Second Helpings, Please! by Norene GilletzSecond Helpings, Please! by Norene Gilletz

Second Helpings, Please!

EditorNorene GilletzOtherHarriet Nussbaum

Paperback | June 12, 2017

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First published in 1968, this is the "go to" cookbook for young singles, marries, and people who simply love food.

Originally conceived as a culinary celebration of Jewish Holy Days, Second Helpings, Please has evolved into an indispensable cooking treasury, one designed with convenience in mind, but packed with all sorts of helpful tips and advice for the amateur cook. From discussions of oven temperatures to substitutions (when you do not have fresh milk, for example), from a primer on how to measure, to a dictionary of food terms, this soup to nuts compendium features over 500 recipes, plus extra pages to fill in one's own special favourites.

A comprehensive index, charts of recommended freezer storage time, glossaries, special occasion menus, and dieting hints add even more to the package.

This iconic cookbook was a project of Mount Sinai Chapter Montreal of B'nai Brith Women of Canada as it was then known. Sharing traditional recipes with simple and explicit instructions was the goal of the project. The members of Mount Sinai Chapter thought that this project would take a couple of months to complete and they would produce a simple cookbook that would be suitable for young brides. This 'simple' project took 3 1/2 years to complete. It was an instant success and quickly become the 'go to' gift for showers and weddings, eventually for young adults moving into their first apartments and finally for anyone and everyone setting up a kitchen.

The cookbook has become a collector's item and is desirable for its great recipes, historic value as well as for its sentimental value.

The cookbook provides users with simple recipes of traditional Jewish foods that are beloved from generation to generation.

This edition is a project of Mount Sinai Chapter, Act To End Violence Against Women and marks the 17th printing of this cookbook. Proceeds from the sale of this book will be used to support the work to end violence against women. Over 49 years since its inception, it has sold in excess of 175,000 books around the world and raised more than $250,000 for the work of the organization, now known as Act To End Violence Against Women. The organization's work gives hope for the future for abused women and helps makes their tomorrows better.

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Norene Gilletz is the leading author of kosher cookbooks in Canada and the owner of Gourmania Inc. Norene was born and raised in Winnipeg, raised her family in Montreal and now lives in Toronto, Canada. She has three children and five grandchildren.Visit Norene's web site at www.gourmania.comThis edition is a project of Mount Sinai Cha...
Title:Second Helpings, Please!Format:PaperbackDimensions:302 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.7 inPublished:June 12, 2017Publisher:Whitecap BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1770503196

ISBN - 13:9781770503199


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic! Classic German-Jewish recipes, like my grandmother used to make. Not face or high brow. Super nostalgia trip.
Date published: 2017-07-23

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

    Helpful Hints
    Appetizers & Party Treats
    Soups & Garnishes
    Meat, Poultry & Stuffing
    Fish, Eggs & Cheese
    Vegetables, Side Dishes,
    Salads & Dressings
    Bread, Rolls & Muffins
    Cakes & Icings
    Pies & Desserts
    Cookies, Squares & Candies
    Jewish Festivals
    One Helping Please
    Microwave Basics