Jake Cohen Jake Cohen is a New York Times bestselling cookbook author and nice Jewish boy from NYC. After working in some of NYC’s best restaurants and test kitchens, he wrote his first book, Jew-ish, about his love of modern Jewish cooking and baking. Jake and his recipes have been featured on Food Network, Food & Wine, The Wall Street Journal, Bon Appetit, Food52, and more, as well as Forbes, making the 30 Under 30 List in 2022 for Food & Drink. When he’s not posting challah-braiding videos and recipes on his Instagram and TikTok (@jakecohen), he’s eating around NYC with his husband Alex. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.