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Curry, Caramel, Coconut and Chocolate Tart *Dear Coco Giveaway*

 
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December 24th 2013By Rachelle Ferneau

Chocolate together with smoked chiles?  Chinese five spice?  Curry???  Well, yes, yes and yes!  But before we plunge into flavor adventures, let’s back up a bit. As you know, there’s nothing else like chocolate.  It is great in both sweet and savory applications; it can be melted, chopped, grated and pulverized into nibs and powder for a multitude of uses; it can be used straight up and intense or blended with sugar and milk for a lighter taste.  And best of all, its deep,...

 

Nominate Your Favorites – 2013 Best of Kosher *Giveaway*

 
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December 23rd 2013By Tamar Genger MA, RD

We’re Back.  We love to hear from you and learn about new and not so new chefs, wines, products, blogs etc.  Nominate yourself, nominate your friends and nominate your favorites.  The third annual  Best of Kosher awards are here!!! This year we have a few changes including fun prizes to giveaway to all of you. The Best of Kosher Awards is our online contest recognizing the best of kosher in eight exciting categories, as voted by visitors to JoyofKosher.com,  but before we get to all...

 

How To Use Gefen Wonder Melts and Cookbook Giveaway

 
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December 4th 2013By joyofkosher

Wonder of wonder, miracle of miracle melts… Versatile, creamy, colorful and easy to use, Gefen Wonder Melts can be used to satisfy all your candy-making and candy-dipping desires.  Gefen Wonder Melts are mouthwatering melt-in-your-mouth candies that come in a variety of bright colors and are non-dairy — so they can brighten your baking and crown your cookies in so many different ways.  Here we have a few ways that you can use these versatile sweet treats in your kitchen: Melt Decorative...

 

Cookbook Spotlight – The Holiday Kosher Baker *Giveaway*

 
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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*

 
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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*

 
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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*

 
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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...