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December 2, 2010 • 32 Comments

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Spiced Sweet Potato Latkes with Yogurt  Rosti with Gravlax, Caperberries and Horseradish Cream

Any food52 member is welcome to help us test our Editors' Pick candidates, so go call dibs on the recipe you'd like to test in the comments section below! We'd love to see some new testers in the mix. Don't forget to email us your notes (about 100 words) to [email protected] by next Tuesday at 5pm.

We'll collect your comments, decide the official list of Editors' Picks and publish your evaluation in the headnote if the recipe is selected as an Editors' Pick (with credit, of course!). And even if the recipe you test isn't chosen as an Editors' Pick, please feel free to leave your testing notes in the recipe's comments section. Constructive criticism is always encouraged!

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almost 4 years ago SallyCan

I'd love to make the Potato and Pork Confit Cakes then.

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almost 4 years ago MyCommunalTable

Butter and Blue Potato Pancakes, please. I do not think that they are taken?

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almost 4 years ago fiveandspice

Emily is a trusted source on Scandinavian Cuisine.

Hi MCT! I had volunteered to test those - and will make them either way because I really need to learn how to make latkes - but if you'd like to test them as well and write the review, you certainly can. It looks like potato and pork confit cakes are also available, if you'd like to do those. I can't test those because I definitely won't have time to make pork confit and I also can't eat walnuts. Just let me know what you plan to do.

Hib_kitchen

almost 4 years ago MyCommunalTable

Gosh, I was having the same issues with pork confit cakes as you. We are a no nut household due to my sons allergies. Go for the butter and blue ones. Sorry that I did not see it. You are going to love learning how to make a latke. They are just heaven to me. I do not know how they could even judge this catagory. Let's just say I have not met a potato pancake that I didn't like. Look forward to reading your review.

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almost 4 years ago fiveandspice

Emily is a trusted source on Scandinavian Cuisine.

Thanks so much! I am quite psyched to be giving these ago. And I totally agree about how difficult it would be to judge. Of course there's always an embarrassment of incredibly delicious looking recipes every time, it's got to be hard to judge every week!

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almost 4 years ago lorinarlock

If the Potato Pancakes are still available I'll take them. I'll be frying up a batch tonight!

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almost 4 years ago Sasha (Global Table Adventure)

Wow, I just saw that my recipe was an EP... thank you so much! I'm thrilled and honored. I read your review and am glad (relieved?) you liked them. I'm particularly partial to the ease of working with such a wet mixture. :)

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almost 4 years ago Stockout

PS. Congratulations to the finalists and EP's. Would need a year to try all the wonderful recipes on this site, editors picks or not.

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almost 4 years ago Stockout

Geez, I come home from one trip and my cabbage is an EP, come home from another trip and my latkes are another. Allow me to catch up with the thank you's and if I wasn't on another trip tomorrow I would love to test something. Maybe next year. Thank you all for the wonderful reviews and comments.

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almost 4 years ago drbabs

Barbara is a trusted source on General Cooking.

You're a really good cook and recipe writer, Stockout. We're lucky that you choose to share your time and talent with us.

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almost 4 years ago nutcakes

oh I just saw this post, oh well I'm going to make the Indian spiced ones anyway...sounds delicious. I even have an Indian to test them on.

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almost 4 years ago Table9

I hope you enjoy them!

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almost 4 years ago Sagegreen

I hope you do send in your comments, too. Sorry I didn't see this earlier: I would have been happy to step aside. I have submitted my comments to the editors. Hope you love this as much as I do! It is a great recipe.

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almost 4 years ago SwoonMySpoon

I could use a little more duck fat in my diet, so I'll take the "duck fat fried latkes with apple lemon chutney."

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almost 4 years ago cheese1227


Mini potato rosti with caviar and sour cream


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almost 4 years ago ashleypiersonchasesdinner

I will take the Methodist Latkes if still available. Thanks!!

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almost 4 years ago gabrielaskitchen

Uncle Mikes! Sunday brunch :)

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almost 4 years ago BlueKaleRoad

Thanks for testing, Gabriela! I hope you enjoy them. I'll have to let Uncle Mike know. :)

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almost 4 years ago sticksnscones

I'd love to test the New England Codfish Latkes

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almost 4 years ago Sagegreen

I didn't even notice these got nominated for ep with all the excitement! Thanks for volunteering to test these. I hope you like them.

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almost 4 years ago NWB

I'd like to try the skillet potato cake.

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almost 4 years ago drbabs

Barbara is a trusted source on General Cooking.

Lacy Potato Latkes, please!

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almost 4 years ago healthierkitchen

Would be happy to test Grandma Val's so easy latkes

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almost 4 years ago Sagegreen

I would like to try the Indian Spiced Potato Pancake with Mint & Yogurt Chutney if they are still available. Thanks.

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almost 4 years ago hardlikearmour

hardlikearmour is a trusted home cook.

Rosti with Gravlax, Caper Berries, and Horseradish Cream, please. I've been planning on making these anyway.

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almost 4 years ago thirschfeld

bramborek please

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almost 4 years ago VanessaS

I'd like to try the potato falafel latkes, please.

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almost 4 years ago fiveandspice

Emily is a trusted source on Scandinavian Cuisine.

I'd like to try the spiced sweet potato latkes please! I'm so excited - latkes are not in my repertoire, and I can't wait to learn!

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almost 4 years ago fiveandspice

Emily is a trusted source on Scandinavian Cuisine.

Oops, ElizabethN beat me! Butter and blue then, please.