He shows us how to make classic crispy potato latkes and homemade applesauce two ways: traditional and tart cranberry.
This was the latke recipe I grew up with! And it is arguably the best and most traditional one I've ever had.
I love this recipe because it was my first example of homemade applesauce and the version from a jar just couldn't compare. I feel that it really preserves the integrity of the flavor and when you are making latkes, it would be a travesty to pair it with anything but homemade applesauce.
Like many great dishes, this one reminds me of my mom — which is always awesome — but truly, it's one of those all-in-one-pot, straightforward recipes that creates a sauce that you can use with savory or sweet foods.
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