Classic Potato Latkes
Makes 3 dozen
4 potatoes, peeled Grate the potatoes, using a processor or a fine shredder.
1 large onion, grated Immediately transfer them to a large bowl and add the onion,
1 tablespoon lemon juice lemon juice, eggs, flour, and salt and pepper to taste. Mix
4 eggs well.
3 tablespoons flour In a large heavy skillet, heat 1/8 inch of oil and flatten
1 teaspoon salt the latkes with the back of the spoon. Cook for 3 to 5 min-
Freshly ground pepper utes a side, turning only once, until golden brown. Drain on
Vegetable oil paper towels and then serve immediately, with applesauce,
Sour cream, sugar, or preserves.