Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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    This Metal Menorah Cleaning Hack Is a Hanukkah Life-Saver

    Keep those candles burning bright for all eight nights.

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    20 Vodka Drinks That Will Help Get You Through The Holidays With Your Family

    Take the edge off of spending the holidays with extended family with one of these Christmas cocktails. Vodka really is...

    20 Hanukkah Decorations to Light Up Your Home

    These Hanukkah decorations take all eight nights to the next level. There's even a candle that smells like mom's latkes...

    Chocolate Rugelach

    Many bakeries make chocolate rugelach, but they taste so much better when they are homemade. Traditionally, they are filled with...

    Spinach and Feta Bourekas

    2 reviews

    Light and soft with a bit of crunch, these bourekas are one of my favorite appetizers for holidays. They can...

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    17 Traditional Hanukkah Desserts That’ll Make You Shout L’Chaim!

    Light the menorah, spin the dreidel and fry up the latkes! Then, enjoy these traditional Hanukkah desserts. From rugelach to...

    36 Thoughtful Hanukkah Gifts That Will Brighten Your Festival of Lights

    We've gathered up the most thoughtful Hanukkah gifts for everyone on your list.

    20 Hanukkah Gifts for Kids That’ll Make Them Say, “This Is Lit!”

    Whether you choose one gift or eight, these Hanukkah gifts for kids are guaranteed to brighten faces this Festival of...

    Maple Bourbon Salmon

    1 review

    This flavorful maple bourbon salmon feels fancy for a holiday but is so simple to make! —Diane Higgins, Tampa, Florida

    Jewish Chocolate Chip Mandel Bread

    2 reviews

    This traditional Jewish mandel bread recipe has been passed down in my family for four generations. It tastes wonderful with...

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    How to Make Latkes or Potato Pancakes

    Wondering how to make latkes for Hanukkah? Our Test Kitchen walks you through the process of making potato pancakes step...

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    9 Scrumptious Rugelach Recipes to Make for Hanukkah

    Rugelach—crisp and tender cookies rolled around fillings of nuts, spiced fruit or chocolate—are a beloved part of Jewish-American cooking and...

    Your Guide to 7 Traditional Hanukkah Foods

    From latkes to sufganiyot, we eat fried food on Hanukkah to remember the ancient oil miracle.

    Homemade Gelt

    Giving chocolate coins to children, and sometimes to teachers, is a long-standing Hanukkah tradition. This homemade version of gelt uses...

    Hanukkah Cookies

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    Cream cheese adds richness to these Hanukkah cookies. Decorate them with royal icing or your favorite buttercream frosting and toppings....

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    How to Make the Best Rugelach Cookies for the Holidays

    Rugelach cookies are a big part of many holiday traditions. Learn how to make these cinnamon-sugar treats for your cookie...

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    71 Hanukkah Recipes for This Year’s Celebration

    From latkes and sufganiyot to brisket and kugel, these Hanukkah recipes will help you celebrate the Festival of Lights.

    Chocolate-Stuffed Dreidel Cookies

    These dreidel cookies are sure to spread some smiles this holiday season. Your friends and family will delight in the...

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    What Is Kugel? Meet the Jewish Casserole Everyone Needs to Know

    This traditional recipe is a must-have on Jewish holidays. But what is kugel—and what makes this dish so special?

    Air-Fryer Herb and Lemon Cauliflower

    1 review

    This air-fryer cauliflower side is easy to prepare with just a few ingredients. Crushed red pepper flakes add a touch...

    Kid-Made Cocoa Cupcakes

    I’m only a kid, and this is the first recipe I’ve created. I spent a year perfecting these cupcakes, asking...

    The Biggest Hanukkah Traditions at Chef Cat Cora’s House

    The Iron Chef and mom of six shares her favorite Hanukkah traditions, including her secrets to the perfect latke.

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    Winter Vegetable Shepherd’s Pie

    4 reviews

    We seem to eat for comfort during the holidays...but comfort foods aren't necessarily healthy. To make a classic comfort...

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    45 Impressive Dinners for Your Cooking Bucket List

    Whether its a special occasion, or you're just feeling fancy, here are some extraordinary dinner recipes that are guaranteed to...

    Herbed Leek Tarts

    3 reviews

    This savory, nontraditional tart is a favorite among our family and friends! —Jean Ecos, Hartland, Wisconsin

    Matzo Toffee

    7 reviews

    Once you start eating matzo toffee, you may not be able to stop! Matzo crackers are topped with buttery caramel,...

    Lemony Walnut-Raisin Galette

    1 review

    This flaky, buttery pastry dessert has a filling of fruit, walnuts, coconut and cinnamon. There's a lot to love! For...

    Spicy Beef Brisket

    3 reviews

    This fork-tender brisket is just as good when cooked a day ahead, refrigerated and reheated. I like to serve it...

    Old-Fashioned Beef Brisket

    Tender slices of beef smothered in onions in a sweet tomato sauce give this entrée an old-fashioned feel. It is...