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Editors' Picks — Potato Pancakes

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December  2, 2010

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

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32 Comments

SallyCan December 3, 2010
I'd love to make the Potato and Pork Confit Cakes then.
 
MyCommunalTable December 3, 2010
Butter and Blue Potato Pancakes, please. I do not think that they are taken?
 
fiveandspice December 3, 2010
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.
 
MyCommunalTable December 3, 2010
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.
 
fiveandspice December 3, 2010
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!
 
Lori L. December 3, 2010
If the Potato Pancakes are still available I'll take them. I'll be frying up a batch tonight!
 
Sasha (. December 2, 2010
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. :)
 
Stockout December 2, 2010
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.
 
Stockout December 2, 2010
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.
 
drbabs December 2, 2010
You're a really good cook and recipe writer, Stockout. We're lucky that you choose to share your time and talent with us.
 
nutcakes December 2, 2010
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.
 
Table9 December 2, 2010
I hope you enjoy them!
 
Sagegreen December 5, 2010
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.
 
SwoonMySpoon December 2, 2010
I could use a little more duck fat in my diet, so I'll take the "duck fat fried latkes with apple lemon chutney."
 
cheese1227 December 2, 2010
<br />Mini potato rosti with caviar and sour cream <br /> <br /> <br />
 
ashleychasesdinner December 2, 2010
I will take the Methodist Latkes if still available. Thanks!!
 
gabrielaskitchen December 2, 2010
Uncle Mikes! Sunday brunch :)
 
BlueKaleRoad December 4, 2010
Thanks for testing, Gabriela! I hope you enjoy them. I'll have to let Uncle Mike know. :)
 
sticksnscones December 2, 2010
I'd love to test the New England Codfish Latkes
 
Sagegreen December 2, 2010
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.
 
NWB December 2, 2010
I'd like to try the skillet potato cake.
 
drbabs December 2, 2010
Lacy Potato Latkes, please!
 
healthierkitchen December 2, 2010
Would be happy to test Grandma Val's so easy latkes
 
Sagegreen December 2, 2010
I would like to try the Indian Spiced Potato Pancake with Mint & Yogurt Chutney if they are still available. Thanks.<br /><br />
 
hardlikearmour December 2, 2010
Rosti with Gravlax, Caper Berries, and Horseradish Cream, please. I've been planning on making these anyway.
 
thirschfeld December 2, 2010
bramborek please
 
VanessaS December 2, 2010
I'd like to try the potato falafel latkes, please.
 
fiveandspice December 2, 2010
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!
 
fiveandspice December 2, 2010
Oops, ElizabethN beat me! Butter and blue then, please.