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Essential Book of Jewish Festival Cooking 200 Seasonal Holiday Recipes and Their Traditions

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ISBN-10: 0060012757

ISBN-13: 9780060012755

Edition: 2004

Authors: Phyllis Glazer, Miriyam Glazer

List price: $32.99
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Deeply rooted in ancient rituals, the seasonal rhythms of the land of Israel, and biblical commandments, the Jewish holidays mark a time for Jews around the world to reconnect with their spiritual lives, celebrate their history, and enjoy tasty foods laden with symbolic meaning. With Phyllis and Miriyam Glazer's The Essential Book of Jewish Festival Cooking as your guide, you will gain a rich understanding of the Jewish calendar year and its profound link to the signs of nature and the produce of the earth in each season. This landmark volume addresses a central question often left unanswered: Why do we eat what we eat on these important days? Organized by season, the ten chapters cover…    
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Book details

List price: $32.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 3/2/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Phyllis Glazer is an American-born food journalist based in Tel Aviv, Israel. She is the author of several cookbooks that have been published in Hebrew, German, and Italian, and has contributed to the Los Angeles Times, Saveur, and the Jerusalem Post, among many other publications. She appears frequently on television and radio in Israel, and has been a guest on programs in the United States, India, and the United Kingdom.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
A Note on Ingredients
The Festivals of Spring
Passover
The Omer: Awaiting the Harvest
Shavuot
The Festivals of Summer
Tu b'Av
The Festivals of Fall
Rosh Hashanah
Yom Kippur
Sukkot
The Festivals of Winter
Hanukkah
Tu b'Shvat
Purim
Menu Suggestions
New Holidays During the Omer Period
A Sabbath for the Land
Keeping Kosher
Bibliography
Index