Potato Pancakes & Good Bite Weeknight Meals

Potato Pancakes

Back in April of 2010, I got a call from Good Bite about contributing recipes to a cookbook they were working on. I’d just turned down a deal for my own cookbook, and wasn’t sure I wanted to tie myself up working on a book project.

But after hearing about some of the awesome contributors to the book such as Jaden Hair from Steamy Kitchen, Matt Armandariz from Matt Bites, and Elise Bauer from Simply Recipes, I told them to count me in. Well, it’s been over a year in the making, but the Good Bite Weeknight Meals cookbook is finally out, which includes 10 of my dishes amongst the 120 simple delicious recipes between its covers.

To celebrate the launch of the book, the folks over at Good Bite asked me to pick my favorite recipe from the book, and make it for all of you to see. It was a tough call, but I ended up choosing Todd’s Potato Pancakes by Todd Porter and Diane Cu of White On Rice Couple. It’s utterly uncomplicated and yet it uses whole ingredients and tastes amazing!

Check out the video below and then pick up a copy of the book!

  • http://theindolentcook.blogspot.com/ leaf (the indolent cook)

    I made something similar recently! You gotta love crispy potato treats.

  • http://www.bevcooks.com Bev Weidner

    Have the book. Love the book. Bravo!

    Now to make these pancakes……lawdy.

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  • Rhonda

    Love potato cakes!  Is there an e-version of the cookbook?

    • http://norecipes.com Marc Matsumoto

      Thanks! Nope, I don’t think there’s an e-version of the book yet.

  • Molly Campbell

    These look just like my mom’s potato latkes. 

    Also, that spatula is hilarious. 

    • http://norecipes.com Marc Matsumoto

      Hahah someone noticed! That’s what I get for shopping at the dollar store:-)

  • Ctgal

    Thats a great recipe!

  • stacey snacks

    Did you get any pieces of skin in the mixture??  You are very daring to use the mandolin w/out the safety handle!  ouch

    !  I am making these for Hanukkah this year.You are a natural on t.v……is that your new BIG studio kitchen?

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  • Momohime

    You’re hot, and I enjoyed the potato pancakes in my mouth.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/bastardo8 Henson Quek

    Tried it! Couldn’t believe it’s that simple and the taste is simply amazing. Couldn’t stop eating it.. dangerous. Oh I’m definitely getting that cookbook.


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