Nosher’s Hanukkah Gift Guide 2019

The best gifts for Jewish food lovers.

Hanukkah is coming! This year, it starts on the evening of Sunday, December 22, which means it’s time to start shopping — if that’s your jam. We’ve rounded up our favorite edible gifts, kitchenware, cookbooks, and kitchen kitsch to make the whole process way easier. Plus, everything is just a click away.

Grab a cup of hawaij-spiked cocoa and unleash your inner shopaholic. And please, don’t forget to buy something for yourself, too.

Greeting Cards

Showing someone you love them is great, but nothing beats saying it in a handwritten note.

Boom Shaka Latke Greeting Card (Etsy, $5)

Latkes were made for dunking.

Mr. Potato Head Greeting Card (Etsy, $4)

Save the potatoes, eat more sufganiyot!


These have already become go-to texts in our own kitchens.

The Jewish Cookbook by Leah Koenig (Amazon, $33.49)

With 400 recipes from communities around the globe, this book will change the way you see Jewish food.

Sababa by Adeena Sussman (Amazon, $23.60)

The ultimate guide to the Israeli kitchen.

Shuk by Einat Admony and Janna Gur (Amazon, $20.99)

A fresh, flavorful celebration of Israel’s open-air food markets.

Kitchen Kitsch 

Because life’s too short not to own a donut necklace.

Bae-Goals Enamel Lapel Pin (Etsy, $10)

Jazz up your jacket.

Monica, Monica, Have a Happy Hanukkah Mug (Etsy, $14.99)

An ode to Friends’ Phoebe Buffay’s iconic holiday tune.

Homesick Hanukkah-Scented Candle (Amazon, $25.42)

“Smells like potato latkes, fresh out of the frying pan with apple sauce.” We’re sold.

Donut Friendship Necklace (Etsy, $14.40)

Gift one half to your sweetest loved one so you can think of each other every time you wear it.


In true Jewish holiday tradition: They tried to kill us, we survived, let’s eat!

Argumato Extra Virgin Olive Oil Pressed With Lemons (Amazon, $35.95)

‘Tis the season to indulge in great oil, though this stuff is strictly for drizzling.

New York Shuk’s Harissa With Preserved Lemons (Amazon, $22.95)

Preserved lemons add a tangy twist to this cult harissa. Excellent with latkes/everything.

Taylors of Harrogate Tea Variety Box (Amazon, $11.49)

Eight classic tea flavors, from English Breakfast to Organic Peppermint — one for each night!


To help make life more delicious.

Weekly Magnetic Meal Planner (Etsy, $11.69)

With Hanukkah running so close to New Year, this meal planner is the key to achieving your resolution to be more organized!

Mealthy Air Fryer Add On (Amazon, $59.99)

A space-saving gadget that attaches to a pressure cooker or instant pot for guilt-free frying.

Le Creuset 5 1/2-Quart Dutch Oven (Amazon, $349.95)

Definitely a splurge, but worth every penny — this is a family heirloom in the making.

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