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Friday is National Donut Day, a fact that was dropped into my consciousness via an email from National Today, which keeps track of “quirky occasions on the cultural calendar,” according to its website. The email, while heralding a delightful day, was also a bit worrying.
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 1 hour
I wasn’t raised Jewish but I did marry a wonderful Jewish man. One of the big ways I try to connect to his Ashkenazi background is by exploring and reproducing the comfort foods that make him tick. (The day that my mother-in-law openly bragged about my kneidlach remains one of the proudest moments of my life.)
Adapted from King Arthur Flours Blueberry Breakfast Cake, this version uses part-skim ricotta and yogurt instead of sour cream. The result is a healthful and delicious breakfast cake that’s perfect for Shavuot.
So you want to host your first Shabbat dinner or lunch and you’re shaky on the logistics? Perhaps you didn’t grow up with the tradition but would like to start a Friday night custom to gather with friends after a long week. Maybe you’ve graduated from college and are living on your own for the first time and want to continue the customs you practiced at home or learned at Hillel or Chabad — or start your own traditions.