Take a cue from this couple to freshen up your Hanukkah menu.
This couple puts a fun-loving spin on the usual holiday fare. "Our best parties are grab-a-plate style," says Mindi Shapiro
Levine, as she and husband Brett prepare for visitors. "We like it when guests settle on barstools and hang out," Brett chimes
Their Hanukkah celebration is smartly streamlined. "We opted to skip the appetizer and a brisket dish," says Mindi, "so everyone has plenty of appetite for latkes."
"When you make Golden Potato, Golden Potato-Parsnip, and Golden Carrot-Zucchini Latkes, add distinctive garnishes to clue
guests in on the different flavors," advises Mindi. All three are superb with Horseradish-Sour Cream Sauce and Spiced-Thyme
• Golden Potato Latkes
• Golden Potato-Parsnip Latkes
• Golden Carrot-Zucchini Latkes
• Horseradish-Sour Cream Sauce
• Spiced-Thyme Applesauce
Roll salmon into spirals if you have extra time when making Smoked Salmon-Avocado Salad.
Mindi’s Doughnuts and Easy Raspberry Sauce dessert is a nod to a fried, jelly-filled pastry often eaten at Hanukkah. For a
fun look, offer guests individual servings using curved appetizer spoons and fancy party picks.