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Chocolate Glazed 1-2-3-4 Cupcakes

I made these scrumptious cupcakes for my grandchildren for a family celebration weekend.  They were a big hit!  I used my 1-2-3-4 yellow cake recipe to make the cupcakes: 1 cup butter; 2 cups sugar; 3 cups flour: 4 eggs—so easy to remember—you  barely need [...]

By |May 21st, 2021|Categories: Cupcakes and Muffins, Dairy, Desserts|0 Comments

Pizzelle Cannoli

Here’s another great dairy dessert option. There is no cooking or baking necessary for this simplified and enlightened version of the traditional cannoli recipe.  You can make the pizzelle cannoli shells days ahead of time. Since the filling takes just minutes to whip together, make [...]

By |May 13th, 2021|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Dairy, Desserts, Shavuot|0 Comments

Cheesecake With Marbleized Chocolate Glaze

If you want a showstopper dairy dessert for Shavuot, this beauty fits the bill.  The marbleized glaze does require a bit of technique.  You can simplify the recipe by finishing the cake with a sprinkling of confectioner’s sugar or a simple chocolate glaze. Graham [...]

By |May 13th, 2021|Categories: Cakes, Cheesecakes, Dairy, Desserts, Shavuot|0 Comments

Cheese Blintzes

I made these cheese blintzes for Passover.  The recipe calls for potato starch instead of flour. They were so delicious, I’ll be making them for Shavuot and year round. Crepe batter ½ cup potato starch ¾ cup water 2 eggs ½  tablespoon butter or [...]

By |May 13th, 2021|Categories: Dairy, Desserts, Shavuot|0 Comments

Vegetarian Lasagne

Vegetarian lasagna is one of my favorite dairy dishes. Golden brown and bubbling, the finished casserole yields a heavenly commingling of alternating layers of pasta, tomato sauce, sautéed vegetables and melted cheeses—a dairy dish sure to please both young and old alike. 10 ounces [...]

By |May 13th, 2021|Categories: Dairy, Shavuot, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Spinach Ricotta Gnocchi

Here’s another tasty dairy option for Shavuot. Ricotta gnocchi are the faster, easier, and, some would say, tastier counterpart to potato gnocchi. If you’ve avoided making pasta or gnocchi recipes because of elaborate instructions and techniques, you’re in for a treat with this recipe, which [...]

By |May 13th, 2021|Categories: Dairy, Shavuot, Vegetarian|0 Comments