In a couple of days, the Jews are celebrating the annual Hanukkah—a Jewish festival more commonly known as the Festival of Lights. For our Jewish brothers, this festival isn’t just about commemorating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem through special prayers but also about feasting upon briskets, Hanukkah desserts, and crispy latkes. Since this festival comes only once a year, make it count! Here are 10 quick and delicious Hanukkah recipes you can make this year:

Classic Latkes:  Classic latkes are potato pancakes perfect for festive starters. They are usually served with toppers like crème fraiche, smoked trout, trout roe, and lingonberry jam. Get the recipe here.

Slow-cooker Brisket: This dish is basically beef that’s fall-apart tender, juicy and flavorful, served with onions and mashed potatoes. It can also be made into beef brisket sandwiches. Get the recipe here.

Sweet Noodle Kugel: An ultimate Jewish comfort dish, this Hanukkah recipe originated in Germany and Eastern Europe. Its major ingredients include egg noodles, cinnamon, and cottage cheese. Get the recipe here.

matzo ball soup A bowl of delicious homemade authentic matzo ball soup. Shutterstock

Matzo Ball Soup: This soup is just like any other soup. It contains one whole chicken simmered to perfection and is a mixture of matzah meal, beaten eggs, water, margarine, and chicken fat. Get the recipe here.

Instant Pot Applesauce: This kind of applesauce is probably the easiest to make. You can do this in less than 30 minutes! Get the recipe here.

Cinnamon Apple Cake: Another common Hanukkah dessert, the cinnamon sugar apple cake is a basic apple cake that is loaded with apples, light and fluffy, and excellent with whipped cream and coffee on the side. Get the recipe here.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts: The perfect side dish to your holiday meal, the roasted Brussels sprouts is basically Brussels sprouts roasted with a mix of butter and oil, breadcrumbs and panko. Get the recipe here.

Rainbow Challah Bread: This bread is perfect not just for themed parties but for Hanukkah as well. It’s basically just like the normal challah, only that it’s much prettier. Get the recipe here.

Braised beef stew Braised beef stew in a copper pot. Shutterstock

Beef Brisket Pot Roast: This brisket recipe makes a perfect comfort family meal. You can do this at home by braising the brisket for several hours in stock and wine and adding some parsnip crisps and horseradish when served. Get the recipe here.  

Chocolate Orange Challah: The chocolate orange challah is a yeasted loaf infused with orange zest and studded with chocolate chips. If you are vegan, you can replace the egg yolks with turmeric for some added golden hue. Get the recipe here.