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The Shabbat Table – A Newish Jewish Shabbat

Good Shabbos, Shabbat Shalom! Marcy Goldman, chef-author of several cookbooks including A Treasury of Jewish Holiday Baking and creator of the renowned website <> has created a delicious collection of the very best tastes from the Jewish kitchen. Her new cookbook, The Newish Jewish Cookbook (River Heart Press), includes over 140 recipes for holidays and every day, with fresh, new spins on delicious traditions.

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The Shabbat Table – Hamantashen Heaven!

Good Shabbos, Shabbat Shalom! Purim begins at sundown on March 20 this year and although many people have baked batches of hamantashen in advance, filling up their freezers and cookie jars, the ongoing search for the best hamantashen recipe, from classic to decadent, continues. It’s a trending topic with the 8300+ members of my popular Facebook group, Norene’s Kitchen!

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The Shabbat Table – Easy, Elegant Dishes From the Aishes Chayil Cookbook

Good Shabbos, Shabbat Shalom! The Aishes Chayil Cookbook (Feldheim), a project of the Aishes Chayil postpartum recuperation centre in Monroe, NY (near Monsey), recently arrived in my mailbox. This fascinating cookbook is packed with recipes for delectable, elegant dishes served at a new mommy and baby resort, also known as a kimpeturin heim.

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