The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah began last night and runs through Monday, December 6. The holiday has its share of treats, including sufganiyot, or jelly doughnuts, but latkes, or fried potato pancakes, are arguably the centerpiece of any Hanukkah meal. As with most things, the holiday treats are the subject of spirited debate among Jewish families, and many have a strong set of opinions on the matter. Mashed potatoes or grated? Apples, potatoes, zucchini, or squash? Sour cream or applesauce? In the end, there’s a perfect latke out there for everyone.
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