The Joy of Jewish Cooking
And the books to accompany it
Is it really all that surprising that the woman whose Upper East Side apartment has 1,500 cookbooks—out of a collection that once numbered 10,000 (more than most institutional cookbook libraries)—immigrated to America 50 years ago from Israel? Haaretz has a great profile, complete with her list of six Jewish cookbooks you simply have to own (including one by Tablet Magazine contributor Joan Nathan). Which ones did she miss?