As far as the food is concerned, both holidays are filled with traditions rather than hard and fast rules.
From St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Eating cheese products is a custom to commemorate the involvement of Judith and women in the events of Hanukkah. Here are tips from a former cheesemonger to help you bring the best in tasty cheeses to your holiday gathering.
Once-in-a-lifetime overlap this year creates new culinary combos and cultural mashups
From New York Daily News
Are you planning the most amazing Thanksgivukkah celebration? We want to see it! Show us how you celebrated this once-in-a-lifetime double holiday in our Thanksgivukkah Celebration Photo Contest! Five winners will receive $50 Amazon gift cards.
The delicious combinations are endless between the fall flavors of Thanksgiving and the extravagance of Hanukkah, which begin this year on the same day.
Kosher baker and cookbook author Paula Shoyer plans to make these pumpkin doughnuts for breakfast on Thanksgiving morning as a treat for the many family members who will be with her.
Enchanted with the culinary and cultural possibilities of this hybrid holiday, many American Jews in the Southland are gobbling up the phenomena.
From Los Angeles Daily News
As you think about this convergence of holidays and its meaning, here is a list of books to have on hand for Thanksgiving and Hanukkah that keep in mind the underlying spirit of each.
Sorry Festivus, you’ve been out-buzzed. This year it’s all about Thanksgivukkah, a term coined to describe the unique confluence of holidays that will happen next month, when the first day of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving wind up falling on the same date.
I know there are traditional prayers for Hanukkah, but are there alternative prayers we can bring to our table to enrich this year’s Hanukkah/Thanksgiving feast?