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Pass the Potatoes: 7 Tested and Perfected Spud Recipes

Jennifer Segal | Posted 03.12.2016 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

Baked, fried, puréed or mashed, everyone loves potatoes. From Maple-Mashed Sweet Potatoes to Potatoes Leek Soup, here are seven simple and delicious ways to make them.

Latkes, Latkes Good to Eat

Dough Mamma | Posted 12.08.2015 | Taste
Dough Mamma

Latkes, Latkes Good to Eat by Naomi Howland, is a children's Chanukah story about a magical frying pan that produces perfectly crisp latkes when one c...

How To Make The Best Latkes Ever

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 12.04.2015 | Taste

Hanukkah is upon us and that means latkes, lots and lots of latkes. Whether you're making a few to feed a small family or taking your efforts to a lar...

Not Your Mother's Potato Pancakes

Liz Neumark | Posted 11.30.2015 | Taste
Liz Neumark

The varieties of latke in today's food scene are as numerous as the people who eat them with variations inspired by the Jewish Diaspora (traditional Sephardic influences) and more recently, the emergence of the Brooklyn food culture blending tradition with contemporary interpretations.

Together But Alone

Jamie Silverman | Posted 11.30.2015 | New York
Jamie Silverman

Just like birthdays, each passing year of single status, is a constant reminder of what you have still failed to accomplish. Sure, maybe you got a promotion. Or bought a new house. But if you still show up at the dinner table without a plus one, it always seems to feel much more monumental.

Better Than French Fries, It's Latkes!

Chef Rossi | Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste
Chef Rossi

Latkes don't even have to be in the potato family; we have served endless zucchini latkes to prove it.

Latkes Like You've Never Seen Them Before

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.19.2014 | Taste

Latkes are a universal food.

The Best Jewish Foods, Ranked By 3 Generations Of Kvetching Women

Thrillist | Posted 02.14.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

Yeah, fried potato; can't mess that up, right?

Latkes in Jersey

Anneli Lucia Tostar | Posted 01.25.2015 | College
Anneli Lucia Tostar

With my adopted Jersey family, we exchanged seasonal customs and broke bread, fashioning our own semblance of Thanksgiving traditions.

How To Make Space For The Latkes This Thanksgiving

Felice Shapiro | Posted 01.26.2014 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

If you celebrate Hanukkah, this week may test your ability to be adaptable. What we have here is a holiday convergence. And so prominent is this convergence that it has been dubbed 'Thanksgivukkah.' Frankly it's a scheduling nightmare.

20 Healthy New Takes On Traditional Potato Pancakes

Posted 11.25.2013 | Healthy Living

By Nicole McDermott This year, Hanukkah and Thanksgiving overlap for the first time since President Lincoln declared Thanksgiving a national holida...

8 Nights of Chanukah Chocolate

Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz

A friend recently described tasting some chocolate as "more." Each bite makes him want "more" chocolate. That is how I think about Chanukah: it creates more opportunities for chocolate! Here are eight ideas to add "more chocolate" to each night's celebration of Chanukah.

Latkes 101

Laura Kumin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Laura Kumin

What do you need to know to make latkes? The basics here will work with almost any latke recipe.

4 Holiday Treats Midlifers Should Never Consume

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.18.2012 | Fifty

Need another reason to ditch the fruitcake that Aunt Tillie sends every year? Board-certified cosmetic plastic surgeon Jennifer Walden warns that ther...

WATCH: Vodka And Latkes: How L.A. Chef Manouschka Guerrier's Celebrating Hanukkah

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.14.2013 | Black Voices

We're in the home stretch of Hanukkah -- the eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem circa 2nd century...

The Fiscal Cliff, Mayan Deadlines: Are We All Really Doomed?

Steven Kurlander | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

Well, we got through the notorious day 12-12-12, when doomsday Mayan hieroglyphics foretold the end of the world. Aren't you relieved? But we are not out of the woods.

Latke Love and a Christian Hanukkah for Jewish kids

Darryle Pollack | Posted 02.10.2013 | Parents
Darryle Pollack

What do you do when your kids are Jewish but attend Christian schools? You won't find the answers in the Old Testament or the Talmud. But you might find answers in a cookbook, metaphorically speaking.

How To Spice Up Your Latkes

Anjali Malhotra | Posted 02.10.2013 | Taste
Anjali Malhotra

Confident with a latke recipe, I surveyed my spices. I immediately thought of one of my favorite Indian street foods, aloo tikkis - fried patties of spiced mashed potatoes and onions.

8 Oil-Fried Foods For Hanukkah

Food52 | Posted 02.04.2013 | Taste
Food52

Hanukkah is a great excuse to let the oil flow and fry, fry away. Latkes and jelly donuts are the usual slick and crispy suspects, but they're not the only foods you can throw in the pan, which is why we've gathered eight great oil-fried recipes that are perfect for the upcoming holiday.f

Hanukkah! Lights, Latkes and Kosher Hot Dogs!

Karin Lippert | Posted 12.06.2012 | Fifty
Karin Lippert

Hanukkah celebrations are changing for many of us. Today, they may include a visit with grandkids via Skype and photos of them sent from cell phones. We're lighting virtual menorahs and watching Hanukkah videos on YouTube and singing along with Adam Sandler.

Digging Deeper Than the Potato: Root Vegetable Latkes

Rachel Levine | Posted 02.03.2013 | Taste
Rachel Levine

Rich in tradition, memories and taste, the beloved potato latke is certainly cherished. This year, as Hanukkah nears, I challenge you to dig a bit deeper and explore the vibrant underworld of the potato's fellow subterranean dweller: the root vegetable.

These Aren't Your Bubby's Latke Recipes

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.12.2014 | Taste

This is the year to liven up your latkes.

8 Inventive Recipes Made With Matzo

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

NOTE: These recipes are not for Passover. Right now in supermarkets all over the country, shelves are stacked with boxes of matzo (and we should kn...

Hanukkah's History: Challenging But Full Of Meaning

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 02.21.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

Perhaps it is because of an awkward duality in our historical narratives that we often retreat to the broader themes and rituals of Hanukkah rather than the complexities of its underlying history.

How I Learned To Love The Latke

Dan Zevin | Posted 02.20.2012 | Religion
Dan Zevin

It became very clear, very early on, that my friends had a way better gig going, holiday-wise, than the Zevin boys did. But now that I've evolved into a mature adult, I am pleased to report that December is no longer the cruelest month.