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  • Crispy Cheddar-Potato Latkes (D)
    Crispy Cheddar-Potato Latkes (D)
    There are many far-flung fancy variations of the good ol’ latke out there, and even on this website, but  I mean potato latkes for the first night of Hanukkah, right? It’s a no brainer.  These potato...
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  • Recollecting Gil Marks
    Recollecting Gil Marks
      I  became aware of Gil Marks from a Shavuot baking class he gave at the JCC on the Upper West Side. I had been married for a couple months, and was...
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Yay! First night of Hanukkah is tomorrow. These Crispy Cheddar-Potato Latkes are all kinds of yummy, especially when dipped in sour cream, or served with a fried egg on top. http://reciperachel.com/crispy-cheddar-potato-latkes-d/

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Bissel (bis-sul)Yiddish: A bit, a little.
B'Tayavon (be-teya-von) Hebrew: Bon Appetit! Enjoy (in reference to a meal/dish)
Faux-sher Food (fo-shure) Rachelese: Kosher food in disguise. The minute Judy bit into the krab kake she was a fauxsher food fan.
Taim (tay-yim) Hebrew: yummy, delicious
Zetz (zets) Yiddish: smack