Tis the season for latkes and sufganiyot. Chowhounds have the perfect recipes, from classic to creative, for the holiday. Share your traditions here too, and weigh in on what to eat to celebrate.

Chowhound Christmas Gift Guide 2020: The Best Gourmet Food & Drink Gifts

Fall is still fairly young, and you have plenty of time left to do your Christmas shopping, right? Well, maybe. But if you're shopping online this year, you can probably expect longer shipping times...

Holiday Treats 2020

by sallyt 6 months ago

Hi everyone, let's talk about making candy, cookies, treats, etc. for yourself, family, friends and neighbors, whatever your cause for celebrating may be! Even in this SD time, I plan to dr...

Trader Joe's YAY/MEH/NAY - December 2020

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 5 months ago

It's December, and we here at the thread-starting facility are already putting up decorations for Christmas, 2021! With only 390 shopping days left, it's never too soon, Siri, to dive into the holi...

What are you baking these days? December 2020 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 5 months ago

We've hit that biggest of multi-holiday months, and pandemic notwithstanding, I expect many of us will be giving our ovens a workout. What’s going in yours?

LATKES - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, December 2019

by masha 1 year ago

Welcome to our Reporting Thread for our December 2019 Dish of the Month (“DOTM”). For those new to our DOTM series, the purpose of this thread is to encourage hounds to prepare the selected dish t...

Prepping for Hanukkah: your favorites, best sources...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Hanukkah, the 'Festival of Lights', is coming up fast. What traditional dishes are your family favorites? Which markets/stores offer the best variety of ingredients? Do you cook it up at home, or d...

12/2 Michael Solomonov: Virtual Chanukah Cooking Demonstration (free)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

"James Beard Foundation Award-winning Chef Please join the Bay Area and other Federation communities for an evening with Michael Solomonov, executive chef and co-owner of Zahav in Philadelphia. ...

Holiday Treats 2019

by sallyt 1 year ago

Hi everyone, let's talk about making candy, cookies, treats, etc. for yourself, family, friends and neighbors, whatever your cause for celebrating may be! ANY kind of edible treat is fair g...

Holiday Treats 2018

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 years ago

It’s not too soon to start thinking about what homemade goodies we’ll be giving to family, friends, neighbors, colleagues, and hosts this holiday season, whether you’re celebrating Hanukkah, Christ...

Holiday Treats 2017

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 3 years ago

What kind of cookies, cake, confections, savory snacks, preserves, potables, and so on are you planning to put by for gifts, guests, or your own selves this holiday season? Here's the place to shar...

Best sources for Hanukkah goods and products: NYC & suburbs?

by gutreactions 3 years ago

Looking forward to sharing our favorite traditional Hanukkah specialties with friends and family. Maybe even some untraditional additions. Some we will cook ourselves, some we just don't anymore. L...

Latke Samosas - Pre-cook the Filling?

by gitaiba 2 years ago

I'd like to change things up a bit this year for Hannukah and rather than relying strictly on traditional latkes, fry them up in a samosa wrapping. I'm concerned that the potatoes and onions won't ...

Honey Fluff Donuts | Ukiah (Mendocino County)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Three weeks ago I was up in Ukiah for a site visit. Arriving a little early, I figured I'd check out the morning donut action to celebrate Hanukkah with fried foods. Good thing because I stumbled o...

Hanukkah Cocktail w/Apricot Brandy

by arielleeve 3 years ago

Having a Hanukkah party this weekend and looking to use up some leftover apricot brandy I recently purchased. It'll be all small hors d'oeuvres and standard potato latkes. I don't want to do anythi...

The difference between latkes and potato pancakes

by Jim Leff 17 years ago

Sharuf asked (in thread linked below, taking place on the wrong board and it's all my fault and the moderators are peeved at me for it): ------ I use the box hand grater, the holes used for hash ...

Hanukkah Brunch Help

by CindyJ 4 years ago

I'm hosting a Hanukkah brunch this year. I've already got most of my menu down (gravlax; bagels; Bantam Bagels; egg salad; fruit salad; latkes; green salad; DIY bloody mary and mimosa bar; etc.) ...

Who makes the best potato latkes in Manhattan?

by CindyJ 5 years ago

As much as I hate to admit it, I'm thinking of "outsourcing" the latkes for my family's Hanukkah gathering this year. My daughter, who lives in the LES, will be coming here to PA and can do the sh...

Planning End of Hanukkah Party

by herby 5 years ago

We will be eight (six adults and two kids) on Sunday starting at 4pm and maybe another 2-4 people will stop by. I do not have large enough table to sit everyone and plan for people to sit around t...

Chanukah Dinner

by jpr54_1 5 years ago

what are you preparing for dinner tonight and during the week?

Perfecting Potato Kugel

by CindyJ 5 years ago

My annual "December Dilemma" is how to cook enough potato latkes to satisfy my family during our Hanukkah get-together. I've tried cooking them in advance and reheating them in the oven just befor...

What's for Dinner #337 - the It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas & Hanukkah 2014 Edition! [through December 8, 2014]

by LindaWhit 6 years ago

Christmas lights are starting to go up, and I've seen Hanukkah candles in window. Who's baking cookies, making warming stews and braises, and other Christmas goodies? Tell us how you're preparing...