Post­ed by Nao­mi Fire­stone-Teeter

Speak­ing of cook­books…need some recipe ideas for the High Hol­i­days this year? These two new cook­books (both sched­uled for pub­li­ca­tion in mid-Sep­tem­ber) are per­fect addi­tions to your col­lec­tion. Fea­tur­ing con­tem­po­rary dish­es and new tech­niques, Kosher Rev­o­lu­tion and The Kosher Car­ni­vore will help liv­en up your hol­i­day meal and be a sure way to impress your guests.

Kosher Rev­o­lu­tion: New Tech­niques and Great Recipes for Unlim­it­ed Kosher Cook­ing, Geila Hocher­man and Arthur Boehm (Sep­tem­ber 2011, Kyle Books). 

Fea­tures recipes like Wine-Braised Short Ribs, Rata­touille Hash, Suri­mi Crab” Cakes with Red Pep­per May­on­naise, and Asian Slaw with Chicken

The Kosher Car­ni­vore: The Ulti­mate Meat and Poul­try Book, June Hersh (Sep­tem­ber 2011, St. Martin’s Press)

Fea­tures recipes like Sim­plest Kore­an Kalbi Ribs, Lamb Tagine, Panko-crust­ed Chick­en Cut­lets, and Lemo­ny Cau­li­flower Fritters

Orig­i­nal­ly from Lan­cast­er, Penn­syl­va­nia, Nao­mi is the exec­u­tive direc­tor 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.