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Showing posts from December 4, 2011

Ric Orlando's Holiday Cooking Class at The Regional Food Bank, Latham, NY 12.7.2011

Have fun with these!

4 Holiday Traditions

Ric Orlando
New World Bistro Bar, Albany
New World Home Cooking and
New World Catering, Saugerties

America the The Melting pot offers great culinary holiday traditions. Learning about our neighbor's feasting is a great way to create better understanding among ourselves. Food is a great bridge.
These 4 recipes, derived from Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Catholic Christmas Eve and Traditional English Christmas are all delish. Almost makes me reconsider...

Hanukkah Latkes

In this recipe we will learn a classical French cooking technique that will keep your latkes light and crisp. Yes, I have been honored in the past to be the the Woodstock Jewish Congregation’s official Latke Maker for Hanukkah, and they are a discerning group to say the least! Remember, to keep them from being greasy, shred the potatoes two ways and go easy on the squishing.

Makes about 10
2 large Yukon Gold or Russet Potatoes, peeled
1 small onion
1 tbs horserad…