December 11, 2020

Hanukkah Cooking Hotline Webinar

Posted by Custom & Craft


The duo behind The Gefilteria, Jeffrey Yoskowitz and Liz Alpern, answer all your burning Hanukkah cooking queries and offer culinary inspiration and empowerment to reimagine the Hanukkah menu. Their recipes are featured in our Hanukkah Cookbook.

Find Liz and Jeffrey and The Gefilteria at: and @Gefilteria


Cooking Tips Discussed During the Webinar
Preferred oils: grapeseed oil, avocado oil, canola oil, sunflower oil, peanut oil are all great neutral oils for frying
Balance out the meal with: goose or brisket, salads featuring in-season vegetables and fruit, stew, sauerkraut or something for tartness like cranberry sauce
Cookbook recommendation: Malka's Secret Recipe and The Jewish Cookbook by Leah Koenig
Hanukkah treats that aren't latkes: cheese fritters, bimuelos, zoulbia 
Substitutions: corn starch or potato starch for gluten free, pre-cook potatoes for vegan recipes
Eliminate cooking smells: put bowls of baking soda on the counter, boil water with lemon and a cinnamon stick