potato pancake

noun

Definition of potato pancake

: a fried flat cake of grated potato mixed with raw egg and usually grated onion and spices

Examples of potato pancake in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Meriden Turner Society will hold its annual potato pancake social at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at Turner Hall, 800 Old Colony Road. Hartford Courant, 21 Apr. 2022 Whether flubbing the flip of a potato pancake, dropping ingredients on the floor, or rescuing a recipe that had gone sideways, Child was unafraid of making mistakes, and fans loved her for it. BostonGlobe.com, 24 Mar. 2022 Extra crunchy pickle spears come on the side for free, while a hulking fried potato pancake can be added for a measly $1. Adam Lukach, chicagotribune.com, 4 Mar. 2022 Fried or baked cod ($15) or fried shrimp ($17) is served with potato pancake, french fries, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, marble rye and dessert. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 24 Feb. 2022 The sandwich has smoked turkey and gravy, cornbread stuffing, fried potato pancake and cranberry aioli on ciabatta. Audrey Eads, Dallas News, 14 Dec. 2020 At the New Glarus Hotel Restaurant, chef Mike Nevil offers a traditional menu of sauerbraten, rosti (potato pancake), raclette, and schnitzels. Raphael Kadushin, National Geographic, 7 Aug. 2020 Just down the block at Schubert’s Diner and Bakery, the long bar is closed during the pandemic but the café is still serving its signature Norwegian meatballs and lefse, a thin potato pancake. Raphael Kadushin, National Geographic, 7 Aug. 2020 Pair your libation of choice with one of the boxty entrées that feature a potato pancake with companions like chicken in a white wine cream sauce, corned beef and cabbage or steak bathed in Guinness gravy. Georgann Yara, azcentral, 28 Feb. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of potato pancake

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Potato pancake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/potato%20pancake. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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