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Not your average latkes: Beets & carrots

In our series of Latkes Galore, we’re progressing from the traditional to the unusual. After asking our fans on Facebook what other kinds of veggies they’d...

Not your average latkes: Leeks

We’ve been running a poll on our Facebook page asking our fans what other kinds of latkes they’d like to see this year, aside from the traditional potato. So...

Low-fat latkes

Here’s something you probably thought you’d never hear: low-fat latkes. Sounds like sacrilege, or an oxymoron at best. But kosher cooking maven Helen Nash...

Chanukah Coloring Contest underway!

Here at the IJN, we love this time of year. With colorful and creative entries for our annual Chanukah Coloring Contest arriving daily, we get into the holiday spirit...

So much more than jelly

In Israel, sufganiyot are not confined to only the eight days of Chanukah; the fried delicious goodies appear in markets and bakeries throughout the month of Kislev, and...

The ultimate latka: Rösti

How many ways can cheese and potatoes be combined? It’s an unspoken challenge the Swiss have taken up and the answer is apparently “endless”. Swiss...

Latkes with a kick

We’ve been busy in our test kitchen this week, trying out recipes from the Chanukah Foods section coming out tomorrow. This year the IJN was inspired by the...

IJN Chanukah Coloring Contest underway!

The month following the high holidays is somewhat of an anomaly. During Cheshvan we celebrate not a single holiday nor mourn an historical event with a fast day. So what...

The wrong kind of light

On Chanukah, we associate light with the candles or oil burning on the menorah, lighting up a dark room, and creating a warm, atmospheric hue. During these...

The perfect latka

Many try. Some fail. A few lucky succeed. It’s a balancing act really. Keeping the grated potatoes from browning. Finding the right amount of onion to add flavor....