7 Reviews

Heather, these are fantastic latkes. My very old La Machine only has large grating holes so I grated the potatoes, then used the steel blade to chop them up a bit to make them a finer shred. They fried up really nice and tasted great with some salt, pepper and sour cream. Your directions were perfect and the serving size is right on....we have enough for leftovers for two, from this family of four. Thanks so much for a very fine recipe!

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Hey Jude January 11, 2004

these were light, crispy and delicious! i did substitute matzoh meal for flour, habit, and it killed me to omit the egg, but this worked out pretty well! the secret, for the novice, is to keep the oil hot but not too hot,you want them crispy with no splattering. thanks heather.

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chia January 08, 2004

Just like my grandma used to make for me back in Poland. Thank you.

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Katanashrp August 06, 2012

Probably the best homemade potato latkes we've ever tried! Kudos!

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Cyclone*Mommy January 05, 2011

Every Saturday during my youth, Mom would make a big platter of potato pancakes for us kids. They were the star attraction...we would eat nothing more...just fill up on the pancakes. This recipe is just like my mother's except for the baking powder...she didn't use any. Everything else is the same....finely grated to straining with a fine mesh strainer. And yes, the batter does get discolored as it sits and waits for the first batch of pancakes to be fried. Of course, I am going to rate this five stars...they are the BEST!

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Sandylee December 21, 2005

These are so good. I also questioned-----no eggs? But no, they are not needed. My DH loved them. I did't change a thing and a copy of this recipe will be at the cottage as well. Thank you!

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Dotty2 January 16, 2005

I must admit I've always considered myself to be a Latke specialist. I looked at this recipe & saw NO egg(s).....I was immediately skeptic & decided to make the recipe exactly the way written & not double or triple the recipe as I usually would. Well after I finished off what became the 1st batch I immediatly doubled the recipe & started again. The only thing I changed the 2nd time around is I added garlic. The next time I visit my folks I can't believe that I actually have a recipe that my Mother can also eat with no eggs & no garlic in it. Now I'm afraid they'll both ask me to make them! Heather, this is a definite keeper.

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Tante B November 09, 2004
New Year's Eve Latkes