By cooking and eating the treasured family recipes of Jewish women in the Holocaust, we will remember them and bring their recipes and memories to life. With a monthly cooking club, participants will select recipes from cookbooks such as, In Memory’s Kitchen: A Legacy from the Women of Terezin and Recipes Remembered: A Celebration of Survival, and cook them in a community setting. Each month, we will highlight the stories of different women in the Holocaust. The cost to participate in each cooking club meeting will be $5 per person. Containers will be purchased for individuals to bring home leftovers or samples to share with their families (if there are any leftovers!).
Participants will be encouraged to blog about their participation and their experience on the cooking club website. They should type what they would like posted on the blog and email it to the coordinator and it will be posted on the blog. The website will also provide information about upcoming cooking sessions, links to related websites, an archive of our cooking sessions and recipes, and the blog. Our hope is that this program will be an inspiration for other communities to replicate, with our literature as a guide.
When a recipe is being used that has measurements listed for each ingredient, we will follow the directions as they are written. As some recipes include ingredients, but no measurements, participants will receive copies of those recipes ahead of time to decide what amounts should be purchased and used. Based on participant suggestions, two different versions of the recipe will be made.
Sponsor: Beth El Sisterhood, Temple Israel Sisterhood