240 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
"Here is a cookbook for Jews who like food and food lovers who like Jews. From nationally recognized Jewish deli and Bay Area favorite, Wise Sons, this cookbook presents over 50 recipes for salads, soups, baked goods, holiday dishes, and more from their beloved restaurants. Recipes are organized into 20 occasions that chronicle a Jewish life in food-from Shabbat and Mitzvah Moments, to J-Dating and Dinner with the Goyim In-Laws. Interspersed throughout are smart and funny short essays, line drawings, and photography of plated dishes and traditional memorabilia. Packed with homey recipes and relatable humor, this is as much a delicious, lighthearted, and nostalgic cookbook as it is a lively celebration of Jewish culture"-- Provided by publisher.
"From nationally recognized Jewish brand Wise Sons, the cookbook Eat Something features over 60 recipes for salads, soups, baked goods, holiday dishes, and more. This long-awaited cookbook (the first one for Wise Sons!) is packed with homey recipes and relatable humor; it is as much a delicious, lighthearted, and nostalgic cookbook as it is a lively celebration of Jewish culture.Stemming from the thesis that Jews eat by occasion, the book is organized into 19 different events and celebrations chronicling a Jewish life in food, including: bris, Shabbat, Passover and other high holidays, first meal home from college, J-dating, wedding, and more. Both a Jewish humor book and a cookbook Recipes are drawn from the menus of their beloved Bay Area restaurants, as well as all the occasions when Jews gather around the table. Includes short essays, illustrations, memorabilia, and stylish plated food photography.Wise Sons is a nationally recognized deli and Jewish food brand with a unique Bay Area ethos-inspired by the past but entirely contemporary, they make traditional Jewish foods California-style with great ingredients.Recipes include Braided Challah, Big Macher Burger, Wise Sons' Brisket, Carrot Tzimmes, and Morning After Matzoquiles, while essays include Confessions of a First-Time Seder Host, So, You Didn't Marry a Jew, and Iconic Chinese Restaurants, As Chosen by the Chosen People. The perfect gift for Wise Sons fans of all ages, lovers of Jewish food and humor, as well as gift-givers young and old looking for Jewish-themed gifts for bar mitzvahs, birthdays, weddings, and more Great for those who enjoyed Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking by Michael Solomonov, The 100 Most Jewish Foods: A Highly Debatable List by Alana Newhouse, and Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House That Herring Built by Mark Russ Federman A must for anyone looking to expand their knowledge of Jewish cuisine and culture"-- Provided by publisher.
The early years. Bris -- Hannukkah -- Visiting the grandparents in the Sunshine States -- Sick days -- The awkward years. Mitzvah moments -- The last supper -- Christmas dinner -- Sunday night takeout -- The young-adulting years. First meal home from college -- J dating -- Shabbat -- Brunch -- The all-grown-up years. Rosh Hashana -- Passover -- Yom Kippur -- Wedding party -- Dinner with the Goyim in-laws -- "Are you pregnant yet?" -- The snowbird years. Shivah's silver lining -- Return to the Sunshine States... -- The Candle-Lighting Service, a.k.a. Acknowledgements.