Happy Hanukkah: For the Love of Latkes!

Try these 6 great latke recipes
Sweet Potato Latkes
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Sweet Potato Latkes

We hope that you'll have as much fun with these latke recipes as we have, in the spirit of the holiday. There are, of course, no-frills, straightforward latke recipes, as well as some interesting variations, including Wolfgang Puck's take on tradition with the extravagant addition of smoked sturgeon and osetra caviar, or chef Nikki Cascone's slightly healthier version with sweet potatoes. Whatever you decide to fry up, just remember to keep plenty of sour cream and applesauce on hand.

Click here to see The History of Hannukah Foods with Historian and Rabbi Gil Marks.


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Sweet Potato Latkes with Lime Crème Fraîche  

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Giti's Potato Latkes

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Potato Pancakes with Smoked Sturgeon 

Wolfgang Puck keeps it classy with the addition of smoked sturgeon to a timeless tradition: potato pancakes ...




Gil Marks' Homemade Potato Latkes  

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