Hanukkah Latkes

UPDATE: New and improved recipe is here! I LOVE LATKES! They are my favorite part of the holiday season. My good friends Scott and Robert hosted a fabulous Hanukkah dinner party, and Scott came over so we could make latkes for the evening. We had a great time, and my apartment still smells scrumptious. We winged the recipe because both of our families traditionally use the Manischewitz latke mix, which is wonderful and homey in its own right. But we … Continue reading

Patatas Bravas

Here is a healthier take on patatas bravas, a Spanish potato dish often served with tapas. These spicy, crispy potatoes are always one of my favorites, so I was really excited when I realized I could make them at home. The potatoes are baked until they are crispy, and then they are tossed with a spicy tomato sauce. My favorite place for patatas bravas in DC is Bodega. Start off by heating your oven to 375°F. Then, dice 1 potato … Continue reading