…As I was saying just the other day, I’m dying to be invited to Melissa Clark’s house for her annual latke fiesta. Her piece in the Dining section of the Times on what the kids will be served only adds fuel to the fire:
“Being a documented latke lover, I’ll do my own unctuous time behind the stove at least twice during Hanukkah. But that leaves me wondering what to make on the other six days.
As long as it’s fried in olive oil to commemorate the miracle of 165 B.C.E. (when a day’s worth of oil burned for eight), almost anything goes. But I wanted something other than doughnuts, fritters or chicken — a dish unfussy enough to throw together on a weeknight.
Naturally, I thought of grilled cheese.” Full article here.