Shavuot

Pistachio Pear Yogurt Cake

by Linda Capeloto Sendowski on May 27, 2014

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This year the Holiday of Shavuot begins on Tuesday, June 3rd at sundown and ends June 5th an hour after sundown.  Shavuot is a joyous holiday, a time for celebration, and traditionally eating dairy foods, especially dessert.  All of those yummy things, made with butter, cream and yes even yogurt [click to continue…]

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Grilled Portobello With Roasted Sweet Heart Tomato Crisps

May 9, 2013
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This makes a wonderful first course to a Shavuot Dairy Dinner or a light midweek dinner when you have had a big lunch and just want a little something tasty.  The other day I bought a beautiful pack of very fresh looking  Portobello mushrooms and then,

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Pineapple Coconut Cake

May 7, 2013
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Mother’s Day approaches and somehow brunch is in order.  My sister-in-law so graciously does the duty every year.  In fact this year she made Mother’s Day brunch a week early and I brought this lovely, super rich, moist, incredibly  flavorful cake to the celebration.  I baked two layers of my favorite coconut cake, with the […]

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Grilled Sea Bass With Mango Corn Relish

May 23, 2012
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While Shavuot is your big chance to indulge in cheesecake, blintzes, eggplant Parmesan, and lots of other very caloric, yummy, cheesy, dairy menu items,

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Spring Herb Salad With Feta Cheese

May 22, 2012
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Spring is here, Shavuot begins Saturday night, the days are warming up and fresh produce abounds everywhere.  The other day I ate a salad for lunch that had fresh dill in the dressing, perfectly ripened chunks of avocado, and briny soft feta cheese in the salad mix.  Those three ingredients combined with everything else, made […]

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