cookbook library

The Community Table Recipes & Stories From The Jewish Community Center
In Manhattan & Beyond

Across the continent, JCCs are cultural epicenters of modern Jewish life. The buildings are hives of activity; at any given moment, hundreds of people of all ages, backgrounds, interests, and opinions gather to engage in a myriad of activities. And nothing says community more than food.  Check it out 


Women's Philanthropy MOSAIC
by Federation CJA

Women’s Philanthropy Mosaic is a unique cookbook of over 100 delicious and innovative recipes that reflects the rich diversity of Montreal’s Jewish cuisine. A project of Federation CJA’s Women’s Philanthropy Division, all proceeds from this book will be used to support women in need.  Check it out 



The New Kosher *Available in August
by Kim Kushner


Kosher cooking has been redefined for the modern family.  The New Kosher is filled with healthy recipes, exquisite flavors, and a fresh sensibility for the modern lifestyle. Emphasizing fast, easy, and delicious dishes for everyday meals and special occasions, this is your comprehensive guide to kosher cooking. Check it out 





Kosher Revolution
by Geila Hocherman and Arthur Boehm

Thanks to the availability of sophisticated kosher ingredients and food-savvy kosher cookbooks, kosher cooks are able to cook any kosher recipe at home. With a handy chart for exchange info at-a-glance, Kosher Revolution promises to breathe new life into your kosher kitchen. Read a review.  Check it out 



Cookie Love
by Mindy Segal and Kate Leahy

I love this one! More Than 60 Recipes and Techniques for Turning the Ordinary into the Extraordinary. Read a review by Epicurious







The Kosher Baker
by Paula Shoyer

Organized by time and has chapters on challah, sugar-free and Passover desserts. There are desserts for every kind of baker, whether novice or expert. Features French tarts and pastries, traditional Jewish desserts such as babka and rugelach, cakes for every occasion with how-to photos.  Check it out




Jewish Soul Food: From Minsk to Marrakesh, by Janna Gur 
More Than 100 Unforgettable Dishes Updated for Today's Kitchen . Wide-ranging recipes in Jewish Soul Food—from Kubaneh, a surprising Yemenite version of a brioche, to Ushpa-lau, a hearty Bukharan pilaf—were chosen not by an editor or a chef but, rather, by what Janna Gur calls “natural selection.”  Check it out






Joy of Kosher
by Jamie Geller

Joy of Kosher includes original ideas for authentically kosher, foolproof, flexible recipes for scrumptious, nutritious, and easy dishes—all with no slaving over a hot stove or rabbi required. 


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