Post­ed by Nao­mi Firestone-Teeter

As sum­mer winds down and we begin to pre­pare for the High Hol­i­days (!), we’ve had some­thing very impor­tant on our minds: food. Thank­ful­ly, this Sep­tem­ber brings with it four new cook­books of par­tic­u­lar appeal to our fel­low mem­bers of the tribe:

Bonus: win a signed copy of Michael Ruhlman’s The Book of Schmaltz, which was pub­lished ear­li­er this month by Lit­tle, Brown + stay tuned for guest blogs from Jamie Geller lat­er this month, whose new cook­book, The Joy of Kosher, will be pub­bing from William Mor­row in October.

Orig­i­nal­ly from Lan­cast­er, Penn­syl­va­nia, Nao­mi is the CEO of Jew­ish Book Coun­cil. She grad­u­at­ed from Emory Uni­ver­si­ty with degrees in Eng­lish and Art His­to­ry and, in addi­tion, stud­ied at Uni­ver­si­ty Col­lege Lon­don. Pri­or to her role as exec­u­tive direc­tor, Nao­mi served as the found­ing edi­tor of the JBC web­site and blog and man­ag­ing edi­tor of Jew­ish Book World. In addi­tion, she has over­seen JBC’s dig­i­tal ini­tia­tives, and also devel­oped the JBC’s Vis­it­ing Scribe series and Unpack­ing the Book: Jew­ish Writ­ers in Conversation.