PRODUCT: Menorah Challah Bread

There are different ways to braid a challah, but we’ve never seen one this clever. To celebrate Chanukah, Hanukkah or however you spell it, Manhattan specialty food purveyor Eli Zabar has created this whimsical challah menorah. It’s not kosher, but it is delicious. Order yours at EliZabar.com. At $45, it may be the costliest bread…
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HOLIDAY: Challah Stuffing Recipe For Thanksgivukkah

In case you’ve been off the grid, the hot holiday news this year is that for the first time in history, Thanksgiving coincides with Hanukkah. It’s been dubbed Thanksgivukkah. And it won’t happen again for another 70,000 years. So even if you’re not Jewish, think of celebrating this once-in-a-lifetime (many lifetimes, actually) double holiday by…
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CHANUKAH: Build A Cookie Chanukah House

Manischewitz’s Chanukah House Kit. Photo courtesy Manischewitz.   For centuries, many children have celebrated Christmas by decorating a gingerbread house. While there’s nothing religious about it, it is a Christian tradition. Now, Jewish children have their own holiday house: a vanilla cookie house called—wait for it—Chanukah House. The Manischewitz Chanukah House Decorating Kit includes everything…
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RECIPE: Celebrate Hanukkah With Latkes

Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival Of Lights, begins at sundown today. In addition to lighting the ceremonial candelabra, the menorah, there are favorite holiday foods. Our personal favorite is the potato latke, or pancake, made from grated potatoes and onion, bound with eggs and fried. You don’t have to be Jewish to love a latke (pronounced…
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