The directions are clear and easy to follow.
Many times I've heard someone say, "I enjoy just reading cookbooks," and thought that as silly as buying a CD just to watch it spin.
The cultural and historical information--arranged chronologically--is fascinating, and were that all the book offered, it would be enough.
This book is more than a cookbook. It also a work of social history and provides insight into the American Jewish community historically. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Shalom Freedman
Don't have a bubbe to call your own and teach you the time-tested secrets to perfect matzo balls? No problem! You can buy a book instead. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Goldie
This book contains excellent, delicious recipes. The directions are clear and easy to follow. The histories that accompany the recipes bring a tie to people and families long gone. Read morePublished 11 months ago by bern
A major reason we bought this was for a recipe for the Hungarian honey cake, but it was a total disaster. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Bart S.
The best part of this book is the history of Jewish foods and food manufacturers in this country. Love the old ads! Read morePublished on March 29, 2013 by Judy L.
I knew her in Israel, back in the 1970's. She was a terrific cook then, too. This book is just marvelous. You will use it every day.Published on March 11, 2013 by Sharon Smith
It's a history lesson and a great source of information and background on all of the entries. It's terrific and I can't wait to start cooking up some of the stuff!Published on December 20, 2012 by California Greg
The stories, the recipes will give you an inside look at how these marvelous recipes came to be. Great book!Published on December 20, 2012 by divergent
I enjoy reading and cooking from this book, but the index on the back is so bad. I got so frustrated just trying to find things from reading the index. Read morePublished on August 31, 2012 by Suzanne Tran