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Have you ever made your own french fries?

I've taken the Idaho potatoes, peeled them and sliced them as evenly as possible and put them in the deep fryer. They taste so much better than the frozen and have come out cheaper. I usually sprinkle salt on them to our likings here. So much tastier!

 
CafeMochaMom1

Asked by CafeMochaMom1 at 1:28 PM on Sep. 13, 2010 in Food & Drink

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Answers (15)
  • Yep... and if you want the secret to McD's fries... they are fried twice.
    WoodWitch

    Answer by WoodWitch at 1:40 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • I love homemade french fries :) I make em all the time.
    Misteh

    Answer by Misteh at 1:28 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • yeah we make them a lot! sooo yummy!
    butterfly3206

    Answer by butterfly3206 at 1:28 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • I make sweet potato fries. I bake them after cutting them up to avoid the grease and it makes it healthier.
    Mom2Just1

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 1:29 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • I haven't since I lived at home. We had a fry cutter, the old school one :)
    mommabear53

    Answer by mommabear53 at 1:29 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • I just did for the first time two days ago. I dont have a fryer, but fried them in a pan, it took a lot of time, because you can only do so many in a pan, but we had a lot of leftovers, and I froze them, they taste great heated up in the oven. They were very good though.
    -LovingMamma-

    Answer by -LovingMamma- at 1:30 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • Homemade french freis are my favorite. Especially when you drizzle them with a little vinegar! yummy!
    lonelynmissinu

    Answer by lonelynmissinu at 1:30 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • thats the only way we make fries!!
    davecswife

    Answer by davecswife at 1:30 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • Love them, I find if you towel dry (so to speak) the cut up potatos they come out much crispier.
    zbee

    Answer by zbee at 1:36 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • I personally never have.. I'll stick to frozen tater tots! lol
    SuperrMommyy

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 1:40 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

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