Celebrate Chanukah at Max and Benny's Restaurant & Deli

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Sunday, December 15, 2019
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Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins on Sunday, December 22 - Monday, December 30.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins Sunday, December 22 - Monday, December 30.

Jon Soble, Director of Catering for Max and Benny's Restaurant & Deli in Northbrook, Ill. stopped by ABC7 to share popular recipes for the holiday.

Recipe: Latkes-Potato Cakes

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 lbs peeled ground potatoes (squeeze out excess liquid, and you can also use sweet potatoes)
  • 1/2 yellow onion, ground
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 6 eggs

Preparation:

  • Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl until consistency is smooth
  • Scoop out 3 oz portion in a sprayed frying pan
  • 2-3 minutes each side
  • Remove and set aside
  • After all pancakes are done, put them in another pan with canola oil to fry them golden brown
  • Served with applesauce and sour cream

For more information visit their website: www.maxandbennys.com.