Making Hanukkah potato pancakes from The Children's Jewish Holiday Kitchen (Schocken Books) becomes a fun family project.
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Child: Peel the potatoes and carrots. Put the potatoes in a bowl of cold water. Adult with child: Use a food processor to carefully grate the zucchini, potatoes, carrots and onion.
Child: Combine the vegetables, eggs, salt and pepper. Add the matzo meal. Shape the mixture into flat pancakes using 1 to 2 tablespoons of batter for each.
Adult with child: Fry the latkes in about 2 tablespoons of hot oil for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes per side; add oil as needed. Drain on paper towels. Serve hot with applesauce.