Hanukkah: Recipes and Traditions
Jews around the world commemorate this miracle by lighting consecutively one more menorah candle every day for the eight days of Hannukah. In 2019 the holiday is celebrated from sundown December 22 through sundown December 30.
Fried foods are traditional as a reminder of the Miracle of the Oil. Potato pancakes, or latkes, and jelly donuts called sufganiyot are especially popular. Chocolate coins called gelt are often handed out to children as Hanukkah gifts.
Try these recipes for Hanukkah.