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When author Peter Gethers wants to bond with his 80-something mother Judy, who's suffered a debilitating stroke, he begins a journey to recreate her favorite foods. But first he has to learn how to make them. In his quest, he learns about a lot more than food. He hears storiessome for the first timeabout her family's defunct but once legendary restaurant Ratner's in NYC and about his mother's remarkable cooking career, which began at age 53 in L.A. working alongside Wolfgang Puck (a warm friendship that lasted until Judy's death) and other well-known chefs.
My Mother's Kitchen: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and the Meaning of Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9780805093308
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - April 4th, 2017

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Where has this cookbook been my entire life? Luckily the author -- a descendant of the Streit matzo founder -- came up with dozens of creative Passover recipes. From breakfast treats like blueberry & cheese blintzes made with matzo meal (page 23), to Caesar salad with matzo ball croutons (41), to Moroccan matzo stuffing (57), there are modern classics like matzo brei and new creative recipes. There is a whole chapter with mouthwatering desserts, two words that rarely come to mind at Passover meals! These recipes are so good that they may just find a place at the table after the 8 day holiday is over.

Matzo: 35 Recipes for Passover and All Year Long: A Cookbook Cover Image
ISBN: 9780804188999
Availability: Not On Our Shelves—Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Clarkson Potter - March 7th, 2017

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Lucio's doctor has given him 100 days to live. Rather than fight his disease, Lucio wants to enjoy every minute he has left. His first priority is to win back his wife who kicked him out after discovering an affair. In 100 short and often funny chapters, he counts down to his last days while enjoying his beloved family, revisiting sentimental places, making new memories with old and new friends, eating hot donuts and rediscovering life's important life lessons.

100 Days of Happiness: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143108504
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Published: Penguin Books - July 5th, 2016