Cheese Blintzes (Filled Crepes)

Blintzes are traditionally served on the Jewish holiday of  Shavuot (Pentecost). Yesterday, I wrote about making blintzes or other holiday foods healthier. When I was growing up, my mother often served Empire frozen blintzes. When she first made them from scratch, almost certainly from Norene Gilletz’s book The Pleasures of Your Food Processor, the family […]

Making a Traditional Food Healthier: Blintzes (Cheese-Filled Crepes)

We all remember traditional holiday foods from our childhood. But as adults, do we make adjustments in the recipe to make it healthier? I use blintzes, the fried, cheese-filled crepes served on the Jewish holiday of Shavuot (Pentecost) as an example.