Four versions of crispy potato pancakes take center stage at this Hanukkah feast.
For a quick Hanukkah appetizer, we’ve combined the old take-advantage-of-leftovers approach (cooked brisket, in this case ― one of our favorite foods this time of year) with a let-somebody-else-mix-the-dough strategy.
In the West, this Jewish tradition takes a more healthful turn. Pickling is for flavor, not preservation, and salt is used sparingly. An assertive blend of spices, not salt, brings out this salmon’s rich, mellow flavor.