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Shavuot inspires dairy recipes

By Judy Zeidler

May 8, 2013 | 11:50 am

Hoop Cheese Blintzes. Photo by Dan Kacvinski

Shavuot celebrates the receiving of the Ten Commandments and the arrival of the spring harvest. But, for food lovers, it is noted for the array of dairy foods that are served — delicious... read full article

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    During Shavuot, it’s a custom to serve dairy foods, such as cheese blintzes, cheese noodle kugels, cheesecake and even ice cream. But have you wondered where this tradition comes from?

    There are many explanations, but I like the theory that, at this time of the year, sheep and...

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