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Where do you fall on the latke spectrum?

by tcamp 20 days ago

'Tis the season for fried potatoes. Yesterday's Washington Post had a recipe for super-easy latkes using frozen (defr...


sallyt commented 7 days ago

Latkes - Do you drain the excess liquid?

by CindyJ 12 years ago

I don't even know how to drain the liquid from the grated potatoes. I've tried wrapping the grated potatoes in a dis...


Indy 67 commented 1 year ago

Potato Latkes

by bxgirl 1 year ago

I have always made potato latkes from scratch, including grating the potatoes by hand. However, this year I need to m...


HeyImBack commented 1 year ago

The difference between latkes and potato pancakes

by Jim Leff 14 years ago

Sharuf asked (in thread linked below, taking place on the wrong board and it's all my fault and the moderators are pe...


Dave Feldman commented 2 years ago

Latkes, gluten free

by essmor 2 years ago

In a previous post I suggest instant mashed potatoes in latke batter to keep the mixture from darkening. (about 1/2 t...


LorenzoGA commented 2 years ago

Latke mixture ahead of time? (cont.)

by essmor 2 years ago

I'm late to the latke party, but in addition to sour cream in the batter, I've found that a small amount of dry potat...


MidwesternerTT commented 2 years ago

Latkes - Matzoh Meal or Flour, Your Preference?

by michele cindy 10 years ago

I've made latkes last time using flour, in the past I used matzoh meal I can't recall the difference. I like matzoh...


lynnbasson commented 2 years ago

Making potato latkes -- how do YOU remove the excess liquid?

by CindyJ 7 years ago

I spent a few minutes reading through past posts on this subject and haven't found quite what I'm looking for. I'd l...


thuds36 commented 2 years ago

Who makes the best potato latkes in Manhattan?

by CindyJ 3 years ago

As much as I hate to admit it, I'm thinking of "outsourcing" the latkes for my family's Hanukkah gathering this year....


Florida Hound commented 3 years ago

Electric frying pan?

by bxgirl 3 years ago

Can an electric frying pan be used in lieu of an oven to reheat? As I posted previously, I need to prepare a latke ...


eatingjoy commented 3 years ago

Another latke question

by bxgirl 3 years ago

I very unexpectedly volunteered (if you want to call it that!!) to make latkes in a Pre-K classroom on Thursday morni...


ahuva commented 3 years ago

best potatoes for latkes

by starch curious 15 years ago

I'm in charge of making latkes this year and I've seen a lot of conflicting info on which potatoes are best. Most ...


ahuva commented 3 years ago

Mashed potato latkes? In the NYTimes today.

by lastZZ 3 years ago Never heard of the mashed v...


sandylc commented 3 years ago

any good store bought potato latkes around montreal area?

by Matash 8 years ago

Ok ok I know home made is best but no time right now A lot of these are made with potato starches etc - never ...


finefoodie55 commented 3 years ago

Latkes for a Crowd

by CindyJ 11 years ago

Hanukkah will be here before you know it, and I'm curious -- how do CHers prepare latkes for a large crowd? Do you m...


ronojo commented 3 years ago

ACME Safety Grater - For Perfect Potato Latkes

by Charlieboy 15 years ago

Does anyone know where I might be able to get one? I use it to grate potatoes for latkes and its the only one that p...


DebinIndiana commented 3 years ago

Fear of latkes

by eeee 9 years ago

In a moment of bravado I agreed to host a Hanukah party for my family and now the prospect of making potato pancakes ...


foodwhisperer commented 4 years ago

non traditional latkes

by jpr54_1 4 years ago

Does anyone make a non traditional latke using sweetpotato/ zucchini/parsnip?


jpr54_1 commented 4 years ago

A post-Hanukkah latkes question

by CindyJ 4 years ago

Just wondering -- has anyone ever used a muffin-top baking pan to make latkes in the oven? Spray with oil, place a s...


greygarious commented 4 years ago

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