Contests & Brands


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

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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

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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*

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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

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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*

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October 11th 2013By joyofkosher

Malky is the founder of the Silverspoon store and website 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...


RSVP For The #ChosenCandy Twitter Chat and Win

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October 8th 2013By joyofkosher

You’re invited to join our  Twitter chat! Hosted by @JoyofKosher and sponsored by Mike and Ike and Goldenberg’s Peanut Chews On the agenda Fun questions and lots of Prizes – Win 1 of 5 copies of the Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller Magazine for Hanukkah just by RSVPing below, then Retweet during the chat to win 1 of 2 $25 candy prize packages and 1 of 2 copies of the new Joy of Kosher Cookbook. We will be talking about our favorite ChosenCandy!!  Reminiscing about Peanut Chews,...


The Joy of Kosher Cookbook, It’s Personal…*Giveaway*

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October 8th 2013By Jamie Geller

You’ll hear people say my new Joy of Kosher is not exactly a cookbook – what they really mean is it’s not just a cookbook with the yummiest most delicious, most glorious food – it’s a book about life, my life.  Literally. I ripped pages out of my diary and swiped pictures of my family and put them into this book.  Nearly 400 pages of food, family, life and love. You’ll want to hug this book.  I do.  I really wrote it for you ‘cuz I want to hug you.  You have no way of...