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Cookbook Spotlight – The Holiday Kosher Baker *Giveaway*

 
holiday baker collage

November 28th 2013By joyofkosher

Two years ago Paula Shoyer came to market with The Kosher Baker.  A cookbook that filled the void for many to create amazing non dairy desserts that left no need for apology.  Check out our first interview with Paula and learn more about her transformation from lawyer to pastry chef to cookbook author.  Now, Paula is back with more amazing recipes to add to your holiday repertoire.   The Holiday Kosher Baker Cookbook is a go to bible filled with tips and tricks for any new or seasoned...

 

Chocolate Gelt For Grown Ups *Giveaway*

 
laktes and gelt

November 19th 2013By Tamar Genger MA, RD

Chocolate Gelt is all grown up and dressed up and it has plenty of places to go. Veruca Chocolates is now making their specialty, hand crafted Hanukkah gelt with CRC kosher certification.  Veruca Chocolates was started by Heather Johnston, a pediatrician who got frustrated with the medical system and was looking to add some sweetness to her life.  She wandered into a chocolate making class and fell in love with the craft of the chocolatier.  Heather began creating high quality artisanal...

 

In the JOK Kitchen with Chef David From The Prime Grill *Win*

 
prime grill cookbook collage

November 11th 2013By Tamar Genger MA, RD

The Prime Grill is the premier kosher restaurant in New York.  In 2000, Joey Allaham, a Syrian Jewish immigrant born to a family of butchers, saw a gap in the marketplace for a kosher steakhouse that could rival the best steakhouses in New York City.  Opening in midtown Manhattan, Joey took a gamble that really paid off.  Hiring Chef David Kolotkin early, the two pioneers of upscale kosher cuisine brought kosher dining to a higher level.  With the publication of their first cookbook, we...

 

Thanksgivukkah Tablescape Ideas *Giveaway*

 
thanksgivukkah tablescape

November 6th 2013By Cathy Epstein

If you have checked your “American” calendar ,  you will have noticed that Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah fall (no pun intended) on the same day this year. According to Steven Colbert, Thanksgiving is actually under attack!! But wait Steven isn’t it Hanukkah that actually must share the limelight, or wait, aren’t we just killing two birds with one stone. Sorry for the last comment, maybe that wasn’t appropriate…. Anyways… if you were wondering how to decorate your...

 

How To Create a Dessert Table for Hanukkah *Giveaway*

 
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November 5th 2013By Jamie Geller

Well I have certainly made a lot of friends since moving to Israel.  My newest pals are a sister team of event designers from the city of Modiin.  Nesia and Daphna run A La Mode Designer Desserts, Designer Parties.  And I tapped them to create a vibrant, modern, unexpected Chanukah dessert table.  Watch this video and learn how to recreate this thing of beauty step-by-step.  It’s also filled with lot’s of little take-away ideas for gifts, sweets, and snacks that can be incorporated into...

 

Kitchen Gadgets and Giveaways

 
kitchen gadgets

November 4th 2013By Tamar Genger MA, RD

This month we share the gadgets we used in the making of this issue.  The following gadgets were used in some of our recipe making.  They are versatile and unique and make a perfect hostess, birthday or Chanukah gift. A great way to celebrate Chanukah’s traditional doughnut treats all the while keeping health in mind is with the WILTON NON-STICK DONUT CAKE PAN. It is available in 2 sizes: a 6-cavity doughnut pan or a 12-cavity mini doughnut pan. You can use practically any cake batter and...

 

25 Things You Don’t Know About Me *Giveaway*

 
25 things you don't know aobut me - jamie geller

October 29th 2013By Jamie Geller

To celebrate the debut of my new cookbook, my labor of love, my magnum opus, my baby (except that human babies take only nine months to happen and this one took two years – oh, the agony), I’m sharing 25 things you don’t already know about me.  I know, I know, you thought that by now I’ve told you everything, and I have – almost. The upcoming book is my most personal yet – filled with episodes of my life that seem larger than life; diary entries; pictures of my kids; my innermost...

 

The Joy of Kosher Cookbook Now Available *Cheese Giveaway*

 
Joy of Kosher Cookbook Reveal

October 15th 2013By Jamie Geller

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...

 

In the Joy of Kosher Kitchen with Balaboosta

 
balaboosta cookbook interview

October 14th 2013By Tamar Genger MA, RD

I know what you are thinking, aren’t we all balaboosta? Or maybe you are thinking I am in a no way a balaboosta or what is a balaboosta? A balaboosta is the Yiddish term for the perfect housewife. The dream of little girls long ago was to be a balaboosta just like their mothers. Some of that changed with the feminist movement, but just as women have evolved, Einat Admony believes that the term “balaboosta” is to be embraced not embarrassed. A twenty-first century balaboosta navigates the...

 

Tips To Dress Up Your Table *Giveaway*

 
table design tips

October 11th 2013By joyofkosher

Malky is the founder of the Silverspoon store and website www.SilverSpoonStore.com. Born from a passion for entertaining, the Silver Spoon first opened the doors of its boutique in 2000. Malky had a desire to offer fine quality tabletop at the most competitive prices available. It soon became obvious that more than a few shared her appreciation for beautiful tableware and her passion for stunning presentation.  Malky shares her tips and recommendations to help you create a one-of-a-kind...