RECIPE: Potato Latkes Filled with Salmon & Cream Cheese

What’s for brunch during Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival Of Lights? Latkes! Latke is the Yiddish word for a pancake made from grated potatoes. Some call it a potato pancake; but “latke” is original word*. The name comes from the East Slavic oladka, “small fried pancake.” That in turn derives from Hellenistic Greek for olive oil.…
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CHANUKAH: Latke Roundup & The History Of Latkes

This year, Chanukah, the Jewish Festival Of Lights, begins the evening of December 12th (the 25th day of the month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar).     A BRIEF HISTORY OF CHANUKAH In ancient Judea, the Syrian King Antiochus ordered the Jewish people to abandon their religion and worship the Greek gods. In 165…
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