the hot bread kitchen cookbook

Recipe: Honey Raisin Challah

The breads we bake at Hot Bread Kitchen are inspired by our bakers, and challah is Founder Jessamyn’s contribution to our repertoire. Sweet challahs are made on holidays to symbolize bringing about joy and happiness.…


Passover Recipe: Gefilte Fish

Still looking for the perfect dish to make for your Passover seder next week? Nothing beats our Founder and CEO Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez’s gefilte fish for putting a twist on a tradition handed down for generations. She shared the story of how it came to be in the Hot Bread


Ethnic Baking at Sur la Table

Join Hot Bread Kitchen founder Jessamyn Rodriguez for a baking class on 10/25 at Sur la Table to learn how one buttery, rich dough can make two delicious breads from different ethnic traditions.

Jessamyn will discuss her award-winning book, The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook, and demonstrate how to make …


Beat the Heat: Bread Salads from Around the World

It’s hot out there: skip the cooking and mix up a fresh, cold salad using leftover bread. Jessamyn shared four recipes for bread salads inspired by different cultures with Oprah Magazine. The recipe is simple: day-old bread, an abundance of fresh veggies, a bright acidic note, protein and crunch …


Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Year

The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook is Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Year!

Yahoo says: “when a cookbook combines appealing, accessible recipes, compelling personal narrative, and a powerful — not to mention timely — social mission, there really is no contest. In fact, the Yahoo Food team was unanimous when it …


Cookbook Signings

Jessamyn will be signing cookbooks and sampling vegetarian tamales (a recipe from the book) at Whole Foods Market locations around the city this holiday season. In addition to the above dates, she’ll be stopping by Whole Foods Market in Princeton, NJ on December 20th from 12-2pm.

She’s signing books and …