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 (blĭnts) also blin·tze (blĭn′tsə)
A thin pancake, usually wrapped around a cheese filling, sautéed or baked, and topped with sour cream, fruit, or powdered sugar.

[Yiddish blintse, from Belarusian blintsy, pl. of blinets, diminutive of blin, pancake, from Old Russian mlinŭ, blinŭ; see melə- in Indo-European roots.]


(blɪnts, ˈblɪnt sə)

also blintz


a thin pancake folded around a filling, as of cheese or fruit, and sautéed or baked.
[1900–05; < Yiddish blintse]
blintz, blintze - Blintz(e) is from Russian blinets, "little pancake."
See also related terms for pancake.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blintze - (Judaism) thin pancake folded around a filling and fried or bakedblintze - (Judaism) thin pancake folded around a filling and fried or baked
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
battercake, flannel cake, flannel-cake, flapcake, flapjack, hot cake, hotcake, pancake, griddlecake - a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
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Toasted pine nuts make an attractive garnish for each blintze.
Tofutti also has a growing array of prepared foods including Pizza Pizzaz, Mintz's Blintzes, and Baked Ravioli and Lasagna, all made with Tofutti's milk-free cheeses such as Better Than Cream Cheese, Sour Supreme and Better Than Mozzarella and Better Than Ricotta.
THE RUSSIAN HOUSE now offers full-service dining along with a fancy new dish: blintzes with red caviar ($10.
12) Buckley committed to this idealistic form of campaigning: "I will not go to Jewish centers and eat blintzes," he declaimed, "nor will I go to Italian centers and pretend to speak Italian.
Enhanced with the inclusion of beautifully painted vegetables, the individual recipes are deftly organized into sections featuring Salads; Soups; Cutlets; Stewed Dishes; Miscellaneous Dishes; Blintzes (Stuffed Crepes); Omelets; Porridges; Frittatas; Kugels with Cholents; Puddings; Latkes; Passover Foods; Substantial Puddings; Sauces and Creams; Stuffed Foods; Baked Goods; Jams and Preserves; Turnovers; Compotes and Desserts; Glazes and Garnishes for Cakes; Coffee, Buttermilk, and Yogurt; Marinated Foods; Ices; Wine, Mead, and Liqueur; Vitamin Drinks and Juices.
WHAT: Surround yourself with the luscious smells and tastes of rich blintzes, kugels, potato latkes, meat & potato knishes and a variety of deli meats, plus more.
Think cottage cheese blintzes, latkes (originally made from curd cheese, according to Marks), borsht with sour cream--all the foods that kept Tevye the Dairyman in business.
95 per person, The Silo offers an all-you-can-eat spectacular, starting with Bloody Marys and champagne, then moving on to unlimited portions of eggs, bagels and lox, blintzes, seafood Newburg, corned beef hash, and a chef-carved meat station with roast beef, turkey and ham.
Her granddaughter, Carol Christian, filled in the picture with her memories of Ruth's cinnamon and chocolate babka, cinnamon toast, cheese and jam blintzes, and chopped liver.
Children and their parents are invited to mingle with Santa, take pictures, and enjoy a lavish breakfast buffet featuring homemade pastries, an omelet and waffle station, and a selection of Santa's favorites from scrambled eggs to blintzes.
PERFECT FOR WARM summer mornings, this light and simple recipe for cheese blintzes from Holly Mosier's new book Stress Less, Weigh Less serves up good health in 300 guilt-free calories.
What can be better than coming down to the dining area each morning after a run and having homemade blueberry pancakes, made-to-order omelets or eggs or strawberry blintzes.