Celebrate Hanukkah in style

Tabletop ideas and recipes for a festive and filling Hanukkah

Make your own menorah

Photography by Leo Gong

Make your own menorah

Create a glowing holiday table with small hurricanes, candles, and ribbon

More:  Make a menorah

Lots of latkes

Photography by Leo Gong

Lots of latkes

For many Jews, this traditional potato-and-onion mixture is the flavor of Hanukkah. Try any of our four variations (and one accompanying condiment) at your holiday meal.

Recipes: 

Pickled Salmon

Photography by Richard Jung

Pickled Salmon

Traditional pickled fish takes a healthful turn with a sparing use of salt and assertive mix of spices. Serve with toasted rye bread or pocket bread, shredded cucumber, and reduced-fat sour cream.

Recipe:  Pickled Salmon

Quick Brisket Puffs

Photography by James Carrier

Quick Brisket Puffs

For a quick Hanukkah appetizer, use leftover brisket to create these tasty puffs. If you're keeping kosher, use puff pastry made without butter.

Recipe:  Quick Brisket Puffs

Tunisian Potato Turnovers

Photography by James Carrier

Tunisian Potato Turnovers

Many Americans associate Jewish cooking with Eastern European flavors, but these turnovers offer a fresh take on the traditional latkes with seasonings from North Africa.

Recipe:  Tunisian Potato Turnovers

Twice-baked Beef Brisket with Onions

Photography by James Carrier

Twice-baked Beef Brisket with Onions

Double baking this brisket gets a lot of the prep work for a large dinner party out of the way ahead of time, and the meat soaks up the pan juices and becomes amazingly moist and succulent.

Recipe:  Twice-baked Beef Brisket with Onions

Cranberry Rugelach

Photography by Quentin Bacon

Cranberry Rugelach

A trip to New York inspired Jeannie Lee of Marin County, California, to develop this rich, cranberry-filled cookie.

Recipe:  Cranberry Rugelach

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