June Feiss Hersh graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Elementary Education and a concentration in Journalism. She pursued both paths by becoming a teacher at The Solomon Schechter Day School while earning her Master's degree in Gifted and Talented Education as well as writing freelance articles for local publications and educational magazines. After working in her family's lighting business for close to two decades, June found a new passion. She combined her talent for cooking with her dedicated support of the Museum of Jewish Heritage -- A Living Memorial to the Holocaust by writing "Recipes Remembered." She recently completed her second book, "The Kosher Carnivore "(St. Martin's Press, 2011) and is at work on her third book "Simple, Simpler, Simplest. "Visit June on the web at www.eatmywordsplease.com >E-mail June at June@eatmywordsplease.com.
All the recipes in this book are wonderful!
- Mayor Edward I. Koch This patiently gathered, touching and important archive of heirloom recipes with their
companion stories is a heartwarming must-have gem,
- Gale Gand, nationally acclaimed pastry chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, and television personality