1: This Cookbook is inspired by all of the talented cooks in the family.
2: How to Boil Water: | Open your cupboard or wherever it is you store your cookware. Locate a saucepan. Place your pot in the sink (the large depression in your countertop) under the tap. (The sink may be filled with dirty dishes; either wash them, or place them in the oven for someone else to deal with later...) Turn the cold tap to the 'on' position. Some people like to let the water run for a little bit first but this is not strictly necessary. Fill the saucepan to a few centimeters below the rim. Keep in mind that if you are planning on adding things such as pasta or potatoes to the water there needs to be enough to cover the food but not too much that it will spill over. Lift the saucepan from the sink and transfer to the stove (the thing with four or more circular metal bands on top of it; alternately, it may be a completely flat black glass surface. If you are unsure now would be a good time to ask for help). Find knob on stove that corresponds to the 'burner' you have placed your pot on. There are often little diagrams to indicate position. Turn knob on high, possibly while pressing an igniter, and wait until water boils. Depending on strength of your stove and amount of water, the boiling time will vary.
3: Picture is for cuteness factor only. Never EVER boil a baby. | Examples of food you can cook in your boiling water include: pasta, rice, vegetables, eggs, etc. | Placing a lid on the pot will help it boil faster, with the added benefit of blocking it from your line of vision. (See note below.) | NOTE: Do not watch the pot! It will never boil if you do.
4: Pouring cheese on top! | Baked Ziti
5: Directions: Cook pasta according to the directions on the packet. Once drained pour into an oven-proof dish and mix with pasta sauce and cheese. Pour more cheese on top and bake at 200 degrees Celsius for 10 minutes. | Ingredients: Pasta Pasta sauce Grated cheese | 'I like it!' a quote from Chana Leah!
6: 450g/1lb/4 cups flour 7.5ml/1.5 tsp salt 10ml/1/4 cup sugar | You can make your challah any shape you want, like round for Rosh Hashana or shaped like a menorah for Channukah!
7: How to braid challah:
9: "When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste." ~Laiko Bahrs
13: "There is no love sincerer than the love of food." ~George Bernard Shaw