Happy חנוכה (or in English: Chanukah or Hanukkah)! Want to learn more? You can get the facts, jump to the how to or skip right to the gambling (the preferred Hanukkah kids activity). Chanukah celebrates an oil-related miracle, so to recall this we tend to eat foods that make heavy use of oil.
I know, it's tough having a holiday where deep fried sugar donuts are a feature (the recipe calls for 12 cups of oil!).
Here are some snapshots from the candles I light tonight...
Sorry, I couldn't resist making a quick animated GIF at Gickr.
And here's an action shot: