The Secret to Better Latkes

I went into G.’s school today to make latkes with a couple of other moms for Hanukkah. I am not the official latke-maker in our house — that’s J.’s domain. But I can still make a pretty delicious potato pancake, and it has nothing to do with the recipe. It’s all about controlling the moisture. …

Menu Plan Monday, 12/14 – 12/19

J. and I went down to Atlantic City this weekend, a belated celebration of our 10th wedding anniversary. We had a great time as always and so did the boys, who stayed with my parents. After a weekend of drinks and rich meals (we ate dinner at Fornelletto one night and Bobby Flay Steak the …