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Our 2020 Hanukkah Menu!

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Crack out the menorah, because we’re ready to celebrate the Festival of Lights with a festival of bites! This menu is brought to you by our friends at Kroger and from classic latkes and matzo balls to modern spins on tabbouleh and sufganiyot, we’ve got you covered with a menu of Hanukkah stars.

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THE MENU
TO START
Lemon Pepper Cauliflower Bites with Sweet Tahini Ranch by @saratane

This holiday is all about oil, so there’s no better way to get those fingers a little greasy than with fried cauliflower bites, especially when dipped in the most heavenly tahini ranch.

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Spicy Lamb Meatballs with Pomegranate Glaze, Yogurt and Mint by @saratane

Time to get tangy with these lamb meatballs, glazed in a sweet and tart pomegranate glaze. Just skewer each meatball with a toothpick and you’re ready to party!

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SALAD
Kale Tabbouleh with Delicata Squash and Apples by @zjengel

This hearty fall salad from Chef @zjengel holds beautifully in the refrigerator for a day or two, so you could even make a full day in advance if that gives a little more piece of mind on the big day.

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MAIN EVENT
Classic Potato Latkes by @jakecohen

Sometimes you have to keep it classic, and nothing does the trick quite like a crispy batch of potato pancakes! Just make sure you have plenty of applesauce and sour cream so your guests can dip to their heart’s delight.

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Matzo Balls by @thenonchalantcook

These matzo balls are delicious and take just a few minutes to make. They are soft and pillowy and guaranteed to make your chicken soup the star of your holiday meal! You can make the batter a day or two in advance, and roll them up and cook them whenever you're ready for your Hanukkah celebration!


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COCKTAIL
Turmeric Gimlet by @dillonotuama

This turmeric infused gimlet is just the thing to get the Hanukkah celebration started! Nothing quite does the trick like a bright and refreshing cocktail to get you into the holiday spirit.

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DESSERTS
Sour Cherry and Chocolate Filled Yeast Doughnuts by @quince_mn

There’s never a bad time for doughnuts, but they just *happen* to taste sweeter around Hanukkah. Dusted in vanilla sugar and filled with either sour cherry jam or chocolate ganache, these yeasted doughnuts are a perfect final treat.

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Tahini, Dark Chocolate, Honey and Pistachio Rugelach by @thefeedfeed

Rugelach are surprisingly easy to make, but never fail to wow any crowd. This version is perfumed with cardamom and packed with chopped pistachios and tahini for a Middle Eastern twist on the classic cream cheese cookies.

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THE GROCERY LIST
(the must-haves!)


8 lemons
4 limes
1 pomegranate
1 Honeycrisp apple
1 head of cauliflower
1 pound Kroger Baker Russet Potatoes
1 delicata squash
3 bunches Lacinato kale
1 bunch carrots
2 Kroger Yellow Onions
1 head of garlic
1 shallot
1 bunch chives
1 bunch dill
1 bunch parsley
1 bunch mint
8 ounces fresh turmeric
8 ounces almond milk or other nut milk
8 ounces pomegranate juice
Kroger Classic Apple Sauce
Sour cherry jam
1 (8-ounce) block full-fat cream cheese
Kroger Original Sour Cream
Greek yogurt
1 pound ground lamb
6 tablespoons schmaltz
1 liter gin
Red wine

PANTRY ESSENTIALS
(things we assume you have,
but if not, stock up!)

All-purpose flour
Cayenne pepper
Ground cardamom
Black peppercorns
Kosher salt
Garlic powder
Onion powder
Ground cumin
Ground cinnamon
Cinnamon sticks
Star anise pods
Baharat spice
Nutritional yeast
Panko breadcrumbs
Plain breadcrumbs
Matzo meal
Chicken stock
Kroger Pure Vegetable Oil
Olive oil
Tahini
Maple syrup
Honey
Pomegranate molasses
Granulated sugar
Brown sugar
Vanilla extract
Dark chocolate
Active dry yeast
Bulgur wheat, extra-large grain
Pepitas
Shelled unsalted pistachios
Matzo meal
Butter
Milk
Eggs

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The Game Plan

Two Days Ahead:
Make and Bake Rugelach
Prep Salad Ingredients
Infuse Turmeric Gin
Make Simple Syrup

One Day Before:
Make Tahini Ranch for Cauliflower Bites
Prep Meatball Mixture and Glaze
Make Matzo Balls

The Big Day:
Batch Turmeric Gimlets
Cook Cauliflower Bites
Cook and Glaze Meatballs
Toss Salad
Cook Latkes
Cook Matzo Balls
Fry and Assemble Doughnuts