Hanukkah Cocktail Recipe (Or Is that Chanukah?): A Blue Daiquiri

[1] Blue Winter Daiquiri, the perfect color for Hanukkah, rimmed with decorating sugar (both photos © Kōloa Rum). [2] Kōloa white rum is one of seven rum expressions, plus three bottled rum cocktails.   Spell it Hanukkah or Chanukah, the Festival of Lights began last night. You don’t have to be Jewish to enjoy this…
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Gourmet Hanukkah Chocolate From L.A. Burdick

[1] The medium Hanukkah Chocolate Assortment: 30 pieces of deliciousness (all photos © Burdick Chocolate). [2] You can repurpose the empty box for jewelry, keepsakes, office supplies—or use it to package another gift. [3] Some of the bonbons. [4] Close up on the menorah bonbon. [5] The large box, 50 bonbons.   L.A. Burdick is…
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RECIPE: Potato Latkes Filled with Salmon & Cream Cheese

What’s for brunch during Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival Of Lights? Latkes! Latke is the Yiddish word for a pancake made from grated potatoes. Some call it a potato pancake; but “latke” is original word*. The name comes from the East Slavic oladka, “small fried pancake.” That in turn derives from Hellenistic Greek for olive oil.…
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RECIPE: Potato Latkes With Garam Masala Spice

It’s been an unusual year, so how about an unusual spin on potato latkes, a traditional food for Chanukah / Hannukah (the difference in spellings)? Lovers of fried potatoes and Indian food will enjoy these Tikka Masala Latkes—latkes flavored with tikka masala spices. Mint Yogurt Sauce replaces the traditional applesauce an/or sour cream. Infusing classic…
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GIFT: Chocolate Chanukah Gelt For Kids…& Cocktails For Adults

[1] Chocolate gelt for Chanukah (photos #1 and #2 © See’s Candies). [2] Chocolate Chanukah gelt is traditionally sold in mesh bags. [3] Goldschläger liqueur contains flecks of real gold (photo © Diageo). [4] Pinnacle Vodka makes numerous fun flavors, including chocolate (photo © Beam Suntory).   In 2020, the Jewish holiday of Chanukah is…
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