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Lots of Latkes

Crisp Hanukkah pancakes, from classic potato to inspired riffs.
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No Hanukkah is complete without latkes. But those crisp potato pancakes really lend themselves to experimentation, whether you play with size (giant or mini), stuff them, add extra veggies (beets, carrots, sunchokes, zucchini) or give your latkes an ethnic twist (Mexican, Greek). Consider yourself a latke traditionalist? Our classic latkes are ones you’ll add to your repertoire, but there are a few twists here we bet you’ll want to try, too.

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    Parsnip Latkes with Caramelized Onions and Sour Cream

    The natural sweetness of parsnips in these crispy cakes is highlighted by a luxurious topping of caramelized onions.
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    Mini Latkes

     Two-bite latkes make the perfect party hors d’oeuvre. Top them with a dollop of sour cream or go luxe and add a little caviar.

     

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    Latkes

    The potato mixture for these ultra-crispy latkes looks loose, but it stays together and forms a golden crust when it hits the hot oil.
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    Potato & Cheddar Latkes with Brown Sugar Applesauce

    Molten Cheddar oozes out of the centers of these crisp-on-the-outside, tender-on-the-inside latkes, making them more substantial.
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    Crimson Beet Falafel

    No potatoes here: These brilliant ruby fritters use chickpea flour to bind together grated beets. A tangy yogurt for dipping completes these Middle Eastern-inspired nibbles.
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    Spicy Carrot-Potato Pancakes

    Shredded carrots and potatoes create a golden twist on traditional latkes. Serve them with a dollop of sour cream or play up their spiciness with a homemade salsa.
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    Mushroom-Stuffed Potato Pancakes

    These latkes have a secret: they’re filled with savory duxelles, the classic French preparation of minced, sautéed mushrooms.

     

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    Jerusalem Artichoke Fritters with Cranberries & Almonds

    In these little bits of crunchy bliss, savory Jerusalem artichokes and peppery scallions contrast with the sour fresh cranberries. It's all spiked with caraway seeds for a beery, aromatic push that actually keeps the others flavors more distinct.
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    Potato Rösti

    This Swiss potato dish is essentially a giant latke—great for a family-style Hanukkah dinner. Serve it topped with smoked salmon, sour cream, or braised Savoy cabbage.
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    Zucchini Fritters

    Greek zucchini pancakes, seasoned with oregano, dill, and fennel and topped with feta cheese, make for a fresh departure from the usual flavors of the season.
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    Classic Potato Latkes

    Keep it simple with this traditional recipe: grated potatoes and onions, bound together with egg and flour.

     

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