Evidently, a deli in Greenwich Village (part of New York City) has advertised ham as "Delicious for Chanukah." I'm guessing it's someone's very bad idea for a practical joke, as I cannot imagine anyone growing up in Gotham and being ignorant of the fact that (observant) Jews don't eat pork.
And if you want to join Jacob in commemorating the victory over the Greeks, a simple recipe for latke, the potato pancakes traditionally eaten during Chanukah.
3-4 potatoes, grated
1/4 cup flour
salt to taste, ~ 1/2 tsp
Grate potatoes finely, and add flour, salt, and eggs. Mix well. Fry in olive oil (not lard, ahem!) until browned on both sides. Serve with applesauce or other fruit toppings.
Happy birthday, Dad - My dad would have celebrated his 80th birthday today. I wrote a version of the following a few years back and I'm reposting it here today, with just a few ...
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