52 Shabbats: Friday Night Dinners Inspired by a Global Jewish Kitchen invites everyone, regardless of religious background, to honor the tradition of Shabbat with a special meal on Friday evenings. Whether you celebrate as a single, part of a couple, or with family members and or friends, each of the more than 90 modern recipes will add flavor and meaning to the table.
The recipes, which have been inspired by Jewish communities around the world, add flavor and meaning to the Shabbat or holiday table, and offer a holistic scope of the Shabbat tradition for every reader, Jewish or otherwise. The book also explores holidays and symbolism of the Jewish calendar with new, seasonal recipes that explore old food ways as well as step-by-step directions for some of the fundamentals of Jewish cooking such as Friday Night Challah, Chicken Soup, and Almost Homemade Hummus. Faith Kramer outlines recipe pairings in a mix-and-match friendly format, incorporating easy substitutes throughout the cookbook to make Shabbat accessible for all lifestyles.
If you have ever thought about starting, sharing, or expanding your celebration of Shabbat, or just adding to your Jewish food repertoire with dishes such as Pomegranate Molasses Brisket, Matzah Ball and Pozole Soup, or Sweet-and-Tart Silan-Roasted Carrots with Lentils, let 52 Shabbats be your guide.