Area restaurants are getting in on the action with Thanksgivukkah-apropos dishes. Among them is the pumpkin custard kugel chef Marjorie Druker is serving at the Modern Rotisserie annex of her New England Soup Factory in Newton.
If you’re not planning to travel for Thanksgiving this year, consider throwing a dinner party with friends who will also be in town.
On Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at the same time that Americans gorge themselves on turkey and weirdly textured cranberry desserts, American Jews will have another holiday to tend to also.
Nail artist Hannah Pearlman created celestial galaxy nails to celebrate the fact that Thanksgivukkah is happening only because the stars aligned.
Plimoth Plantation’s food team created four recipes for traditional Jewish foods inspired by the 17th century—Harvest Tzimmes, Cranberry-Orange Kugel, Curd Fritters and “Good As Gelt” Pancakes.
From Plimoth Plantation
The true meaning of Hanukkah, which is one of the messages author Jane Sutton seeks to impart in her new book, has a lot in common with that of Thanksgiving: thinking about others.
Of all the things the Pilgrims couldn’t foresee while celebrating that first Thanksgiving—Black Friday sales, SpongeBob getting his own balloon in the Macy’s parade, gluten-free stuffing—we can safely add “Thanksgivukkah” to the list.
From The Boston Globe
In honor of this historic holiday mash-up, Bon Appétit fired up the anti-test kitchen and developed some combo dishes that should never make it onto your dining room tables.
From Bon Appétit
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.
I have always sent holiday cards to corporate friends and family the Monday after Thanksgiving in order to encompass all holidays. However, Hanukkah is the same week as Thanksgiving this year. Should holiday cards be sent out earlier in order to include those celebrating Hanukkah, or should I stick to the post-Thanksgiving rule?
From The Boston Globe Magazine