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Sufganiot: Fried donuts, traditionally served on Chanukah.
I can't help feeling that if G‑d by any chance feels the need for a bit of supernatural holiday déjà vu, perhaps He should consider creating a guilt-free jelly doughnut...
Chanukah Cooking: Donuts and Latkas
Join Eli as he prepares some Chanukah favorites with his Bubby
The earliest mention of this custom seems to have been made by Rabbi Maimon ben Joseph, father of Maimonides.
Doughnut Ingredients: 3 tbsp. dry yeast 1 tsp. sugar ½ cup warm water 3 cups flour ⅓ cup sugar 2½ tbsp. butter (or oil) 2 eggs Canola oil for frying Confectioners sugar for dusting Directions: Pour the warm water, yeast and 1 tsp. sugar into a small bowl....
Latkes, Donuts and Cheese
It is customary to eat oily foods and dairy on Chanukah. Find out why...
On Chanukah we eat foods fried in oil—such as latkes (potato pancakes) and sufganiot (doughnuts) -- in commemoration of the miracle of the oil. It is also customary to eat dairy foods in commemoration of Judith's heroic deed.
Although festive meals are not prescribed for the days of Chanukah, it is traditional to eat foods that are fried in oil...
For many, this Hanukkah will be like no other, celebrated in isolation, either alone or only with close family members.
Looking to expand beyond the bare-bones basics? Here are 8 deeply meaningful traditions for you and your family to personalize.
Since its discovery, potato has been blamed for everything from lust to leprosy. The oily potato mystery.
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