This joyous Jewish festival celebrates the giving of the Torah at Mt. Sinai, and the season's first harvest of fruits. It's customary to eat a dairy meal on Shavuot, reminding us of the land of milk and honey. So plan a delicious dairy food celebration on Shavuot, which is always celebrated on the 50th day after Passover. Send a special kosher gift basket with nuts and dried fruits to family and friends to mark this joyous holiday. Shavuot begins at sundown on May 23.