Read the Beforeitsnews.com story here. Advertise at Before It's News here.
Profile image
By We Like To Cook!
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views
Now:
Last hour:
Last 24 hours:
Total:

Classic Potato Latkes

% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.


Every Jewish family has a favorite latke recipe to incorporate into their Hanukkah celebrations. Some are like them flat and lacy, while others are thick and chewy. Let’s be honest, we are talking about crispy fried potatoes here – how can they be bad?

This recipe is fairly easy to follow and results in a shatteringly crisp exterior and a creamy potato- and onion-packed middle. Great for first-time latke makers merely seeking a vehicle for applesauce and sour cream, or a latke-making expert. Perfect for Hanukkah – or any other time of year!
1 onion, minced 
4 medium potatoes, peeled 
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon Kosher salt 
¼ teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground
½ teaspoon baking powder 
4 tablespoons flour (or matzo meal) 
Parsley, freshly chopped
Neutral oil for frying
Shred or finely dice the onions and place in a colander lined with cheesecloth. Grate the potatoes and add to onions in the colander. Shredding the onions first, and then adding the potatoes will keep the mixture from discoloring.

Allow the potatoes to drain while slowly heating about ¼” of oil to medium-high in a skillet. You want the oil to be hot but NOT smoking.

Squeeze out excess liquid from potato and onion shreds, then add eggs, salt, pepper, and flour. Let the mixture rest for at least 5 minutes so it absorbs some of the moisture from the vegetables. Add more flour if the mixture still seems too wet after 5 minutes. 
Drop a bit of the potato mixture into the heated oil – if it sizzles it is ready. Form your latkes in the palm of your hand with about 2 tablespoons of the mixture. When the edges of the latkes are brown and crispy, about 5 minutes, flip and cook until the second side is deeply browned, about another 5 minutes.
Drain the latkes on paper towels before sprinkling lightly with salt and chopped parsley. Serve with sour cream and applesauce for an authentic Jewish Hanukkah experience. 


Source: http://www.welike2cook.com/2020/12/classic-potato-latkes.html



Before It’s News® is a community of individuals who report on what’s going on around them, from all around the world.

Anyone can join.
Anyone can contribute.
Anyone can become informed about their world.

"United We Stand" Click Here To Create Your Personal Citizen Journalist Account Today, Be Sure To Invite Your Friends.

Lion’s Mane Mushroom Nootropic

Mushrooms are having a moment. One fabulous fungus in particular, lion’s mane, may help improve memory, depression and anxiety symptoms. They are also an excellent source of nutrients that show promise as a therapy for dementia, and other neurodegenerative diseases. If you’re living with anxiety or depression, you may be curious about all the therapy options out there — including the natural ones.Our Lion’s Mane WHOLE MIND Nootropic Blend has been formulated to utilize the potency of Lion’s mane but also include the benefits of four other Highly Beneficial Mushrooms. Synergistically, they work together to Build your health through improving cognitive function and immunity regardless of your age. Our Nootropic not only improves your Cognitive Function and Activates your Immune System, But it benefits growth of Essential Gut Flora, further enhancing your Vitality.



Our Formula includes: Lion’s Mane Mushrooms which Increase Brain Power through nerve growth, lessen anxiety, reduce depression, and improve concentration. Its an excellent adaptogen, promotes sleep and improves immunity.


Shiitake Mushrooms which Fight cancer cells and infectious disease, boost the immune system, promotes brain function, and serves as a source of B vitamins.


Maitake Mushrooms which regulate blood sugar levels of diabetics, reduce hypertension and boosts the immune system.


Reishi Mushrooms which Fight inflammation, liver disease, fatigue, tumor growth and cancer. They Improve skin disorders and soothes digestive problems, stomach ulcers and leaky gut syndrome.


Chaga Mushrooms which have anti-aging effects, boost immune function, improve stamina and athletic performance, even act as a natural aphrodisiac, fighting diabetes and improving liver function.


Try Our Lion’s Mane WHOLE MIND Nootropic Blend 60 Capsules Today. Be 100% Satisfied or Receive a Full Money Back Guarantee. Order Yours Today by Following This Link.

Report abuse

    Comments

    Your Comments
    Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

    Total 1 comment
    • Katherine

      Sounds yummy. Can’t wait to try it. Thank you !

    MOST RECENT
    Load more ...

    SignUp

    Login

    Newsletter

    Email this story
    Email this story

    If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

    If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.