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Kosher By Design: Teens and 20-Somethings
Cooking for the Next Generation
By Susie Fishbein
Photography by John Uher
Artscroll - Shaar Press
Distributed by Mesorah Publications, Ltd.
ISBN: 978-1-4226-0998-9

Reviewed by Simone Bonim - November 2, 2010

Susie Fishbein, the Queen of Kosher cooking is back with a new addition to her best-selling Kosher by Design series of cookbooks. This new addition, Teens and 20-Somethings is designed to meet the needs, and tastes of young people and is perfect for young folks who are learning to cook as well as for anyone cooking for this burgeoning generation of perpetually busy young people.

This new cookbook includes 100 easy to prepare, teen and 20-something tested recipes that have not appeared in any of the earlier Kosher by Design coookbooks. As well, it is filled with mouth-watering illustrations of the various dishes, complete instructions on how recreate them, along with party and dinner planning advice and decorating tips. Fishbein has included tips on getting started in the kitchen, eating healthy, kitchen basics, and much more. Most of the recipes in this cookbook can be used by those having special dietary needs. In the margins of the cookbook, you will find icons that indicate if a given recipe is considered to be vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free, and dairy-free dishes. You'll also find notations, in the recipes themselves, if a given dish is considered parve, dairy, or meat.

The recipes are organized into thematic chapters covering As with all of the Kosher by Design books, Teens and 20-Somethings is filled with a host of tasty dishes that are sure please all members of your family, no matter what their age. As well, all instructions are clear and easy to follow, making it easy for both novice and seasoned cooks to recreate these dishes. The pictures are gorgeous, and serve to give you not only an excellent idea of what the end product should look like, but also hints on how to present the various dishes. Kosher By Design: Teens and 20-Somethings is an excellent starter cookbook for those new to cooking, as well as for students and newlyweds who are setting up their own kitchens. It is also ideal for anyone looking for quick and easy dishes to prepare that will appeal to both the young and young at heart that you are cooking for. I highly recommend this cookbook, as well as all the cookbooks in the Kosher By Design series. These cookbooks prove that Kosher cooking can be as vibrant, exciting, and cutting edge as any other form of cooking! Bon Appétit!!

To give you an idea of the exciting recipes that you'll find in this cookbook, here are a few of my favorites: Want to peruse a list of the more than 900 recipes available in the Kosher By Design series? No problem, Click Here to download a free 18-page PDF file of the complete recipe index for the Kosher By Design series.


Kosher by Design Teens & 20-Somethings: cooking for the next generation is aimed at the young and digital-savvy fast-food generation and those who cook for them. Susie Fishbein is an everyday cook who loves to share her passion for cooking and entertaining with friends and family. Her enthusiasm for food and entertaining led to the creation of her best-selling cookbook, Kosher by Design, published in 2003 by ArtScroll Shaar Press.


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