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The Ultimate Hanukkah Recipe Guide For 8 Delicious Nights

Latkes and sufganiyot are the unrefuted stars of the Hanukkah culinary landscape, but they are by no means the only festive foods to make and eat during the holiday. For a night or two we might convince ourselves that we could live on all that golden-fried goodness, but at some point the need for protein, green vegetables and other holiday fare makes itself apparent.

We’ve got you covered. Here are a variety of delectable dishes — some symbolic because of the oil (whether used for frying or dousing); others, because of the dairy. The rest of the recipes round out your winter holiday menu with dishes from holiday tables around the world.

Festive Firsts

Cheery Cocktails/Drinks

Magnificent Mains

International Hanukkah Dishes

Latkes, Latkes, Latkes

Splendid Salads/Veggies


More Holiday Desserts

Liza Schoenfein is food editor of the Forward. Find her on Twitter, @LifeDeathDinner, or contact her at




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