A growing number of new cookbooks are oriented towards the more health conscious Jewish cook. One such book is Nechama Cohen's "Enlitened Kosher Cooking," published just this year.
The timing couldn't have been worse. I was happily toting a batch of homemade bread and a broccoli quiche to a pot-luck birthday party, eager for some good fun and good eats. But I had barely crossed the threshold, when Sandy, the hostess and erstwhile birthday girl, announced that she had lost another 10 pounds on the Atkins plan.