Hanukkah is not only a festival of lights, but also a festival of food, with countless holiday staples like tender brisket and crispy latkes tempting our taste buds. While I have toyed with countless recipes over past Hanukkah holidays, I’ve finally settled on a hearty menu that celebrates the season and the bounty of enticing tastes.
For the first course, I like to keep it light and serve up a citrus-packed Endive Escarole Salad. Potato Latkes then appear, usually leaving few leftovers for my next day’s lunch. Before guests can fill up on potato pancakes, Provencal Short Ribs with Olives and Herbs (pictured above) are served alongside the much-anticipated Temple Israel Brisket. Finally, piles of Kemp’s Cinderella Carrots and Grilled Asparagus hit the table. About 15 to 20 minutes later, guests are already reaching across the table for seconds as I sneak into the kitchen and put the finishing touches on the Amaretto Olive Oil Cake.
What are your favorite Hanukkah Recipes?