Forget the strawberry filling or the sugary toppings. These savory pastries are stuffed with meat, or fish, or cheese. And they make everything else taste like kids’ stuff.
Made with lamb and leeks, savory ‘kiftes’ bring a taste of Macedonia to your holiday table
Growing up in Australia, I loved almost all traditional Ashkenazi dishes. But Hanukkah’s greasy potato pancakes have always left me cold.
Make a batch of keftes—sweet-and-sour Syrian meatballs with cherries and tamarind
Hold the applesauce and skip the sour cream. Grab some pico de gallo and wrap your Hanukkah treats in a breakfast taco instead.
From chicken fritters to honey-drizzled fried dough, a Moroccan menu gives the holiday a unique flavor
Our favorite Hanukkah recipes from Tablet’s archives
Video: Make your own miracle of oil by frying up a batch of sugar-coated treats stuffed with apricot jam
Make a moist brisket, then shred it and add it to your potato pancakes. It’s not what my grandmother used to make. It’s better.
Each Purim, star academics like Milton Friedman and Alan Dershowitz debate: latkes or hamantaschen?
Video: How to fry up a batch of perfect potato pancakes this Hanukkah—and don’t forget the applesauce
Forget the yellow mesh bag. This Hanukkah, look for ethically produced and distributed chocolate coins.
From chocolate cake to onion rolls, recent Jewish cookbooks offer a tantalizing range of recipes for Hanukkah treats to complement the latkes
A well-oiled selection of Hanukkah fare—from a new twist on latkes to salads and savory ‘gelt’
The five best potato pancakes in New York City
A misbegotten first attempt at making sufganiyot