Last month, we announced that two of our favorite online food
sites were entering into a
culinary joust to create recipes for the unique holiday of
Thanksgivvukah (see our blog
description if you're in the dark about this
holiday). Food52 challenged Serious Eats to come up with
the ultimate Thanksgivvukah recipe.
Both sides responded and the two final recipes have just been
announced - they're creative and fun and well worth
Food 52 presented the Thanksgivvukah
Double-Down - a turkey sandwich on schmaltz-fried sweet
potato latkes, which they describes as: "classic
leftover turkey sandwich on turkey schmaltz-fried sweet potato
latkes. Also on the sandwich: cranberry applesauce and shaved
brussels sprouts, dressed in warm schmaltz-cider vinegar dressing.
With a side of gravy, for dunking"
Serious Eats contributed a Latke-Crusted Turkey
Stuffing Fritter with Liquid Cranberry Core and Turkey Schmaltz
Gravy, which they describe as
"combining the quintessential flavors of Thanksgiving
-- stuffing, turkey, and cranberry sauce -- with the essence of
Hanukkah -- latkes and deep fried things. They [the fritters] come
out of the fryer ultra-crisp with a light, puffy stuffing layer and
a soft, near-liquid cranberry center that bursts in your mouth when
you bite into it."
If you'd like to opine on which one you'd prefer to eat,
you can do so at either, or both, of the recipe links above. And,
we'd like to congratulate both sites for a spirited
And as the holiday approaches, feel free to contribute
your own inspiration here.
Turkey Fritter photo by Kenji Lopez-Alt, and Turkey
Sandwich photo by James Ransom