Happy Hanukkah! Recipes to Celebrate


[Photographs: Olga Massov]

Tonight at sundown Hanukkah begins, which means a whole lot of latkes will be fried in the next week. Ed hosted his latke-frying party for family last weekend (right after Thanksgiving, now that's impressive). The sizzling oil represents the oil used to light the menorah. Fried food lovers: this is your favorite Jewish holiday. Just beware of your hair and coats—they might be latke-scented for a bit.

This year we featured Hanukkah recipes from Olga Massov of the blog Sassy Radish. Here is a roundup of our favorites, including some non-deep-fried foods like brisket and homemade chocolate gelt.

Arthur Schwartz's Latkes »
Mario Batali's Latkes with Apple Sauce »
Celeriac Potato Pancakes with Apple Crème Fraîche »
Pumpkin Potato Latkes »
Elegant and Easy Gourmet Gefilte Fish Pâté »
Maple Vanilla Applesauce »
Fromage Blanc and Blueberry Crepe Blintzes »
Brisket Bourguignon »
Sweet & Sour Brisket with Pomegranate Molasses and Dried Fruit »
Arthur Schwartz's Pot-Roasted Brisket »
Cider Doughnuts »
Manischewitz Granita »
Homemade Hanukkah Gelt »
Cherry-Nut Rugelach »
Beignets with Lavender Sugar and Apricot Sauce »
Challah Pain Perdu »