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Beverly Hills News – Temple Emanuel Announces The Winners for the 2014 Best Latke Contest

Posted Tuesday, December 23, 2014 – 4:05 PM

By Victoria Talbot

Judges of Temple Emanuel’s annual Latke contest this year crowned two new winners: Stephen Schwartzberg for the Best Traditional Latke and Chef Peter Brown for the Best Creative Latke.

Schwartzberg is the parent of a child at the Temple’s Early Childhood Center.  His simple recipe combines all the traditional elements in a light and tasty classic. It includes 3 large potatoes,1 large onion, 1/4 cup flour, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon white pepper, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, oil for frying. Grate potatoes; soak in water as to not turn brown. Grate onion and drain. Beat eggs, flour, salt & pepper and onion. Drain potatoes. Combine potatoes with egg mixture. Squeeze excess liquid and fry till golden brown.

For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition.

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