Lay down the gauntlet for an all-night, spin-to-the-death dreidel marathon.
Available at etsy.com, $29.
Show up wearing a dreidel cardigan so the cousins know you’re in it to win it (all) this year.
Available at geltfiend.com, $65.
Forget string lights and tacky ornaments. Felted balls in blue and white are subtle while still impressing Griswoldian neighbors.
Available at landofnod.com, $18.
Seat Bubbe in the place of honor at an elegant table dressed in silver and white.
Available at zarahome.com, $50-$70.
Food mash-ups always get us in the mood to celebrate, and What Jew Wanna Eat’s Amy Kritzer’s breakfast-slash-potato-pancake recipe looks like a party on a plate.
Wake up hungry and start cooking.
As if you could fork over anything else with this lifter.
Available at thejewishmuseum.org, $9.
Gather the family around a rustic menorah cut from a fallen tree.
Available at branchhome.com, $128.
In a very (un)scientific study, we found that nine out of ten revelers think red wine tastes even better in a blue goblet.
Available at scandinaviandesigncenter.com, $67.
Move over, latkes. This holiday, it’s time to make room in the fryer for a salty, tangy chicken dish courtesy of NYC-based chefs and cookbook authors Max and Eli Sussman.
Bird’s the word. Get the recipe here.
You’d be remiss to pass over a box of handmade macaroons with salted caramel, roasted almonds, or raspberry jalapeno jam just because it’s not the right holiday.
Available at dannymacaroons.com, $12-$36.
Guests who arrive empty-handed leave with gifts wrapped in a recipe for what they can bring next year. No guilt trips necessary.
Available at mrboddington.com, $20-$35.
It’s shaping up to look a lot like Hanukkah with a trio of baking accessories in iconic silhouettes.
Available at crateandbarrel.com, $4.
Pastry chef Pichet Ong’s sweet creations always leave us tongue-tied. That’s a good thing: If we had full use of our mouth, we’d eat every single one.
Instead of fried, get baked with a healthier donut recipe.
If going home for the holidays doesn’t happen this year, make your mother happy by lighting a (tiny LED) menorah wherever you are.
Available at thejewishmuseum.org, $5.
We had a bite of Gail Simmons’s mother’s potato pancakes, and we assure you it’s one recipe you’ll want to keep in your family.
Watch our video on how they’re prepared, then print out the full recipe.
Dress up Hanukkah Hairy Paws for the family photo with a tiny topper for pups.
Available at wag.com, $9.
Deliver a platter of latkes, salmon, and creme fraiche to your holiday hostess. It’s the least you could do order.
Available at russanddaughters.com, $95.
Set a modern mantel with a heavyweight menorah constructed from cast iron.
Available at areaware.com, $100.
Only a putz would stand in line for an hour to get her hands on Magnolia’s seasonal offerings. You, on the other hand, can wait at your mailbox.
Available at magnoliabakery.com, $24-$48.
Stare too long at the three-dimensional paper designs and your head might be the top that keeps on spinning.
Available at landofnod.com, $4.
After noshing on chef Chris Mitchell’s brisket tacos at NYC Kosher restaurant Jezebel, we’ve come to the conclusion that every Hanukkah gathering should feel more like a fiesta.
Swap your traditional brisket for a zestier recipe.
Playful gift tags put smiles on faces of children and design-minded recipients alike.
Available at snowandgraham.com, $7.
Indian spices like cilantro, coriander, and chat masala amp up the tried-and-true dish.
Get the latke recipe here.
Trade ho-hum gelt for choice chocolate you can take to the bank.
Available at sees.com, $9.
Gifts for the Naughty and Nice
Brush Up on Holiday Nail Art