[THANKSGIVUKKAH] When it comes to blending Hanukkah and Thanksgiving, we think food, but how to you fit those holiday flavors in a glass? Step up to the bar because Emily’s done it deliciously.
[THANKSGIVUKKAH] In a tribute to the Beta Israel community, traditional teff flour along with spices and herbs create a savory, gluten-free latke while cooking with kids inspires kitchen conversations.
[THANKSGIVUKKAH] Chefs, home cooks and even first-time cooks across America are casting aside guilty feelings and stocking up on oil…and squash, pumpkin, sweet potatoes plus, of course, the big bird for the once-in-many lifetimes holiday.
[THANKSGIVUKKAH] Adding pumpkin to challah dough has been a favorite of Sephardic cooks for centuries. Now comes a holiday mashup that calls for making a turkey of this traditional favorite.
[THANKSGIVUKKAH] Baked pumpkin spice donuts seem blasphemous next to the piles of luscious fried, jelly-filled sufganiyot in Jerusalem’s markets, but the flavors go a long way toward bringing home closer over the holidays.
[THANKSGIVUKKAH] There’s a new holiday formula this year with its own vocabulary: Thanksgiving + Hanukkah = THANKSGIVUKKAH. And it won’t happen again for 70,000 years, so let’s party like it’s a once-in-many-lifetimes celebration!
As we give thanks for the abundance in our lives, many in our area have much less. Volunteer opportunities to fight hunger are as diverse as the volunteers themselves, but all bring light into others’ lives.
[THANKSGIVUKKAH] This holiday mashup seems designed for Jews in the South. Who knows better how to combine oil and food than Southerners? But are fried turkey and deep-fried pecan pie going too far?
With a big yellow plastic bowl, food processor, electric frying pan and Bubbe’s recipe, Esther is prepared for the traditional Chanukah gluttony, preparing enough potato latkes to last all eight days…just like the miraculous oil.
While it is easy to find comfort in the depths of a latke or a doughnut, once you start calculating the extra hours you’ll need to log at the gym, Hanukkah can quickly turn into the holiday of excuses.