Traditional Hanukkah Dishes That Should Be in Everyone's Repertoire

Potato Latkes

If you make just one thing this Hanukkah, let it be crisy potato latkes. Keep them warm in a 200 degree F oven before your guests arrive.


You can't go wrong with a classic brisket. This one is made with onions, garlic, thyme and carrots. It's comfort food at its best, and your guests will love it.

Scallion Pancake Challah

Soak up all that delicious brisket gravy with  scallion pancake challah.


Sufganiyot are a huge deal in Israel. Each year, bakeries across the country go nuts with exotic flavors and fillings.

Butternut Squash Latkes

If you’re feeling experimental, try these butternut squash latkes served with a creamy tahini crème fraîche.


Latkes and applesauce are a match made in heaven, unless of course you’re #TeamSourCream.

Chive Sour Cream

Speaking of sour cream, this chive sour cream is made with horseradish for an extra kick. Dollop it on your latkes liberally.

Matzo Ball Soup

Delight everyone at your Hanukkah bash with a warm, comforting bowl of Jewish penicillin.

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