Bernstein modernizes Hanukkah dishes
NEW YORK (Reuters) Potato pancakes are still a staple but chef Michelle Bernstein also likes to reinterpret some of the Hanukkah dishes from her Latin Jewish upbringing to celebrate the holiday.
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2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and halved
1 yellow onion, cut into 6 to 8 pieces
1 large egg, lightly beaten
6 scallions, including tender green parts, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons all purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup vegetable oil, plus more if needed
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