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Hanukkah

Fried Potatoes with Harissa Tehina

Recipe by Michael Solomonov

Fried Potatoes with <em>Harissa Tehina</em>

This dish happened by serendipity. At Zahav, our Israeli pickles come packed in huge cans with a ton of excess pickle juice. One day, in a passion for brining, I decided to throw some peeled potatoes into that leftover pickle juice. A day later, I drained and fried the potatoes, ending up with the most

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Giant Fermented Latke with Pickled Herring

Recipe by Ari Miller

Giant Fermented Latke with Pickled Herring

Latkes are about as standard a holiday staple as there can be. No joke, when asked to submit a recipe there was a specific caveat not to include them. I suppose that’s because they’ve been overdone, overexposed, over-consumed and over-recipe-d. But ever the contrarian, I thought, “Well, they’ve never been fermented!” I was wrong, of

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Brioche Doughnuts with Caramelized Apple Compote

Recipe by Alex Levin

Brioche Doughnuts with Caramelized Apple Compote

Every year as a kid I celebrated Chanukah with the traditions of candle lighting, traditional games, family time and feasts. My grandparents, Rabbi Judah and Martha Nadich, always hosted on the Sunday night of the holiday. They were the most amazing people, bringing happiness and joy to the community on a public level and so much love

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Beet Fries with Goat Cheese Sauce

Recipe by Amy Kritzer

Beet Fries with Goat Cheese Sauce

I love getting creative with latkes every Chanukah, but nothing goes better with fried potatoes than more fried food! It’s just science. These beet fries get their crispiness from cornstarch, paired with an addicting goat cheese sauce you may just want to slather on your latkes as well. No judging here.

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Holiday Fried Rice

Recipe by Laura Kumin

Holiday Fried Rice

Fried foods during the winter holidays? The obvious choices are those associated with Chanukah—doughnuts or sufganiyot and fried pancakes or latkes. But in my family there is another fried food holiday tradition: fried rice at our Christmas Day Chinese banquet. We serve Christmas dinner to homeless women at a local shelter, rest for a few

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Sweet Fried Noodle Kugel Balls

Recipe by Shannon Sarna

Sweet Fried Noodle Kugel Balls

Warning: If you are dieting or don’t eat carbs do not look at this recipe. If a fried macaroni-and-cheese ball met a zeppoli and then converted to Judaism, their baby would be one of these fried kugel balls. They are sweet, gooey, crunchy on the outside with just a slight bit of saltiness that I

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Hot Buttered Brandy

Recipe by Emily Landsman

Hot Buttered Brandy

Fried cocktails sound like they belong at a state fair somewhere. This hot buttered brandy is a take on the traditional hot buttered rum, a drink that goes back to colonial days. The pear crisps may seem like a lot of work, but they’re really worth it! They soak up the butter and brandy in

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Freund’s Farm’s Noodle Kugel

Recipe by Freund's Farm, Inc.

Freund’s Farm’s Noodle Kugel

Noodle kugel has been a staple at our family’s dinner table since Grandma and Grandpa lived in this old farmhouse. Whether we are celebrating a sweet new year on Rosh Hashanah or making a dish to bring to a Chanukah party, this one is always a favorite. As dairy farmer members and owners of the Cabot

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Matzo-Stuffed Cornish Game Hens

Recipe by Todd Gray and Ellen Kassoff Gray

Matzo-Stuffed Cornish Game Hens

My mom always chose to cook Rock Cornish game hens instead of large chickens. They were perfect for our family—with the four of us (my brother, mom, dad and me) each getting a whole bird. Cornish hens have gotten a bad rap for some reason; you never see them in restaurants anymore. Too bad, because

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