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The difference between latkes and potato pancakes

by Jim Leff 12 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 3 months ago

Latkes, gluten free

by essmor 3 months 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 3 months ago

Latke mixture ahead of time? (cont.)

by essmor 3 months 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 3 months ago

Latkes - Matzoh Meal or Flour, Your Preference?

by michele cindy 8 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 3 months ago

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

by CindyJ 5 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 9 months ago

Who makes the best potato latkes in Manhattan?

by CindyJ 1 year 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 1 year ago

Electric frying pan?

by bxgirl 1 year 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 1 year ago

Another latke question

by bxgirl 1 year 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 1 year ago

best potatoes for latkes

by starch curious 13 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 1 year ago

Mashed potato latkes? In the NYTimes today.

by lastZZ 1 year ago Never heard of the mashed v...


sandylc commented 1 year ago

any good store bought potato latkes around montreal area?

by Matash 6 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 1 year ago

Latkes for a Crowd

by CindyJ 9 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 1 year ago

ACME Safety Grater - For Perfect Potato Latkes

by Charlieboy 13 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 1 year ago

Fear of latkes

by eeee 7 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 2 years ago

non traditional latkes

by jpr54_1 2 years ago

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

jpr54_1 commented 2 years ago

A post-Hanukkah latkes question

by CindyJ 2 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 2 years ago

Making latkes with red potatoes--bad idea?

by IWantFood 2 years ago

Is it a bad idea to try to make latkes using red potatoes? Never used reds before, and if they are not suitable for ...


IWantFood commented 2 years ago

Potato Pancakes vs. Hashbrowns

by foodrocks 10 years ago

I love both of them, but I don't quite understand the difference between potato pancakes and hashbrowns. My guess is...


vcrpro3 commented 2 years ago

A shortcut to making latkes?

by CindyJ 2 years ago

I'm wondering -- has anyone ever used frozen grated potatoes for making latkes? I'm referring to the potatoes sold i...


eatingjoy commented 2 years ago