Crispy Shallot Latkes with Sugar Dusting

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Appears in
Jewish Holiday Cooking

By Jayne Cohen

Published 2008

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Not Mallomars, s’mores, or Rice Krispie Treats. My secret childhood sweet was crispy, hot potato latkes sprinkled with sugar, the way my grandmother made them. She knew that a latke’s beauty is fleeting: irresistible hot, they turn charmless and sodden cold. Why rush along the process with cool toppings like sour cream and applesauce? Besides, the unlikely alliance of flavors still delights, even after all these years when former loves like her ginger-snappy stuffed cabbage and red-hot cinn