Cheese Blintzes

We had this for breakfast this morning. These blintzes are slightly sweet, somewhat savory and all good. Enjoy them any time of year.

The Soup Diva

Cheese Filling:

  • 8 oz small-curd cottage or ricotta cheese, drained
  • 8 oz farmer’s cheese or cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Pinch of salt
  • Zest of 1 lemon (optional, but adds a nice bright flavor)

Crepe Batter:

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 cup milk (can also use cream, half-and-half, or egg nog)
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • About 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine (for coating skillet)

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Happy Birthday Frank Sinatra, You Are One Of The Greats

Today would have been the 100th birthday of Frank Sinatra. He remains one of the greatest entertainers in American history. “The Chairman of The Board” as he is affectionately known was a singer as well as an actor. He influenced many and has a legacy that inspires people today. “Theme From New York New York” is his signature song and it is my favorite of his.