The count up continues!! With less than two weeks to go until the holiday of Shavuot we really need to start planning. I know some people have the custom to eat meat some of the days or some of the meals, but I figure we have enough meat menus on the site, what we are missing is more dairy menus that are nice enough to host company and enjoy as a festive holiday meal.
Here are four menus to take you through the two day holiday, if you live in Israel you get to choose, for the rest of you I got you covered.
Menu 1, first night.
It is tradition to stay up all night learning on the first night of Shavuot so we really need energy and maybe some caffeine from this meal. I have loaded it up with green tea to begin and end the meal as well as lots of healthy protein to keep you going. Don't worry though if you are not staying up, there is not really enough caffeine in these foods to keep you up, sip some Iced Green Tea with Mint for the real caffeine effect.
Menu 2, Lunch.
For those that stayed awake all night, you probably slept all morning and are just getting up in time for lunch or maybe Brunch is in order. Start off with something warm and filling and move on to light and sweet.
Menu 3, Dinner.
By now you should be recovered and have time prepare for a leisurely dinner with the family. How about some fondue? You can transfer a flame to a sterno and just let it burn out.
Menu 4, Lunch.
For the last meal I will go a bit more traditional for those of you who must have blintzes and cheesecake, this is the menu for you.
Get more ideas for menus and recipes for Shavuot in our full guide, with recipes for all kinds of nachos, blintzes or crepes, brunch menu ideas, Italian menus, Romanian recipes and cheese plates and consider a few more menus: