I'm not Jewish, but on this "almost-Hanukkah" night, I thought I'd post yet another easy, yummy recipe my kids LOVE (and a great way to add a few veggies to their diet). I originally got this idea from a sweet-potato latke recipe, but they're usually just called "Sweet-potato Pancakes" around here, it's O.K. - they're essentially the same thing.
Now, don't start rolling your eyes, if you're going to enjoy these, you're also going to be subjected to my short history of Hannukah, because I'm a geek that way - (at least 'history' as I know it to be. Different families have slightly different versions) Let your eyes glaze over if you're not into trivia, history and winning at arm-chair Jeopardy: