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The Festival of Lights is all about the food. From latkes and applesauce to brisket and challah, all the essential recipes you need for Hanukkah are on this list.
Delicious to eat and fun to make, rugelach are miniature crescent-rolled pastries with a sweet filling.
Delicious latkes with none of the mess! These are a Hanukkah must.
This Moroccan-style brisket is so abundant and impressive looking, you can keep the sides super simple.
A cross between a beignet and a jelly donut, sufganiyot are pillowy donuts that are eaten in Israel and around the world during Hanukah.
Mandel bread is a traditional twice-baked Jewish cookie similar to biscotti.
With its rich, slightly sweet flavor, shiny golden crust, and pillowy interior, challah isn’t just for the Jewish holidays — it appeals to everyone, any time!
This baked homemade applesauce is rich, tart and sweet — almost like apple pie filling — and a world apart from store-bought.
Spiced with a blend of curry, cumin, ginger and cayenne pepper, these sweet potato pancakes are a delicious alternative to the usual latkes.
This sheet-pan roast chicken dinner is the perfect no-fuss dish — everything can be prepared and assembled a day in advance, so all that’s left to do at dinnertime is pop it in the oven.
Making chicken soup is a bit of a “potschke,” as my mother would say, but it’s not hard — you pretty much throw everything into a pot and forget it. And these matzo balls are made from a mix!
This slow-roasted salmon with an elegant fresh herb salsa is wonderful at room temperature, making it perfect for a holiday brunch or buffet.
Similar in taste to beef bourguignon, these braised short ribs make a cozy yet elegant dish.
Heavy on the butter and nutmeg, this cake has all the flavors of your favorite cake donut in a convenient square shape.
From Laurie David’s book, The Family Dinner, this roast chicken is a great dish for creating cozy family moments around the table.
Sweet and spicy, these curried roasted carrots taste like vegetable candy.
This beef brisket is cooked on top of a massive heap of onions, which slowly caramelize and make a flavorful French onion soup-like gravy.
It’s hard to improve on simple roasted Brussels sprouts, but a drizzle of balsamic vinegar and a touch of honey bring the flavors to life.
A much-loved Jewish holiday treat, chocolate rugelach are miniature pastries posing as cookies.