Cheese!! Win a selection of cheeses valued at $50. Enter with rafflecopter below.  Leave a comment and make sure to share this post with all your friends so they all go buy the book. 

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About Jamie Geller


Jamie Geller is the only best-selling cookbook author who wants to get you out of the kitchen – not because she doesn’t love food – but because she has tons to do. As “The Bride Who Knew Nothing” Jamie found her niche specializing in fast, fresh, family recipes. Now the "Queen of Kosher" (CBS) and the "Jewish Rachael Ray" (New York Times), she's the creative force behind JoyofKosher.com and "Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller" magazine . Jamie and her hubby live in Israel with their five busy kids who give her plenty of reasons to get out of the kitchen - quickly. Check out her new book, "Joy of Kosher: Fast, Fresh Family Recipes."




81 Responses to The Joy of Kosher Cookbook Now Available *Cheese Giveaway*

  1. avatar says: Gitty

    These pictures look scrumptious! And if I don’t have to patchke, it’s an added bonus :)

  2. Love that huge kitchen!

  3. avatar says: Rachel

    Looks great and very Israeli friendly.

  4. avatar says: Taylor

    Congratulations Jamie! You have a beautiful family and home, and a wonderful photographer. :)

  5. avatar says: dalesusan

    wow! this looks so yummy. mazel tov on your new book. i hope i win the cheese prize!

  6. I love this new cookbook! So excited!

  7. avatar says: ahava

    so happy for you!!! looks beautiful!!

  8. avatar says: leah

    wud love to win this cook book looks amazing

  9. avatar says: Rochel S

    Cant wait to get this cookbook!

  10. avatar says: donna

    Ordered it now from Amazon can’t wait to get it, it looks amazing!!!

  11. avatar says: molly

    love the shape of the ring kugel. i never thought of that.

  12. avatar says: Miriam

    Happy to hear you are coming to Philly!

  13. avatar says: rena

    Looks great! Can’t wait to check it out.

  14. Recipes are really great! like to look and fix them!!!

  15. Such a fun cookbook! love the emphasis of family :)

  16. avatar says: Debbie

    I just ordered this cookbook and I can’t wait to start trying out the delicious recipes!!!

  17. Mazal tov, Jamie! Looking forward to cooking your yummy dishes!

  18. avatar says: Marcia

    cookbook looks fabulous, especially the desserts

  19. avatar says: Dee

    What is that dessert the girls are holding? Looks delish…

  20. avatar says: davises88

    Those hand pies look so yum. Wish the web had a smell feature!

  21. The new cookbook looks like it would be fun to just read, then use to make yummy food:)

  22. avatar says: Jake

    The cookbook looks great

  23. avatar says: Nechama

    anything? ;)


  24. avatar says: cheryl

    these look amazing

  25. avatar says: Perrie

    Hi Jamie, your kids look super cute!
    How do you manage your time so well?
    Those sliders look scrumptious.

  26. avatar says: Jillian

    The cookbook looks great and I love that you shared your family with us!

  27. avatar says: Helene

    Congrats on the new book! Everything looks wonderful.

  28. avatar says: mink

    No pics of hubby?

  29. avatar says: Chavie

    Looking forward to using this cookbook!

  30. avatar says: Peryl

    Hatzlacha on the launch of your new cookbook!

  31. Mazal Tov on your new book!

  32. avatar says: Michelle

    Hummus-Topped Ktzitzot looks fabulous

  33. avatar says: Marsha

    I have been pouring over the book all day. It is beautiful and I can’t wait to start cooking with my kids.

  34. avatar says: ruth l.

    I want to win this prize for my daughter and the cookbook looks great.

  35. avatar says: Erica

    looks like a great cookbook. And who doesn’t love cheese?!

  36. Looking forward to trying many of these recipes.

  37. Have just finished new kitchen,! Can’t wait to try new recipes in stove that actually works .

  38. I can’t wait to see the new cookbook! I love the Israeli food!

  39. avatar says: temima

    cookbook looks amazing!! i love the pictures of your family in it!

  40. The book looks like fun, can’t wait to get it.

  41. This cookbook looks amazing!! The pictures are beautifully done! I cant wait to get myself(and my mother and my sister and my sister-in-law) a copy!

  42. avatar says: cindy

    Can’t wait to try your new recipes. So glad you are an aliyah success story. (Beautiful kitchen too!)

  43. Just got my cookbook yesterday – looking forward to using it already for shabbos this week!

  44. avatar says: frippie

    how much of your new cookbook is vegetarian friendly, or even just non-fleishig?

  45. Everything looks wonderful!

  46. avatar says: D Schmidt

    If you could only eat one cheese forever what would it be?

  47. Looking forward to trying all of your new recipes!

  48. avatar says: rivky

    Cheese? Any time

  49. avatar says: Jon Heil

    Dont know if its kosher or not, if it tastes good thats the only thing that matters!

  50. Just got my cookbook today! Can’t wait to start reading it! It looks beautiful. Lots of Mazal.

  51. avatar says: Toby

    Thought of my sis who LOVES Kugel!

  52. avatar says: JoAn

    Love the giveaways!

  53. Wonderful cookbook

  54. Beautiful family, beautiful home, beautiful photos of beautiful recipes. Good luck with the cookbook!

  55. I cannot wait to get a look at this cookbook!

  56. I just got back from a tour of New England in the Fall. I’m afraid I’m suffering from jet-lag and a lack of sleep. Can’t think of anything great to say, sorry. Thanks for the giveaway.

  57. Beautiful family and beautiful food. You are very blessed.

  58. avatar says: Avigail

    I got the book, can’t wait to try the recipes.

  59. avatar says: Yael

    Love the recipes

  60. avatar says: Joyce

    Well done! Mazel Tov!

  61. avatar says: dz13dz

    looks awesome! so excited! its so nice to include your family. I feel like I know your family personally from following your journey and am so excited to have such a book in my home

  62. The book looks wonderful! I can’t wait to read (and cook from) it!

  63. I have heard that cheese is the fat person’s candy, but I don’t agree. It is anyone’s candy!

  64. avatar says: Kristen

    mmmm…those Cherry Bourbon Hand Pies look amazing!

  65. avatar says: Carolsue

    Your kids are beautiful! The girls’ braids are so cute!
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  66. avatar says: Gaye M

    Your recipes inspire me – and my family thanks you!

  67. avatar says: Helen

    That all looks so good, I’m hungry now.

  68. Mazel Tov! I am so excited to celebrate with you. It is absolutely gorgeous

  69. avatar says: heather c

    I’m reading the blog of a superwoman here. Kids, cooking and clean house. Amazing!

  70. avatar says: Carolsue

    I follow you on Instagram as Cezovski9 but I don’t know how to tag you!

  71. avatar says: malki b

    cookbook looks yum!

  72. Kudos on the new book, and may all your kids get bitten by the foodie bug!

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