52 Shabbats: Friday Night Dinners Inspired by a Global Jewish Kitchen

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“Gorgeous” —The Washington Post 

Whether you are a longtime host of weekly Shabbat dinners or new to this global Jewish tradition, 52 Shabbats will spice up your Friday night in one way or another. This book offers a holistic scope of the Shabbat tradition for every reader, Jewish or otherwise. In it you’ll find:

Over fifty primary recipes to anchor your menu More than twenty recipes for side dishes, accompaniments, and desserts Short essays that detail global foodways and histories Explanation of the Shabbat ritualFaith Kramer outlines recipe pairings in a mix-and-match friendly format, incorporating easy substitutes throughout the cookbook to make Shabbat accessible for all lifestyles. From gefilte fish to challah, berbere lentils to cardamom cheesecakes, these seasonally organized recipes will never fail to inspire your weekly dinner menu.


“Imaginative” —Los Angeles Times

“For anyone who appreciates world flavors, history, and great techniques….A worthy companion to Joan Nathan’s King Solomon’s Table (2017).” —Booklist

Educational and tantalizing” —Foreword Reviews

“[Faith Kramer’s] inventive dishes are…packed with flavor.” —Dianne Jacob, author of Will Write for Food

Clear and approachable….Faith has included recipes that not only have you rethinking Shabbat but dinner year-round.” —Calvin Crosby, The King’s English Bookshop


“[Kramer] explains Shabbat, kosher food and the Jewish communities around the world that inspired the recipes, many featuring the elaborate spices or spice blends that are typical of places like Ethiopia, India and Mexico.” —Florence Fabricant, The New York Times

“If you’re Jewish and regularly celebrate Shabbat, Kramer’s new cookbook…will give you fresh ideas for family favorites. But faith isn’t a prerequisite to appreciate this gorgeous compendium.” —The Washington Post

“Imaginative” —Los Angeles Times

“Kramer ventures into new publishing territory with a wealth of information not just for Jews but also for anyone who appreciates world flavors, history, and great techniques.” —Booklist

“Packed with flavor and history, this is sure to give home cooks of all persuasions a reason to celebrate.”—Publishers Weekly

“[Faith Kramer’s] inventive dishes are…packed with flavor.” —Dianne Jacob, Will Write for Food

52 Shabbats is an informative, treat-laden cookbook full of ideas for those who want to set their weekly holiday tables in style.” —Foreword Reviews

“Kramer captures the particular culinary and convivial delights that come along with experiencing a Shabbat dinner, and expands those delights out to anyone open to sharing them.” —Leah Koenig, author of The Jewish Cookbook and Modern Jewish Cooking

“A fascinating, mouthwatering journey of Jewish cuisine.” —Jamie Schler, award-winning food writer and author of Orange Appeal

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