Nothing exemplifies Hanukkah more than the potato latke. Latkes are traditionally cooked on Hanukkah, along with other fried foods, to commemorate the miracle of the menorah oil in the Jewish Temple. Latkes are made from shredded potatoes, eggs, onions and salt. Matzo meal, flour or breadcrumbs are often added to help bind the ingredients together. Herbs and spices are sometimes added for flavor. Continue reading
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DallasChocolate.org is sharing its love of artisan chocolate this holiday season with a five-bar all-Texas chocolate collection. Called “Friends with Chocolate,” the curated collection features bars from top chocolate makers and chocolatiers from around the Lone Star State. DallasChocolate.org founder, Sander Wolf, has called upon prominent chocolatiers and Dallas Chocolate Festival favorites to assemble this collection. The result is a unique set of bars sure to delight lovers of chocolate and artisan small businesses. Each chocolatier had their own take on holiday flavors, and no two in the collection are alike. What they do have in common: rich, dark chocolate and the finest ingredients.