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How to make potato latkes
A video that shows you the do’s and don’t’s of this traditional Hanukkah dish.
Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 10:04 AM
Happy Hanukkah! The Jewish holiday begins tonight at sundown, and Jews across the world will be celebrating the Festival of Lights. Foods fried in oil are traditional during the holiday because the oil is a reminder of the oil that burned for eight days and nights in the Jewish Holy Temple.
Latkes, potato pancakes fried in oil, are as common to Hanukkah dinners as mashed potatoes are to Thanksgiving dinners. You don’t have to be Jewish to enjoy these potato pancakes, though. They’d make a great side dish for any meal.
This video, from Chow, shows you how to make potato latkes and how to avoid making mistakes.
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