Post 393: Link to Chanukah Rope Course: Link to First Day of Chanukah photos in jerusalem: ; Chinese Medicine cure for lingering mucous: Womens’ Exercise Chug; recipe beet latkas

The link to the rope course sight is below. I would try to climb a wall slightly over my height, but not like the one in the photos!

Chanukah Samayach: link to Chanukah Rope Course and events

Noach Bittleman famous prize-winning  Chinese medicine doctor  reminds us of  the following for a cure for lingering mucous:

Hollow out a black radish.
Fill with honey.
Allow to sit overnight or 8-10 hours
Drink the honey. Great for loosening and lessening mucus. His clinic is in Ein Kerem Jerusalem
Just won first prize for a paper he gave in Chinese in China
Best Wishes
Shulamit Chalav Udvash Health Food Store

Weird Latkas! Cumin Sce nted Beet Latkas


INGREDIENTS Cumin Scented Beet Latkes:

    • 6 cups coarsely shredded peeled beets (about 6 medium)
    • 6 tablespoons all purpose flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
    • 3/4 teaspoon ground coriander
    • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 3 large eggs, beaten to blend
    • Canola oil (for frying)


    1. Place beets in large bowl; press with paper towels to absorb any moisture. In another large bowl, whisk flour and next 5 ingredients. Mix in beets, then eggs.
    2. Pour enough oil into large skillet to cover bottom; heat over medium heat. Working in batches, drop beet mixture by 1/4 cupfuls into skillet; spread to 3 1/2-inch rounds. Fry until golden, about 5 minutes per side. Transfer latkes to baking sheet. (Can be made 6 hours ahead. Let stand at room temperature. Rewarm in 350°F oven until crisp, about 10 minutes.)Serve latkes with relish and salsa

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