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The Perfect French Fry....does it exist?

We have been trying over and over to make the perfect french fry. Can anyone help me out on this?

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clhadley

Asked by clhadley at 10:07 PM on Mar. 28, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • As far as fast food I like Burger KIng's. Now as far as homemade. It is all in the seasoning. You have to just experiment and do taste test with friends. I like to use garlic powder, onion powder, pepper and season all. That is pretty much standard for my seasonings but I add others depending on what I am cooking.
    my2kids312

    Answer by my2kids312 at 10:12 PM on Mar. 28, 2010

  • Go to McDonalds? Lol, sorry. All I got.
    smarshy

    Answer by smarshy at 10:12 PM on Mar. 28, 2010

  • Oh yea there is this stuff called Complete Seasoning and it is so good. Try that . I got to get me some. lol
    my2kids312

    Answer by my2kids312 at 10:13 PM on Mar. 28, 2010

  • All I know so far is that it must be fried in peanut oil because the best I have ever had have all been fried in peanut oil. And freshly cut, not frozen is good too. I don't know about all the seasonings, that is personal preference. I just need mine to be right out of the fryer with lots of salt.
    truthteller0722

    Answer by truthteller0722 at 10:18 PM on Mar. 28, 2010

  • BURGERRRRRR KING! Best fries in the WORLD!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:19 PM on Mar. 28, 2010

  • I do roasted sweet potatoes instead of standard french fries. They are sooo addicting!! If anybody wants the recipe...drop me a note,
    daisy521

    Answer by daisy521 at 10:50 PM on Mar. 28, 2010

  • sweet potato oven fries are yummy! if you want to do them the normal way though, you can parboil the cut potatoes before frying, or do a double dip (like they do in restos)
    toola

    Answer by toola at 1:11 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • Ok...not fast food...homemade is what I'm looking for. As for seasonings, I just wait til they are out of the fryer and in the bowl...then it's sea salt or Red Robin seasoning. The problem is that they are just too soggy and I like em crispy.
    clhadley

    Answer by clhadley at 2:20 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • I like the skin-on, fresh cut fries that some restaurants make.

    I like my own homemade, oven roasted, skin-on fries (thick wedges actually).

    I LOVE sweet potato fries!

    I'm not big on fast food fries. I don't really care for the shoe-string type.

    I like crinkle cuts that are fluffy inside and nice and crispy outside.

    NikkiMomof2grls

    Answer by NikkiMomof2grls at 10:24 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • This is the recipe I use for the fries..I hope it gives me enough room here.

    (big long string of cuss words) ok..so it won't let me do it. I'm going to do a journal post that anybody on the site can see. I've already gotten about 4 requests for it. They are fantastic, we roast a lot of different vegies. Carrots are great with this recipe too, just not as high a heat as the sweet spuds.

    daisy521

    Answer by daisy521 at 11:16 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

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