Recipes for Hanukkah


A row of olive oil cakes with powdered sugar on top for Hanukkah

On Hanukkah, it is traditional to eat foods made with oil, particularly olive oil, in commemoration of the miracle of the menorah. When the Jews reached the Temple, they only found one jar of olive oil, enough to keep the eternal flame of the menorah lit for one day In faith, they lit the menorah, and miraculously, the flame lasted for eight nights until more pure oil could be found.

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