Hanukkah commemorates the victory of the Maccabees over Antiochus of Syria
and the miracle of the oil lasting not one, but eight days. For this reason,
traditional Hanukkah foods are cooked in oil. With eight nights
to celebrate, there's room for lots more.
Find recipes in all categories, rated by people who've tried them.
Everything from a traditional Latkes to Oven Baked Brisket and Oat and Honey Challah.
Feast on a Sephardic dinner of Braised Lamb in Pomegranate Sauce or an
Italian dinner featuring Roast Veal Brisket with Marsala-Mushroom Sauce.
Eleven recipes are featured in this slideshow from The New York Times' Dining and Wine section. Try the Red Flannel Potato Latkes or the Chocolate-Apricot Babkafor a colorful treat.
The celebration of Kwanzaa takes place over a week and culminates in the
feast of Karumu, a night of storytelling, songs and feasting. The feast is often a
communal effort and features African-inspired cuisine.
Try Futari (African Squash And Yams), Benne Cakes, Peanut Soup with Okra
Croutons and more.