In this video, you’ll see how to make simple, traditional potato pancakes. The key to this old-school method is to finely grate baking potatoes and onions—and then drain out as much water as you can. The potato pancakes fry to a beautiful golden brown. They’re fantastic as a side dish with a simple roasted chicken. Watch the video, then get FISHLOVE’s 5-star recipe for Potato Pancakes I. For a light dinner, enjoy them with a dollop of applesauce or sour cream, or serve them beside fried or scrambled eggs for breakfast.