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(Potato Pancakes)

Purchased from the Weir Estate in Canton, Texas in 1990. Date on card says 1899.

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Grate about 8 peeled potatoes and transfer to sieve to drip dry.
  2. When drippings have settled, pour off clear liquid and add remaining sediment (starch) to grated potatoes.
  3. To mixture add 2 eggs, 2 heaping Tablespoons flour, 1 Tablespoon grated Onion, and 1 teaspoon salt.
  4. Add a pinch of freshly ground pepper if desired.
  5. Mix into a uniform batter and spoon into hot lard or oil in skillet.
  6. Flatten each pancake gently with spatula, as they should be on the thin side.
  7. Fry to a crisp golden brown on both sides and serve immediately.
  8. Some like their Potato pancakes sprinkled with a little salt and topped with sour cream.
  9. Others prefer them sprinkled with just Sugar or Sugar and sour cream.

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