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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 25th, 2023|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, 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 24th, 2023|Categories: Dairy, Desserts, Shavuot|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 23rd, 2023|Categories: Dairy, Shavuot, Vegetarian|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 22nd, 2023|Categories: Cakes, Cheesecakes, Dairy, Desserts, Shavuot|0 Comments

Eggplant Parmesan

The Jewish holiday Shavuot begins at sunset this Thursday, May 25 and ends sundown on Saturday, May 27. Shavuot is also known as the Jewish Festival of Weeks and it commemorates the anniversary of the giving of the Torah. There are many traditions associated with [...]

By |May 21st, 2023|Categories: Dairy, Shavuot, Vegetarian|0 Comments