Posts Tagged: Hanukkah Results 72
There was a lot of talk about grandmothers at the 9th Annual Latke Festival, held during Hannukah at the Brooklyn Museum: their recipes, their knuckles, their advice and their place at the hot stove.
Do crispy, hot, delicious latkes go best with apple sauce, sour cream, or by themselves?
You may think that Hanukkah food is all about latkes and doughnuts, but it’s actually about… fried. Fried food, that is — because of the small jug of oil that miraculously lasted for eight days instead of one. We celebrate the holiday by lighting candles (oil lamps in days gone by) and eating foods fried in oil. Like latkes and doughnuts.
As Thanksgiving nears, most of us are laser-focused on preparing (or procuring) the big turkey dinner.
Christmas reputedly has 12 nights, with calling birds, milking maids and leaping lords. Hanukkah has only eight, but during those nights we get straight to the heart of what gets those lords a-leaping. Here’s a whiskey guide to the eight nights. Remember, imbibe responsibly and don’t drink and fry.