Tabletop ideas and recipes for a festive and filling Hanukkah
Create a glowing holiday table with small hurricanes, candles, and ribbon
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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.
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
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
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
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
A trip to New York inspired Jeannie Lee of Marin County, California, to develop this rich, cranberry-filled cookie.
Recipe: Cranberry Rugelach