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Simple Twists on Classic Hanukkah Dishes

Try these recipes for red wine braised brisket, sweet potato latkes and sufganiyot at home!

November 16, 2018

Hanukkah is just around the corner, falling December 2 through December 10 this year. For those of you looking to roll up your sleeves and shake up some holiday staples, we’ve got a couple twists on Hanukkah classics and one kitchen adventure in store for you. Here are three Hanukkah recipes to try this year.

Red Wine Braised Brisket

Step up your brisket game by braising it in red wine, for a juicier more flavorful brisket.   

Get the recipe from PBS Food.

Sweet Potato Latkes

A simple twist on traditional latkes? Make them with sweet potatoes.

Get the recipe from PBS Parents’ Kitchen Explorers.


Have you made this Israeli jelly donut recipe? Don’t be intimidated—try deep frying at home!

Get the recipe from PBS Parents’ Kitchen Explorers.


Caroline Gerdes

Caroline Gerdes is the social media specialist at Cascade Public Media and a New Orleanian living in Seattle. She was also a National Geographic Young Explorer — which is totally a real job title. She recently published her first book, An Oral History of the New Orleans Ninth Ward

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