Hanukkah is just around the corner, and before you know it, you will be facing it right in the face. The question is, are you ready for the holiday? Can you make a feast for your family and friends? With my help, you can bring on the feast anytime and anywhere you want because it is easy with my Hanukkah collection of recipes.

The festival of lights is an important Jewish holiday so it is crucial that you served traditional foods, including foods that are fried in oil for it, represent the holy oil in the temple. In this article, you will find traditional and modern Hanukkah foods such as latkes, brisket, and doughnuts.

This Hanukkah, you don’t need to serve the same latkes you have been preparing for many years. Keep in mind that there is more than one way to skin a potato or do the latkes. If you are tired of the same latkes recipe, why not give the latkes recipes below a try and see for yourself that it pays to try other recipes.

Easy Hanukkah Recipes

Latkes Recipes

Latkes are simply potato pancakes that are served during the Hanukkah festival. It is a food primarily made of potatoes, onion and breadcrumbs or matzah. Potato pancakes are shallow-fried of pancakes of ground or grated potato, egg and flour then often seasoned with garlic or onion.

Potatoes are the primary ingredients for latkes but it doesn’t mean that you can’t substitute it because you can do whatever you want. You can substitute with sweet potatoes, cauliflower or beets. All you need is be creative with sauces such as Kimchi, Anchovy aoli or Sriracha. I Latkes also good with sauce like Applesauce for a sweet tasting treats.

Classic Hanukkah Potato Latkes

This is the classic potato latkes a favorite of all during Hanukkah.

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Curried Sweet Potato

Curry lovers should try this curried sweet potato pancakes.

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Potato Latke

This latke recipe is best serve with applesauce and sour cream alongside. Give it a try!

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Baked Cauliflower Latke

Looking for a healthier latke recipe? This healthy baked cauliflower latke recipe is not just delicious but can also help you cut back on calories during christmas festivities.
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Parsnip Sweet Potato Latkes

Latkes with parsnip? Why not,  anything goes with this kind of dish.


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Kugel Recipes

Kugel is a traditional Jewish casserole dish, typically made of potatoes or egg noodles. Below are some of the kugel that you must have on your Holiday table

Baked Potato Kugel

I love this kugel recipe, worth a try.

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Potato Kugel

Kugel made of grated potato is a must try.

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Potato Kugel Cups

Good as appetizer, snack and everyday food.

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Brisket Recipes

Brisket is a traditional main course during Hanukkah festival.  What is brisket? This is a cut of meat from the breast or lower chest of veal or beef. The beef brisket is a beef primal cuts, and can be prepared in several ways. Below are some of the brisket recipes you can try this Hanukkah.

Onion Braised Beef Brisket

This onion braised beef brisket recipe is surprisingly simple. There’s need for stock, wine, or bottled sauces as the brisket is cooked on top of onions then slowly caramelize to release their juices. The result is a flavorful beef brisket as the braising liquid is cooking the beef thoroughly.

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Brisket Corned Beef Ham

Do you love ham? how about make a ham out of beef brisket for change, it is worth a try.

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Classic Red Wine Braised Brisket

Yummy braised brisket to serve during Hanukkah festival.

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Slow Cooked Beef Brisket

Serve slow cooked beefbBrisket with kale mash or mashed potato with a little butter and seasoning. But, plain mashed potato or roasted potatoes also good.

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Brisket of Beef

Here’s another brisket of beef recipe to try for the Hanukkah festival.

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Sweet and Savory Brisket

Are you fan of sweet and savory dishes? If so, you will love this brisket recipe as you will find the taste you want from this recipe.

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Beef, Chicken & Other Recipes

This Hanukkah, you can try other beef recipes because the recipes below are worth trying. You can even do some chicken dishes and kugel dishes to make this year celebration different and unforgettable.

Braised Short Ribs with Horseradish Gremolata

This beef recipe is going to make your mouth water and tummy full, do doubt about it.

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Chuck Roast

Roast dishes always works during holiday seasons.

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Chard and Caramelized Shallot Noodle Kugel

The word kugel simply means ball, sphere, or globe, originally referred to dumplings dropped over a pot of mouthwatering soup pot. Kugel dishes are usually served on Shabbat or holidays and usually given to unsuspecting relatives and guests in disposable tubs on their way home. Casserole and pudding made from potato or egg noodles are delicious like this chard and caramelized shallot noodle kugel recipe.

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Doughnuts Recipe

Sugar and Spice Doughnuts

Sugar and spice and everything nice for your doughnuts this Hanukkah festival.

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Vegan Spelt Flour Donuts with Blueberry Icing

Vegan will love this donut recipe.

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Jelly Doughnuts

Jelly fillings always good all year round.

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Challah Recipes

Challah is straightforward bread, made with eggs, oil and sugar. Anyone can make this bread since it is non-fussy bread. You can make it from scratch without a problem because it is easy to do.


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Strawberry Challah Bread Pudding

Pudding and strawberry perfect combination, don’t you think?

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