Cookbook giveaway - Joy of Kosher

Joy of KosherJamie Geller has created an entire media microcosm around cooking fast and delicious Kosher food. She's authored the Quick & Kosher Cookbook series (including Quick & Kosher: Recipes from the Bride Who Knew Nothing)  and is co- founder of the Kosher Media Network, which recently launched the Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller Magazine and companion website JoyofKosher.com, a social network for foodies. The New York Times has called her "the Rachael Ray of Jewish Cooking.

To give you a taste of Jamie's cooking, we're delighted to offer 10 free copies of her just published cookbook, the Joy of Kosher: Fast, fresh, family recipes. There are more than 200 recipes, with  versions suitable for entertaining and the second for family members.


Here are 6 of Jamie's favorite recipes from the book:

  • Crystal Clear Chicken Soup with Julienned Vegetables and Angel Hair (Dress It Down: Chicken Noodle Alphabet Soup)
  • Garlic Honey Brisket (Dress It Down: Honey Brisket Pita Pockets)
  • Miso-Glazed Salmon (Dress It Up: Avocado-Stuffed Miso-Glazed Salmon)
  • Butternut Squash Mac 'n' Cheese (Dress It Down: Mac 'n' Cheese Muffin Cups)
  • Gooey Chocolate Cherry Cake (Dress It Up: Red Wine Chocolate Cherry Heart Cake)
  • And talk about challah!  (Ten Variations)

To win one of the cookbooks, just post a comment below answering the question:

Which of these 6 recipes sound especially tempting, and why?

Additional rules are:

  • Please make certain you have signed in to the EYB website (you don't have to be a paid member). This ensures that we have your email address and can get in contact with you. 
  • The giveaway will expire in 4 weeks on November 17, 2013.

This contest is now closed.  The 10 winners, selected by random number generator, are annieski, pgarcia, jaxmiller, krobbins426, Gunnygoo, chawkins, Md309, Softa, vinochic and sailor.

59 Comments

  • sisterspat  on  10/20/2013 at 1:57 PM

    The challah, I have always wanted to try my hand at making. This just may give me the inspiration to do it.

  • amc  on  10/20/2013 at 3:10 PM

    Brisket. I'm always looking for a recipe better than my mother-in-law's, even though hers is the best. (As was she.) Not out of disloyality, but to see if it is possible. I also like the idea of brisket pita sandwiches, combining the Ashkenazic brisket with Sephardic pita.

  • BittyCornwell  on  10/20/2013 at 6:53 PM

    I'm interested in the Chocolate Cherry Cake recipe. I love chocolate, and I want to try the dress it up option.

  • sailor  on  10/21/2013 at 12:22 AM

    I'd love to try the Butternut Squash Mac ' n' cheese. It's great to find ways to put vegies in a recipe that children always love and the Mac 'n' Cheese Muffin Cups sounds really interesting too. All of the recipes sound great.

  • Queezle_Sister  on  10/21/2013 at 7:54 AM

    Miso-glazed salmon sounds pretty awesome to me. Miso has emerged as the best way to excite my teenage kid's palate (though bacon does a pretty good job too).

  • sir_ken_g  on  10/21/2013 at 4:05 PM

    Miso-Glazed Salmon..... Always looking for new ways to use salmon - and Japanese at that.

  • MiChal Hall  on  10/21/2013 at 4:46 PM

    Garlic honey brisket....because I'm a Texan

  • rlmiller  on  10/21/2013 at 9:21 PM

    I'm all in for the clear chicken soup with julienned vegetables. Sometimes a well executed simple recipe is far more satisfying than something new and trendy.

  • FuzzyChef  on  10/21/2013 at 10:07 PM

    To me? Really only the challah. But I'm entering the contest for my Jewish relatives.

  • Elena Rose  on  10/21/2013 at 11:39 PM

    Brisket, because I always like a new way to make it!

  • hihelen_westbrook  on  10/22/2013 at 9:18 AM

    Chocolate cherry cake. Chocolate = good, cherries = good. Also my fiance claims to make the best chocolate cake ever. A challenge!!

  • chawkins  on  10/22/2013 at 7:38 PM

    Who can resist a gooey chocolate cake with cherries?

  • kne  on  10/22/2013 at 8:23 PM

    They all sound great, but I would love the mac & cheese. The butternut squash would be an excuse to tell myself it's healthy.

  • Yarnia  on  10/22/2013 at 11:31 PM

    Brisket. The flavor combo sounds interesting.

  • JaneC  on  10/23/2013 at 10:01 AM

    They all sound good, but I'd probably make the chicken soup first. I love my traditional chicken noodle soup, but an option that includes vegetables (other than carrots and celery) would be welcome.

  • maisie_grn  on  10/23/2013 at 11:52 AM

    I love challah. Tempt me with 10 types of it and I may just convert to the anti-paleo diet.

  • tcjanes  on  10/23/2013 at 2:25 PM

    Have to go with the brisket recipe. Can anything compete with beef brisket...? Don't think so.

  • Aggie92  on  10/23/2013 at 9:31 PM

    Definitely the challah. I love to make challah and am always looking for the perfect recipe. Ten variations would keep me busy for quite a while.

  • Diabolical_DrZ  on  10/23/2013 at 11:53 PM

    Challah, can never really get what I want in store or bakery bought, might just try to learn to bake my own. I wouldn't say this about most other kinds of bread.

  • trudys_person  on  10/25/2013 at 6:01 PM

    Definitely the Butternut Squash Mac ' n' Cheese - one of my favourite dishes, souped up! Squash, cheese and pasta - how could you go wrong?

  • pgarcia  on  10/26/2013 at 5:37 PM

    The miso-glazed salmon - I love anything with miso!

  • jaelsne  on  10/26/2013 at 5:59 PM

    Brisket. May make it along with a turkey for Thanksgivingkkah!

  • RuthGo  on  10/27/2013 at 11:27 AM

    The challah. I think if I could make my own, the feeling of accomplishment would be HUGE. Baking always seems miraculous.

  • boardingace  on  10/27/2013 at 10:13 PM

    Challah bread :)

  • pokarekare  on  10/28/2013 at 1:38 AM

    Chicken soup - a perfect chicken stock lifts this soup to the heavens!

  • lmalter  on  10/30/2013 at 6:36 PM

    Garlic honey brisket--- who doesn't like brisket and the flavor profile sounds unique.

  • infotrop  on  10/30/2013 at 6:50 PM

    Garlic honey brisket for me too. Can't believe it would top my grandmother's recipe, but would love to serve it to my Dad.

  • sarahcooks  on  10/30/2013 at 7:17 PM

    Definitely the brisket - we're getting into the time of year I have slow braised meats on my mind.

  • LeePicard  on  10/30/2013 at 7:25 PM

    Ten variations of Challah! I'd like to try them all. Can they rival Julia Child's completely non-traditional version (uses milk and butter!)? Julia's is one of my favorites although I make it infrequently and I would love to find some fun "make all the time" parve challah recipes.

  • ae.bell  on  10/30/2013 at 8:08 PM

    Butternut Squash Mac 'n' Cheese because I'm feeling indulgent

  • Softa  on  10/30/2013 at 8:35 PM

    Garlic-Honey Brisket...and definitely the challah!!!!!

  • jonahgail  on  10/30/2013 at 9:17 PM

    Ten variations on challah!

  • RonaSLP  on  10/30/2013 at 9:36 PM

    The brisket...because every Jewish mother needs a signature brisket recipe, and I don't have one yet! :-)

  • rottman  on  10/30/2013 at 9:46 PM

    Butternut Squash Mac 'n' Cheese. Always looking for ways to make comfort food healthier for my kids and grandkids.

  • jane nmi  on  10/30/2013 at 9:53 PM

    Gooey Chocolate Cherry Cake.. Two things that I just love by themselves and even better together.

  • Linda Lloyd  on  10/30/2013 at 10:30 PM

    Gooey Chocolate Cherry Cake (Dress It Up: Red Wine Chocolate Cherry Heart Cake) This sounds just SO yum, and the sound of it gets the old taste buds going. I'd love to make it for a family members birthday as it'd be a BIG change from the normal Chocky Cake that they all ask for .

  • jaxmiller  on  10/31/2013 at 12:43 AM

    Miso-glazed Salmon - I love anything and everything with Salmon, and Miso is a new addition to my cupboard - the combination sounds divine!

  • SLane  on  10/31/2013 at 3:15 AM

    •Crystal Clear Chicken Soup with Julienned Vegetables and Angel Hair sounds just lovely and healthy

  • JHEverett  on  10/31/2013 at 7:40 AM

    Chicken Soup, largely because the description makes is sound magical.

  • lynnpaik  on  10/31/2013 at 8:02 AM

    Sounds like perfect comfort food - creamy, sweet squash with mac and cheese.

  • Md309  on  10/31/2013 at 8:19 AM

    Challah! I'm still on a search for the perfect one.... maybe one of the 10 will be a my winner.

  • Rudy1215  on  10/31/2013 at 8:54 AM

    Challah. By itself it's heaven but what I do with day old challah! Oh my! Bread puddings and French toast

  • Gunnygoo  on  10/31/2013 at 9:16 AM

    Garlic Honey Brined Brisket. I can almost taste the carmellized honey crust. Would be divine with a nice Challah.

  • Joanne Smith  on  10/31/2013 at 9:25 AM

    chocolate cherry cake - pretending chocolate with fruit makes it almost healthy

  • jd5761  on  10/31/2013 at 9:28 AM

    Garlic Honey Brisket, garlic and honey are two of my favourites and I wonder how they would work together

  • kimk  on  10/31/2013 at 11:45 AM

    Gooey chocolate cherry cake. Just the title makes me salivate!

  • Linda  on  11/1/2013 at 1:05 PM

    honey garlic brisket because I'm hungry for some now.

  • annieski  on  11/3/2013 at 6:19 AM

    yum, to butternut squash macs & cheese!

  • Rosesrpink50  on  11/3/2013 at 9:50 PM

    Crystal Clear Chicken Soup with Julienned Vegetables and Angel Hair sounds devine and I always turn to chicken soup as a medicinal cure.

  • krobbins426  on  11/4/2013 at 3:38 PM

    Challah. I'm curious about 10 variations.

  • molly  on  11/4/2013 at 7:12 PM

    And talk about challah! (Ten Variations) sounds great because I really need to perfect my challah!

  • GillB  on  11/4/2013 at 11:48 PM

    Miso-glazed salmon. Quick and easy dinner when late home from work.

  • vinochic  on  11/5/2013 at 12:41 PM

    Butternut squash mac and cheese. Its fall, so right now its all about squash!!

  • RobinCR  on  11/5/2013 at 2:39 PM

    Got to be the Crystal Clear Chicken Soup. With winter fast approaching, nothing is better for a cozy supper in front of the fire place.

  • hillsboroks  on  11/5/2013 at 5:31 PM

    I have to vote for the salmon with miso. We love both salmon and miso and the combination sounds devine. I especially like the dress it up/dress it down options for the recipes. Salmon, miso and avocado would also be a great combination.

  • kimtrev  on  11/6/2013 at 4:37 PM

    10 variations on challah? sign me up!

  • DelishDi  on  11/13/2013 at 3:24 PM

    Challah. I've never tried making it but I love eating it. So, 10 variations sounds intriguing to me.

  • Zosia  on  11/13/2013 at 10:21 PM

    Brisket. I've only made it once using a very basic recipe. Although it was delicious, I'm ready for more exciting versions.

  • Jane  on  11/18/2013 at 8:35 PM

    This contest is now closed. The 10 winners, selected by random number generator, are annieski, pgarcia, jaxmiller, krobbins426, Gunnygoo, chawkins, Md309, Softa, vinochic and sailor.

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