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 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, "13 great Irish pubs in metro Phoenix," 28 Feb. 2020 Menu features gourmet pierogis, cabbage and noodles and potato pancakes. cleveland, "Greater Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2020," 6 Mar. 2020 Meals are served with coleslaw, rye bread, dessert and a choice of fries, sweet potato fries, potato pancakes or baked potato. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Church and nonprofit Lenten fish fries in 2020 in the Milwaukee area," 24 Feb. 2020 Perk Eatery Made fresh daily using a secret family recipe, the Perk potato pancakes arrive at your table delicately thin with crispy edges. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "Looking for great pancakes? Here are 17 breakfast restaurants to try in metro Phoenix," 18 Feb. 2020 That’s why Hanukkah lasts for eight nights, and that’s why the foods most associated with the holiday are those cooked in oil such as doughnuts and — most notably — potato pancakes or latkes. Katie Workman, NBC News, "Not just latkes: A Hanukkah dinner the whole family will love," 21 Dec. 2019 Additional items available: Mac and cheese, mini potato pancakes with applesauce and sour cream. cleveland, "Greater Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2020," 6 Mar. 2020 Menu features gourmet pierogis, cabbage and noodles and potato pancakes. cleveland, "Greater Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2020," 6 Mar. 2020 The hearty potato pancakes with their golden outer crusts hinting at sultry onion within. Grace Wong, chicagotribune.com, "Craving: Side dishes — from mashed potatoes to collard greens to refried beans, we’re celebrating the best," 1 Nov. 2019

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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 8 Jul. 2020.

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potato pancake

noun

English Language Learners Definition of potato pancake

chiefly US : a fried, flat cake consisting of potato mixed with egg and usually onion and spices

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