Our Jewish Christmas Eve

We have a tradition in my family of using Christmas Eve as an excuse for a hearty home-cooked family dinner, usually followed by making a fire in the fireplace and enjoying games or a movie together. Normally it’s my super-dense split pea soup, but this year I made that for Chanukah.  I made so much, in fact, that we were eating it for a week afterwards.  Time for something different. ...