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Paperback The Complete American-Jewish Cookbook Book

ISBN: 0060915900

ISBN13: 9780060915902

The Complete American-Jewish Cookbook

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Book Overview

Presents traditional kosher recipes for a wide variety of everyday dishes and holiday foods.

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Cooking Cooking Kosher Special Diet

Customer Reviews

5 ratings

Wonderful book for classic dishes

My mother received the original book as a wedding present in the 50's and it was passed on to me well worn and put to good use. I wanted a new copy and to see if any of the recipies had been updated for the times. It is a great book for making the Jewish Classics like brisket or kugel or borsht. I love it.

Some dated recipes, but a great reference book

"The Complete American Jewish Cookbook" includes a mix of traditional Ashkenazic dishes and mid-20th-century American comfort food. There are many cookbooks that will provide updated versions of traditional foods and kosher versions of contemporary favorites. But how many of them also serve as good, basic references, covering everything from applesauce (multiple versions) to zucchini? My personal favorites include banana bread and baked macaroni and cheese. The Passover section is invaluable, and the chicken soup is sheer perfection!

My Favorite Cookbook!

My friend's Mom gave me her book that she got in 1950. Even with the front cover missing I return to this book time and time again. I love the thousands of recipes to choose from. The best part is rarely is there a recipe that has more than 6-10 ingredients. Easy to read - simple to follow - great pictures. I've purchased a used hard cover version that I saving for my daughter. This cookbook brings the memory of my mother and grandmother back to life!

Best Cookbook I've Ever Used

I have approximately 20 cookbooks on my shelf, but when push comes to shove, this is my best source for almost anything I am looking for. I have been using it for 40 years, and am now looking to buy a "new" one, having gone through 2 already...as I said, I really use this book!

Absolutely cannot do without it!

I have had this book for about 48 years, in fact the original one has pages falling out. I had to buy another (with soft cover) about 15 years ago because the first one is very fragile. I bought this book for my daughter when she got married in 1980 and also for my youngest daughter when she married in 1983. Now my grandaughter, age 18, is starting college and wants the book, too. I understand it is out of print, and in that case, I will have to give her the soft cover one. This book is a basic cookbook which covers every situation, and it is especially good for new cooks because it explains very well. You don't even have to be kosher to use it, but it doesn't hurt. New jewish cookbooks come and go, but this is the one you really need and is a keeper!
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