These Potato and Carrot Latkes are the classic potato latke – or potato pancake, if you prefer – with added carrots. Perfect for Jewish holidays and Thanksgiving!
I am constantly surprised how angry people get over food. I see it every day on my Facebook page – readers all up in arms over certain ingredients together, or something being unhealthy, or the name of a recipe. The NAME of a recipe. It’s quite silly if you ask me. Don’t we have more important things to worry about?
But in all fairness, if your great great grandmother and great grandmother and grandmother and mother all called your favorite childhood dish smothered burritos, then you feel compelled to correct someone when they call them enchiladas. Ok. Fine. I sort of get it.
I guess I feel that way about latkes – or potato pancakes, if you prefer. When people prepare them and they resemble hash browns, I cringe a little. Not because those aren’t delicious! But, let’s be clear. Those aren’t latkes. Traditional latkes are pureed and smooth, not shredded. They have a crispy outer shell and slightly softer interior. There’s really nothing quite like them.…