Dinner Done Cookbook: Effortless Family Meals Made Simple


“Dinner Done” cookbook by Between Carpools, released in November 2020, is a collaborative effort by Leah Schapira, Victoria Dwek, Shaindy Menzer, Renee Muller, Esti Waldman, and Between Carpools LLC.

This cookbook, born from the creators of a popular lifestyle site for busy Jewish women, addresses the perennial question of what to make for dinner with practical, family-friendly solutions.

What’s in Dinner Done Cookbook?

Dinner Done by Between Carpools
offers 150+ quick, family-friendly recipes using pantry staples, along with 9×13 pan recipes, beautiful food photography, and practical tips for easy meal prep.

Featuring over 150 quick-to-prepare recipes, Dinner Done cookbook emphasizes simplicity without sacrificing taste, using everyday pantry staples rather than obscure or expensive ingredients.

Each recipe is accompanied by a vibrant photo, enhancing its appeal and helping home cooks envision the final dish. Noteworthy are the innovative 9 x 13 pan recipes that promise minimal cleanup and maximum flavor, making meal preparation efficient and enjoyable.

The book covers a wide range of dishes including Chicken, Meat, Fish, Dairy mains, alongside easy sides, salads, soups, and desserts. Throughout “Dinner Done,” the authors share insider cooking tips and hacks, enriching the reader’s culinary experience.

Whether it’s craving-inducing favorites like No-Fry Hot Poppers or comforting staples like No-Pot No-Cream Fettuccine Alfredo, this cookbook offers practical solutions for everyday meals, making it a go-to resource for busy families seeking delicious and achievable dinner options.

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Mesorah Publications Ltd. (November 18, 2020)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 320 pages
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 2.84 pounds
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 9 x 1 x 9 inches

About the Authors

Leah Schapira is a prominent figure in the world of kosher cooking, renowned as the co-founder of Cookkosher.com, a widely-used platform for kosher recipes. Her expertise shines through in her bestselling cookbook, “Fresh & Easy Kosher Cooking,” reflecting her talent as a self-taught cook.

Leah extends her passion for food beyond the kitchen, sharing insights through polished food articles, a bustling website, and dynamic cooking demonstrations and classes.

“Dairy Made Easy” her fifth publication with ArtScroll/Shaar Press, further solidifies her reputation as a leading voice in kosher cuisine. Based in New Jersey with her family, Leah continues to inspire and educate through her accessible approach to cooking.

Renee Muller‘s culinary journey began amidst the natural beauty of southern Switzerland’s Lake Lugano, where she embraced the Northern Italian tradition of cooking, emphasizing freshness, simplicity, and robust flavors.

Upon moving to the US in 2002, Renee continued to refine her culinary skills, eventually gaining recognition through a winning recipe contest that led to a regular column in a national Jewish magazine.

Her debut cookbook, “Our Table,” compiles meticulously curated recipes validated by her family, friends, and a broad audience of column readers.

Beyond writing, Renee’s artistic flair for food presentation has made her a sought-after food stylist, collaborating with top-tier food photographers. Residing in Lakewood, NJ, with her family, Renee balances her roles as a popular writer and passionate culinary enthusiast.