Sweet Potato and Apple Latkes

Doesn’t this combination sound good? These latkes are both savory and sweet  and served with a tangy buttermilk sauce, creamy sriracha sauce or a horseradish cocktail sauce. When I was growing up my Dad made potato pancakes out of a box (would you believe) to go with Sauerbraten and all the fixins’. Now, I not … Continue reading

Sauerkraut Apple Latkes

As I love sauerkraut, apples and potatoes  I thought these three ingredients would taste great together in  latkes/potato pancakes. Guess what? I was right…  See my potato pancakes for another recipe using just potatoes. People think latkes are a Jewish recipe but they actually exist in some form in many different parts of the world. … Continue reading

Baked Potatoes in the Slow Cooker

Spring is here and that always means crank up the outdoor grill.  Some people will laugh when I say I have 2 outdoor electric grills, both are Weber grills, one is small and the other is bigger.  I have used charcoal and then mainly gas but for convenience sake I switched to electric. What a great … Continue reading

Potato Pancakes Two Ways

When you plan to have baked potatoes for dinner, just throw in a few extra to make these pancakes for breakfast the next morning, or make them thin and serve with sauerbraten like my dad did.  See my recipe Dad’s Sauerbraten. For a new recipe see Sauerkraut Apple Latkes which are a little sweet and … Continue reading

Dad’s Sauerbraten

This was one of my Dad’s specialties – we were never disappointed when he made this for his family.  An excellent German meal – this was my Dad’s recipe! He always served it with red cabbage in a jar (see my recipe Weight Watcher’s Red Cabbage Two Ways); potato pancakes from a box (see my recipe … Continue reading