Senator Roy Blake's Crusty Potato Latkes

Raven Higheagle


Senator Roy Blake held office in 1977 when elected in a special election, because the senator form his county had retired.


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Serves at least 10
15 Min
20 Min
Pan Fry


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  • 6 medium
    baking potatoes, peeled
  • 1 small
    onion, grated
  • 3 large
    eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 c
  • 2 tsp
  • ·
    vegetable oil, for frying
  • ·
    daisy brand sour cream
  • ·
    motts applesauce, plain

How to Make Senator Roy Blake's Crusty Potato Latkes


  1. Grate potatoes coarsely into a bowl of water.

    This keeps the potatoes from turning dark and removes some of the excess starch, making the pancakes crisper.
  2. In another large bowl. combine the onion, eggs, flour, salt.
  3. Drain the potatoes, place in a clean dish cloth and squeeze out all of the water possible.
  4. Fold the potatoes into the batter.
  5. Heat oil in a large cast iron skillet, on medium heat.
  6. Spoon heaping tablespoons of batter into oil, spreading batter with the back of the spoon into 4-inch rounds.
  7. Brown on 1 side, turn and brown on the other side.
    Brown slowly so potatoes have time to cook through properly.
  8. Drain on paper towels or paper grocery bag. Keep warm in a 200 degree oven until all are done.
  9. Place on serving platter and serve with sour cream and applesauce.

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