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  • From Torah to cheesecake

    May 18, 2011 | 5:40 pm

    Ask a group of average Jews what they know about Shavuot, and you’re likely to hear something like: “Oh sure, that’s the holiday when we eat cheesecake.” 

    From a biblical standpoint, Shavuot is one of the holiest days in Judaism, but as a holiday on the Jewish calendar it...

  • VIDEO: Joan Nathan, the real Sara Lee and America’s favorite cheesecake

    July 22, 2008 | 2:40 am

    The namesake of the famous company Sara Lee discusses her father’s early expeierments with cheesecake and how he decided to name the company he founded after her. From Jewish Cooking In America with Joan Nathan.  Nathan is a big fan of Langer’s pastrami.

  • Find your inner cheesecake

    By David Suissa

    May 24, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Next time I'll be more careful before I make fun of cheesecakes. You might recall that last week, I waxed plaintively at how the custom of serving dairy has come to dominate people's view of Shavuot -- and how the holiday could certainly use some better marketing to make it more...
  • Try these vegetarian delights— fit for a Persian queen

    By Judy Zeidler

    March 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    During our first trip to Israel many years ago we bought a humorous silver Purim grogger that depicts a man holding a goblet of wine, almost tipsy, dancing while being bucked by a frisky goat as a young boy looks on. We assumed it was made in Israel, but later we discovered it was...
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  • Mommy, Me & Cheesecake Makes 3

    By Melissa Maroff

    April 6, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    OK, mom, so what part of eating that cheesecake is making you feel guilty?

    If you fear that little bubbela is annoying the other customers in the bakery, your worries are over.

    The Essential Chocolate Collection, a Culver City bakery, is for parents who want an alternative to...

  • Celebrate Shavuot With Spring Harvest

    By Judy Zeidler

    May 29, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    When I was growing up, two types of food were usually associated with the holiday of Shavuot. There were the dairy dishes -- blintzes, knishes, noodle kugels and, of course, cheesecake. Most of us remember them from our childhood, but they were always laden with cream, butter and...

  • A ‘Cheesy’ Holiday

    By Linda Morel

    May 9, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    My father never missed a chance to eat cheesecake. He was a furniture salesman whose territory covered the New York metropolitan area, and whenever he called on stores near a bakery, he purchased a cheesecake. While my mother and brother avoided cheese in any form, he knew he could...