Potato Pancakes

3 large potatoes
1 small onion
2 eggs
1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
Salt & Pepper to taste
shortening for frying

OPTIONAL: parsley, green onion/chives, paprika, whatever suits your taste

Grate potatoes & onion with medium grater, mix, add unbeaten eggs, stir to blend, add flour, salt &pepper, spices as desired. Melt enough shortening
in skillet to make about 1/2 inches - when very hot (or when 1" cube of bread becomes golden brown in 60 secs), spoon in potato mixture - about 1/4 cup
for each pancake makes a nice size. Pat lightly with a spoon to spread to desired thickness. Fry on both sides until golden brown.

Makes about 12

An old family recipe - Simple, plain, yummy

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