Coconut Latkes Full of Light

A second night of Chanukkah, a second candle is lit, and I am offering a second variety of latkes – enjoy, Beautiful People! Happy Chanukkah!


On the second night of Chanukkah, two lights are on, spreading their warmth and glow throughout the house.  We use the old-fashioned olive oil and wicks, rather than candles, as it has been done since that original cruse of oil in the Temple that lasted for eight days (for explanation of Chanukkah miracle of oil, please see But Hannah Did Not Have Potatoes!). However, there is a story traditionally mentioned on Chanukkah that came to us from those ancient times.


The old man was on his deathbed. He had three sons, and he had to decide to which one of them he would leave his fortune. He called all three sons to his bed, gave them 100 gold coins each, and told them to fill a large empty room. The first son bought a wagon load of sand. He spent all the money, but only half of the…

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    1. Thank you, David. I hope you are enjoying Chanukkah.
      Much love,

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      1. we are except daughter and wife have very nasty colds 😦

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      2. I am sorry to hear that! Refuah Sheleima!

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  1. A good one I missed last time

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    1. Thank you so much, Derrick.

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  2. GP says:

    I’m going to have to go back to that post again. My better-half loves latkes and hasn’t had them in quite a while.

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    1. Go for it, GP; I’ve got a few more recipes coming. Thank you very much for stopping by!

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      1. GP says:

        Always a pleasure.

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  3. Coconut, yum!

    My prayer for you is that your week is full of light and joy.

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Mimi! This is my prayer for the entire world and everyone in it.


  4. Really with coconut? I have to plant a palm first, because here since some years we only get bananas. Lol This must be for the former citizens of the German Democratic Republic and their ancient feelings. 😉 xx Michael

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    1. Yes, really, and if you plant a palm, it takes years for it to start producing coconuts. I am sure you don’t want to wait that long! LOL
      Be well, Michael!


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