Anyone familiar with the story of Hanukkah knows the central theme of oil is an important one. The “festival of lights” commemorates a miracle, following the triumph of the Maccabee revolt, in which the menorah in the Temple in Jerusalem remained lit for eight full days, despite an insufficient supply of lamp oil. Traditional treats for Hanukkah are typically of the deep fried, oily variety: potato pancakes called latkes and often jelly donuts. Click here for ways to identify and celebrate some of the most healthful and nutritious edible oils in the world. Use these to dress your salads, sauté your vegetables and more!