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What could be better on Chanukah than lots of latkes? Potato pancakes crisp-fried in oil and served sizzling hot is the holiday’s must-have food, commemorating the miracle of the oil that lit the Temple menorah for eight nights. Here’s a recipe to make your mouth water, courtesy of Abington-born celebrity kosher chef Jamie Geller, publisher of For the recipe, click here. B’te-avon (bon appétit)!

Photo and recipe courtesy of Jamie Geller,