Want to know how happy I am when I see a Melissa’s Produce box at my door? So happy, that it’s as if I’m one of my sons seeing an Amazon box that contains a new Skylander. (Trust me — that’s happy!)
We must celebrate potatoes before February is over. It’s not like we don’t enjoy potatoes all the time, but you see, February is Potato Lovers’ Month! Potatoes are a quintessential ingredient in almost any comfort food dish. And why wouldn’t they be? Pulled from the earth, they’re warming, buttery, creamy, and hearty.
My mom and my aunt used to spend hours in the kitchen together making potato pancakes. And I mean hours! I loved those hours! They’d grate and grate potatoes, fry and fry the pancakes, and talk and laugh — a lot! These cooking get-togethers usually took place around Hanukkah — and sometimes they happened without […]