Sweet Potato-Potato Latkes: Would a Potato Pancake By Any Other Name Taste As Sweet?

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Yes, it is the seventh night of Hanukkah already, so I’m a bit tardy with this recipe for latkes, the potato pancakes which are traditional to this holiday.  But, you know, there’s never a time of year when potato pancakes are not welcome.  So, here’s my recipe which I made for nearly 100 people last night in Palo Alto. Don’t stint on the oil, with latkes it is all about the oil–you definitely want a crisp, golden crust.  Served traditionally, of course, with sour cream or apple sauce, I’ve included a recipe for tofu sour cream which is pretty darn good (full recipe after the jump).

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