When you think about Hanukkah, traditional foods like latkes (potato pancakes), sufganiyot (doughnuts) and rugelach come to mind. If you’re looking for new spins on classic dishes, the eight below are a good place to start – one for each night of the Festival of Lights.
Hannukah Brisket & Latke Sandwich from Adeena Sussman via Chrissy Teigen
The Hannukah equivalent of a Thanksgiving turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce sandwich.
Matzo Ball Soup a la Mexicana from NYT Cooking
Green chiles update this comfort food classic and instantly spice up your menu.
Manischewitz Braised Short Ribs with Horseradish Gremolata from What Jew Wanna Eat
The notoriously sweet wine is paired with beef broth and herbs for a delectable sauce.
Sweet & Savory Coca-Cola Brisket from The Spruce Eats
The unexpected addition of Coke makes this dish flavorful and tender.
Beet Latkes with Chive Goat Cheese from Leah Koenig via Williams-Sonoma
The beets add a new flavor and a bold color to your holiday table.
Air-Fried Sufganiyot from Jamie Geller
Top with rainbow sprinkles, chocolate and pretzels or the traditional jam.
Lemon Ricotta Noodle Kugel with Dried Cherries from Spruce Eats
A sweet treat with a tangy twist.
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