Sure, nothing tops your family recipe for Jewish penicillin (matzah ball soup, duh!) passed down from generation to generation, but the Jewish Cooking Boot Camp: The Modern Girl’s Guide to Cooking Like a Jewish Grandmother cookbook ($13.57 on Amazon.com) by Andrea Marks Carneiro and Roz Marks comes close. It has your standard recipes, but also some unexpected finds that will have Grandma Sylvia wanting to come to your house for dinner!
GIRL TALK TIME: What gifts are you giving for Hanukkah this year? What gifts do you hope to receive?