About Joan Nathan

Joan Nathan

Joan Nathan is the host of Jewish Cooking in American with Joan Nathan on PBS and a regular contributor to the New York Times and Food Arts magazine. She's also the author of nearly a dozen cookbooks, including Jewish Cooking in America, which won both the James Beard Award for the best American cookbook and the IACP/Julia Child Cookbook of the Year Award in 1994. She has appeared on the TODAY show, Good Morning America, The Martha Stewart Show, and NPR. Born in Providence, RI, Nathan now splits her time between Washington, D.C. and Martha's Vineyard with her husband.

Noodle Kugel Recipe

Noodle Kugel

There are many ways to top noodle kugel. Cornflakes, cinnamon sugar, and graham crackers are common choices. This recipe goes way beyond commonplace.

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Crustless Apple Crumb Cake

Layers of apples are strewn with a cinnamon-scented crumb mixture and then baked until sublimely tender. A perfect cake for Passover.

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Crispy Chicken Skin | Gribenes

For this Jewish recipe, strips of chicken skin and chopped onion are sauteed in a skillet until the skin is crispy and the onion is dark and meltingly sweet.

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Jelly Doughnuts

Sufganiyot comes from the Greek “sufgan”, meaning puffed and fried. Made by bakers in Jerusalem for Hanukkah, you can enjoy these jelly doughnuts at home.

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Jewish Cooking in America

Zucchini Parmesan Latkes

Classic Jewish potato pancakes get turned topsy turvy with zucchini, scallions, garlic and freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

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