Category: Jewish

Make Ahead Latkes on the Grill

Makes about 24 latkes. This is for a Weber gas grill. 5 lb russet potatoes 8  eggs, well beaten 1/2 C minced onion (optional) 1-1/2 t baking powder 2-4 t salt white pepper to taste 9 T matzo meal Vegetable, peanut or other mild oil for frying. Peel potatoes and cut into large chunks. Grate potatoes […]

Matzo Balls

Makes about 12 matzo balls. 2 large eggs 2 T vegetable oil, olive oil, or rendered chicken fat 1/2 C matzo meal 1 t salt 2 T cold water In a small bowl, lightly beat eggs. Add oil, matzo meal, and salt mix throughly. Add 2 T cold water and combine. Cover and refrigerate for […]

Latkes (Potato Pancakes)

This recipe makes crispy latkes with a soft inside. It’s based on a recipe from my grandmother’s 1951 edition of The New Settlement Cookbook. This recipe doubles the recipe in the book which calls for a lot of salt. I reduced it because it was way too salty. I also added the optional diced onion. Serves […]