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The Gefilte Variations: 200 Inspired Re-creations of Classics from the Jewish Kitchen, with Menus, Stories, and Traditions for the Holidays and Year-Round

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"THE GEFILTE VARIATIONS" IS ABOUT MUCH MORE THAN GEFILTE FISH. Inspired by the rich traditions of the Jewish community, this cookbook offers all the excitement of a newly discovered world of eating. Food writer Jayne Cohen celebrates her culinary mother tongue, improvising with the foods she is passionate about. Faithful to the traditions -- all recipes are kosher -- she p ...more
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published March 22nd 2000 by Scribner
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Nov 25, 2007 K rated it liked it
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I told a friend of mine at work that I've been craving a new cookbook, and she was kind enough to bring this one to lend me. I guess I would compare it to "Kosher by Design Entertains" in that it's more fun to look at than to actually use.

I appreciate the author's efforts to revamp traditional Jewish cuisine with new twists while trying to stay somewhat true to the original. However, it feels to me like she's trying a bit too hard. Recipes like "Black Grape, Goat Cheese, and Noodle Latkes with
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Aug 17, 2008 Hindy rated it liked it
I got it as a gift...the giver told me it looked "interesting." I love to cook, but the recipes in this book were way too outlandish. They were not useful recipes.
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