FOOD & BAKING

Recipes and Recommendations from JCA Staff and Members

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Hot Buttered Soft Pretzels

Recipe recommendation from Hannah

An easy, kid-friendly and delicious recipe recommended by our Program & Membership Coordinator.

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Let's Make Challah Together - Part 1

Baking Lesson from Trevor

Pre-K and Afterschool teacher Trevor shows us how to make a gorgeous loaf of challah bread!

https://youtu.be/be9ia-WMWac

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Easy Challah Recipes for Kids

Recipe recommendation from Andrea

Including how to make Rainbow Challah! This one from our PJ Library Program Coordinator.

https://pjlibrary.org/beyond-books/pjblog/january-2017/easy-challah-recipes-to-make-with-your-kids

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2DineIn Local Delivery

Delivery Recommendation from Ashley

2DineIn is a fantastic food delivery option in our area that picks up from tons of restaurants (some that normally offer delivery, and many that don't!). They've just announced that they'll be very happy to leave food on your doorstep to avoid physical contact, and for the time being, will not be accepting cash. I wanted to mention this in case you don't feel like cooking or love eating out but don't feel comfortable doing so right now. They're easy to order from, and they're a small, local business so it's great all around 🙂 I was thinking that if anyone I know does become sick, it will be a great option to send them their favorite meal while maintaining social distancing.  https://www.2dinein.com/

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Pantry Recipes from Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen

Recipe Recommendation from Deena

Jewish cookbook author and founder of the Smitten Kitchen blog Deb Perelman compiled the following "pantry" recipes that lean heavily on pantry staples like rice, grains, dried beans and legumes.

https://smittenkitchen.com/recipes/pantry/?format=photo

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Gorgeous Gelato Delivering Pints to Homes

Delivery Recommendation from Trevor

You can place your order at (207) 699-4309 from 9:00am to 7:00pm and they will deliver the next day from 2:00 pm to 8:00pm. Minimum order is four pints or equivalent and delivery is free, under 10 miles (google map rules). For your safety, they will leave the bag at the entrance (on the street) and immediately give you a call. For orders over $50, you'll receive a $5 gift card!