We could wax poetic about Hanukkah recipes and food traditions. But we won’t. Because we know that what you really need now, just hours before the celebrations commence, are not words but recipes. Hanukkah recipes that honor the richness of these food traditions and require minimal effort yet reward you with ample kudos. Hanukkah recipes that are as unfailingly reliable as they are impressive. Hanukkah recipes that are certain to bring even more meaning to your holiday, whether reassuringly familiar, such as Joan Nathan’s Favorite Brisket, or relatively unexpected, like her Apple Latkes and her Zucchini Parmesan Latkes. This year, may your table bask in the glow of the traditional candles and the warmth of family and friends.—LC Editors

Our Best Hanukkah Recipes

Crisp Potato Pancakes

Roasted Applesauce

Gravadlax with Sweet Mustard and Dill Mayonnaise

Chicken Marbella
Couscous-Crusted Salmon Fish Fingers with Asparagus
Ina Garten’s Company
Pot Roast

Caramelized Shallots
Arugula Salad with Pom-egranates Roasted Pears

Sweet Fritters with Red Wine and Star Anise Sauce
Orange Olive Oil Cake

Apple Fritters

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