What's for dinner tonight? Artist, author, and cook Lisa Rauchwerger serves up mouthwatering meals and memories in her delightful cookbook. Using the Jewish calendar as a framework, both parent and child can cook up tasty treats all year long. With Aunt Ada's Challah (with a twist) on Shabbat, Multicultural Charoset on Pesach, and Sugar Moon Cookies on Rosh Chodesh, "New Moon," families will be sure to find new, meaningful ways to celebrate the Jewish holidays. Each easy-to-follow recipe is designed for children ages 5-11, their families, and their teachers. This interactive text is complete with whimsical, four-color illustrations; an illustrated cooking dictionary; Hebrew vocabulary; and charming stories related to a particular holiday or food. So, set your table with tasty treats and... enjoy!
Interactive format for parent and child
Easy to use in the kitchen
Trivia and information on Jewish holidays
Lisa Rauchwerger, an artist specializing in papercuts, paper sculpture, ketubot, graphics, illustration, and calligraphy, has exhibited her art throughout the United States. Her work reflects her background in both design and Jewish studies.
Please note that on page 35 of the book, the recipe for "Awesome Apple Cranberry Crisp" calls for 2-3 c. packed brown sugar. This is a typographical error - please use only 2/3 of a cup of brown sugar in the recipe.
Book 2: An Interactive Guide Through to the Winter, Spring and Summer Holidays
What do you do while your chocolate chip challah is baking in the oven? Flip through the pages of the Chocolate Chip Challah Activity Books--that"s what! These activity books for children in primary grades and their families are chock full of information about the Jewish holidays. In each one, you will meet the smiling veggies from our best selling cookbook The Chocolate Chip Challah as they guide the reader through fun-filled activities, puzzles, games, and more! Organized by holiday, each book focuses on related vocabulary, art activities, and ways to make the holidays more meaningful in your family or classroom.
Wonderful puzzles, songs, games, coloring pages and more!
Invaluable resource for family education
Appropriate for children in grades K-6, their families, and teachers
BONUS! Full color stickers in each book
Book 2: The Winter, Spring, and Summer Holidays
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