If there was ever a time when comfort food was important, it’s right now, in the interminable miserable pandemic year. Luckily, chef Paula Shoyer, also known as “The Kosher Baker,” joins Ashley and Miriam on this episode to teach us how to “eat our feelings” in a nourishing way that connects us to each other and our culinary traditions—despite the distance.

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Shoyer also shares what people have been craving most during the pandemic (hello, babka!), practical advice for both new and seasoned home cooks and how her latest release, “The Instant Pot Kosher Cookbook,” will save your sanity and revolutionize your kitchen. (Check out her recipe for instant pot spaghetti with flanken bolognese here!)

Shoyer is the author of “The Healthy Jewish Kitchen,” “The Holiday Kosher Baker,” “The Kosher Baker,” “The New Passover Menu” and “The Instant Pot Kosher Cookbook.” She has a French pastry degree from Paris and does cooking events all around the world. A freelance writer, cookbook editor and influencer, she competed on Food Network’s “Sweet Genius” and has appeared on TV over 45 times.

Find more information on Shoyer’s cookbooks, exclusive recipes and upcoming classes at TheKosherBaker.com, and see what she’s whipping up on Instagram @KosherBaker.

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Edited by Jesse Ulrich, with music by Ryan J. Sullivan.