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Martha Foley & Ellen Rocco mix the <i>latke</i> batter.  Below, <i>latkes</i> on the griddle!!
Martha Foley & Ellen Rocco mix the latke batter. Below, latkes on the griddle!!

Celebrate Chanukah With NCPR Latkes

Tonight is the first night of the Jewish holiday Chanukah. We start celebrations a little early this year by cooking latkes, Chanukah's most typical food. NCPR's Ellen Rocco and Martha Foley make them live in the NCPR kitchen.

Potato Latke Recipe:

8 lg. potatoes (Idaho baking potatoes not recommended)
2 eggs
1 lg. onion
2 tsp. salt
2 T flour
pepper to taste
lots of cooking oil

Grate potatoes; mince onion (finely or coarsely, depending on preference). Add egg, salt, pepper, and flour. Drain mixture to remove water. Fry in hot oil until crisp on edges. Drain on paper towels or eat right away!  Go to full article

SLU President Speaks Against War

St. Lawrence University President Daniel Sullivan added an anti-war message to remarks made during Martin Luther King Day observances on the Canton campus. He spoke with Martha Foley about his position, which he said is in the mainstream of Americans' thinking.  Go to full article

New Call Center in the Adirondacks

Another Call Service Company Coming to the North Country. Martha Foley reports.  Go to full article

The Perfect Tree

A bright winter day, and a meadow full of balsam trees. Martha Foley reprises a family outing to find the perfect tree. The postcard from a Vermontville clearing first aired in 1994.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: What Life Is

Martha Foley asks Dr. Curt Stager to explain, if not the meaning of life, then what we mean when we say the word "life."  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Mimicry in Nature

Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager discuss the survival advantages to species whose appearance is deceiving.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Ants

Ants may be small, but they are rather sophisticated and even "diabolical," as Martha Foley puts it, when she and Dr. Curt Stager take on ants.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Yellow Perch

Dr. Curt Stager and Martha Foley discuss the habits and habitat of the neophyte angler's favorite, the yellow perch.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Handedness

Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager talk about "handedness" in people, lobsters and toads.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Vultures

Natural Selections co-host Martha Foley has noticed an increase in the vulture population near her home. She asks Dr. Curt Stager to explain more about the large scavenging birds and what they look for in a good meal.  Go to full article

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