Tag: Hanukkah

Israeli Jelly Donuts “Sufganiyot”

Israeli Jelly Donuts “Sufganiyot”

Sufganiyot, also known as, Israeli jelly donuts or “Hanukkah donuts” are deep-fried jelly donuts that are traditionally eaten in Israel during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. Here the oil used to fry the donuts, like a traditional latke, are reminiscent of the oil that miraculously burned— according 

Roasted Winter Vegetable Salad With Apple Cider-Honey Vinaigrette

Roasted Winter Vegetable Salad With Apple Cider-Honey Vinaigrette

Winter is a wonderful time. Earthy, hearty, beautiful root vegetables are in abundance. But what to do with them?  I say roast them. I love slightly browned roasted vegetables lightly toasted in olive oil. Straight-up, as a side dish or here, mixed together in a 

Classic Apple Sauce

Classic Apple Sauce

Oh my, do I love apples and apple sauce!  Homemade apple sauce, I should add. Making your own apple sauce for the upcoming Hanukkah holiday is to me as important as making your own cranberry sauce on Thanksgiving–it’s critical. It also does not take much 

Perfect Potato Latkes That Are Not Just For Hanukkah

Perfect Potato Latkes That Are Not Just For Hanukkah

My older son is a potato addict.  I can’t blame him really, I was the same as a kid. Potatoes are delicious any way: baked, whipped, pureed, mashed, fried, or shredded.  Seriously, any way works for him.  I don’t eat them as much anymore, so 

Holiday Sangria–The Perfect Drink For The Season

Holiday Sangria–The Perfect Drink For The Season

Are you ready for Thursday? Holiday season is in full swing.  Holiday parties and family gatherings are arriving at a steady clip.  If you’re hosting anything, this post is for you.  Sangria is a fantastic holiday cocktail option and if made with a good red 

Neal’s Kreplach

Neal’s Kreplach

My husband is not a cook. He will however, if asked, make a dish or meal without hesitation and often rather enthusiastically. What typically happens is he returns from a trip to the grocery store with a vast assortment of condiments and pickled products and,