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Anyone ever make Potato pancakes?

how do you do it?
I grate the potatoes and onion and put flour, milk, eggs, and salt and pepper, but i heard some people use mashed Potatoes,

 
jenn4443

Asked by jenn4443 at 11:01 AM on Mar. 19, 2011 in Food & Drink

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Answers (20)
  • I have not make it, but I will try
    lelly1019

    Answer by lelly1019 at 11:19 AM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • latkas? No... but during passover we usually get some from friends...yummmmmm
    sahlady

    Answer by sahlady at 11:03 AM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • I don't make them only because they don't turn out right for me, but my Mom can make some pretty good ones. Mom uses whole potatoes, not mashed. She grates them real fine.
    Kelly502

    Answer by Kelly502 at 11:03 AM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • I grate up day-old baked potatoes for ours.
    GoodyBrook

    Answer by GoodyBrook at 11:04 AM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • I haven't made them but I remember seeing Ina Garten making some and she grated a load of potatoes (2lbs) then put them in a tea towel and squeezed all the moisture out of them before adding 2eggs, 6tbsp flour, salt and pepper. (I jotted it down somewhere :) )
    Melissa15

    Answer by Melissa15 at 11:08 AM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • make sure you dry the potatos on a towel,you dont want the excess water.
    MarGeee

    Answer by MarGeee at 11:45 AM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • my uncle use to make them for my grandfather and he just added left over mashed potatoes to the mixture to make them.
    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 12:36 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • We have made them both ways and I really like the shredded potoato version much better. They are the best with bacon, cheese and green onions on top with a little sour cream to dip them in. Mmmm
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 2:56 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • I don't make them but my brother does and they are yummy!!
    Onmyown2727

    Answer by Onmyown2727 at 5:10 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • My mom always used leftover mashed potatoes. She just made them into patties and put them in a frying pan with oil and cooked them until they were crispy.
    CometGirl

    Answer by CometGirl at 6:32 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

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