Sharon Lebewohl, author of "The 2nd Ave Deli Cookbook," shares her family's recipe for potato latkes. Served with cranberry-apple sauce and sour cream, these crispy, golden-brown pancakes taste best when they're eaten right away.
In the story of Hanukkah, a lamp containing a tiny amount of oil burned, miraculously, for eight days. But these doughnuts -- perfectly crisped in oil and coated in sugar -- won't last long at all. Served with a silken chocolate-brandy sauce for dipping and a cup of strong coffee, they are a classic finish to the meal.