No-Bake Funfetti Cheesecake Recipe

It’s cheesecake season! We all know that Shavuot just isn’t complete without a cheesecake. But I have to ask—why can’t the signature Shavuot dish be something easier?! How about brownies, or cupcakes, or even a trifle? Why does THE dessert of Shavuot have to be a dessert that involves a water bath, a stand mixer, a food processor, and easily cracks if you don’t follow the recipe just right (or even sometimes if you do)?  

Posted on May 31, 2016

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31 Drool-Worthy Cheesecake Recipes for Shavuot

Shavuot is the time of year when Jews have the chance to get all crazy with their dairy consumption: blintzes, kugel and of course cheesecake. As we were taking a look around the interwebs, we found so many amazing, drool-worthy cheesecake recipes to try, it is truly overwhelming. But, we persevered and picked out some of the craziest, most delicious varieties we could find including some other unique ways to enjoy cheesecake like bars, brownies and even ice pops. Gluten free or vegan? Yeah, we even found recipe for you guys.

Posted on May 26, 2016

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Sweet Ricotta & Strawberry Bourekas Recipe

I’m a cheese and dairy fanatic. So for obvious reasons my favorite holiday is Shavuot. This is when spring has sprung and my family makes a whole spread of cheese and dairy filled foods and desserts. There is always a whole ton of different cheeses, spreads, breads, fluffy cheesecake, kugel, blintzes, and, my absolute favorite, bourekas–puff pastry or a simple butter pie dough filled with cheese and either potato, mushrooms, or spinach. When you manage to get one hot out of the oven they’re heavenly!

Posted on May 22, 2016

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Broccoli Stem Recipes: Tahini Slaw, Latkes & More

Broccoli is such a healthy vegetable, packed with fiber and vitamins that may even help our body detox. But let’s be honest: Broccoli florets are just more appealing than the stalks. Yet we hate wasting food, especially when it’s so good for us! So we scoured the internet for creative broccoli stem recipes and even came up with a few our own ways to use up those healthy stalks, besides just adding them to vegetable stock or throwing them in a compost pile.

Posted on May 19, 2016

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The Best Jewish Food in New York City

The Jewish deli is alive now more than ever in New York City, with new Jewish restaurants, and cafes opening up in hip and trendy places like the Lower East Side, Soho, and all over Brooklyn. With so many fantastic Jewish food options in NYC–bagel shops, knisheries, bakeries and delis galore–it can be hard to decide what and where to nosh.

Posted on May 18, 2016

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