Tag Archives : Thanksgivukkah

Turkey and latkes meet for a once-in-a-lifetime mashup 4

I had already had enough of Thanksgivukkah and its menurkeys (that’s a menorah shaped like a turkey for you blissfully uninitiated) when I saw the bourbon pecan pie adorned with Chanukah gelt. This was supposed to be yet another recipe merging the Chanukah and Thanksgiving traditions, but really it was just a pecan pie with […]

Sufganiyot 1

Chanukah and Thanksgiving coinciding is an extremely rare alignment of the Hebrew and Gregorian calendars. I’ve created pumpkin cream filled sufganiyot as my offering for Thanksgivukkah. Ingredients: ¼ cup lukewarm milk or water 1 teaspoon dry yeast 3 tablespoons sugar 1 whole egg plus 1 egg yolk 3 tablespoons sour cream or vegetable oil Pinch […]

Pumpkin Pastry Cream 1

This makes a great filling for my orange-inflected sufganiyot, and serves as my offering for Thanksgivukkah. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup light cream or half and half 4 egg yolks 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon […]