This make-ahead Hanukkah dinner menu features red wine, orange, and rosemary braised brisket, potato latkes and raspberry rugelach for dessert.

Red Wine and Orange Braised Brisket

This Hanukkah menu is designed for casual entertaining and features dishes that can be prepared in advance, so you have plenty of time to enjoy your guests.

For our main course, we've chosen a brisket, slowly braised in a flavorful combination of red wine, oranges, and rosemary.

Hanukkah Celebration Menu

Red Wine and Orange Braised Brisket

Beef brisket, slow-braised with red wine, fragrant orange zest, fresh rosemary, and thyme makes a delicious, pungently flavored main course that's easy to make for a company meal.

Crispy Potato Latkes (Potato Pancakes)

Part of a classic Hanukkah meal, these potato latkes (potato pancakes) are crispy, delicious and easy to make.

Rosemary Applesauce

This simple recipe for homemade applesauce flavored with a sprig of rosemary is delicious served with roast turkey, chicken or pork.

Green Beans with Toasted Walnuts and Shallots

Oven-roasting green beans gives them a slight sweetness that pairs perfectly with the sautéed shallots and toasted walnuts in this versatile side dish.

Raspberry Rugelach

These raspberry, walnut, and cinnamon filled cookies are made from a rich, flaky cream cheese dough and lightly glazed with coarse sugar.