Eight Crazy Nights of Latkes

One for each night...

Is there anything more enticing than a perfectly fried, crispy potato latke? Served with apple sauce, sour cream or my own favorite combo: creme fraiche and smoked salmon. Look at these crispy, golden gems. Makes me drool a little just thinking about breaking out the oil.


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But there is so much more than the basic latke, as delicious as it may be. So if you have been hankering for something different to serve for your Hanukkah (or even Thanksgivukkah) celebration next month, I’ve got you covered.

I have been scouring the Internet and other blogs for the most creative, crazy latke combos that exist. And here they are in all their awesome glory. You’re welcome.


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Coconut Latkes with Cranberry Applesauce & Cardamom Mascarpone from What Jew Wanna Eat

Latke Crusted Apple Stuffing

Leftover Mashed Potato Latkes from Andrea’s Garden Cooking

Parsnip Sweet Potato Latkes

Apple and Cheese Stuffed Latkes from The Kitchn

Potato Latke Sandwiches with Smoked Salmon

Carrot Rosemary Potato Latkes

Sweet Potato Latkes with Brown Sugar Syrup & Candied Pecans from The Shiksa

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Keep on Noshing

How to Make Perfect Latkes for Hanukkah

Our video shows you exactly how to make them crispy and golden.

9 Latke Recipes That Don’t Use Potatoes

Plantain, cauliflower and and ramen are all viable substitutes for the tried-and-true spud.

What is a Latke?

Pronounced either lot-key or lot-kuh, the origin of the word is Yiddish and means something along the lines of "little oily thing."