Potato latkes and jelly doughnuts called sufganiyot are the most widely known Hanukkah dishes in America. But in Italy, the focus is decidedly on pollo fritto— crunchy, oil-kissed fried chicken.
Eggplant Kuku (Persian Frittata)
This Persian take on a frittata is packed with bites of creamy sautéed eggplant and a bundle of fresh, green herbs.
Balsamic and Brown Sugar Brisket
Braised brisket began as poverty cuisine—a method of low-and-slow cooking that was capable of transforming a cheap, tough cut of meat into something desirable. Over time, it has become one of the most iconic dishes of the Jewish American kitchen.
Michele Streit Heilbrun’s Anytime Brisket with Matzo Spaetzle
This brisket is the perfect comfort food for any occasion. The sauce is sweet and tangy and helps capture the flavor of the old school dish that was a favorite part of countless childhoods.
Michele Streit Heilbrun’s Matzo Nachos with Pickled Jalapeños
We’ve fallen hard for deep-fried matzos, and you will, too.
Matzo Spaetzle for Michele Streit Heilbrun’s Anytime Brisket
The perfect accompaniment to a comfort food classic.