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Welcome from First Lady Katie O'Malley

Thank you so much for joining us as we cook new, healthy recipes with our families. ChopChop Maryland is more than just food. It's about spending time with the people you love, getting healthy and supporting our local farmers.

We hope you enjoy ChopChop Maryland. There is nothing like rediscovering the value of the work it takes to make something yourself, and the joy of tasting something delicious that you’ve made together as a family.

Come back each month to discover another delicious recipe for the whole family!

Oven-baked Potato PancakesThis month's recipe

These Hanukkah favorites are traditionally fried in oil to celebrate the oil of the eight nights of lights (like a menorah, which is a special Hanukkah candle holder, does). Our potato pancakes are actually oven-baked, which makes them easier, crunchier, and healthier.


2 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons all-purpose white or whole-wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
¾ teaspoon salt
2 large russet potatoes (or 1 pound Yukon Gold potatoes)
1 small onion, peeled
1 large egg
Applesauce and plain low-fat or Greek yogurt for serving

Get this month's complete recipe. (en Espanol)

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