Our power went out last night before we lit our candles. I don’t know if there is a set time to light them. I just know that I read something about having them burn for a at least 30 minutes after sundown…if I am remembering correctly.
When the power went out, we lit other candles and then lit the Chanukiah. Then we did the readings we were using and watched Fiddler on the Roof. We had a very enjoyable
evening, even without power. The wood stove kept us warm and we had already eaten a hot dinner.
This morning I tried a Chanukah recipe called Snowballs (Heizenblozen). I was down to two when I realized I had not taken any pictures. As I was cleaning a place to take a nice photo, one of them disappeared! Ha ha! My son did not realize I was planning on taking photos. So, I was only able to capture one. Here it is at several angles: