I realized I was not truly “American” when I made the mistake of ordering cheese blintzes in a (good) New York kosher restaurant. I quickly discovered that Americans think cheese blintzes are a dessert, intended to be loaded with sugar.
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Shavuot is fast creeping up on us. It’s the holiday of decadent dairy indulgence, the time when one too many plates of cheesecake can wreak havoc on an unsuspecting Jewish stomach. It’s the celebration of the giving of the Torah, when the Jews became the chosen people, and when the chosen people chosen to declare war on their gastronomic systems with an exorbitant amount of dairy.
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 1 hour
How can something be so creamy and yet so light at the same time?
These 5-ingredient crêpes are a must-add to your repertoire. Once you can make a crêpe, you can make ANYTHING! Seriously, breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert and snacks can all start with this humble, paper-thin pancake. I’ll show you how easy crêpe making is and how creative you can get with the fillings. From Classic Cheese Blintzes (MY FAVE! I’m a sucker for the oldies but goodies) to Caesar Salad Blintzes to Ice Cream Blintzes… need I go on? Wait, maybe I will… Can’t leave without telling you my manicurist stuffs her crêpes with chopped meat and then fries them! What? YES! YUM!