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Recipes for a festive week

December 26, 2016

There are so many holidays to celebrate this week. Hanukkah continues until Friday, demanding at least one meal of latkes or fried potato pancakes. Kwanzaa started Tuesday, calling for celebrating African and African-American cuisine all week. And of course there’s New Year’s Eve (with the Fiesta Bowl) and New Year’s Day coming up this weekend. The following recipes can help get you through the holiday gauntlet. Here are recipes for both classic Jewish latkes, and a sweet potato version with a nod to this vegetable’s African roots — perfect for Kwanzaa. Crab dip is great for New Year’s eve, to serve with crackers during the game. Va-va-va-volume: Take your hair from flat to fab in 5 easy steps It’s a tradition down south to eat collard greens or cabbage on New Year’s Day, to bring wealth in the coming year. Combine them both, African style, as a side dish for your roast pork or blackeyed peas for New Year’s day. Happy Holidays to all. Latkes •6-7 cups finely shredded peeled potatoes •1 med. to large onion, finely chopped or grated •2 tsp. salt •2 eggs, lightly beaten •1/3 cup flour (or more, if needed) •Vegetable oil for frying Combine all ingredients and add enough flour to enable you to pat...

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