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Shavuot Food and Recipes

Shavuot Food and Recipes

Shavuot Food and Recipes

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Shavuot Food and Recipes

Recent Content

  • Sally's daughter Rita writes, "My late mother, Sally Rosenkranz, who was from Radom, Poland, lost her mother in the Holocaust."

  • This ricotta cheese-filled honey pie is perfect to serve on both Shavuot and Rosh HaShanah. But most of all, it is a reminder of the Jewish community in Greece. Enjoy!

Recipes

  • It is rare that we can re-create a food memory from our childhood. Time and experience color our thoughts and palate. However, I was able to re-create the delicious, light cheesecake from Debold's Bakery in Hempstead, N.Y. 

  • One summer, I went to the store and no honey cakes could be found. What to do? I combined a standard gingerbread cake mix with some main ingredients in honey cake - coffee and honey - and an easy, quick honey cake was born! 

  • It is not clear why blintzes are associated with Shavuot. Some say it is because they contain cheese and others because two blintzes on a plate side by side look like a Torah scroll. Whatever the theory, blintzes are great to eat on Shavuot or anytime.