Synopses & Reviews
Mama says ... For Friday night dinner, make your chicken soup on Thursday night. As well as improving its flavor, you can use the surface fat for making matzah balls on Friday. Peppered throughout with advice such as this, The Jewish Mamas Kitchen leads readers through a complete course on homestyle Jewish cooking. Presented with archival photographs on facsimile notebook pages, this book brings culinary traditions and glimpses of the old world into todays home kitchen. 50 recipes include mouth-watering creations like Honey Roast Chicken for Rosh Hashanah; Potato Kugel; Grandmas Chopped Liver; Homemade Bagels; and Beef Strudel. The authentic recipes are suitable for everyday meals and special holiday celebrations, while recipe header notes give historical and religious context. These traditional Jewish dishes are easy to make with Mamas personal advice and her gentle but firm voice of authority leading the way.