Thanksgivukkah
Hanukkah (“dedication” in Hebrew) commemorates the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem by the Hasmoneans (Maccabees) in 165 BCE. Until the 20th century in America, Hanukkah was a very...
Even though latkes are a Hanukkah favorite, it might be a good idea to cook something else as well. Here’s a list of some of the best Hanukkah recipes on the web. Click here to see the History...
Gelt
Every child loves playing with food, and what better way to enjoy crafted creations than by eating it when all is said and done. So, instead of thinking of favorite holiday games or crafts to do with...
Curried Sweet Potato Latkes
Hanukkah isn't just a feast of fried foods (although we do love latkes). There are plenty of recipes that jazz up the classics, from sweet potato latkes to pumpkin challah bread. So here are some...
Sweet Potato Latkes
We hope that you'll have as much fun with these latke recipes as we have, in the spirit of the holiday. There are, of course, no-frills, straightforward latke recipes, as well as some interesting...
For the first time since 1888, Thanksgiving and the first night of Hanukkah converge on the same day, Nov. 28. To celebrate "Thanksgivukkah," Eventi, a Kimpton Hotel in New York, is...
More on Hanukkah
Everyone is talking about - this year, for the first time ever, Thanksgiving and Hanukkah fall will share an entire 24 hours. That makes for a whole lot of celebrating in one day! Lucky for...
With the very rare occurrence of the first night of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving falling on the same day, many practicing Jewish families are gearing up for a busy holiday season. But to celebrate one...
This year for the first time in more than 100 years, Thanksgiving falls on the first night of Hanukkah (and it won't happen again for another 77,000 years!). Needless to say, it’s a bit...
Best Kosher Wines for Hanukkah
Kosher wines rarely get any love. Most wine critics don't keep kosher, yours truly included. Even if they did, there's a bit of a stigma attached to kosher wines, mainly because they have...
The kosher concept as applied to wine is much more complex than an association with "sweet and syrupy," and it results in some great-tasting wines you would never know were kosher. Tasty...
Tucked away in a quiet corner, The Wild Oats Bakery & Cafe serves one of the best sandwiches in Maine not called a lobster roll. It isn’t the biggest or most eye-catching place, but...
Sweet Potato Latkes
After the Thanksgiving turkey is roasted, and all the leftovers have been eaten – and eaten again, many people’s stomachs begin gearing up for another favorite foodie holiday, Hanukkah....
Potato
There are many different ways to make latkes, but after many attempts, this recipe seems to be the best. We played around with the eggs, oil type, grating/puréeing, adding matzah meal, and the...