Video of the week: “Stoned Shabbat Dinner,” which showcases traditional recipes with, um, an extra ingredient. Let’s just say the candles aren’t the only thing that’s lit at this festive meal.
Of all the confounding mysteries of Jewish tradition, why Jews eat dairy foods on the holiday of Shavuot certainly isn’t the biggest or most important. But I have always wondered how Shavuot became the cheese holiday.
Canadian Jewish rapper Drake, of “Hotline Bling” fame, has released a new bourbon whiskey, called Virginia Black. NOT Virginia Black the columnist for the South Bend Tribune. Though she, too, may be “Rich. Decadent. Smooth.”
You can fill these doughnuts with whatever you’d like — here I used raspberry jam. We cut the dough with a drinking glass, which made a dozen. Obviously the number will depend on the size of your glass.